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Prospects Report: January 5, 2022

Iowa continues five-game road trip with three games over the next week

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild /

The Iowa Wild went 2-1-1 last week. The Wild earned a 3-2 overtime victory vs. Colorado at Wells Fargo Arena last Wednesday (12/29). Forward Marco Rossi led the team with three points (2-1=3), including the OT winner. Forward Matt Boldy tallied two assists. Goaltender Andrew Hammond made 31 saves. 

Iowa suffered a 3-2 shootout loss at home vs. the Eagles in its second game (12/31). Rossi and forward Joseph Cramarossa each scored a goal. Hammond made 27 saves. 

The Wild fell in its third game of the week, 2-1 at Manitoba (1/2). Forward Kyle Rau scored and goaltender Trevin Kozlowksi made 28 saves. 

Iowa earned a 3-2 shootout win at Manitoba last night (1/4). Forwards Kris Bennett and Adam Beckman scored in regulation, Rau recorded the deciding shootout goal and Kozlowski made 35 saves.

Rossi leads Iowa in scoring with 23 points (7-16=23). He ranks fourth among AHL rookies in assists and tied for fourth in scoring. Rau ranks second with 19 points (8-11=19) and is tied for third in the AHL in game-winning goals (three). Forward Nick Swaney ranks third on the team with 18 points (8-10=18) and tied for fifth among AHL rookies in goals. Iowa plays at Grand Rapids (Fri.), at Chicago (Sat.) and at Rockford (Tue.) this week.

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