Washington Capitals
Minnesota Wild
Joel Rechlicz
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JoelRechlicz
POSITION: Right Wing
HEIGHT: 6' 4"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 220
BIRTHDATE: 06/14/1987
AGE: 27
BIRTHPLACE: Brookfield, WI, USA
DRAFTED: undrafted
Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, May 6, 2008. Missed majority of 2009-10 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Hershey (AHL), July 29, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Washington, January 30, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 11, 2012. Traded to Washington by Phoenix for Matt Clackson, April 2, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 2, 2014.
Career
2012-13: Finished ranked third on Hershey and 21st in the league in penalty minutes. 2011-12: Scored one goal and one assist with Hershey ... Named Hershey’s AHL Man of the Year ... Ranked second in the AHL in PIM (267) ... Made his Washington debut vs. Tampa Bay (1/31) ...  Appeared in three games with WSH, recording 10 penalty minutes. 2010-11: Appeared in 28 games with Hershey ... Finished second on the team in penalty minutes (132) ... Scored first AHL goal 2/19/11 vs. Bridgeport. 2009-10: Finished fourth in penalty minutes on Bridgeport (132) ... Appeared in six games with NYI and totaled 27 PIM ... Recorded first NHL point 3/5/09 (1 assist) vs. NYR.