The Wild have signed Louis Belpedio to a one-year, two-way extension ($700K/$135K).
Belpedio spent the entire 2020 season with the Iowa Wild (AHL), collecting 20 points (5G / 15A) and 102 PIMS in 62 games. Since being drafted in the third round in 2014, the 24-year-old defenseman has appeared in three NHL games, picking up two assists.
Source: PuckPedia 10/24/20, 1:07 pm EST
The Wild have recalled Louis Belpedio from Iowa (AHL).
Carson Soucy is expected to miss one month with an upper-body injury, so Belpedio comes up and will likely serve as the seventh defenseman on Sunday. The 23-year-old has not appeared in an NHL game this season but has two assists in three career NHL games. He's also picked up five goals and 13 assists (18 points) in 55 AHL games this season.
The Wild have re-signed Louie Belpedio to a one-year, two-way contract.
Belpedio had six goals and 15 assists (21 points) in 70 games with the Iowa Wild (AHL) last year. The 2014 third-round pick appeared in two games with Minnesota but is set to start 2020 in the AHL for the second straight season.
Belpedio was recalled from Iowa (AHL) and will make his season debut on Saturday.
Belpedio has 10 points (3G / 7A) in 40 AHL games this season and will play in his second career NHL game on Saturday. Belpedio will replace Nate Prosser on the back-end.