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Sep. 06, 2020

The National Hockey League announced Minnesota Wild defenseman Matt Dumba is the recipient of the 2020 King Clancy Memorial Trophy, awarded to the player who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy humanitarian…

Aug. 26, 2020

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the NHL club has named Frederic Chabot Goaltending Coach and Brett McLean Assistant Coach.

Aug. 10, 2020

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the re-signing of defenseman Matt Register to a one-year, two-way contract for the 2020-21 season.

Aug. 03, 2020

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the signing of center Jarrett Burton to a one-year, AHL contract for the 2020-21 season.  

Jul. 30, 2020

American Hockey League President and CEO Scott Howson has announced a revised start date for the 2020-21 AHL season, as approved by the league’s Board of Governors during its 2020 Annual Meeting held today via conference call.

Jul. 27, 2020

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the re-signing of defenseman Josh Atkinson to a one-year, AHL contract for the 2020-21 season.  

Jul. 23, 2020

Wild Joe Radio is back to give you the rundown of the four new players we signed this week. 

Jul. 23, 2020

American Hockey League President and CEO Scott Howson has announced the winners of the league’s annual Team Business Services awards, recognizing outstanding achievements in a variety of categories including ticket sales, community service…

IOWA SIGNS FOUR PLAYERS FOR 20-21 SEASON
Jul. 22, 2020

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the organization has signed four new players for the 2020-21 season.

Jul. 20, 2020

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the re-signing of forward Mitch McLain to a one-year, AHL contract for the 2020-21 season. The Baxter, Minn. native has recorded 13 goals and 12 assists in 96 career AHL games, all with Iowa,…

IOWA RE-SIGNS VETERAN FORWARD CODY MCLEOD
Jul. 13, 2020

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the re-signing of forward Cody McLeod to a one-year, AHL contract for the 2020-21 season.

Jul. 13, 2020

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has named Dean Evason its full-time Head Coach. As part of today's announcement, Evason has signed a two-year extension with the organization…

MINNESOTA WILD ANNOUNCES TRAINING CAMP ROSTER
Jul. 11, 2020

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the team's training camp roster. The Wild will begin training camp on Monday, July 13 at TRIA Rink.

Jul. 09, 2020

As part of the fundraiser, Dumba will match all donations up to that amount, with proceeds benefitting the Lake Street Council and ActionDignity.

Jul. 07, 2020

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the re-signing of defenseman Keaton Thompson to a one-year, AHL contract for the 2020-21 season.

Jun. 30, 2020

This week, Wild Joe Radio is spotlighting his top 5 Wild wins from what was destined to be the best season in franchise history. Each of these memorable 19-20 games has been placed in a specific category--unlike any awards show you've seen.…

MINNESOTA WILD PLAYERS TO SKATE AT TRIA RINK STARTING WEDNESDAY
Jun. 23, 2020

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin today announced Wild players will begin voluntary small-group training at TRIA Rink in downtown Saint Paul on Wednesday, June 24.

Jun. 18, 2020

The American Hockey League today announced the winners of several awards recognizing the business successes of team staffs in the past year. Iowa's Allie Brown earns Ken McKenzie Award for outstanding team promotion.

Jun. 17, 2020

Take a look at the record-breaking season put forth by goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen, the “Baz” Bastien Award winner as the AHL’s top goalie.

Jun. 15, 2020

The American Hockey League announced the formation of a Return to Play task force, established for direction to the AHL in planning for the league’s return to play in the 2020-21 season.

Jun. 08, 2020

Did the Iowa Wild really have a chance to win the Calder Cup? Broadcaster Joe O'Donnell pulls out his hockey crystal ball (and plenty of statistics) to look at just how plausible that dream was for the 19-20 season.

May. 29, 2020

Iowa Wild, in conjunction with the American Hockey League (AHL), announced today that forward Gerry Mayhew has been voted the winner of the Les Cunningham Award as the AHL’s most valuable player for the 2019-20 season.

May. 27, 2020

The four Iowa Wild players named AHL All-Stars for the 2019-2020 season sit down to share memories of the Iowa Wild's best team ever. 

May. 26, 2020

Iowa Wild, in conjunction with the AHL, announced today that Kaapo Kahkonen is the winner of the Aldege “Baz” Bastien Memorial Award as the AHL’s outstanding goaltender for the 2019-20 season.

May. 21, 2020

Wild fans have watched forward Gerry Mayhew develop into the league’s most dangerous goal scorer since joining the organization in 2017.

May. 20, 2020

Four Iowa Wild players have been named to the 2019-2020 AHL First and Second All-Star teams, as voted on by coaches, players, and media in each member city.

May. 18, 2020

Forward Sam Anas is the franchise’s all-time leading scorer, and finished a spectacular season leading the league in points. 

May. 15, 2020

After the premature end to the season, players and coaches are left wondering just how far the 2019-2020 Wild could have gone.

May. 13, 2020

On this date in Wild history: Game 6 of the Central Division Final against the Chicago Wolves.

May. 12, 2020

Forwards Sam Anas and Gerry Mayhew top the AHL in points and goals for the 2019-2020 season.

May. 11, 2020

Broadcaster Joe O'Donnell digs into today's news, and the team's accomplishments from the abbreviated 2019-20 season. 

AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE CANCELS REMAINDER OF 2019-20 SEASON
May. 11, 2020

Iowa Wild, in conjunction with the American Hockey League (AHL), announced today the league’s Board of Governors has voted to cancel the remainder of the 2019-20 AHL regular season and the 2020 Calder Cup Playoffs due to the ongoing COVID-19 public…

May. 10, 2020

On this date in Wild history: Game 5 of the Central Division Final against the Chicago Wolves.

May. 08, 2020

On this date in Wild History: Game 4 of the Central Division Finals against the Chicago Wolves.

May. 05, 2020

On this date in Wild History: Game 3 of the Central Division Finals against the Chicago Wolves.

May. 01, 2020

On this date in Wild history: Game 1 of the Central Division Final and The Grind: An Inside Look on the Road with the Iowa Wild. 

Apr. 30, 2020

On this date in Wild history: the team resigns its eventual leading scorer.

Apr. 29, 2020

On this date in Wild history: an unforgettable night in Milwaukee. 

Apr. 28, 2020

On this date in Wild history: Minnesota Wild owner Craig Leipold sits down with feature writer Tom Witosky about the team's first-ever playoff run. 

Apr. 27, 2020

On this date in Wild history: Christoph Bertschy signs his entry-level contract. 

Apr. 23, 2020

On this date in Wild history: Wild take 2-0 lead against Milwaukee in the Central Division Semifinals. 

Apr. 22, 2020

NHL.com's Patrick Williams takes a look at who he believes is the most NHL-ready netminders in the AHL and places Kaapo Kahkonen at the top of his list. 

Apr. 22, 2020

On this a date in Wild history: the inception of the organization. 

Apr. 21, 2020

On this date in Wild history: the first-ever playoff game in team history and a goaltender plays the hero in Minnesota. 

Apr. 16, 2020

On this date in Wild history: a pair of contests against the Chicago Wolves. 

Apr. 15, 2020

On this date in Wild history: Hammond named Player of the Week, Mitchell sets the goal record and a big win against Rockford. 

Apr. 14, 2020

On this date in Wild history: the regular-season finale in 2018, a thrilling OT winner and a goodbye to an Eastern opponent. 

Apr. 13, 2020

On this date in Wild history: clinching the organization's first-ever playoff spot, setting a franchise record for home wins and a new attendance record. 

Apr. 10, 2020

On this date in Wild history: NHL reinforcements create an unforgettable victory, a shutout of the Barons and Lucia opens up. 

Apr. 09, 2020

NHL.com's Patrick Williams selected defenseman Brennan Menell as one of the top prospects in the Central Division. 

Apr. 09, 2020

On this date in Wild history: the NHL reinforcements arrive and the Wild stun the Admirals. 

Apr. 08, 2020

On this date in Wild history: feature writer Tom Witosky details the impact the rookies made on the 2018-19 season and the Wild falls in overtime to a pair of opponents. 

Apr. 07, 2020

On this date in Wil history: Justin Kloos talks about the whirlwind of signing with the Wild and the team falls to Texas in 2015. 

Apr. 06, 2020

Iowa Wild is proud to announce forward Mike Liambas as the team’s IOA/American Specialty AHL Man of the Year for the 2019-20 season for his continued dedication to his Kindness Campaign.

Apr. 06, 2020

On this date in Wild history: a trio of prospects head to Iowa, a pair of wins against Chicago and roasting the IceHogs.

Apr. 03, 2020

On this date in Wild history: Landon Ferraro named IOA/American Specialty Man of the Year for his dedication to the All Heart Foundation, Stalock returns from a stint in Minnesota, and the Wild rout the Rochester Americans.

Apr. 02, 2020

On this date in Wild history: Gustov Olofsson makes a splash in his pro debut, Jon Blum gives back to the community and Tyson Strachan plays hero.

Apr. 01, 2020

On this date in Wild history: a fan-favorite signs his first deal, a defenseman gets his first NHL call-up and the Wild double up the Moose. 

Mar. 31, 2020

A look back in Wild history on this date takes us to Brett Young's post-game concert and the professional debut of Justin Kloos. 

Mar. 30, 2020

Today we take a look back at everything that has happened in Wild history on March 30, which includes Sam Anas breaking a record and Zach Palmquist signing his first contract. 

Mar. 20, 2020

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers sat down with wild.com to talk about how his life has changed since the COVID-19 outbreak and how he is handling social distancing. 

Mar. 16, 2020

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned defenseman Matt Bartkowski to Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Mar. 16, 2020

John Odgers knew at a young age he wanted to work in the world of professional hockey. After all, the 26-year-old native of Spy Hill, Sask., and son of NHL veteran Jeff Odgers is what one might call a “hockey brat.”

Mar. 12, 2020

Iowa Wild fully supports the AHL’s decision to suspend games until further notice. Our top priority is protecting our fans and providing them with a safe environment to enjoy an exceptional hockey experience here in Iowa.

Mar. 11, 2020

Iowa Wild (37-18-4-4; 82 pts.) tied the game late in the third period against the Grand Rapids Griffins (29-27-3-4; 65 pts.) but ultimately fell by a score of 4-1 Wednesday night.

Mar. 11, 2020

Iowa closes out its six-game road trip with a contest against the Grand Rapids Griffins in the sixth and final meeting between these two clubs in the regular season.

Mar. 10, 2020

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned forward Gerry Mayhew to Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL). Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers also announced today the team…

Mar. 08, 2020

Forward Sam Anas set a new franchise record for points in a season and defenseman Brennan Menell earned his 100th AHL assist as Iowa Wild (37-17-4-4; 82 pts.) defeated the Manitoba Moose (27-33-1-0; 55pts.) by a score of 3-2 Sunday afternoon, tying the…

Mar. 07, 2020

Iowa and Manitoba will rematch less than 24 hours after their previous battle as the two teams square off at Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg Sunday afternoon.

Mar. 07, 2020

Iowa Wild (36-17-4-4; 80 pts.) overcame three separate one-goal deficits but ultimately fell to the Manitoba Moose (27-32-1-0; 55 pts.) by a score of 4-3 in the shootout Saturday night.

Mar. 07, 2020

Iowa continues its six-game road trip with a pair of contests against the Manitoba Moose, starting with the fifth game of the season series between the two clubs.

Mar. 05, 2020

Iowa Wild (36-17-4-3; 79 pts.) was defeated by the San Jose Barracuda (19-27-4-2; 44 pts.) by a score of 5-1 Wednesday night.

Mar. 04, 2020

Iowa closes out its season series against the San Jose Barracuda Wednesday night at SAP Center.

Mar. 03, 2020

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has recalled goaltender Dereck Baribeau from the Allen Americans of the ECHL.

Mar. 02, 2020

Iowa Wild (36-16-4-3; 79 pts.) suffered its first overtime defeat since January as the team fell to the San Jose Barracuda (18-27-4-2; 42 pts.) by a score of 2-1 Monday afternoon.

Mar. 02, 2020

Iowa Wild, in conjunction with the American Hockey League (AHL), announced today Kaapo Kahkonen was named the CCM/AHL Goaltender of the Month for February after he posted an 8-1-0 record and led the league in nearly every goaltending category. 

Mar. 02, 2020

Iowa continues its season-long six-game road trip with a Monday matinee against the San Jose Barracuda.

Feb. 29, 2020

Two goals in 17 seconds and a 35-save shutout by goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen powered Iowa Wild (36-16-3-3; 78 pts.) to a 2-0 victory against the Stockton Heat (29-16-4-3; 65 pts.) Saturday evening.

Feb. 29, 2020

After a single game at home, Iowa embarks on a six-game, 13-day road trip, beginning with a contest against the Stockton Heat Saturday evening.

Feb. 28, 2020

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled defenseman Matt Bartkowski from Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL) under emergency conditions.

Feb. 27, 2020

Forwards Brandon Duhaime, Connor Dewar and Dmitry Sokolov come from different corners of the Earth, but the trio has come together to form one of the best lines in the AHL. 

Feb. 25, 2020

Forward Luke Johnson’s three power-play goals and forward Sam Anas’ three power-play assists fueled Iowa Wild’s (35-16-3-3; 76 pts.) 5-2 victory Tuesday night against the Chicago Wolves (26-25-3-2; 57 pts.).

Feb. 25, 2020

Iowa makes a pit-stop at Wells Fargo Arena for a single game to take on the Chicago Wolves Tuesday evening, the sixth of eight contests between the two teams.

