Rockford, Ill. – Pat Cannone scored two goals and Alex Stalock made 36 saves to power the Iowa Wild past the Rockford IceHogs, 2-1, in front of a sellout crowd of 6,304 on Saturday night at the BMO Harris Bank Center.
Cannone struck at 13:26 in the first period and then potted the game-winner 13:57 in the middle period to give Iowa the win and a 5-2-0-0 advantage in the season series.
Chris DeSousa tied the contest 1:14 into the middle frame with his fourth goal of the season. Defenseman Carl Dahlstrom set up the goal, blasting a one-timer from the right point that DeSousa tipped in as he streaked past the goalmouth.
IceHogs goalie Lars Johansson made 35 saves in the defeat.
Next Home Game: Tuesday, March 14 vs. Milwaukee Admirals, 7 p.m. The IceHogs return to the BMO Harris Bank Center for a Fas Fuel Winning Weekdays and WXRX Dollar Days game against the Manitoba Moose. Fans can take advantage of $2 beers, soft drinks, hot dogs and companion tickets, and one lucky fan will also win a $50 gas card, courtesy of Fas Fuel.