The Minnesota Wild recalled forward Jake Dowell from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League. Dowell is a native of Eau Claire, Wis.
Dowell, 29, has 17 points and 56 penalty minutes in 54 games with Iowa this season. He skated in two games with Minnesota last season, and has tallied 33 points and 133 penalty minutes in 156 career NHL games with Chicago, Dallas and Minnesota.
Dowell will wear sweater No. 18 with the Wild.