MINNESOTA WILD REASSIGNS FORWARD NICO STURM TO IOWADec 30, 2019
Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned forward Nico Sturm to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Sturm, 24 (5/3/95), has recorded two assists and a plus-2 rating in six games with Minnesota this season. He tallied his first career NHL point with an assist at Arizona on Dec. 19 and skated a career-high 14:52 and won a career-best seven face-offs (out of nine) at Colorado on Dec. 27. Sturm has collected two assists in eight career NHL games. The 6-foot-3, 206-pound native of Augsburg, Germany, was signed as a free agent by Minnesota on April 1, 2019 and made his NHL debut on April 4 vs. Boston. Sturm has tallied 12 points (6g, 6a) including two power-play goals and two game-winning goals in 25 games with Iowa this season.
The Iowa Wild 2019-20 regular 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.