GAMEDAY PREVIEW - IOWA WILD VS GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINSFeb 10, 2022
Iowa Wild (19-17-2-2; 42 pts.) vs Grand Rapids Griffins (16-17-5-2; 39 pts.)
The Wild and the Griffins play for the third time in the 2021-22 season on Feb. 10. The Griffins took the first two matchups, including a victory in Grand Rapids on the night Wild forward Cody McLeod played in his 1,000th professional game.
PREVIOUSLY ON THE POND
On Saturday, Feb. 5, the Wild defeated the IceHogs in Rockford by a score of 4-2. Wild forwards Marco Rossi and Mason Shaw both recorded a goal and an assist in the victory. Additionally, Wild forwards Mitchell Chaffee and Kyle Rau recorded one goal apiece. Iowa goaltender Zane McIntyre put together another solid performance, making 35 saves on 37 Rockford shots in the win.
OUT FOR REVENGE
- Wild forward Mitchell Chaffee has recorded four goals in his last three games combined.
- Iowa goaltender Zane McIntyre has allowed two or fewer goals in each of his last five starts.
- The Wild are 14-13-2-1 against Central Division opponents this season.
- Iowa has scored the first goal in four of their last five games.
- Griffins forward Dominik Shine ranks second in the AHL in penalty minutes (100) this season.
- Grand Rapids defeated Iowa on Nov. 5, 2021 and Jan. 7, 2022 by a combined total of 9-6.
- Griffins forward Taro Hirose has recorded four points (2-2=4) in two games against the Wild this season.
- Grand Rapids goaltender Calvin Pickard ranks T-5th in save percentage (.922) in the AHL.
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