IOWA WILD RECALLS CJ MOTTE AND DANTE SALITURO FROM ALLENApr 11, 2019
Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the AHL club has recalled goaltender CJ Motte and forward Dante Salituro from the ECHL’s Allen Americans.
Motte, 27 (12/10/91), has appeared in four games for the Wild this season, posting a 1-0-3 record with a 2.66 goals against average and a .894 save percentage. Motte has registered a 7-4-7 record, a 2.25 goals against average, a .921 save percentage and two shutouts in 19 career AHL games split between Iowa, Chicago and Bridgeport.
The 6-foot, 185-pound native of St. Clair, MI has skated in 41 games for the Americans, owning an 18-17-4-2 record with a 3.27 goals against average and a .910 save percentage.
Salituro, 22 (11/15/96), led the Americans in assists (39), points (61) and points per game (0.92), finished second in goals (22) and power-play assists (nine) and third in power play goals (five) in the 2018-19 season. He has 111 points (46g, 65a) in 126 games in the ECHL.
The 5-foot-9, 175-pound native of Willowdale, Ontario has played in 14 games for Iowa, all during the 2017-18 season, recording three points (2g, 1a). He also played five games with the Cleveland Monsters in 2016-17, notching one goal.
Iowa closes out the season with two games at Wells Fargo Arena, starting with a contest against the Chicago Wolves Friday evening. Puck drop is at 7:00 p.m.
The Iowa Wild 2018-19 season is presented by MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center and runs from October through April. For more information, please contact the Wild office by calling 515-564-8700 or by visiting www.iowawild.com.