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Nystrom clears waivers, headed to Houston

Minnesota Wild forward Eric Nystrom cleared waivers Friday and is on his way to Houston to play with the Wild's minor league affiliate. Nystrom will be ready to play in the Aero's season opener Sunday against the Chicago Wolves.
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Minnesota Wild forward Eric Nystrom cleared waivers Friday and is on his way to Houston to play with the Wild's minor league affiliate. Nystrom will be ready to play in the Aero's season opener Sunday against the Chicago Wolves.

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