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Prospect Report: Feb. 22

Iowa Wild 12-4-4 in past 20 games, fourth place in Central Division

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild /

The Iowa Wild went 1-2-0 in three games last week. 

The Wild fell 3-1 in its first contest against Ontario on Wednesday at Citizens Business Bank Arena (2/15). F Teemu Pulkkinen scored the sole goal for the team while G Alex Stalock made 24 saves. Iowa lost its second contest of the week, 2-0, against Cleveland on Sunday at Wells Fargo Arena (2/19). Stalock stopped 25-of-26 shots. The Wild earned a 4-2 victory in its final contest of the week against Cleveland on Monday in Des Moines (2/20). F Grayson Downing (1-1=2) and F Alex Tuch (0-2=2) led Iowa with two points each, while F Zac Dalpe, F Kurtis Gabriel and Pulkkinen netted a goal apiece. Stalock recorded the win, making 35 saves.

Pulkkinen leads Iowa with 35 points (18-17=35) and 18 goals in 45 games this season. Tuch ranks second with 27 points (12-15=27), and F Pat Cannone ranks third with 24 points (7-17=24). Stalock is 16-12-6 with a 2.43 GAA, a .921 SV% and three shutouts in 35 games and ranks fourth amongst league goalies in minutes played (2,000), T-5th in shutouts and SV% and T-8th in wins. G Steve Michalek is 10-10-1 with a 2.62 GAA, a .920 SV% and one shutout in 23 games and ranks ninth amongst AHL goalies in SV%.

The Wild is 12-4-4 in its last 20 games and currently sits in fourth place in the Central Division. Next up, Iowa will travel for back-to-back games against Chicago on Saturday and Sunday.

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