Feb. 24, 2020

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned defenseman Louie Belpedio (pronounced Bel-PEE-dee-oh) to Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Feb. 23, 2020

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled defenseman Louie Belpedio (pronounced Bel-PEE-dee-oh) and forward Gerald Mayhew from Iowa Wild of the American Hockey…

Feb. 22, 2020

Goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen (30 saves) stopped every shot he faced Saturday night as Iowa Wild (34-16-3-3; 74 pts.) shut out the Texas Stars (23-25-2-3; 51 pts.) by a score of 4-0. With the victory, the team earned its first win at H-E-B Center since March…

GAME PREVIEW – IOWA WILD AT TEXAS STARS
Feb. 22, 2020

Iowa and Texas Saturday night will meet for the eighth and final time this season as the Wild closes out a three-game road trip.

Feb. 21, 2020

Iowa Wild (33-16-3-3; 72 pts.) overcame three one-goal deficits but couldn’t complete the comeback as the team fell to the Texas Stars (23-24-2-3; 51 pts.) by a score of 4-3 Friday night.

Feb. 21, 2020

After a big win in Milwaukee, Iowa continues its three-game road trip down in Texas where the Wild will take on the Stars.

Feb. 20, 2020

Iowa Wild fans got a good glimpse last night of the hockey that awaits the team in late April as its 3-2 win against the Milwaukee Admirals got them another two points closer to qualifying for the Calder Cup Playoffs.

Feb. 19, 2020

Iowa Wild (33-15-3-3; 72 pts.) overcame a two-goal deficit to stun the Milwaukee Admirals (35-12-4-3; 77 pts.) with a 3-2 victory Wednesday night.  

Feb. 19, 2020

Iowa heads to Milwaukee Wednesday night in a clash of two of the top teams in the entire AHL.

Feb. 17, 2020

“We've established a standard here – an expectation – of what we do daily, Army said. "We prepare for games and to be a winning hockey team. It's a commitment every single day. It's hard to be a committed team…

Feb. 17, 2020

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has reassigned forwards Kyle Bauman and Mitch McLain and defenseman Matt Register to the Allen Americans of the ECHL.

Feb. 15, 2020

Iowa Wild (32-15-3-3; 70 pts.) saw three streaks snapped Saturday night as the team fell to the San Diego Gulls (23-17-4-2; 52 pts.) by a score of 5-2 Saturday evening.

Feb. 15, 2020

Iowa finishes up a franchise-long nine-game homestand with Saturday’s contest against the San Diego Gulls.

Feb. 14, 2020

Forward Gerry Mayhew completed a natural hat trick, all in the third period, to lead Iowa Wild (32-14-3-3; 70 pts.) to a 3-0 shutout of the San Diego Gulls (22-17-4-2; 50 pts.) Friday evening.

FOR LOVE AND HOCKEY
Feb. 14, 2020

J.T. Brown figured out a way to avoid having to buy his wife, Lexi, a Valentine’s Day present every year. He married her five years ago on Feb. 6, eight days before the holiday.

Feb. 14, 2020

Iowa closes out the organization’s franchise-long nine-game homestand with a pair of games against San Diego, starting with Friday night’s contest.

Feb. 11, 2020

Iowa Wild (31-14-3-3; 68 pts.) extended its win streak to seven games, setting a new franchise record, as the team ground out a 2-1 victory against the San Antonio Rampage (17-20-7-5; 46 pts.) Tuesday evening.

Feb. 11, 2020

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has signed defenseman Matt Register to a one-year standard player contract.

Feb. 11, 2020

Iowa rides its season-best six-game winning streak into Tuesday’s contest against the San Antonio Rampage at Wells Fargo Arena.

Feb. 10, 2020

Feature Writer Tom Witosky takes a look into exactly how dominant the Sturm-Anas-Mayhew line has been and why it's clicked. 

Feb. 09, 2020

Iowa Wild (30-14-3-3; 66 pts) scored five unanswered goals as part of a 7-4 victory against the Stockton Heat (25-12-3-3; 56 pts.) Sunday afternoon.

Feb. 09, 2020

Iowa begins the back half of the organization’s franchise-long nine-game homestand as the team plays host to the Stockton Heat Sunday afternoon for Crash’s birthday celebration.

Feb. 08, 2020

Forward Sam Anas factored in every goal for Iowa Wild (29-14-3-3; 64 pts.) as the team defeated the Stockton Heat (25-11-3-3; 56 pts.) by a score of 5-2 Saturday evening in the organization’s Pink in the Rink Night.

Feb. 08, 2020

Iowa will hit the ice against the Stockton Heat Saturday night at Wells Fargo Arena as the organization celebrates its annual Pink in the Rink game.

Feb. 06, 2020

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled defenseman Matt Bartkowski from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Feb. 05, 2020

Goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen (19 saves) stopped every shot he faced as Iowa Wild (28-14-3-3; 62 pts.) defeated the San Antonio Rampage (16-19-6-5; 43 pts.) by a score of 4-0 Wednesday evening.

Feb. 05, 2020

For the first time this season, Iowa will welcome the San Antonio Rampage to Wells Fargo Arena as the two Central Division foes will battle Wednesday night.

Feb. 03, 2020

Iowa Wild, in conjunction with the American Hockey League (AHL), announced today forward Gerry Mayhew was named the CCM/AHL Player of the Month for January, where he recorded 19 points (12g, 7a) in 11 games.

Feb. 03, 2020

A hockey player’s value is usually measured by what he does on the ice, but sometimes it’s revealed more when he’s not on the ice. Iowa Wild Head Coach Tim Army paid Louie Belpedio a high compliment after Friday night’s 4-1 win…

Jan. 31, 2020

Iowa Wild (27-14-3-3; 60 pts.) extended its point streak to six games as the team defeated the Grand Rapids Griffins (20-21-2-4; 46 pts.) by a score of 4-1 Friday night.

Jan. 31, 2020

Feeling refreshed from the AHL All-Star Break, the Wild returns to Wells Fargo Arena to take on the Grand Rapids Griffins Friday night.

Jan. 29, 2020

Feature writer Tom Witosky opens his notebook and quotebook to give insights on the first half of the season and looking ahead to what the rest of the 2019-20 campaign holds. 

Jan. 28, 2020

The Central Division All-Stars, featuring Wild forwards Sam Anas and Gerry Mayhew and defenseman Brennan Menell, finished in second place in the 2020 AHL All-Star Challenge, completing the round-robin portion with a 2-1-0 record before falling to the…

Jan. 26, 2020

Iowa Wild forwards Sam Anas and Gerry Mayhew and defenseman Brennan Menell aided the Western Conference to an 18-15 victory against the Eastern Conference in the 2020 Skills Competition. It is the fourth victory in the past five Skills Competitions for…

Jan. 25, 2020

Iowa Wild (26-14-3-3; 58 pts.) earned a dramatic 4-3 victory against the Manitoba Moose (20-26-0-0; 40 pts.) Saturday evening in the final contest before the AHL All-Star Classic.

Jan. 25, 2020

Iowa faces off against the Manitoba Moose in the final contest before the AHL All-Star break Saturday night.

Jan. 24, 2020

Goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen (33 saves) earned his 33rd victory with the Iowa Wild (25-14-3-3; 56 pts.), becoming the franchise’s all-time leader in wins in the team’s 1-0 shutout of the Manitoba Moose (20-25-0-0; 40 pts.) Friday night.

Jan. 24, 2020

Iowa Wild, in conjunction with the American Hockey League (AHL), announced today forward Sam Anas was added to the Central Division All-Star roster for the 2020 AHL All-Star Classic, presented by Ontario International Airport, replacing Milwaukee’s…

Jan. 24, 2020

Iowa will take on the Manitoba Moose in the final two contests before the AHL All-Star Break to begin nine-straight games at home for the Wild.

Jan. 22, 2020

Iowa Wild (24-14-3-3; 54 pts.) fell to the Grand Rapids Griffins (19-19-2-4; 44 pts.) by a score of 4-3 in the shootout Wednesday night.

Jan. 22, 2020

After a three-game homestand, Iowa takes a brief trip to Michigan to take on the Grand Rapids Griffins in a single-game road trek.

Jan. 21, 2020

When Louie Belpedio’s backhand shot hit the inside of the San Jose Barracuda’s net Saturday night, the 10,928 fans in Wells Fargo Arena roared in deafening approval. And for good reason, too. The goal helped the club successfully avoid losing…

Jan. 20, 2020

Aided by four third-period goals, Iowa Wild (24-14-3-2; 53 pts.) came from behind to defeat the Texas Stars (19-18-2-2; 42 pts.) by a score of 4-2 Monday afternoon.

Jan. 20, 2020

Iowa closes out its three-game homestand with a contest against the Texas Stars Monday afternoon.

Jan. 18, 2020

Iowa Wild (23-14-3-2; 51 pts.) erased a two-goal deficit as the team defeated the San Jose Barracuda (14-20-1-2; 31 pts.) a score of 4-3 in overtime Saturday evening.

Jan. 18, 2020

Iowa and San Jose will rematch Saturday evening in the last meeting between the two teams at Wells Fargo Arena for the 2019-20 season.

Jan. 17, 2020

Iowa Wild (22-14-3-2; 49 pts.) took a 1-0 lead but ultimately fell to the San Jose Barracuda (14-20-0-2; 30 pts.) by a 3-1 score Friday night.

Jan. 17, 2020

Iowa Wild Head Coach Tim Army announced today forward Mason Shaw will be in the lineup against the San Jose Barracuda Friday night and will make his 2019-20 season debut.

Jan. 17, 2020

After a five-game road trip, Iowa returns home for 12 of its next 13 games, starting with a contest against the San Jose Barracuda. Friday will be the first of four meetings between the two teams. Iowa sits in second place in the Central Division with…

Jan. 15, 2020

Iowa Wild (22-13-3-2; 49 pts.) earned a 5-2 victory against the Bakersfield Condors (16-15-4-1; 37 pts.) Tuesday night in a contest where forwards Gerry Mayhew and Sam Anas moved into the AHL lead in points with 42 and four Wild players recorded multi-point…

Jan. 14, 2020

Iowa closes out its five-game road trip with a contest against the Bakersfield Condors, the final of four meetings between the two clubs this season.

Jan. 12, 2020

Iowa Wild (21-13-3-2; 47 pts.) were defeated by the Bakersfield Condors (15-15-4-1; 37 pts.) by a score of 5-2 Saturday night.

Jan. 11, 2020

Iowa begins the second half of its season with a contest against the Bakersfield Condors Saturday night at Mechanics Bank Arena.

Jan. 11, 2020

Iowa Wild (21-12-3-2; 47 pts.) fell to the San Diego Gulls (13-15-2-2; 30 pts.) by a score of 4-3 in overtime Friday night.

Jan. 10, 2020

Iowa continues its five-game road trip with a contest against the San Diego Gulls Friday night.

Jan. 09, 2020

Iowa Wild (21-12-2-2; 48 pts.) extended its win streak to four games and earned the team’s first win in team history at Pechanga Arena in a 3-2 victory against the San Diego Gulls (12-15-2-2; 28 pts.) Wednesday night.

Jan. 08, 2020

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has recalled goaltender Dereck Baribeau from the Allen Americans of the ECHL.

Jan. 08, 2020

Iowa heads out to California for a four-game road trip, starting with a game against the San Diego Gulls Wednesday night.

Jan. 07, 2020

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled defenseman Matt Bartkowski from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Jan. 07, 2020

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen under emergency conditions from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Jan. 06, 2020

The American Hockey League announced today that Iowa Wild forward Sam Anas has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending January 5, 2020.

Jan. 06, 2020

Backdropped by a weekend of a pair of 5-1 wins against divisional opponents and a red-hot power play, forward Gerry Mayhew and Brennan Menell were named AHL All-Stars, a recognition that shines a light on the process and philosophy of the Wild organization…

Jan. 04, 2020

Iowa Wild (20-12-2-2; 47 pts.) continued its stellar play with a convincing 5-1 victory against the Chicago Wolves (16-17-3-1; 36 pts.) Saturday night.

Jan. 04, 2020

In a rematch of last week’s contest, Iowa heads to Chicago to take on the Wolves Saturday evening at Allstate Arena.

Jan. 04, 2020

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled defenseman Louie Belpedio from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Jan. 03, 2020

Iowa Wild (19-12-2-2; 42 points) roasted the Rockford IceHogs (17-15-0-1; 35 points) by a score of 5-1 off the back of three first period goals and three power-play tallies.

GERRY MAYHEW, BRENNAN MENELL NAMED TO 2020 AHL ALL-STAR CLASSIC
Jan. 03, 2020

Iowa Wild, in conjunction with the American Hockey League (AHL), announced today forward Gerry Mayhew and defenseman Brennan Menell were named to the Central Division All-Star roster for the 2020 AHL All-Star Classic, presented by Ontario International…

Jan. 03, 2020

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has assigned defenseman Nick Seeler to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL) on a conditioning assignment.

Jan. 03, 2020

Iowa takes on the Rockford IceHogs for both organizations’ first games of 2020.

Dec. 31, 2019

Iowa Wild (18-12-2-2; 40 pts.) closed out 2019 in dramatic fashion, earning the 5-4 victory against the Texas Stars (13-17-2-2; 30 pts.) as defenseman Brennan Menell scored with just 1:12 remaining on the clock.

Dec. 31, 2019

Iowa continues its three-game homestand with a New Year’s Eve matinee against the Texas Stars Tuesday afternoon.

Dec. 30, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned forward Nico Sturm to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Dec. 30, 2019

As injuries have piled up for Iowa, young players such as Brandon Duhaime and Connor Dewar have been given the opportunity to showcase their talents as rookies playing in big moments. 

