NFL, MLB, CFL stats

Iowa Shut out by Tucson 2-0

December 11, 2019 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Iowa Wild News Release

DES MOINES, IOWA - Iowa Wild (12-10-2-2; 28 pts.) was shut out against the Tucson Roadrunners (19-5-0-0; 38 pts.) Tuesday night, falling by a score of 2-0, dropping to third place in the Central Division.

Tucson took a 1-0 lead at 16:52 in the first period on forward Michael Chaput's 10th goal of the season. Chaput caught a drop pass from forward Michael Bunting at the left circle and rocketed a shot over the glove of Mat Robson (25 saves) for the tally.

At the end of the first period, Iowa trailed 1-0 while outshooting Tucson 11-8.

The Roadrunners pushed their lead to 2-0 as forward Jon Martin scored his ninth of the season and third goal in two games. Forward Jeremy Gregoire took a shot from the right circle that was saved by Robson, but Martin picked up the rebound and jammed it through his five-hole for the score.

Through 40 minutes of play, Tucson led 2-0 and Iowa owned a 21-18 shot advantage.

The Wild pulled Robson for the extra attacker but couldn't solve goaltender Adin Hill (30 saves) as Iowa fell to the Roadrunners by a score of 2-0. The Wild outshot the Roadrunners 30-27 in the contest. while 0-for-2 on the power play and 1-for-1 on the penalty kill.

Tuesday's loss marked the second time this season Iowa was shutout by its opponent. The team's four-game losing skid is the longest such stretch since the Wild's eight-game losing streak on March 22 - April 6, 2019.

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

• Discuss this story on the American Hockey League message board...

American Hockey League Stories from December 11, 2019

The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.

Other Recent Iowa Wild Stories

Sports Statistics from the Stats Crew
OurSports Central