DES MOINES, IOWA – Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has recalled goaltenderSteve Michalek from Rapid City Rush of the ECHL.
Michalek, 24 (8/6/1993), had a one-game stint with Rapid City during his brief reassignment, stopping 46 shots in the team’s 3-1 loss to Wichita Thunder Friday night. This season with Rapid City, Michalek has a 3-3-0-0 record with a 3.16 goals against average and a .896 save percentage. The 6-foot-2, 196-pound Hartford, Conn., native is 9-4-3-1 with Iowa Wild this year, with a 2.91 goals against average and a .912 save percentage.
Iowa Wild battles Texas Stars Sunday to continue the team’s five-game homestand. Puck drop is at 3:00 p.m.
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