Dec. 30, 2019

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has recalled forward Tyler Sheehy from the Allen Americans of the ECHL and signed defenseman Turner Ottenbreit from Allen to a professional try-out…

Dec. 28, 2019

Iowa Wild (17-12-2-2; 38 pts.) fell to the Chicago Wolves (15-16-2-0; 32 pts.) by a score of 4-3 Saturday evening.

Dec. 28, 2019

Iowa competes against the Chicago Wolves for the fourth of eight times this season as the two sides meet at Wells Fargo Arena Saturday evening.

Dec. 27, 2019

Iowa Wild (17-11-2-2; 38 pts.) scored two goals in the opening minute and added four consecutive tallies across the first and third periods to rout the Rockford IceHogs (17-12-0-1; 35 pts.) by a score of 6-2 Friday night, solidifying second place in…

Dec. 27, 2019

In the first game back from the holiday break, Iowa and Rockford face off in a battle for second place in the Central Division, as the two teams are separated by just one point. Iowa has earned points in the team’s last four contests against Rockford,…

Dec. 26, 2019

Dmitry Sokolov’s best play for the Iowa Wild this season had nothing to do with what he does best – scoring goals.

Dec. 23, 2019

After a 3-6-1 slump, the Wild have earned wins in four of its last five contests, heading into the holiday break in good spirits and determined to continue the team's winning ways. 

Dec. 21, 2019

Iowa Wild (16-11-2-2; 36 pts.) defeated the Grand Rapids Griffins (12-15-2-2; 28 pts.) in thrilling fashion Saturday evening, earning a 4-3 victory in overtime to conclude the first-ever Iowa Hockey Classic.

Dec. 21, 2019

Following a junior varsity and varsity contest of the Des Moines Oak Leafs and Capitals, the Wild vs. Griffins game will conclude the first-ever Iowa Hockey Classic.

Dec. 20, 2019

Iowa Wild (15-11-2-2; 34 pts.) stuffed the Grand Rapids Griffins (12-15-1-2; 27 pts.) for a 4-2 victory Friday night in the organization’s Teddy Bear Toss Game.

Dec. 20, 2019

Following a three-game road trip, Iowa returns home for two contests against the Grand Rapids Griffins before the holiday break kicks in.

Dec. 19, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned defenseman Brennan Menell to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Dec. 19, 2019

After years of toiling away in the ECHL, Register getting his shot in the AHL with Iowa. 

Dec. 19, 2019

Iowa Wild (14-11-2-2; 32 pts.) overcame a one-goal deficit and battled through two comeback attempts by the Stockton Heat (17-5-2-2; 38 pts.) to earn a 4-3 victory in overtime Wednesday night.

Dec. 18, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned forward Gerry Mayhew to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Dec. 18, 2019

For the first time this season, Iowa Wild and the Stockton Heat will meet Wednesday evening, closing out a three-game California road trip.

Dec. 16, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forwards Luke Johnson and Nico Sturm under emergency conditions from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL) and reassigned goaltender…

Dec. 15, 2019

Iowa Wild (13-11-2-2; 30 pts.) jumped out to a 3-0 lead but couldn’t hold it as the Ontario Reign (12-11-3-1; 28 pts.) came from behind for a 4-3 victory Sunday afternoon.

Dec. 15, 2019

Iowa and Ontario will meet for the fourth and final time this season when the two teams drop the puck at 5:00 p.m. at Toyota Arena.

Dec. 15, 2019

Iowa Wild (13-10-2-2; 30 pts.) snapped a four-game losing streak with a 4-3 win in the shootout Saturday night against the Ontario Reign (11-11-3-1; 26 pts.), moving into second place in the Central Division.

Dec. 14, 2019

After a quick two-game homestand, the Wild hit the road again for three games, starting with a contest against the Ontario Reign.

Dec. 12, 2019

Iowa Wild announced today the inception of a new program with Amerigroup called “Healthy Choices, Healthy Life” where the two organizations promote healthy living and healthy choices for children and adults alike.

Dec. 12, 2019

Richard "Shakes" Krouse broke through into the hockey world as a child and has made many stops along the way. Now, that career brings him to Des Moines, with things coming full-circle for him. 

Dec. 11, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forward Gerry Mayhew from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Dec. 10, 2019

Iowa Wild (12-10-2-2; 28 pts.) was shut out against the Tucson Roadrunners (19-5-0-0; 38 pts.) Tuesday night, falling by a score of 2-0, dropping to third place in the Central Division.

Dec. 10, 2019

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club signed defenseman Josh Atkinson to a standard player contract and defenseman Matt Register to a professional try-out agreement.

Dec. 10, 2019

Iowa and Tucson will meet for the fourth and final time Tuesday night to complete a two-game series at Wells Fargo Arena.

Dec. 09, 2019

After a lackluster road trip, Head Coach Tim Army believes the team is starting to pull itself out of the rut despite the 4-1 loss to Tucson on Saturday. 

Dec. 09, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned forward Nico Sturm to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Dec. 07, 2019

Iowa Wild (12-9-2-2; 28 pts.) couldn’t overcome a quick start by the Tucson Roadrunners (18-5-0-0; 36 pts.), losing 4-1 Saturday evening.

Dec. 07, 2019

After five games on the road, the Wild return to Wells Fargo Arena to face the Tucson Roadrunners for a two-game series.

Dec. 06, 2019

Iowa Wild (12-8-2-2; 28 pts.) fell to the Milwaukee Admirals (18-4-1-2; 39 pts.) by a score of 7-1 Friday evening.

Dec. 06, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled defenseman Greg Pateryn and forward Nico Sturm from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Dec. 06, 2019

Iowa completes its five-game road trip with a Friday night contest against the Milwaukee Admirals, the fourth of six meetings between the two clubs.

Dec. 05, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled defenseman Brennan Menell from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Dec. 04, 2019

Iowa Wild (12-7-2-2; 28 pts.) split its two-game series with the San Antonio Rampage (10-7-5-2; 27 pts.) with a 5-1 loss Wednesday afternoon.  

Dec. 04, 2019

Iowa and San Antonio meet again for the Rampage’s School Day Game Wednesday morning, the second of eight contests between the two clubs this season.

Dec. 02, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has assigned defenseman Greg Pateryn to Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL) on a conditioning assignment.

Dec. 01, 2019

Iowa Wild (12-6-2-2; 28 pts.) overcame a two-goal deficit, defeating the San Antonio Rampage (9-7-5-2; 25 pts.) by a score of 3-2 Sunday afternoon. The win gave goaltender Dereck Baribeau (30 saves) his first pro win in his AHL debut.

Dec. 01, 2019

Iowa continues its road trip in the Lone Star State as the Wild takes on the San Antonio Rampage for the first time in 2019-20.

Nov. 30, 2019

Iowa Wild (11-6-2-2; 26 pts.) dropped Saturday night’s contest to the Texas Stars (6-13-0-2; 14 pts.) by a score of 4-3.

Nov. 30, 2019

Following three off days, the Wild and Stars are back on the ice for the second of two games between the clubs.

Nov. 28, 2019

Life in hockey means missing a few holidays during a career. But when the team is on the road, players get a chance to spend holidays with their second family: their teammates. 

Nov. 26, 2019

Iowa Wild (11-5-2-2; 26 pts.) fell to the Texas Stars (5-13-0-2; 12 pts.) by a score of 7-3 Tuesday evening.

Nov. 26, 2019

Iowa kicks off a five-game road trip that spans Texas and Wisconsin with a contest against the Texas Stars Tuesday evening.

Nov. 25, 2019

JT Brown laughed out loud when asked if he and his Iowa Wild linemates Gabriel Dumont and Cody McLeod should be nicknamed the ‘Vets Line’ or the ‘Old Guys Line.’

Nov. 24, 2019

Iowa Wild (11-4-2-2; 26 pts.) earned the team’s sixth come-from-behind victory, ousting the Bakersfield Condors (7-8-2-1; 17 pts.) by a score of 3-2 in an eight-round shootout, one of the longest in team history.

Nov. 24, 2019

Iowa and Bakersfield once again meet at Wells Fargo Arena as the two teams square off in the second game of a back-to-back Sunday afternoon.

Nov. 23, 2019

Iowa Wild (10-4-2-2; 24 pts) clipped the Bakersfield Condors (7-8-2-0; 16 pts.) with a 4-2 victory Saturday night on the team’s Hockey Fights Cancer Night.  

Nov. 23, 2019

After a few weeks break due to being called up to the big leagues, Joe O'Donnell is back with this week's edition of the Wild Wire. 

Nov. 23, 2019

Iowa Wild and the Bakersfield Condors will face off for the first time at Wells Fargo Arena in more than a year Saturday evening, continuing the team’s four-game homestand.

Nov. 22, 2019

Iowa Wild players customized their Hockey Fights Cancer™ jersey patches with the names of loved ones affected by cancer. 

Nov. 21, 2019

As the Wild's Hockey Fights Cancer Night approaches, Iowa GM Tom Kurvers shares his story of battling the disease and how much his family has meant to him during the process. 

Nov. 20, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen under emergency conditions from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL). Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers…

Nov. 20, 2019

Iowa Wild, in conjunction with Eli Young Band, announced today the award-winning band will play a concert following the Wild’s Feb. 15 contest against the San Diego Gulls. The post-game concert is presented by Principal®.

Nov. 19, 2019

In a contest that featured five different lead changes, Iowa Wild (9-4-2-2; 22 pts.) fell to the Milwaukee Admirals (12-3-1-2; 27 pts.) by a score of 6-5 in the shootout Tuesday night.  

Nov. 19, 2019

An important early season tilt between the two clubs, the Wild and Admirals will meet Tuesday night at Wells Fargo Arena in a battle of the top two teams in the Central Division.

Nov. 18, 2019

It’s always something. That’s Iowa Wild Head Coach Tim Army’s assessment of the club’s split of its back-to-back, home-and-home series with division rival Chicago Wolves this past weekend. 

Nov. 17, 2019

Iowa Wild (9-4-2-1; 21 pts.) overcame two one-goal deficits but couldn’t come back a third time, falling to the Chicago Wolves (8-9-1-0; 17 pts.) by a score of 4-3 Sunday evening.

Nov. 17, 2019

The Wild and Wolves are back in action Sunday afternoon in the second game of a home-and-home series between the two teams.

Nov. 16, 2019

Iowa Wild (9-3-2-1; 21 pts.) earned back to back shutouts for the first time since Nov. 14-16, 2018 as the team blanked the Chicago Wolves (7-9-1-0; 15 pts.) by a score of 3-0 Saturday evening.

Nov. 16, 2019

Iowa and Chicago meet for the first game of a home-and-home series Saturday night, as the two teams will play at Allstate Arena for the first time since the end of the 2019 Central Division Final in the Calder Cup Playoffs.

Nov. 15, 2019

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has signed defenseman Lester Lancaster to a professional try-out agreement.

Nov. 14, 2019

One shift at a time; one game at a time. That’s how Josh Atkinson, one of the surprises in the early days of the Iowa Wild’s 2019-20 season, intends to approach the second half of his 25-game professional tryout contract.

Nov. 11, 2019

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has released defenseman Turner Ottenbreit from his professional try-out agreement.

Nov. 11, 2019

Iowa Wild rookies all played a major part in the Wild snapping a three-game losing streak and maintaining first place in the Central Division. 

Nov. 10, 2019

Iowa Wild (8-3-2-1; 19 pts.) blanked the Ontario Reign (8-4-2-0; 18 pts.) by a score of 3-0 Sunday afternoon, giving goaltender Mat Robson (17 saves) the first shutout of his professional career.

Nov. 10, 2019

The Wild and Reign will meet for the final time this season at Wells Fargo Arena as the two teams square off on Iowa’s annual Pucks & Paws Night.

Nov. 09, 2019

Iowa Wild (7-3-2-1; 17 pts.) were defeated at the hands of the Ontario Reign (8-3-2-0; 18 pts.) by a score of 3-2 Saturday night.

Nov. 09, 2019

Iowa faces off against the Ontario Reign in a two-game series at Wells Fargo Arena, continuing a stretch of three games in four days for the Wild.

Nov. 08, 2019

Feature writer Tom Witosky breaks open his notebook for insights on the Wild's School Day Game, goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen breaking the team's win streak record, Mayhew's return to Iowa and more. 

Nov. 08, 2019

Iowa Wild, in conjunction with recording artist Andy Grammer, announced the multiplatinum singer and songwriter will play a concert following the Wild’s Jan. 18 contest against the San Jose Barracuda. The post-game concert is presented by Principal®.…

Nov. 07, 2019

Iowa Wild (7-2-2-1; 17pts.) fell to the Chicago Wolves (7-5-1-0; 15 pts.) by a score of 3-0 Thursday afternoon in the team’s annual School Day Game. 

Nov. 07, 2019

Back home after a season-long seven-game road trip, Iowa will play seven of its next eight games at Wells Fargo Arena, starting with a contest against the Chicago Wolves Thursday for the team’s annual Wild About Education School Day Game.

Nov. 05, 2019

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has recalled forward Dmitry Sokolov from the Allen Americans of the ECHL.

Nov. 04, 2019

Iowa Wild announced today the organization will debut the team’s brand new wheat-colored third jersey, presented by MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center, against the Ontario Reign on Nov. 10.

Nov. 02, 2019

Iowa Wild (7-1-2-1; 17 pts.) dropped its final contest of a seven-game road trip by a score of 3-2 in overtime to the Rockford IceHogs (4-5-0-0; 8 pts.) Saturday evening.

