The Wild brought the 24-year-old Fredheim up from their AHL affiliate in Houston so he could play Thursday against Colorado. Fredheim led Houston with a plus-7 rating in 15 games.
Pascal Dupuis had a short-handed goal and an assist, James Neal scored for the sixth time this season and the depleted Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Tuesday night.
Minnesota Wild left wing Guillaume Latendresse has returned after missing 58 games following injuries to his midsection that required two surgeries and a long rehabilitation.
The Minnesota Wild have placed left wing Guillaume Latendresse on the injured list because of a groin injury.