ON THIS DATE IN WILD HISTORY - MAY 1May 1, 2020
2019 - Central Division Final Game 1 - Iowa Wild (2) at Chicago Wolves (3)
Gerry Mayhew took the lead in scoring in the Calder Cup Playoffs in Game 1 of the Central Division Final against the Chicago Wolves, potting both goals in the contest for the Wild, but the team ultimately fell by a score of 3-2 in overtime on this date in 2019. Chicago took the lead early in the first, but Mayhew found the back of the net with 70 seconds remaining in the opening period to tie it at 1-1. His second goal gave the Wild a 2-1 lead heading into the third, but with less than seven minutes remaining, the Wolves knotted the contest up at 2-2. In overtime, Cody Glass scored with 1:21 remaining to give the Wolves a 1-0 series lead.
2018 - The Grind
Feature writer Jacob Born was embedded with the team for three days in March, chronicling the Wild's pursuit of a playoff spot in the midst of a grueling road trip that featured 10 of 11 games away from Wells Fargo Arena. Go inside the locker room, on the bus, in the hotel and in the press box with The Grind: An Inside Look of Life on the Road with the Iowa Wild. To read the full feature, click here.