Nov. 02, 2019

Iowa closes out its season-high seven-game road trip with a contest against the Rockford IceHogs Saturday night. Iowa heads into the contest first in the Central Division with 16 points while the IceHogs are in seventh with six. Iowa is 29-30-3-1 all-time…

Nov. 01, 2019

Goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen (33 saves) stopped every shot sent his way as he guided the Iowa Wild (7-1-1-1; 16 pts.) to a 1-0 victory against the Milwaukee Admirals (4-3-1-2; 11 pts.). With the win, Kahkonen set a franchise record with his sixth consecutive…

Nov. 01, 2019

Feature Writer Tom Witosky opens his notebook to talk about the Wild getting Gerry Mayhew and Gabriel Dumont back, broadcaster Joe O'Donnell calling games for the Minnesota Wild and more. 

Nov. 01, 2019

Iowa heads to Milwaukee to face the Admirals for the second of six times this season and the first meeting between the two clubs at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena in the 2019-20 season. The Wild are first in the Central Division with 14 points while the…

Oct. 31, 2019

When Kyle Bauman learned the Iowa Wild wanted to offer him an AHL contract this summer, he knew immediately he would sign.

Oct. 31, 2019

Iowa Wild announced today the organization will host its first-ever Hockey Fights CancerTM Night when the team welcomes the Bakersfield Condors to Wells Fargo Arena on Nov. 23. The night will feature various charities throughout the game and many in-game…

Oct. 30, 2019

Iowa Wild (6-1-1-1; 14 pts.) wrapped up its October slate with a 4-3 overtime victory against the Grand Rapids Griffins (5-2-1-1; 12 pts.), concluding the club’s most successful opening month in team history.

Oct. 30, 2019

Iowa’s seven-game, 16-day road trip continues as the team takes on the Grand Rapids Griffins at Van Andel Arena Wednesday evening. Iowa currently sits in first place in the Central Division with 12 points with Grand Rapids directly behind them…

Oct. 29, 2019

The Wild’s March 2 contest against the San Jose Barracuda, originally scheduled for a 9:00 p.m. CT puck drop, will now begin at 1:00 p.m. CT.

Oct. 29, 2019

On this never-ending road trip, broadcaster Joe O'Donnell dives into topics such as the team's most recent games against Tucson and an update on the Wild's injured players in this week's Wild Wire. 

Oct. 29, 2019

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has reassigned forward Dmitry Sokolov to the Allen Americans of the ECHL.

Oct. 28, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned forward Gerry Mayhew to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Oct. 28, 2019

Will Bitten and Sam Bitten were always opponents and never teammates growing up. But that finally changed at the 2019 NHL Prospects Tournament in Traverse City, MI, fulfilling a dream the two had since they started playing hockey. 

Oct. 27, 2019

Iowa Wild (5-1-1-1; 12 pts.) dropped its second consecutive contest to the Tucson Roadrunners (6-1-0-0; 12 pts.) by a score of 2-1 in overtime Saturday night.

Oct. 26, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned forward Gabriel Dumont to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL). 

Oct. 26, 2019

Iowa and Tucson will meet again for the second game of a back-to-back Saturday night at Tucson Arena. The contest will be the last time the two teams meet in Arizona this season. Iowa is 1-0-0-1 this season in the second game of a back-to-back.

Oct. 25, 2019

Iowa Wild (5-1-0-1; 11 pts.) was handed its first regulation loss of the season as the Tucson Roadrunners (5-1-0-0; 10 pts) earned a 3-1 victory against the team Friday night.

Oct. 25, 2019

Feature Writer Tom Witosky gives some quotes from his notebook about the Wild's power-play opportunities, Sam Anas breaking the all-time points record and the team wearing a lot of As but no C. 

Oct. 25, 2019

Iowa continues its season-long seven-game road trip with a pair of games against the Tucson Roadrunners. Iowa currently sits in first place in the Central Division with 11 points, while Tucson is in third place in the Pacific Division with eight points.…

Oct. 24, 2019

As a player, Alex Tanguay focused on one thing: how he played in each game. Now, the former Colorado Avalanche star forward – in his first season as an Iowa Wild assistant coach – is learning how to focus on everything and everyone else related…

Oct. 23, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen (pronounced KAH-po KAK-oh-nen) under emergency conditions from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).…

Oct. 22, 2019

Broadcaster Joe O'Donnell gives a preview of Hockey Gone Wild and talks about the impact of Sam Anas on the organization in this week's Wild Wire. 

Oct. 19, 2019

Iowa Wild (5-0-0-1; 11pts.) continued its hot start as the team defeated the Manitoba Moose (1-5-0-0; 2 pts.) by a score of 4-2 in a contest where forward Sam Anas made franchise history.  

Oct. 19, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forward Gabriel Dumont from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL). 

Oct. 19, 2019

Iowa will face Manitoba in the second of eight contests this season as the two teams battle in the second half of a back-to-back Saturday. Heading into the contest, Iowa sits in first place in the Central Division with nine points while Manitoba is in…

Oct. 18, 2019

Iowa Wild (4-0-0-1; 9 pts.) once again came from behind in a victory, defeating the Manitoba Moose (1-4-0-0; 2 pts.) by a score of 6-4. With a goal and an assist in the contest, forward Sam Anas tied former Wild forward Zack Mitchell for the most career…

Oct. 18, 2019

For the first time this season, the Wild hit the road as the team takes on the Manitoba Moose in Winnipeg Friday night. Iowa heads into the contest with seven points in four games, the best start in team history, and is currently tied for first in the…

Oct. 17, 2019

In professional hockey, sometimes it’s best not to work too hard and let the game come to you. That’s a basic lesson Wild forward Nico Sturm is learning as one of Iowa’s top centers this season.

Oct. 17, 2019

Iowa Wild, in conjunction with Wells Fargo, the City of Johnston and the City of Urbandale, announced today a community ice rink will be built for public use in the two cities starting this winter.

Oct. 15, 2019

Wild Joe Radio takes on the team's resiliency, Dumont's clutch performances and Gerry Mayhew's call-up in this week's Wild Wire. 

Oct. 14, 2019

After this weekend’s split with the explosive scoring Texas Stars, Kaapo Kahkonen, who has started the season with a 3-0 record, Mat Robson, who gave up one goal in regulation Saturday in his pro debut, and goalie coach Frederic Chabot are confident…

Oct. 13, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forward Gerald Mayhew from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Oct. 12, 2019

Iowa Wild (3-0-0-1; 7 pts.) dropped its first points of the 2019-20 season as the team fell in the shootout to the Texas Stars (1-2-0-1; 3 pts.) by a score of 2-1 Saturday evening.

Oct. 12, 2019

Iowa closes out its four-game homestand with a Saturday evening contest against the Texas Stars in the second game of a back-to-back. Iowa heads into the game on a three-game win streak, just the second time in team history the Wild have won three consecutive…

Oct. 11, 2019

Iowa Wild (3-0-0-0; 6 pts.) overcame four separate one-goal deficits to defeat the Texas Stars (0-2-0-1; 1pt) by a score of 5-4 in the shootout Friday night.

Oct. 11, 2019

Iowa continues its home stretch with the first of two games against the Texas Stars. Last season, the Wild just won one of eight contests against the Stars, the lone win coming in the second weekend of the 2018-19 campaign. Iowa is one of two teams with…

Oct. 10, 2019

Feature Writer Tom Witosky opens his notebook for some interesting anecdotes from the Iowa Wild's opening weekend.  

Oct. 09, 2019

When Tom Kurvers signed forward Cody McLeod to an AHL contract in August, the Iowa Wild general manager asked the NHL veteran if he wanted to participate in the Minnesota Wild’s training camp. McLeod’s answer was simple. “I just want…

Oct. 08, 2019

Iowa Wild announced today the lineup for its 2019-20 Coca-Cola Local Concert Series.

Oct. 07, 2019

Broadcaster Joe O'Donnell logs his first Wild Wire of the season, discussing the depth of the Wild, the beefy fourth line and the team's home-ice advantage at Wells Fargo Arena, thanks to the stellar Wild fan base. 

Oct. 07, 2019

Tom Kurvers knew the top priority for the summer even before the Iowa Wild’s season ended in the Calder Cup Playoffs last year. As a result, Kurvers and the Wild staff went looking for the best veterans they could find to bolster the team's…

Oct. 06, 2019

Iowa Wild (2-0-0-0; 4 pts) defeated the Milwaukee Admirals (0-1-0-0; 0 pts.) by a score of 5-2 Sunday afternoon, aided by three second period goals and a career-high four-point night by forward Gerry Mayhew.

Oct. 06, 2019

For the first time since Game 5 of the 2019 Central Division Semifinals, the Iowa Wild and the Milwaukee Admirals will play against each other as the Wild celebrates Kids Opening Day on Sunday afternoon.

Oct. 04, 2019

Battling back from two one-goal deficits, Iowa Wild (1-0-0-0; 2 pts.) stunned the Rockford IceHogs (0-1-0-0; 0 pts.) by a score of 3-2 Friday night, scoring the game-winning goal in the waning seconds of the third period.

IOWA WILD ANNOUNCES BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR 2019-20 SEASON
Oct. 04, 2019

Iowa Wild announced today the club’s 2019-20 opening night roster, which consists of two goaltenders, eight defensemen and 17 forwards.

Oct. 04, 2019

Iowa Wild welcomes the Rockford IceHogs to Wells Fargo Arena for the 2019-20 season opener for both clubs.

Sep. 29, 2019

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has reduced its training camp roster to 26 players.

Sep. 28, 2019

Iowa Wild closed out its preseason schedule with a 3-1 loss to the Manitoba Moose at Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks, ND.

Sep. 27, 2019

Iowa Wild took the first of two preseason games against the Manitoba Moose by a score of 2-1 Friday night at Ralph Engelstad Arena on the campus of the University of North Dakota.

Sep. 26, 2019

Reset. That’s how Iowa Wild Head Coach Tim Army is describing what the 2019-20 version of his club is going to have to do as the Wild’s training camp opens in Des Moines this week.

IOWA WILD ANNOUNCES BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR 2019-20 SEASON
Sep. 26, 2019

Iowa Wild, in conjunction with iHeartMedia and Mediacom, announced today the broadcast schedule for the 2019-20 American Hockey League (AHL) season.

Sep. 23, 2019

Iowa Wild announced today the club’s 2019-20 training camp roster, which consists of four goaltenders, 11 defensemen and 21 forwards.

Sep. 06, 2019

Minnesota Wild prospects compete in the 2019 NHL Prospects Tournament in Traverse City, MI, and this is your one-stop-shop for everything regarding the tournament. 

TRAVERSE CITY: A CHANCE FOR PROSPECTS TO SHINE
Sep. 05, 2019

Do you feel that hockey fans?   The mornings are colder and the air crisper. Leaves are starting to blow in the wind.   The calendar has shifted to September. It’s nearly hockey season.

Sep. 03, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has re-signed defenseman Louie Belpedio (pronounced Bel-PEE-dee-oh) to a one-year, two-way contract ($700,000/$100,000) for the 2019-20 season.

Aug. 30, 2019

Iowa Wild announced today the return of fan-favorite giveaways and brand-new promotions in the organization’s 2019-20 promotional schedule.

Aug. 26, 2019

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club signed forwards Olivier Archambault, Kyle Bauman and Cody McLeod to standard player contracts.

Aug. 20, 2019

Iowa Wild announced today a change to the team’s 2019-20 schedule.

Aug. 19, 2019

Iowa Wild, in conjunction with the Manitoba Moose, announced today the two teams will compete in a pair of preseason games on Sept. 27-28 at Ralph Engelstad Arena at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, ND.

Aug. 14, 2019

Iowa Wild announced today single-game tickets for the 2019-20 season are on sale now to the general public.

Aug. 09, 2019

Minnesota Wild Assistant General Manager Tom Kurvers today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has re-signed defenseman Hunter Warner to a one-year, two-way contract.

Aug. 09, 2019

With hockey still a month away, it’s a great time to take a look at what all has happened during the 2019 AHL offseason.

Aug. 05, 2019

Iowa Wild announced today that ahead of the team’s Dec. 21 game against the Grand Rapids Griffins, Wells Fargo Arena will host junior varsity and varsity contests between the Des Moines Oak Leafs and the Des Moines Capitals in the Iowa Hockey Classic…

Aug. 01, 2019

This week, we’ll take a look at a few former Wild players and what they have been up to since donning an Iowa sweater.

Jul. 23, 2019

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has named Alex Tanguay (TAHNG-ay) as an assistant coach.

Jul. 22, 2019

Last week, broadcaster Joe O'Donnell and PR guy Jacob Born asked for your fan-submitted questions. Here are their answers. 

Jul. 16, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has re-signed defenseman Carson Soucy to a one-year, two-way contract ($750,000/$125,000) for the 2019-20 season.

Jul. 12, 2019

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the signings of forward Mitch McLain and defensemen Nick Boka, Alex Breton and Jack Sadek to standard player contracts for the 2019-20 season.  

Jul. 10, 2019

Iowa Wild and the American Hockey League announced today the complete 2019-20 schedule.

Jul. 09, 2019

Iowa Wild and the American Hockey League announced today the team will host the Rockford IceHogs on Friday, October 4, 2019 for the organization’s home and season opener for the 2019-20 season.

Jul. 05, 2019

Iowa Wild feature writer Tom Witosky sat down with Minnesota Assistant General Manager and Iowa General Manager Tom Kurvers to talk free agency and how both clubs are shaping up for training camp. 

