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Prospect Report: Nov. 22, 2017

Iowa Wild extends season-best win streak to five games

by Minnesota Wild / Wild.com

The Iowa Wild, Minnesota Wild's American Hockey League affiliate, extended its season-best win streak to five games. The Wild is 7-4-1 at Wells Fargo Arena this season, having played the most home games than any other AHL team (12) and ranks T-1st in home wins and points (15).

Iowa earned a 4-2 victory against the Griffins on Friday at Wells Fargo Arena (11/17) to set a franchise record with its sixth win in November.

F Zack Mitchell (1-1=2), F Kyle Rau (1-1=2) and F Christoph Bertschy (1-1=2) each tallied two points. G Steve Michalek stopped 28-of-30 shots.

At the time of his recall on Nov. 20, Mitchell has totaled 15 points (5-10=15) in the last eight games and led the Wild with 16 points (5-11=16) in 11 games this season, ranking T-11th in the AHL in assists. F Colton Beck (6-5=11) and F Pat Cannone (6-5=11) rank T-2nd with 11 points each. F Justin Kloos ranks fourth with 10 points (4-6=10) in 16 games and ranks T-12th amongst AHL rookies in scoring.

G Niklas Svedberg is 5-6-1 with a 2.60 GAA, a .910 SV% and one shutout in 12 games this season and ranks T-1st amongst league goalies in games played, second in minutes (716), third in saves (315) and T-9th in wins. Michalek is 3-0-0 with a 2.00 GAA and a .938 SV% in three games.

Iowa will travel to Rockford for a two-game series Wednesday and Friday before heading to Chicago on Sunday and hosting Milwaukee Tuesday.

To download the complete prospect report, please click here. For more information on the Iowa Wild, please visit iowawild.com or follow @IAWild on Twitter. 

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