GAME PREVIEW - IOWA WILD AT ROCKFORD ICEHOGSMar 22, 2021
Iowa Wild (4-7-2-0; 10 pts.) at Rockford IceHogs (5-9-1-0; 11 pts.)
The Wild and the IceHogs collide for game two of their back-to-back series Monday night at BMO Harris Bank Center in Rockford, Ill. Sunday evening, the Wild skated to a 5-3 win over the IceHogs in Rockford.
Iowa rallied from behind twice on Sunday night to top the IceHogs 5-3. The Wild had five different players turn in multi-point performances in the win. Gerry Mayhew netted a pair of goals and an assist, Gabriel Dumont had one goal and two assists, Tyler Sheehy had one goal and one assist, Mason Shaw had one goal and one assist and Ryan O’Rourke had two assists.
- Rookie goaltender Hunter Jones collected his first professional win with 33 saves on Sunday night.
- Sheehy scored his first career AHL goal in the third period of Sunday night’s game.
- Sheehy and O’Rourke recorded their first career AHL multi-point games.
- Mayhew has scored three goals in his last two games.
- Defenseman Cody Franson recorded his third multi-point game of the season with a goal and an assist Sunday night.
- Forward Dylan McLaughlin extended his point streak to three games with an assist on Sunday.
- Sunday night’s loss was the first game this season against Iowa that was decided by more than one goal.
- Monday night’s game marks just the second time Rockford has played back-to-back games this season.
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