November 18, 2022
SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Bill Guerin, general manager of the Minnesota Wild, announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled Iowa Wild forward Nic Petan of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Petan, 27 (3/22/95), has eight points (2-6=8) in five games with Iowa this season. He is T-1 on the team in assists and T-2 in scoring. Petan had 32 points (9-23=32) and 26 penalty minutes (PIM) in 37 games with the Abbotsford Canucks and two assists in 18 games with the Vancouver Canucks last season. The 5’7, 175-pound Delta, British Columbia native has 30 points (6-24 = 30) and 42 PIM in 154 career NHL games over seven split seasons with Winnipeg (2015-19), Toronto (2019 -21) and Vancouver (2021-22). Petan has 187 points (59-128=187) and 94 PIM in 189 career AHL games with Manitoba (2015-18), Toronto (2019-20), Abbotsford (2021-22), and Iowa (2022-23). .
He helped Canada to a gold medal at the 2015 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship and finished first in tournament standings in seven games with 11 points (4-7=11). Petan scored five points (4-1=5) for Canada at the 2014 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship. He had 358 points (110-248=358) and 175 PIM in 252 games in split five seasons (2010-15) with the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League (WHL). Petan finished second in the WHL in 2013-14 with 113 points (35-78=113) in 63 games and finished first in scoring in 2012-13 with 120 points (46-74=120) in 71 games.
He was selected by Winnipeg in the second round (43rd overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft. Minnesota signed Petan on July 13, 2022 on a two-year, two-way contract. Petan will wear sweater #19 to the Wild.
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