GAMEDAY PREVIEW - IOWA WILD VS SAN DIEGO GULLSJan 28, 2022
Iowa Wild (16-16-2-2; 36 pts.) vs San Diego Gulls (13-16-2-0; 28 pts.)
The Wild and the Gulls face off for the first time in the 2021-22 season on Jan. 28. The matchup is the first of four between Iowa and San Diego this season.
PREVIOUSLY ON THE POND
On Wednesday, Jan. 26, the Wild faced off against the Rockford IceHogs for the fifth time in the 2021-22 season. A first period tally by Wild forward Marco Rossi and an overtime winner from Wild forward Joseph Cramarossa secured a 2-1 victory for Iowa. In his fourth start in five games, Wild goaltender Zane McIntyre made 20 saves on 21 shots. The win was Iowa’s fourth in five games against Rockford this season.
- Wild forward Marco Rossi has scored a goal in each of his last two games.
- Iowa owns the most team penalty minutes (570) in the AHL.
- Wild defenseman Joe Hicketts is tied for the AHL lead in goals by a defenseman (7) this season.
- Iowa goaltender Zane McIntyre has allowed three goals or less in each of his last five starts.
- Gulls forward Lucas Elvenes has nine points (2-7=9) in seven games with San Diego this season.
- San Diego has lost three straight games.
- The Gulls are 6-9-1-0 in road games in the 2021-22 season.
- San Diego averages the fourth-fewest goals for per game (2.70) in the AHL.
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