Jul. 05, 2019

Iowa Wild and the American Hockey League announced today the organization won five awards for the 2018-19 season, which was given to the team during the annual AHL Board of Governors meeting.

Jul. 02, 2019

Minnesota signed Luke Johnson and Gabriel Dumont to two-way contracts on July 1 and both players would be welcome additions to the Iowa Wild roster. 

Jun. 26, 2019

Development camp continues up in Minnesota and the focus of the day was skill work; skating for the forwards and defense and positioning for goaltenders. 

Jun. 25, 2019

Iowa is up in Minnesota for the Wild's development camp, where prospects throughout the organization gather for a week on the ice. 

Jun. 25, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has made qualifying offers to seven players.

Jun. 21, 2019

Today begins one of the most exciting, if not THE most exciting, two-day stretches of the offseason calendar.   The NHL Entry Draft takes place in Vancouver and begins with Round 1 tonight, followed by Rounds 2-7 tomorrow. Coverage of the draft…

Jun. 14, 2019

With the 2018-19 season officially over, it’s time to look ahead to 2019-20.

Jun. 11, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has re-signed defenseman Matt Bartkowski to a one-year, two-way contract ($700,000/$350,000).

Jun. 04, 2019

The 2018-19 Iowa Wild season was a historic one. Not only did the team reach the Calder Cup Playoffs for the first time in franchise history, but the team also set a record for the most records broken in a single season.

May. 31, 2019

Iowa Wild Broadcaster Joe O'Donnell gives his thoughts on the two teams competing for the Calder Cup Finals and shares a few thoughts to wrap up the 2018-19 season. 

May. 22, 2019

When Iowa Wild fans talk about the recently completed 2018-19 season, a discussion about the most important win of the season likely will begin.  

May. 20, 2019

Iowa Wild and the American Hockey League today announced six guaranteed home dates for the 2019-20 season.

May. 14, 2019

Gerry Mayhew’s face told the story of the Iowa Wild’s elimination from the Calder Cup Playoffs Monday night “There was a lot of hurt in the locker room after the game,” a clearly disappointed Mayhew said after the Chicago Wolves…

May. 13, 2019

Iowa Wild (5-6) bowed out to the Chicago Wolves (7-4) with a 3-1 loss in Game 6, ultimately falling in the Central Division Final 4-2. Monday night’s loss capped off the most successful Iowa Wild season in franchise history.

May. 13, 2019

Well, if the Iowa Wild is going to keep this memorable season alive, they’ve got to win tonight at Allstate Arena in Game 6 of the Central Division Final. For whatever reason, the Wild have struggled on the road this season, finishing the regular…

May. 13, 2019

Iowa Wild and Chicago Wolves head back to Rosemont, Il., as the two teams face off Monday night in Game 6 of the Central Division Final. Chicago currently leads the series 3-2 thanks to a 7-4 win in Game 5. Monday’s contest represents the second…

May. 11, 2019

When the Iowa Wild and Chicago Wolves took the ice Friday night, both sides knew one thing: the team scoring the first goal would have the advantage for the night. What had been true in the four previous games held true again Friday as the Wolves took…

May. 10, 2019

Iowa Wild (5-5) fell to the Chicago Wolves (6-4) by a score of 7-4 Friday evening, setting up a must-win Game 6 in Chicago on Monday for the Wild.

May. 10, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed forward Gerald Mayhew to a two-year, two-way contract ($700,000/$150,000 in 2019-20 and $700,000/$200,000 in 2020-21).

May. 10, 2019

What started as a best-of-seven series has now essentially become a best-of-three as both the Central Division Final is tied 2-2 between Iowa Wild and Chicago Wolves. Chicago started off the series with back-to-back wins, but since the series headed…

May. 09, 2019

When Todd Frederickson arrived in Des Moines as president of the Iowa Wild organization six years ago, he had less than three months to get ready for the club’s inaugural season in October.

May. 08, 2019

Forward Gerry Mayhew netted two goals to bring his total to nine this postseason as he led the Iowa Wild (5-4) to a 2-1 victory against the Chicago Wolves (5-4) Wednesday evening.

May. 08, 2019

Iowa aims to even the Central Division Finals as the team takes on the Chicago Wolves Wednesday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Game 4. Chicago currently leads the series 2-1 and so far this series, the home team has earned the victory in each contest.…

May. 07, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton announced forward Mason Shaw underwent a successful left knee anterior cruciate ligament revision procedure yesterday by Dr. Joel Boyd at TRIA Orthopaedic Center.

May. 06, 2019

Jordan Greenway’s defensive play may not have been THE difference in the 2-0 win Sunday before 5.619 fans, but it was just one of the unnoticed highlights made by Wild defenders in helping the club get back into the AHL Central Division Final with…

May. 05, 2019

Iowa Wild (4-4) earned a 2-0 victory against the Chicago Wolves (5-3) by a score of 2-0 Sunday afternoon, making goaltender Andrew Hammond (26 saves) the only netminder with multiple shutouts this postseason.

May. 05, 2019

Iowa finally returns home after a five-game, nine-day road trip, behind in the Central Division Finals by a score of 2-0 to the Chicago Wolves. This past regular season, Iowa went 4-2-2 against the Wolves. At home, Iowa is currently 2-0 in the playoffs…

May. 03, 2019

Mike Liambas, one of the team’s assistant captains, said Wild fans should know the series with Chicago is still wide open for the Wild to win.

May. 03, 2019

Iowa Wild (3-4) fell into an 0-2 hole in the Central Division Final, dropping Thursday night’s contest to the Chicago Wolves (5-2) by a score of 4-3. The game marked the end of a five-game, nine-day road trip for the Wild.

May. 02, 2019

Iowa and Chicago return to the ice less than 24 hours after Game 1 for Game 2 of the Central Division Final, taking place at Allstate Arena. Iowa is finishing up a stretch of three games in four days and five in eight with Thursday’s contest, all…

May. 02, 2019

Iowa Wild (3-3) dropped the opening contest of the Central Division Final, falling in overtime to the Chicago Wolves (4-2) by a score of 3-2 Wednesday night.

May. 01, 2019

Continuing its first Calder Cup Playoff stretch in team history, the Iowa Wild advanced to the Central Division Final to take on the Chicago Wolves. During the regular season, Iowa went 4-2-2-0 against the Wolves, with four of those games needed overtime…

Apr. 30, 2019

When Louie Belpedio’s shot from just inside the blue line wound up miraculously behind Milwaukee Admiral goalie Troy Grosenick, the scoreboard showed the Iowa Wild leading 2-1 with 10:34 left in the game. Clearly, there was plenty of time for a…

Apr. 30, 2019

Iowa Wild, in conjunction with the American Hockey League and the Chicago Wolves, announced tonight the team’s postseason schedule for the second round of the Calder Cup Playoffs.

Apr. 29, 2019

Iowa Wild (3-2) clinched the team’s first-ever Calder Cup Playoffs series victory, winning Game 5 against the Milwaukee Admirals (2-3) by a score of 2-1 Monday evening.

Apr. 29, 2019

For Don Bishop and Angie Walker-Springer, the 2018-19 Iowa Wild season has been what they’ve patiently and loyally waited for.

Apr. 29, 2019

Tonight decides the season. When the puck drops in Milwaukee at 7:00 p.m. there’s going to be a lot at stake. A win and the Iowa Wild would play the top-seeded Chicago Wolves in the Central Division Finals. A loss, and unfortunately, the season…

Apr. 29, 2019

The decisive Game 5 is Monday night between the Iowa Wild and Milwaukee Admirals with a spot in the Central Division Finals on the line. In all four contests this series, the home team has scored first and has earned the victory. Tonight’s game…

Apr. 28, 2019

Minnesota Wild owner Craig Leipold visited Des Moines this week to watch some playoff hockey and to gather his top staff for the group’s annual meeting.

Apr. 27, 2019

Iowa Wild (2-2) tied the game three different times Friday night but couldn’t find the game-winner, eventually falling to the Milwaukee Admirals (2-2) in overtime by a score of 5-4.

Apr. 26, 2019

Iowa and Milwaukee battle it out in Game 4 Friday night with the Wild looking to win its first-ever playoff series, while the Admirals are looking to push the Central Division Semifinals to a decisive Game 5. Iowa holds a 2-1 series lead over the Admirals…

Apr. 25, 2019

Iowa Wild (2-1) faltered in Game 3 of the Central Division Semifinals, falling to the Milwaukee Admirals (1-2) by a score of 3-1. Despite the loss, Iowa still holds the 2-1 series lead.

Apr. 25, 2019

Iowa heads into Milwaukee with a 2-0 lead. Looking to close out its first Calder Cup Playoff series in team history. During the regular season, Iowa went 1-1-0-1 at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, including posting one shutout on Jan. 25. Thursday’s…

Apr. 24, 2019

The gritty side of the Iowa Wild’s 6-1 playoff win over the Milwaukee Admirals Tuesday could be found on Mason Shaw’s face. Cuts and dried blood around the 20-year-old rookie center’s mouth – thanks to taking Admiral forward Cole…

Apr. 24, 2019

Iowa Wild (2-0) rode a four-goal third period to a 6-1 win in Game 2 of the Central Division Semifinals against the Milwaukee Admirals (0-2), giving the team a 2-0 series lead.

Apr. 23, 2019

Iowa and Milwaukee face off in Game 2 of the Central Division Semifinals, with Iowa holding a 1-0 lead in the series. The game will be the third time since April 6 the two teams will meet. Iowa currently boasts a six-game win streak at Wells Fargo Arena…

Apr. 22, 2019

A good start. That’s how Tim Army, the Iowa Wild’s head coach, described the team’s 7-0 victory Sunday over the Milwaukee Admirals. The win, fueled by three-goal explosions in the second and third periods, marked the first Calder Cup…

Apr. 21, 2019

Iowa Wild (1-0-0-0) captured the franchise’s first-ever Calder Cup Playoff win, defeating the Milwaukee Admirals (0-1-0-0) in convincing fashion by a score of 7-0, giving the team a 1-0 series lead. Goaltender Andrew Hammond (29 saves) logged his…

Apr. 21, 2019

For the first time in franchise history, the Wild are in the Calder Cup Playoffs. After clinching third place in the Central Division in Game 76, the Wild matchup against the Milwaukee Admirals for the best-of-five series. Iowa will host Games 1 and…

Apr. 21, 2019

PLAYOFF HOCKEY IS HERE!!!!! By virtue of winning their last three games and getting a little help on the out-of-town scores, the Iowa Wild clinched their first-ever playoff berth last weekend in thrilling fashion.

Apr. 20, 2019

The Central Division Semifinals feature two good teams who could make a deep run in the Calder Cup Playoffs. Here is the tale of the tape for each facet of the Wild and Admirals’ game.

Apr. 20, 2019

If two Calder Cup playoff opponents fit the description as having “good team chemistry,” the Iowa Wild and the Milwaukee Admirals are it.

Apr. 19, 2019

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has signed forwards Shawn Boudrais, Brandon Duhaime and Alexander Khovanov to amateur try-out agreements (ATO).

Apr. 18, 2019

When the season ended, one fact became clear, as the Wild ended tied with the Griffins with 87 points in the standings and two points ahead of Manitoba: every game mattered.

Apr. 15, 2019

The American Hockey League announced today that Iowa Wild goaltender Andrew Hammond has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending April 14, 2019. He joins fellow goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen as the Wild’s recipients…

Apr. 15, 2019

The Iowa Wild gave a whole new meaning to “Fan Appreciation Night” Saturday evening. Mired in an eight-game losing streak and out of a playoff position for the first time in five months, the 2018-19 Iowa Wild busted out of a late-season swoon,…

Apr. 14, 2019

Iowa Wild, in conjunction with the American Hockey League and the Milwaukee Admirals, announced tonight the team’s postseason schedule for the first round of the Calder Cup Playoffs.

Apr. 13, 2019

The Iowa Wild (37-26-8-5; 87 pts.) clinched its first playoff berth in franchise history Saturday night, shutting out the Rockford IceHogs (35-30-4-6; 80 pts.) by a score of 3-0.

Apr. 13, 2019

Game 76 is finally here for the Wild and there’s a playoff berth at stake. The Wild takes on the Rockford IceHogs Saturday evening in the final regular season game for the Wild. Iowa currently sits in third place in the Central Division with 85…

Apr. 12, 2019

Captain Cal O’Reilly potted the game-tying and game-winning goals for the Iowa Wild (36-26-8-5; 85 pts.), keeping the team’s playoff hopes alive with a 2-1 victory against the Chicago Wolves (43-22-5-4; 95 pts.) Friday night.

Apr. 12, 2019

The American Hockey League announced today that Landon Ferraro of the Iowa Wild has been selected as the winner of the Yanick Dupre Memorial Award as the 2018-19 IOA/American Specialty AHL Man of the Year.

Apr. 12, 2019

Iowa Wild closes out the regular season with a pair of home games, starting with a matchup against the Chicago Wolves Friday night. Iowa currently sits in fourth place in the Central Division with 83 points, while the Wolves have already clinched the…

Apr. 11, 2019

The Wild didn’t just get a win Wednesday night. They won convincingly. Iowa pummeled Grand Rapids by a score of 7-3, aided by NHL reinforcements Ryan Donato, Jordan Greenway and Luke Kunin.

Apr. 11, 2019

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the AHL club has recalled goaltender CJ Motte and forward Dante Salituro from the ECHL’s Allen Americans.

