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Down on the Farm: Olympic dreams bring Staal to Iowa

Prestigious Triple Gold winner and former Minnesota forward made his return to pro hockey last weekend in Des Moines

by Dan Myers @mnwildscribe / Wild.com

Former Minnesota Wild forward Eric Staal had one goal in mind when he signed a Professional Tryout contract with the Iowa Wild earlier this month.

OK, maybe two goals. 

First and foremost, the veteran centerman with nearly 1,300 games of NHL experience wanted one more crack at making the Canadian Olympic roster ahead of the Games in Beijing. 

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Prospects Report: January 12, 2022

Iowa begins four-game home stint on Friday

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

The Iowa Wild went 1-2-0 last week. The Wild earned a 3-2 shootout win at Manitoba last Tuesday (1/4). Forward Nate Sucese tallied two assists, Forward Adam Beckman scored in regulation and netted the shootout winner and Goaltender Trevin Kozlowski made 35 saves.

 

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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 / Wild.com

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. 

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Wild acquires forward Nolan Stevens from Blues

Bitten traded to St. Louis in exchange of current AHL players

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has acquired forward Nolan Stevens from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for forward Will Bitten.

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Prospects Report: December 29, 2021

Iowa currently scheduled to play four games over the next week beginning tonight against Colorado

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

The Iowa Wild did not play last week. 

Forward Marco Rossi leads the team in scoring with 18 points (4-14=18). He ranks tied for fifth among AHL rookies in assists, tied for sixth in shots on goal and tied for 10th in scoring. Forwards Mason Shaw (7-10=17), Nick Swaney (8-9=17) and Kyle Rau (6-11=17) and defenseman Joe Hicketts (6-11=17) rank tied for second on Iowa in scoring with 17 points each. 

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Prospects Report: December 22, 2021

Iowa set to host Rockford, Colorado following Christmas break

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

The Iowa Wild defeated the Manitoba Moose 4-1 at home on Friday in its only game last week. 

Defenseman Calen Addison (two goals), and forwards Mason Shaw (1-1=2) and Adam Beckman (two assists) led Iowa with two points each, Forward Nate Sucese also scored and goaltender Hunter Jones stopped 36-of-37 shots faced. 

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Prospects Report: December 15, 2021

Iowa will host division rival Manitoba in two games this weekend

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

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

Iowa lost 4-3 in a shootout at Rockford on Wednesday (12/8). Defenseman Tucker Ottenbreit and forwards Nathan Sucese and Nick Swaney scored and goaltender Dereck Baribeau made 30 saves. 

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Prospects Report: December 8, 2021

Iowa Wild prepares for busy week with four games in seven days

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

The Iowa Wild lost all three contests against the Chicago Wolves last week. Iowa lost 2-0 on Thursday at Allstate Arena (12/2). Goaltender Derek Baribeau made 35 saves.

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Prospects Report: December 1, 2021

Iowa set to face Chicago three times in road-home series against division rival

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

The Iowa Wild split a pair of road games against the Henderson Silver Knights last weekend. 

Iowa dropped a 6-5 decision on Sunday. Forward Connor Dewar (2-1=3) and defenseman Dakota Mermis (1-2=3) led the team with three points each. Forwards Cody McLeod and Mason Shaw also scored, forward Kyle Rau tallied two assists and goaltender Dereck Baribeau made 24 saves. 

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Down on the Farm: Checking in with Iowa head coach Tim Army

A month into the AHL season, the Iowa Wild is off to a fantastic start with a number of fun storylines to follow

by Dan Myers @mnwildscribe / Wild.com

The Iowa Wild are off to a great start this season, which means it's a good time to check in with Iowa head coach Tim Army in the latest edition of Down on the Farm, presented by Just Bare.

The "Baby Wild" are currently 7-3-1 and sit in second place in the American Hockey League's Central Division, just behind the Chicago Wolves. 

Iowa will be back in action this weekend when it hosts the Tucson Roadrunners on Friday and Sunday at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Matt Boldy is expected to make his season debut after missing the past month because of a lower-body injury.

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