Ferris State’s Mayhew Earns First NHL Call-Up

MINNESOTA – Ferris State hockey alum Gerald Mayhew has fulfilled the dream, getting his first career NHL call-up for the Minnesota Wild.

Mayhew, who graduated from Ferris State in 2017, has been playing for Minnesota’s top affiliate, the AHL’s Iowa Wild.

During his first four games in the AHL this season, Mayhew had three goals and three assists.

This past offseason, the Minnesota Wild signed Mayhew to an NHL contract worth up to $1.4 million over two years on a two-way deal. Mayhew has spent his entire professional career with the Iowa Wild.

Mayhew had a quite the season in Iowa last season, hitting career highs with 27 goals, 33 assists and 60 points in the regular season.

He left his mark as a Bulldog as well, leaving as the all-time leading playoff point scorer in program history, among many other accolades and big plays.

Once Mayhew takes the ice for Minnesota, he will become the 12th former Ferris State hockey player to play in an NHL regular season game.

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