Apr. 10, 2019

Iowa Wild (35-26-8-5; 83 pts.) snapped its eight-game losing streak with a 7-3 victory Wednesday night against the Grand Rapids Griffins (38-25-7-4; 87 pts.). The club’s 83 points in 2018-19 set a new franchise record as the team moved into sole…

Apr. 10, 2019

Iowa Wild battles the Grand Rapids Griffins at Van Andel Arena for the team’s final road game of the regular season. Iowa currently sits in fifth place in the Central Division with 81 points, while the Griffins are in second place with 87 points.…

Apr. 09, 2019

Iowa Wild broadcaster Joe O'Donnell breaks down the Wild's path to the playoffs ahead of the team's final three games and what the three NHL reinforcements bring to the team.

Apr. 09, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton announced today the NHL club has reassigned forwards Ryan Donato, Jordan Greenway and Luke Kunin to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Apr. 08, 2019

All Mason Shaw wanted this season was a shot at playing in the American Hockey League. All Dmitry Sokolov wanted was to prove he could score goals. All Mitch McLain wanted was to get better. All three not only achieved their goals, but along with four…

Apr. 06, 2019

Iowa Wild (34-26-8-5; 81 pts.) fell to the Milwaukee Admirals (34-24-13-2; 83 pts.) by a score of 5-1 Saturday night.

Apr. 06, 2019

Iowa and Milwaukee face off for the final time this season, meeting in what could be the biggest game for each team this season. Iowa is in third place in the Central Division with 81 points and a magic number of eight, while the Admirals are in fourth…

Apr. 04, 2019

No one said it would be easy. The Iowa Wild has four games left in the regular season and, as a result of losing six straight games in regulation prior to last night’s 4-3 overtime loss to Tucson, finds itself in the midst of its biggest challenge…

Apr. 03, 2019

Iowa Wild (34-25-8-5; 81 pts.) lost to the Tucson Roadrunners (33-23-5-3; 74 pts.) in overtime by a score of 4-3 Wednesday night.

Apr. 03, 2019

Iowa Wild is proud to announce forward Landon Ferraro as the team’s IOA/American Specialty AHL Man of the Year for the 2018-19 season for his continued commitment to raising funds and awareness for Craig Cunningham’s All Heart Foundation.…

Apr. 03, 2019

Iowa’s five-game homestand comes to an end Wednesday as the team battles the Tucson Roadrunners for the fourth and final time this season. Iowa sits in third place in the Central Division with 80 points while Tucson is in fifth in the Pacific with…

Apr. 02, 2019

Iowa Wild (34-25-7-5; 80 pts.) potted three third-period goals but ultimately fell short of the comeback as the team lost to the Tucson Roadrunners (32-23-5-3; 72 pts.) by a score of 5-4 Tuesday night.

Apr. 02, 2019

Iowa closes out its five-game homestand with a two-game series against the Tucson Roadrunners, starting Tuesday night. Iowa currently sits in third place in the Central Division with 80 points, while Tucson is in fifth place in the Pacific with 70 points.…

Apr. 01, 2019

Iowa Wild Broadcaster Joe O'Donnell gives an updated on some roster moves made this weekend and takes a look at the Wild's play in March over the past few seasons, looking for answers on the team's recent skid. 

Mar. 31, 2019

Dmitry Sokolov made it clear Saturday night. As far as he is concerned, the Iowa Wild will make the Calder Cup Playoffs this season, despite the club’s current five-game losing streak.

Mar. 30, 2019

Iowa Wild (34-24-7-5; 80 pts.) dropped its fifth consecutive contest, falling to the Texas Stars (35-29-4-3; 77 pts.) by a score of 4-1 Saturday evening.

Mar. 30, 2019

Iowa and Texas will meet for the eighth and final time this regular season Saturday evening. Iowa heads into the contest sitting in third in the Central Division, while the Stars are closing the gap by moving to 75 points, good for fourth in the Central…

Mar. 29, 2019

Iowa Wild (34-23-7-5; 80 pts.) dropped its fourth consecutive contest, falling to the Texas Stars (34-29-4-3; 75 pts.) by a score of 5-2 Friday evening.

Mar. 29, 2019

Iowa Wild and Texas Stars face off in a two-game series in what could be the most pivotal matches for either squad this season. With just eight games remaining on the schedule, Iowa is in third place in the Central Division with 80 points while Texas…

Mar. 28, 2019

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the club has signed defenseman Jack Sadek to an Amateur Try-Out Agreement.  

Mar. 27, 2019

When the Iowa Wild skated off the ice Tuesday night, no one had to mention it was the club’s third straight loss, coming at the most critical time of the 2018-19 season. “The guys wish tomorrow was Friday and we were going to be playing Texas…

Mar. 26, 2019

Iowa Wild (34-22-7-5; 80 points) suffered a 5-2 loss Tuesday night at the hands of the Grand Rapids Griffins (38-19-6-4; 86 points).

Mar. 26, 2019

Iowa Wild and Grand Rapids meet in the middle of a heated playoff race between the two teams, both fighting for home ice in the first round of the Calder Cup Playoffs. Iowa heads into the contest in third place in the Central Division with 80 points,…

Mar. 25, 2019

Don’t freak out, Wild fans. Despite a 1-3-0-0 road trip (the lone win coming by a 2-0 score in Tucson on Wednesday), the Wild are still in the driver’s seat for a playoff spot.

Mar. 24, 2019

Iowa Wild (34-21-7-5; 80 pts.) suffered a heartbreaking loss as the Stockton Heat (27-28-4-2; 60 pts) scored the game-winner 53 seconds left to earn a 4-3 victory Sunday evening.

Mar. 24, 2019

Iowa closes out its four-game road trip with a Sunday matinee against the Stockton Heat in California. Iowa heads into the contest sitting in third place in the Central Division with 80 points, while Stockton is in sixth place in the Pacific with 58…

Mar. 23, 2019

Iowa Wild (34-20-7-5; 80 pts.) overcame a three-goal deficit but couldn’t get the game-winner as the Stockton Heat (26-28-4-2; 58 pts.) defeated the visitors by a score of 5-3.

Mar. 22, 2019

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the club has signed forward Tyler Sheehy to an Amateur Try-Out Agreement.  

Mar. 22, 2019

Tim Army, Iowa’s head coach, understands the competing emotions of a veteran player sent to the minors but also to help develop young players who are fighting for a chance to play NHL. It is part of the Iowa Wild’s mission to prepare both…

Mar. 22, 2019

Iowa continues its four-game road trip with a contest against the Stockton Heat Friday evening. The Wild currently sit in third place in the Central Division with 80 points while the Heat sit in sixth place in the Pacific with 56 points. Iowa is 1-1-0-0…

Mar. 21, 2019

Iowa Wild (34-19-7-5; 80 pts.) blanked the Tucson Roadrunners (28-23-5-2; 63 pts.) by a score of 2-0 Wednesday night, dropping the team’s magic number to clinch a playoff spot to 13. Goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen (24 saves) earned his sixth shutout…

Mar. 20, 2019

Iowa finishes up a two-game series against the Tucson Roadrunners tonight in Arizona. The Wild currently sit in third place in the Central Division with 78 points while the Roadrunners are in fifth place in the Pacific Division with 63 points.

Mar. 20, 2019

Iowa Wild (38-19-7-5; 78 pts.) couldn’t overcome five consecutive goals by the Tucson Roadrunners (28-22-5-2; 63 pts.) as the team fell by a score of 5-2 Tuesday evening.

Mar. 19, 2019

Iowa and Tucson will face off for the first time in the 2018-19 season in Arizona Tuesday evening. Heading into the first of four meetings between these two clubs, the Wild sit in second place in the Central Division with 78 points while the Roadrunners…

Mar. 18, 2019

With 78 points heading into their four-game road trip through Tucson and Stockton, the math for Iowa is simple. Earn 14 points and it’s almost impossible for them to miss the postseason.

Mar. 16, 2019

Gerry Mayhew calls it “mucking it up.” That’s just what happened again Friday as the Iowa Wild got into the face of the much bigger Rampage with a swarming forecheck and speedy attacks that drew 10 penalties from the Rampage and set-up…

Mar. 15, 2019

Iowa Wild (33-18-7-5; 78 pts.) powered itself to a 6-3 victory against the San Antonio Rampage (27-30-6-0; 60 pts.) on the back of five power-play goals, which set a new franchise record.

Mar. 15, 2019

Iowa finishes up a quick two-game set with the San Antonio Rampage Friday evening as the two teams face off at Wells Fargo Arena. The Wild currently are tied for second place in the Central Division with 76 points, while San Antonio is in eighth with…

Mar. 14, 2019

When Brennan Menell arrived at Minnesota Wild’s training camp last season, few gave him a chance of getting to the American Hockey League. One year later, Menell is showing again underestimating him will only lead to a surprise.

Mar. 13, 2019

Iowa Wild goalie Andrew Hammond moved quickly to the near post of his goal as San Antonio forward Jordan Kyrou chipped a shot at him from just outside the crease. Hammond blocked then cleared the puck to the other side of the ice in a continuous motion,…

Mar. 12, 2019

Iowa Wild (32-18-7-5; 76 pts.) defeated the San Antonio Rampage (27-29-6-0; 60 pts.) by a score of 4-1 Tuesday evening, extending the team’s point streak at Wells Fargo Arena to eight games, setting a new franchise record.

Mar. 12, 2019

Iowa welcomes San Antonio to Wells Fargo Arena for a quick two-game series beginning Tuesday evening. Iowa is in third place in the Central Division with 74 points while San Antonio is in eighth place with 60. Iowa is 2-3-0-1 this season against the…

Mar. 11, 2019

Captain Cal O'Reilly is logging nightly minutes at a nearly unheard of pace and it feels like forever since the Wild have been back at home. Iowa Wild broadcaster Joe O'Donnell talks that and more in this edition of the Wild Wire. 

PLAYOFF NEWS
Mar. 10, 2019

Despite a loss to close out the season long six-game road trip, the Wild return to Wells Fargo Arena in a better position to make the playoffs than when they left. Now, all eyes are on Tuesday night against the San Antonio Rampage. 

Mar. 09, 2019

Iowa Wild (31-18-7-5; 74 pts.) ended its season-long six-game road trip with a 4-1 loss to the Chicago Wolves (35-18-5-2; 77 pts.) Saturday evening.

Mar. 08, 2019

Iowa closes out its season-long six-game road trip with a battle against the Chicago Wolves with first place in the Central Division on the line. Chicago currently sits in first place with 75 points while Iowa is tied for second with 74 points. This…

Mar. 08, 2019

Iowa Wild (31-17-7-5; 74 pts.) defeated the Grand Rapids Griffins (32-17-6-4; 74 pts.) by a score of 4-3 in overtime Friday night, aided by a three-point night from forward Cal O’Reilly.

Mar. 08, 2019

Iowa heads into a critical weekend as the team takes on the Grand Rapids Griffins on the road Friday night. The two teams are separated by just one point in the Central Division, with Grand Rapids tied for first place and Iowa in third. This season,…

Mar. 05, 2019

When Colton Beck signed his professional tryout agreement with the Iowa Wild four seasons ago, all he wanted was a shot.

Mar. 04, 2019

Iowa Wild Broadcaster Joe O'Donnell recaps the Wild's two games against Ontario and some shenanigans from the Reign, as well as a look into Kyle Rau's recent play and pursuit of history. 

Mar. 03, 2019

Iowa Wild (30-17-7-5; 72 pts.) powered to a 5-4 win against the Ontario Reign (19-26-5-2; 45 pts.) thanks to four power-play goals and a franchise record five-assist night from defenseman Brennan Menell.

Mar. 03, 2019

Iowa closes out its 3-in-3 with an afternoon matinee against the Ontario Reign. Iowa has yet to earn a win at Citizens Business Bank Arena, as the Wild is 0-2-2-0 in Ontario. The Wild is in third place in the Central Division with 70 points, while…

Mar. 02, 2019

Iowa Wild (29-17-7-5; 70 pts.) fell to the Ontario Reign (19-25-5-2; 45 pts.) in overtime by a score of 5-4 Saturday evening.

Mar. 02, 2019

Iowa heads out to Ontario for the first and only time this season, as the two teams kick off a two-game series Saturday night. The Wild currently sit in third place in the Central Division with 69 points, three points shy of first place; Ontario is last…

Mar. 02, 2019

Iowa Wild (29-17-6-5; 69 pts.) ended the 17-game winning streak of the Bakersfield Condors (33-16-2-1; 69 pts.) with a 1-0 shutout Friday night.

Mar. 01, 2019

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has signed forward Riley Bourbonnais (BURR-bihn-ay) to a Professional Tryout Agreement (PTO).

Mar. 01, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forward Matt Read from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Mar. 01, 2019

Iowa kicks off a 3-in-3 with a Friday night matchup against the Bakersfield Condors in California. The Wild currently sits in third place in the Central Division with 67 points, while the Condors are in first place in the Pacific Division with 69 points.…

Feb. 27, 2019

Iowa Wild (28-17-6-5; 67 pts.) saw its eight-game point streak snapped as the team fell to the San Jose Barracuda (30-14-2-4; 66 pts.) by a score of 5-3 Tuesday night.

Feb. 26, 2019

WIld Broadcaster Joe O'Donnell hammers home how important of a road stretch this is for the Iowa Wild while also giving some context around the impact of Nate Prosser on Iowa's lineup and the trade deadline as a whole for the Wild organization.…

Feb. 26, 2019

Iowa begins a six-game road trip, the longest of the season, with its third consecutive contest against the San Jose Barracuda. This season, Iowa is 2-0-0-1 against the Barracuda, including earning a 4-2 win in San Jose on Feb. 5. Iowa currently sits…

Feb. 23, 2019

“It is playoff hockey right now,” said veteran Wild captain Cal O’Reilly following the Wild’s 3-2 shootout loss to the San Jose Barracuda Friday night. “You can tell by the intensity in the games. We are stepping up and…

Feb. 22, 2019

Iowa Wild (28-16-6-5; 67 pts.) fell in the shootout to the San Jose Barracuda (29-13-2-4; 64 pts.) by a score of 3-2 Friday night, extending the team’s point streak to eight games in the process.

