ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forward Gerald Mayhew from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Mayhew, 26, leads Iowa with six points (3-3=6) and a plus-5 rating in four games this season. He registered career highs in goals (27), assists (33), points (60), penalty minutes (51), power-play goals (9), shorthanded goals (2), plus/minus rating (plus-15) and shots on goal (205) in 71 games with Iowa last season. The 5-foot-10, 175-pound native of Wyandotte, Mich., led the team in goals, plus/minus rating and shots on goal (ninth in the AHL), ranked T-1st in SHG, second in points, T-2nd in PPG, third in assists and fourth in PIM. Mayhew also led the team in goals (second in the AHL), scoring and shots on goal (32) during the 2019 Calder Cup Playoffs. He has tallied 105 points (52-53=105), 99 PIM, 12 PPG, six GWG and two SHG in 164 AHL contests with Iowa (2016-19). Mayhew signed a two-year, two-way contract with Minnesota on May 10, 2019.
He collected 119 points (52-67=119) in 150 games during four seasons (2013-17) with Ferris State University in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA). Mayhew led the Bulldogs in goals and scoring his last three seasons. He served as an alternate captain his senior season and was named to the 2016-17 All-WCHA First Team. Mayhew was named to the 2015-16 All-WCHA Second Team after leading the conference in assists (25) and points (41). He also helped Ferris State capture its first WCHA title in 2015-16.
Mayhew has not appeared in an NHL game. He will wear sweater No. 26 with Minnesota.
Minnesota begins a three-game road trip at Ottawa on Monday at 12 p.m. on FOX Sports North and KFAN 100.3 FM.