Ortio stops 25 as Heat defeats Wild for third win in a row

The Canadian Press

11/23/2013 11:15:11 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa - Joni Ortio made 25 saves for the shutout as the Abbotsford Heat beat the Iowa Wild 4-0 in American Hockey League play Saturday.

Braden Lamb, Corban Knight, Paul Byron and Markus Granlund each scored for Abbotsford.

The Heat have won three in a row and nine of their last 10 to improve to a league-best 16-5-1.

Johan Gustafsson allowed all four goals on 30 shots in net for Iowa (6-10-0).

(The Canadian Press)