Iowa Wild 2014-15 Record: 12-20-1-1, 26 points, Fifth Place in West Division
The Iowa Wild, Minnesota Wild’s American Hockey League affiliate, split its two road games last weekend. Iowa suffered a 3-0 shutout loss against Rochester on Friday at Blue Cross Arena (1/2). G Johan Gustafsson made 21-of-23 saves. The Wild won, 2-1, against the Comets at Utica Memorial Arena on Saturday (1/3). F Jordan Schroeder led the team with two points (1-1=2) and F Zack Mitchell registered his second game-winning goal of the week while G John Curry made 27 saves. D Matt Dumba was named to the 2015 AHL All-Star Classic on Tuesday, becoming the first player in team history to receive such honors. F Michael Keranen leads the team in scoring with 25 points (5-20=25) in 34 games. Schroeder (10-14=24) and F Tyler Graovac (12-12=24) rank T-2nd with 24 points each. Gustafsson is 6-13-1 with a 3.43 GAA and a .893 SV% in 21 games. Curry is 6-6-0 with a 2.70 GAA and a .920 SV% in 14 games. The Wild completes its four-game road trip with stops in Texas (Fri.) and San Antonio (Sat.) this week.Canadian Hockey LeaguesC Reid Duke
- Brandon (WHL): The Wild's sixth-round selection in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft recorded eight PIM in three games last week.D Tanner Faith
- Kootenay (WHL): Minnesota's fifth-round selection in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft is currently sidelined with an upper body injury.
D Dylan Labbe
- Shawinigan (QMJHL): The fourth-round selection in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft for Minnesota recorded an assist in three games last week. C Pavel Jenys
- Sudbury (OHL): Minnesota's seventh-round selection in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft tallied a goal and four PIM in three games last week.
C Chase Lang
- Calgary (WHL): The sixth-round pick for Minnesota in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft registered two points (1-1=2) in three games last week.D Hunter Warner
- Prince Albert (WHL): The defensemen signed a three-year, entry-level contract with Minnesota is expected to miss the rest of the season due to shoulder surgery.College/USHL/High SchoolD Louis Belpedio
- Miami University of Ohio (NCHC): Minnesota's third-round selection in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft recorded an assist and a plus-4 rating in two games as Miami won its weekend series at Rensselaer.D Nolan De Jong
- Michigan (Big Ten): The Wild's seventh-round selection in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft has four assists in 14 games this season.D John Draeger
- Michigan State (Big Ten): Minnesota's third-round selection in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft has two assists in 14 games this season.C Adam Gilmour
- Boston College (Hockey East): The Wild's fourth-round selection in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft registered two power-play goals and an assist in two games last weekend.LW Mario Lucia
- Notre Dame (Hockey East): The second-round selection in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft for Minnesota ranks third in the conference in goals while ranking second on Notre Dame in scoring.
LW Louis Nanne
- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (ECAC): Minnesota's seventh-round selection in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft has not played in RPI’s last three games due to injury (Dec. 30-current).C Avery Peterson
- Nebraska Omaha (NCHC): The Wild's sixth-round selection in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft recorded an assist and four shots on goal in two games as Nebraska Omaha split its weekend series vs. New Hampshire.D Carson Soucy
- Minnesota Duluth (NCHC): Minnesota's fifth-round selection in 2013 NHL Entry Draft registered three assists in two games as Minnesota Duluth won both exhibition games at Lakehead last weekend.RW Alex Tuch
- Boston College (Hockey East): The Wild's first-round selection in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft tallied three shots in his return to the lineup as Boston earned a 3-2 win at Dartmouth (Jan. 3).EuropeC Christoph Bertschy
- SC Bern (Swiss): Minnesota's sixth-round selection in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft registered an assist and four PIM in two games last week and ranks T-2nd on the team in goals and fifth in points.
D Pontus Sjalin
- Leksands J20 (Super Elit): The Wild's sixth-round selection in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft ranks third on the team in assists.Goaltenders
- Cape-Breton (QMJHL): The Wild's seventh-round selection in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft was traded to Cape-Breton from Nouyn-Noranda on Jan. 5 and went 2-1-0 in two games last week.Kaapo Kahkonen
- TUTO Turku (Mestis): Minnesota's fourth-round selection in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft was Finland’s third goalie during the 2015 IIHF World Juniors.Steve Michalek
- Harvard (ECAC): The Wild's sixth-round selection in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft ranks second in the conference in GAA and in SV%.