Houston Aeros Send Robbie Earl to Minnesota Wild; Aquire Cody Almond

November 13th, 2010 by Robert Kelly Leave a reply »
The Houston Aeros, have announced that the Minnesota Wild have recalled left wing Robbie Earl from Houston.

As a result center Cody Almond has been assigned from Minnesota to the Aeros.

Earl has posted nine points (4-5-9) in 14 games for the Aeros this season, totaling six points (6-0-6) and averaging 8:56 time on ice (TOI) in 32 games for the Wild in the 2009-10 season.

He was acquired from Toronto in exchange for left wing Ryan Hamilton.

Almond has skated in four games in two separate recalls with Minnesota, averaging 6:02 TOI.

He has posted six points (2-4-6) and 32 penalty minutes in 12 games for the Aeros this season, scoring one goal in seven games for the Wild last season as a rookie.

Almond was originally selected by Minnesota in the fifth round (No. 140 overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

The Aeros (6-5-1-2, 15 points) continue a five-game road trip with games at Peoria Saturday at 7:05PM and Sunday at 3:05PM.

The Houston Aeros are an affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Minnesota Wild and play in the American Hockey League.

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