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Wild sign forward Jean-Michel Daoust, minor league team's top scorer last season

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Wild have signed forward Jean-Michel Daoust to a one-year contract.

Daoust was the leading scorer last season for the Houston Aeros, Minnesota's affiliate in the AHL.

The 26-year-old Daoust had 21 goals and 34 assists in 78 games for the Aeros. The Quebec native signed with Houston as a free agent before last season, previously playing for the AHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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