Two players reassigned to Aeros
HOUSTON, Texas - Minnesota Wild President and General Manager Doug Risebrough today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has assigned goaltender Nolan Schaefer and defenseman Andre Lakos to the training camp of their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Houston Aeros.
Schaefer, 27 (1/15/80), split time last season between the Worcester Sharks, Hershey Bears and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. He appeared in a total of 34 games with a record of 14-16-0-3, save percentage (SV%) of .902 and a goals-against average (GAA) of 2.64. Prior to last season, the Yellow Grass, Saskatoon native spent three seasons with AHL Cleveland and he played seven games in 2005-06 with NHL San Jose recording a 1.87 GAA and .920 SV% with the club.
Lakos, 28 (7/29/79), has played his last two seasons over seas for Salzburg in Austria where he totaled 74 points (24-50=74) in 98 games played and added 240 penalty minutes (PIM). The 6-foot-6, 240-pound defenseman had his finest season as a pro last year in which he had 44 points (16-28-44) in 52 games played. Originally from Vienna, Austria, Lakos began his career in 1999-00 with the Albany River Rats of the AHL. He has played in a total of 229 games in the AHL scoring three goals and 43 assists and racking up 173 PIM in the league.
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