Bartkowski was assigned to AHL Iowa on Monday.
The Wild recalled Bartkowski from AHL Iowa on Saturday.
Bartkowski was waived by the Wild on Saturday, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
Bartkowski agreed to a one-year, two-way deal with Minnesota worth $650,000.
Bartkowski tallied an assist and fired six shots on goal in Tuesday's 4-1 loss to the Coyotes.
Bartkowski has been a healthy scratch for 18 of the past 19 games after watching Sunday's 6-1 win from the press box.
Bartkowski has only dressed for three of the past 11 games.
Bartkowski will be a healthy scratch for Saturday's home game against the Wild, Derek Wills of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Bartkowski received just 11:30 if ice time during Thursday's 2-1 loss to Carolina.
Bartkowski scored his first goal of the season in Saturday's overtime win over the Blues.