04/22/2014 3:06 PM
MINNESOTA RECALLS EIGHT FROM IOWA
Five Forwards, Two Defensemen and a Goalie Join Quest For the Stanley Cup
Des Moines, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Tuesday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled the following players from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL): forwards Raphael Bussieres, Jake Dowell, Tyler Graovac, Carson McMillan and Zack Phillips; defensemen Steven Kampfer and Jon Landry and goaltender Johan Gustafsson.
Bussieres, 20 (11/5/93), collected 19 points (5-14=19) and 51 penalty minutes (PIM) in 61 games during his first season with Iowa.
Dowell, 29 (3/4/85), had 19 points (7-12=19) and 56 PIM in 57 games with Iowa. He was named the Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award recipient as the AHL player who best exemplifies the qualities of sportsmanship, determination and dedication to hockey on April 11, 2014. Dowell also appeared in one game with Minnesota this season at Chicago on April 3, 2014.
Gustafsson, 22, went 12-20-4 with a 2.98 goals-against average (GAA), a .903 save percentage (SV%) and one shutout in 40 games with Iowa.
Graovac, 20 (4/27/93), led Iowa rookies in scoring with 25 points (13-12=25) in 64 games.
Kampfer, 25 (9/24/88), recorded 26 points (6-20=26) and 48 PIM in 69 games with Iowa.
Landry, 30 (5/1/83), notched 18 assists in 50 games and led the team with a plus-10 rating.
McMillan, 25 (9/10/88), tallied 28 points (12-16=28) in 68 games with Iowa and skated in one game with Minnesota vs. New Jersey on Nov. 3, 2013.
Phillips, 21 (10/28/92), ranked second on Iowa in scoring this season with 33 points (12-21=33), including four power-play goals in 76 games.
Minnesota hosts the Colorado Avalanche in Game 4 of the first round Stanley Cup Playoffs this Thursday at 8:30 P.M. The Wild trails the best-of-seven series 2-1 after taking Game 3 in OT on Monday night.
Season Tickets to see the Wild play at Wells Fargo Arena for the 2014-15 season are on sale now. Fans may obtain ticket information by calling 515-564-8700 or by going to the team’s website – www.iowawild.com.
Fans may purchase single game tickets multiple ways, either through the team's website – www.Iowawild.com, Wells Fargo Arena box office or Dahl's Ticketing. Tickets are available online at www.iowawild.com under the single game tickets tab. Fans may also purchase tickets by calling 1-866-55-DAHLS (32457) or by visiting one of 13 Dahl's Food Stores locations in the greater Des Moines area, and in Ames. In order to purchase group tickets (10 or more), please call the Iowa Wild ticketing department at 515-564-8700. Fans interested in buying full season, or smaller season packages may call the Iowa Wild front office at 515-564-8700.
The Iowa Wild regular season is presented by Mercy Medical Center. Season tickets to see the Wild play at Wells Fargo Arena start at just $9 per game. For more information on tickets, please contact the Wild ticket office by calling 515-564-8700 or go to www.iowawild.com.
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