The Iowa Wild, Minnesota Wild's American Hockey League affiliate, went 2-1-0 in three games last week. The Wild ranks third in the AHL in points, T-4th in shorthanded goals (6), sixth in penalty kill percentage (84.8) and T-6th in wins (20) and in fewest goals allowed (102).
Iowa earned a 3-1 victory in its first contest of the week against Chicago Wednesday at Allstate Arena (1/2). F Matt Read led the team with two goals while F Joel Eriksson Ek also netted a goal. G Andrew Hammond stopped 28-of-29 shots. The Wild took its second contest of the week with a 3-0 shutout win vs. Rockford Friday at Wells Fargo Arena (1/4). F Will Bitten (1-1=2) and F Cal O'Reilly (0-2=2) each tallied two points. F Colton Beck and F Justin Kloos scored a goal apiece. G Kaapo Kahkonen made all 26 saves. Iowa fell in its final contest of the week, 6-2, against the IceHogs Sunday at BMO Harris Bank Center (1/6). Kloos notched two points (1-1=2) and Beck recorded a goal. Hammond stopped 21-of-26 shots.