Pouliot appeared in three games last season with the Wild, while accumulating 36 points (19-17=36) and 109 PIM in 67 games with the Aeros. The 6-foot-3, 199-pound native of Alfred, Ontario, was Minnesota's first-round pick (No. 4 overall) in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Pouliot will wear No. 67 with the Wild. Pouliot made his NHL debut with the Wild at Montreal on Nov. 22, 2006.
The Aeros will host the Rockford IceHogs Saturday night at 7:35pm. The Hanson Brothers of the acclaimed 1977 classic hockey movie "Slap Shot" will be at the game. For more details, call 713.974.PUCK .