ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned forward Gerald Mayhew to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Mayhew, 26, has recorded two goals, a plus-2 rating and nine shots on goal in seven games with Minnesota this season. He scored a goal in his NHL debut on Oct. 15 at Toronto to become the eighth player in franchise history to score a goal in his first NHL game. Mayhew has tallied 20 points (14-6=20) and 24 penalty minutes (PIM) in 22 games with Iowa this season including four game-winning goals (GWG), two power-play tallies (PPG) and two shorthanded goals (SHG). The 5-foot-10, 175-pound native of Wyandotte, Mich., leads the team in goals (T-3rd in the AHL), SHG and shots on goal (87) and ranks second in scoring. Iowa plays at the Stockton Heat tonight at 9 p.m.
Minnesota plays at the Arizona Coyotes Thursday at 8:30 p.m. on FOX Sports North and KFAN 100.3 FM.