The Minnesota Wild recalled forward Joel Eriksson Ek from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League on Wednesday.
Eriksson Ek, 20, has one goal, two assists and 37 shots on goal in 20 games with Minnesota this season while averaging 12:47 in time on ice. He owns 10 points (four goals, six assists) in 35 career NHL games with the Wild.
The 6-foot-1, 206-pound native of Karlstad, Sweden, has recorded seven points (three goals, four assists) in seven games with Iowa this season.
Eriksson Ek was selected by Minnesota in the first round (20th overall) of the 2015 NHL draft.