Feb. 22, 2019

Iowa closes out a three-game homestand with a rematch against the San Jose Barracuda. The two teams meet for the third of four times this season, with the Wild winning the two previous contests. Iowa is currently in second in the Central Division with…

Feb. 21, 2019

Iowa Wild (28-16-6-4; 66 pts.) defeated the San Jose Barracuda (28-13-2-4; 62 pts.) by a score of 4-3 Thursday night, setting a new franchise record for home wins in a single season with 19. The win also extended the Wild’s point streak to seven…

Feb. 21, 2019

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club reassigned goaltender C.J. Motte to the Allen Americans of the ECHL.  

Feb. 21, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forward J.T. Brown from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Feb. 21, 2019

Iowa’s three-game homestand continues as the San Jose Barracuda comes to town. Both teams sit in second place in their respective divisions; Iowa with 64 points and San Jose with. 62. All-time, Iowa is 2-0-1-0 against the Barracuda, including a…

Feb. 20, 2019

Iowa Wild Broadcaster Joe O'Donnell discusses the string of OT games the Wild have played recently and he and Media Relations manager Jacob Born give their favorite concerts ahead of Dropkick Murphys' Friday night post-game show. 

Feb. 20, 2019

“It’s the crapshoot of 3-on-3 hockey,” Head Coach Tim Army said of the recent OT games. “We’re disappointed, but encouraged because we are playing really good hockey. They are competing and if we keep playing this way, those…

Feb. 19, 2019

Iowa Wild (27-16-6-4; 64 pts.) fell to the Texas Stars (26-21-3-2; 57 pts.) in overtime by a score of 2-1 Tuesday evening. The overtime loss extended the Wild’s point streak to six games, the second longest such streak of the season for Iowa.

Feb. 19, 2019

Iowa opens a three-game homestand at Wells Fargo Arena Tuesday night when the team faces off against the Texas Stars. Despite being 1-4-0-0 against the Stars this year, the Wild won the only contest in Des Moines earlier in the season on Oct. 12. Iowa…

Feb. 18, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned forward Kyle Rau to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Feb. 18, 2019

Apologies to Charles Dickens, but the Iowa Wild’s weekend trip to Rockford and Chicago provided the classic example of the best of times and the worst of times for any hockey team.

Feb. 17, 2019

Iowa Wild (27-16-5-4; 63 pts.) saw its point streak extend to five games but fell to the Chicago Wolves (28-17-5-1; 62 pts.) by a score of 2-1 Sunday afternoon. With the point, Iowa maintained its position in second place in the Central Division.

Feb. 17, 2019

Iowa faces off against the Chicago Wolves Sunday afternoon for the sixth of eight meetings between the two clubs this season. Iowa heads into the contest just two points ahead of the Wolves in the Central Division, with the Wild in second and Chicago…

Feb. 16, 2019

Iowa Wild (27-16-4-4; 62 pts.) suffered a 5-4 loss in the shootout to the Rockford IceHogs (24-21-3-5; 56 pts.) Saturday evening.

Feb. 16, 2019

Iowa carries its three-game win streak into Rockford as the Wild faces off against the IceHogs for the ninth of 10 times in the 2018-19 season. Saturday’s contest also marks the fifth and final time the two teams will battle at BMO Harris Bank…

Feb. 15, 2019

When Michael Kapla’s telephone rang a couple weeks ago, he was just about to go through airport security to head back to rejoin the Binghamton Devils. Kapla’s world shook a bit when he learned his destination would be Des Moines, not…

Feb. 14, 2019

Iowa Wild Broadcaster Joe O'Donnell traveled up to Minnesota to watch the Wild take on the Flyers and shares a story from his trip, one you'll have to read to believe. 

Feb. 10, 2019

Soucy’s solid and rule-compliant neutral zone check was just one of several highlights of his contribution to the club’s dramatic 3-2 overtime win over the Rampage Saturday night.

Feb. 09, 2019

In front of more than 10,000 fans celebrating the organization’s Pink in the Rink game, Iowa Wild (27-16-4-3; 61 pts.) recorded its second straight come-from-behind victory, defeating the San Antonio Rampage (23-21-4-0; 50 pts.) by a score of 3-2…

Feb. 09, 2019

Dmitry Sokolov has scored his share of game-winning goals, but Friday night’s overtime winner in the Iowa Wild’s comeback victory over the San Antonio Rampage was something special.

Feb. 09, 2019

Iowa faces off against the San Antonio Rampage in the team’s annual Pink in the Rink game to benefit breast cancer research and awareness. The Wild head into the game just two points shy of first place in the Central Division with 59, while the…

Feb. 08, 2019

Iowa Wild (26-16-4-3; 59 pts.) overcame a two-goal deficit twice on Friday night, eventually defeating the San Antonio Rampage (23-21-3-0; 49 pts.) in a 5-4 comeback victory.

Feb. 08, 2019

When the Iowa Wild players take the ice Saturday night, they won’t be alone. Breast cancer survivors Dory Anthony, Jean Bischof, Demetra Anas and more than 40 others who have fought the dreaded disease will be there, too, as the Wild and the Susan…

Feb. 08, 2019

Iowa holds a brief two-game homestand this weekend against the San Antonio Rampage, beginning with Friday night’s 7:00 p.m. puck drop. Iowa sits in second in the Central Division with 57 points, while San Antonio is in seventh with 48 points. The…

Feb. 06, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forward Joel Eriksson Ek from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Feb. 05, 2019

Iowa Wild (25-16-4-3; 57 pts.) snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-2 victory against the San Jose Barracuda (26-9-2-4; 58 pts.) Tuesday night.

Feb. 05, 2019

Iowa closes out its three-game road trip with a contest against the San Jose Barracuda. The game represents the first time since the 2015-16 season these two teams will meet. Iowa currently is third in the Central Division with 55 points while San Jose…

Feb. 04, 2019

Iowa Wild broadcaster breaks down the Wild's California road trip and the organization's recent roster moves, while also giving his definitive rankings of West Coast hip-hop artists. 

Feb. 04, 2019

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has recalled goaltender CJ Motte from the Allen Americans of the ECHL.

Feb. 04, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forwards Luke Kunin and Kyle Rau from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL) and assigned forward J.T. Brown and defenseman…

HONORING OUR LOCAL HEROES
Feb. 04, 2019

Celebrate local heroes with us on Feburary 8! 

Feb. 03, 2019

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club reassigned defenseman Stepan Falkovsky to the Allen Americans of the ECHL.

Feb. 03, 2019

Iowa Wild (24-16-4-3; 55 pts.) was handed its third consecutive loss as the team fell to the San Diego Gulls (24-13-2-3; 53 pts.) by a score of 4-1 Saturday night.

Feb. 02, 2019

Iowa continues its California road trip with a contest against the San Diego Gulls. The Wild head into the game in second place in the Central Division with 55 points, while the Gulls are in third in the Pacific Division with 51 points. Iowa is 1-3-1-0…

Feb. 02, 2019

Iowa Wild (24-15-4-3; 55 pts.) fell to the Bakersfield Condors (25-15-2-1; 53 pts.) by a score of 4-2 Friday night.   

Feb. 01, 2019

After an impressive showing at the AHL All-Star Classic by head coach Tim Army, goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen and forward Cal O’Reilly, the Wild heads to California for a three-game road trip.

Jan. 31, 2019

Jack Ferreira has spent more than four decades in hockey and once again enters a front office with Paul Fenton, Tom Kurvers and Tim Army. 

Jan. 30, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton announced Wednesday the NHL club has acquired defenseman Michael Kapla from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for defenseman Ryan Murphy.

Jan. 29, 2019

Iowa's Jacob Born was in Springfield for the AHL All-Star Classic this past weekend with goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen, forward Cal O'Reilly and Coach Army. This week's edition of the Wild Wire gives you an inside look at the All-Star Classic…

Jan. 27, 2019

Iowa Wild goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen shined at the AHL All-Star Skills Competition as the rookie netminder took home the CCM Top Goaltender Award. His play helped the Western Conference capture a 17-14 victory on the evening.

Jan. 26, 2019

Iowa Wild (24-14-4-3; 55 pts.) headed into the All-Star break in second place in the Central Division after falling to the Rockford IceHogs (19-19-3-5; 46 pts.) by a score of 3-1 Saturday evening.

Jan. 26, 2019

Justin Sturtz, a Des Moines native, has worked his way up the hockey latter and now is in his first season with the Wild as the team's assistant equipment manager. 

Jan. 26, 2019

For the second time in a week, the Iowa Wild and Rockford IceHogs will face off in a Central Division contest. Iowa currently leads the division with 55 points while the IceHogs are in seventh with 44 points. This season against Rockford, Iowa is 5-2-0-0,…

Jan. 26, 2019

Goaltender Andrew Hammond (31 saves) earned his first shutout in an Iowa sweater as the Wild (24-13-4-3; 55 pts.) defeated the Milwaukee Admirals (21-17-6-1; 49 points) by a score of 3-0 Friday night.

Jan. 25, 2019

Iowa heads to Milwaukee for just the second time this season as the two teams face off in a Central Division battle. The Wild currently sits in third place in the Central with 53 points while Milwaukee is in fourth with 49 points. Iowa is 3-0-0-1 against…

Jan. 24, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned forwards Joel Eriksson Ek and Luke Kunin to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL). 

Jan. 22, 2019

Iowa Wild Broadcaster Joe O'Donnell gives stick taps to the veterans for their recent hot streak and talks some recent Minnesota trades in this week's Wild Wire blog. 

Jan. 21, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned defenseman Louie Belpedio to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Jan. 21, 2019

Iowa Wild (23-13-4-3; 53 pts.) defeated the Rockford IceHogs (17-19-3-5; 42 pts.) by a score of 4-1 Monday afternoon to close out a four-game homestand at Wells Fargo Arena.  

Jan. 21, 2019

Iowa closes out its four-game homestand with an afternoon matinee against the Rockford IceHogs Monday. The meeting will be the seventh of 10 matchups between the two teams, with Iowa owning a 4-2-0-0 record against Rockford this season. Iowa sits in…

Jan. 19, 2019

Iowa Wild (22-13-4-3; 51 pts.) overcame a two-goal deficit to defeat the Ontario Reign (12-18-4-2; 30 pts.) by a score of 4-2 Saturday evening.

Jan. 19, 2019

Iowa’s homestand continues with a rematch against the Ontario Reign Saturday evening. All-time against the Reign at Wells Fargo Arena, the Wild are 1-1-0-1. Heading into the contest, Iowa sits in third in the Central Division with 49 points while…

Jan. 19, 2019

Iowa Wild (21-13-4-3; 49 points) had its comeback attempt fall short as the team lost to the Ontario Reign (12-17-4-2; 30 pts.) by a score of 6-5 Friday night. Following tonight’s outcome, Iowa dropped to third place in the Central Division but…

Jan. 18, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled defenseman Louie Belpedio (pronounced LOO-ee Bel-PEE-dee-oh) from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).…

Jan. 18, 2019

Iowa and Ontario face off for the first time in the 2018-19 season with a contest Friday evening at Wells Fargo Arena. The Wild currently are in second place in the Central Division with 49 points, while the Reign are in last place in the Pacific Division…

Jan. 18, 2019

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has recalled defenseman Josh Thrower from the ECHL’s Allen Americans.

Jan. 17, 2019

If you ask anyone familiar with the history of hockey in Des Moines to name a person most responsible for establishing the sport here, Bob Ferguson would be among the first. During the second intermission of Iowa vs. San Diego on Monday, Ferguson…

Jan. 16, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has acquired forward Pontus Aberg (pronounced PAWN- tuhs A- buhrg ) from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for forward Justin Kloos.

Jan. 14, 2019

Forward Kyle Rau netted the sixth hat trick in franchise history as Iowa Wild (21-12-4-3; 49 pts.) downed the San Diego Gulls (19-11-2-3; 43 pts.) by a score of 3-2 Monday night. The Wild’s 49 points are tied with Grand Rapids for the most in the…

Jan. 14, 2019

Iowa kicks off a four-game homestand Monday evening with the first and only meeting between the Wild and Gulls. Iowa heads into the contest sitting in fourth place in the Central Division with 47 points while the Gulls are in third in the Pacific Division…

Jan. 12, 2019

Iowa Wild (20-12-4-3; 47 points) saw its losing streak jump to four games as the team fell to the Texas Stars (21-11-3-2; 47 pts.) by a score of 4-2.

Jan. 12, 2019

Iowa closes out its Texas road trip with a contest against the Texas Stars in Cedar Park Saturday evening. The two teams are separated by just two points in the standings, with Iowa in second with 47 points and Texas in fourth with 45.

Jan. 11, 2019

Iowa Wild (20-11-4-3; 47 pts.) fell to the San Antonio Rampage (19-18-1-0; 39 pts.) by a score of 3-1 Friday night.

Jan. 11, 2019

Iowa continues its Texas road trip with a contest against the San Antonio Rampage at AT&T Center Friday night. The game is the fourth and final road contest against the Rampage this season for the Wild. Iowa currently is in first place in the Central…

Jan. 10, 2019

No one, including Iowa Wild Head Coach Tim Army, can blame Wild defenseman Gustav Bouramman for feeling a bit frustrated about the amount of ice time he’s been getting this season.

