Minnesota Wild defenseman Mike Lundin has been out all season with a back injury, and because of it he isn't in playing shape. That's why the Wild sent him down to their minor league affiliate in Houston to work on his conditioning. They also placed defenseman Marco Scandella on IR.
Wild sends Scandella back to Houston
Marco Scandella was informed Monday that he was being sent back to the Wild's AHL affiliate in Houston. Head coach Mike Yeo said Scandella "shrunk" a little bit after each mistake he's made during the Wild's slump. Yeo hopes a trip back to the minors will help Scandella's confidence.