Picture: Darren AbateSPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League introduced immediately that Iowa Wild ahead Sam Anas has been chosen because the CCM/AHL Participant of the Week for the interval ending January 5, 2020.Anas recorded a trio of three-point video games final week, ending with one aim and eight assists in three Iowa victories.Anas opened the week with a aim and two assists on Tuesday because the Wild pulled out a 5-Four victory over Texas in a New 12 months’s Eve matchup. On Friday, he assisted on three objectives in Iowa’s 5-1 win over Rockford, and on Saturday he chipped in three extra assists because the Wild defeated Chicago, 5-1. Seven of Anas’s eight assists through the week got here on the ability play, as Iowa went 9-for-12 (75.zero %) with the person benefit.With 13 factors in his final 5 video games, Anas has climbed into third place on the AHL’s scoring listing with 37 factors (9 objectives, 28 assists) in 36 contests with Iowa this season. The fourth-year professional from Potomac, Md., has appeared in 232 profession AHL video games with the Wild, tallying 61 objectives and 103 assists for 164 factors. Anas signed as a free agent with the Minnesota Wild on Apr. 15, 2016, following three seasons at Quinnipiac College.In recognition of being named the CCM/AHL Participant of the Week, Anas will likely be offered with an etched crystal award previous to an upcoming Wild dwelling recreation.