Charlie Coyle Reassigned to Houston

Updated: 02/14/2013 1:25 PM

The Wild sent forward Charlie Coyle to Houston, its minor-league affiliate, on Thursday. This is not viewed as any sort of long-term move. In fact, there's a chance Coyle could be back up in the next week.

Prior to the roster move, Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher told KSTP's Darren Wolfson about Coyle: "Charlie has played well. The big thing with young players is to make sure they get ice time and continue their development. Smart player. Sees the ice well for a big man. He's strong on the wall. He's got a bright future."

Forward Matt Kassian cleared waivers and was also reassigned to Houston.

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