ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Wild have assigned center Jordan Schroeder to their AHL affiliate, the Iowa Wild.
The move was made Wednesday, after Schroeder cleared waivers.
The 25-year-old Schroeder had a decent first season with the Wild, tallying three goals and five assists in 25 games with a plus-9 rating after playing parts of the previous two years with Vancouver. But with the emergence of rookie Tyler Graovac during training camp, Schroeder was the odd forward out.
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Schroeder, who grew up in the Twin Cities area and played for the University of Minnesota, was a first-round draft pick by the Canucks in 2009.