GAMEDAY PREVIEW - IOWA WILD VS CHICAGO WOLVESMar 27, 2022
Iowa Wild (24-25-4-4; 56 pts.) vs Chicago Wolves (38-11-5-5; 86 pts.)
With playoffs just around the corner, the Wild and the Wolves faceoff for the tenth and final time on Sunday, Mar. 27.
PREVIOUSLY ON THE POND
On Friday, Mar. 25, the Wild headed into the third period with a 4-2 lead over the Rockford IceHogs. However, Rockford scored twice in the third stanza to force overtime. At 2:16 of the overtime period, Wild forward Mitchell Chaffee scored his second goal of the game on a two-on-one chance with Iowa forward Marco Rossi to give Iowa a 5-4 victory.
HUNTING FOR PLAYOFFS
- Iowa defenseman Calen Addison owns 11 assists in his last 11 AHL contests.
- Wild forward Kyle Rau has recorded 13 points (6-7=13) in his last 11 games.
- Iowa forward Mitchell Chaffee has recorded six points (3-3=6) in six games against Chicago this season.
- Wild forward Adam Beckman ranks fourth amongst AHL rookies in shots (159).
THE BIG BAD WOLVES
- The Wolves have won eight of their last 11 games.
- Wolves forward Andrew Poturalski owns 14 points (1-13=14) in his last nine games.
- Chicago forward Stefan Noesen has scored nine goals in nine games against Iowa this season.
- Wolves goaltenders own a combined save percentage of .924 against the Wild this season.
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