Jan. 09, 2019

Iowa Wild (20-10-4-3; 47 pts.) fell to the San Antonio Rampage (18-18-1-0; 39 pts.) by a score of 5-4 Wednesday night as Iowa’s comeback attempt fell short.

Jan. 09, 2019

Iowa heads down to Texas for a two-game series against the San Antonio Rampage, starting with a contest Wednesday evening. The Wild are in first in the Central Division with 47 points, which is also good for first in the Western Conference, while the…

Jan. 08, 2019

Iowa Wild Broadcaster Joe O'Donnell dives deep into the impact of Joel Eriksson Ek with Iowa this season while breaking down Sunday's game and looking ahead to Wednesday's contest against the Rampage. 

Jan. 08, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton on Tuesday announced the NHL club has recalled forward Joel Eriksson Ek from Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League and reassigned defenseman Ryan Murphy to Iowa.

Jan. 06, 2019

Iowa Wild (20-9-4-3; 47 pts.) had its five-game winning streak snapped as the team fell to the Rockford IceHogs (16-15-3-4; 39 pts.) by a score of 6-2 Sunday afternoon.

Jan. 06, 2019

Completing a home-and-home series, Iowa travels to Rockford take on the IceHogs Sunday afternoon at the BMO Harris Bank Center. This season, Iowa is 4-1-0-0 against the IceHogs, going 2-0-0-0 in Rockford. Iowa ranks first in the Central Division and…

Jan. 04, 2019

Goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen (26 saves) continued his stellar play against the Rockford IceHogs (15-15-3-4; 37 pts.) as he and the Iowa Wild (20-8-4-3; 47 pts.) shutout the visitors by a score of 3-0 Friday night.

Jan. 04, 2019

Iowa makes a quick stop at home to face off against the Rockford IceHogs at Wells Fargo Arena on Friday evening. The Wild currently sit in first place in the Central Division with 45 points while the IceHogs are in sixth place with 37 points.

Jan. 03, 2019

Feature Writer Tom Witosky gives fans an inside look at Cal O'Reilly playing in his first game since Dec. 7, the Wild's representation at past World Junior Championships, and what Sam Anas is doing during games while injured. 

Jan. 03, 2019

Iowa Wild, in conjunction with the American Hockey League (AHL), announced today goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen and forward Cal O’Reilly were named to the Central Division All-Star team for the 2019 Lexus AHL All-Star Classic presented by MGM Springfield. …

Jan. 02, 2019

Iowa Wild (19-8-4-3; 45 pts.) extended its winning streak to four games when it defeated the Chicago Wolves (20-11-3-1; 44 pts.) by a score of 3-1 Wednesday evening. The win also gave Iowa sole possession of first place not only in the Central Division…

Jan. 02, 2019

In the first game of 2019 for both teams, Iowa and Chicago face off in the second game of a back-to-back with first place on the line. Chicago is currently in first place in the Central Division with 44 points, while Iowa is just one point behind with…

Jan. 01, 2019

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled defenseman Ryan Murphy from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Jan. 01, 2019

Iowa Wild broadcaster gives some tidbits over the calendar year for the Wild, gives a shout out to coach Army being named the bench boss for the Central Division All-Stars and lists some of his favorite comedy shows. 

Dec. 31, 2018

Iowa Wild (18-8-4-3; 43 pts.) defeated the Chicago Wolves (20-10-3-1; 44 pts.) by a score of 3-1 Monday afternoon. With the win, Head Coach Tim Army clinched a spot behind the bench of the Central Division at the All-Star Classic in January.

Dec. 31, 2018

Iowa and Chicago battle at Wells Fargo Arena in a matchup between the top two teams in the Central Division Monday afternoon. Chicago is in first place with 44 points and Iowa sits in second with 41 points. The game marks the end of a season-long five…

Dec. 29, 2018

Iowa Wild (17-8-4-3; 41 pts.) secured a 3-1 victory against the Milwaukee Admirals (16-12-5-1; 38 pts.) Saturday evening. The win kept Iowa in second place of the division, just three points shy of the Chicago Wolves for first place.

Dec. 29, 2018

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled defenseman Matt Bartkowski from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Dec. 29, 2018

Iowa’s five-game homestand continues with a contest against the Milwaukee Admirals Saturday evening. Just one point separates the two teams in the standings, as Iowa is in second with 39 points and Milwaukee is in fourth with 38. Saturday’s…

Dec. 28, 2018

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has assigned forward Joel Eriksson Ek to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Dec. 27, 2018

When Will Bitten was traded from the Montreal Canadiens to the Minnesota Wild organization, his parents immediately booked flights to Des Moines so the entire family could be together for Christmas. Wednesday night, with them in attendance, Bitten potted…

Dec. 26, 2018

Iowa Wild (16-8-4-3; 39 pts.) blanked the Rockford IceHogs by a score of 4-0 Wednesday evening. Goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen (37 saves) earned his fourth shutout of the season while the Wild vaulted into second place in the division.

Dec. 26, 2018

Iowa continues its five-game homestand Wednesday evening with a contest against the Rockford IceHogs. The meeting will be the second of the season at Wells Fargo Arena between these two clubs and the fourth overall. Entering the matchup, Iowa is in fourth…

Dec. 24, 2018

Feature writer Tom Witosky recaps Friday's eventful and historic win against the Stockton Heat in an 8-7 offensive explosion, which featured seven tied or broken franchise record for the Wild. 

Dec. 22, 2018

Iowa Wild (15-8-4-3; 37 pts.) suffered a 5-1 loss to the Stockton Heat (13-13-3-0; 29 pts.) Saturday night, closing out the two-game set.

Dec. 22, 2018

Iowa and Stockton rematch at Wells Fargo Arena for the fourth time in the season series between the two clubs, with Iowa holding a 1-2-0-0 record against the Heat. The Wild is in second place in the Central Division with 37 points and Stockton is in…

Dec. 21, 2018

In a back-and-forth affair that saw the most combined goals in Iowa history, the Wild (15-7-4-3; 37 pts.) earned an 8-7 overtime victory against the Stockton Heat (12-13-3-0; 27 pts.), featuring a franchise-record six-point night by forward Justin Kloos.…

Dec. 21, 2018

Iowa opens up a five-game homestand with a contest against the Stockton Heat, the first meeting between these two teams in the 2018-19 season. The Wild enter the game in third place in the Central Division with 35 points, while the Heat are in fifth…

SUE ARMY THRIVES IN ROLE AS THE HOCKEY MOM IN HER FAMILY
Dec. 20, 2018

When Sue Army talks about her life as the wife of a veteran professional hockey coach, one must be prepared to laugh. After all, she’s been able to keep her sense of humor as the Army family cheerleader, counselor and logistics officer for more…

Dec. 18, 2018

Iowa Wild broadcaster Joe O'Donnell gives his two cents on the team's recent stretch of play and also shares a quick glance at the Hockey Gone Wild radio show, which will air Dec. 18 at 6:00 p.m.. 

Dec. 18, 2018

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the team has reassigned goaltender CJ Motte to the ECHL’s Allen Americans.

Dec. 17, 2018

Ahoy, mates! Princesses and pirates of all ages are cordially invited to our first-0ever Princesses and Pirates Night on Saturday, December 22.

IOWA STUMBLES AGAINST SAN ANTONIO WITH 5-2 LOSS
Dec. 16, 2018

Iowa Wild (14-7-4-3; 35 pts.) suffered a loss against the San Antonio Rampage (12-15-1-0; 23 pts.) by a score of 5-2 Sunday afternoon.

Dec. 16, 2018

Iowa closes out a three-game road trip with a matinee against the San Antonio Rampage at AT&T Center Sunday afternoon. The contest will be the final road game of the calendar year for the Wild. Iowa is in second place in the Central Division with…

IOWA FALLS IN THE SHOOTOUT TO SAN ANTONIO BY A SCORE OF 4-3
Dec. 14, 2018

Iowa Wild (14-6-4-3; 35 points) fell to the San Antonio Rampage (11-15-1-0; 23 pts) by a score of 4-3 in the shootout Friday night. The loss dropped Iowa into second place in the Central Division.

Dec. 14, 2018

For the first time in the 2018-19 season, Iowa Wild and the San Antonio Rampage will take the ice to face one another. Iowa is 12-10-3-3 against the Rampage all-time, including a 6-3-2-3 record at AT&T Center. Iowa is in first place in the Central…

Dec. 13, 2018

span style="font-size:11pt">span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">When veteran defenseman Matt Bartkowski signed this summer with Minnesota, he understood he might be returning to the days of his youth.

Dec. 12, 2018

Iowa Wild (14-6-4-2; 34 pts.) suffered a 6-3 loss at the hands of the Texas Stars (13-9-1-1; 28 pts.) Wednesday night in Cedar Park, Texas.

Dec. 12, 2018

Iowa Wild heads out to Texas for a three-game road trip, which starts with a Wednesday night contest against the Texas Stars, meeting for the first time since October. Iowa continues its best start in franchise history, as the team is in first place…

Dec. 11, 2018

Iowa Wild broadcast Joe O'Donnell breaks down the gutsy win against Grand Rapids on Saturday, checks in on the injury front and gives fans some interesting tidbits from the road. 

Dec. 09, 2018

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forward Luke Kunin from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Dec. 08, 2018

Iowa Wild (14-5-4-2; 34 pts.) defeated the Grand Rapids Griffins (14-8-1-2; 31 pts.) Saturday night by a score of 5-2, aided by three third period goals by the home squad.

Dec. 08, 2018

Iowa Wild finishes up a three-game homestand with a Saturday night contest against the Grand Rapids Griffins. The meeting will be the third in the season series between the two teams, with Iowa holding a 1-0-1-0 record against Grand Rapids. Iowa currently…

Dec. 07, 2018

Iowa Wild (13-5-4-2; 32 pts.) fell to the Chicago Wolves (12-9-2-1; 27 pts.) by a score of 5-4 Friday night. The loss snapped a 10-game point streak for the Wild, the second-longest such streak in franchise history.

Dec. 07, 2018

Iowa Wild closes out a two-game series against the Chicago Wolves with a Friday night contest against the Central Division foe. Friday night is also the Wild’s annual Teddy Bear Toss game. Iowa owns sole possession of first place in the Central…

Dec. 05, 2018

Iowa Wild (13-4-4-2; 32 pts.) fell to the Chicago Wolves (11-9-2-1; 25 pts.) in overtime by a score of 4-3. By earning a point, the Wild extended its point streak to 10 games and gained sole possession of first place in the Central Division.

Dec. 05, 2018

Iowa Wild welcomes the Chicago Wolves to Wells Fargo Arena for the first time in the 2018-19 season Wednesday evening. Iowa is off to the best start in franchise history as the team currently sits in first place in the Central Division with 31 points,…

Dec. 04, 2018

Iowa Wild rookies have been an instrumental part in the early season success of the team and author Tom Witosky takes a dep dive into why that is. 

Dec. 03, 2018

The American Hockey League announced today that Iowa Wild goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen has been selected as the league’s CCM/AHL Goaltender of the Month for November. Kahkonen is the first player in Iowa Wild history to receive an AHL monthly award.…

Dec. 03, 2018

Iowa Wild broadcaster Joe O'Donnell breaks down the Wild's gutsy win in Colorado on Saturday and gives his take on Star Wars Night at Wells Fargo Arena on Dec. 8. 

Dec. 01, 2018

After falling into a 2-0 hole, Iowa Wild (13-4-3-2; 31 pts.) roared back to stun the Colorado Eagles (10-7-3-1; 24 pts.) by a score of 3-2 in the shootout. With the win, Iowa regained first place in the Central Division and tied a franchise long nine-game…

Dec. 01, 2018

Iowa Wild closes out the season series against the Colorado Eagles with Saturday’s contest at the Budweiser Events Center. The Wild are 2-0-0-1 against the Eagles this season. Iowa sits in first place in the Central Division with 29 points, while…

Nov. 30, 2018

Iowa Wild (12-4-3-2; 29 pts.) fell to the Colorado Eagles (10-7-3-0; 23 pts.) by a score of 3-2 in the shootout Friday night. Iowa’s point in the contest moved the team into first place in the Central Division.

Nov. 30, 2018

For the first time in franchise history, Iowa heads to the Budweiser Events Center to take on the Colorado Eagles in Loveland, Colo. The two-game series will the final two times the Wild and the Eagles battle in the regular season. Iowa sits in second…

Nov. 27, 2018

Wild Joe Radio breaks down the Wild's 10 games in 20 days, gives an inside look at the newest member of Iowa's squad and a preview of what's to come tonight on Hockey Gone Wild. 

Nov. 26, 2018

Iowa Wild (12-4-3-1; 28 pts.) lost to the Grand Rapids Griffins (10-7-0-2; 22 pts.) by a score of 3-2 in overtime Monday night.

Nov. 26, 2018

For the first time in the 2018-19 season, Iowa Wild welcomes the Grand Rapids Griffins to Wells Fargo Arena. The Wild, with 27 points, is sitting in second place of the division while the Griffins are in fifth place in the Central with 20 points.…

Nov. 24, 2018

Iowa Wild (12-4-2-1; 27 pts.) closed out the season series against the Manitoba Moose (9-9-1-0; 19 pts.) with a 3-2 victory at Bell MTS Place. The win temporarily moved Iowa into first place in the Central Division, subject to the evening games in the…

Nov. 24, 2018

Iowa Wild faces off against the Manitoba Moose Saturday afternoon for the fourth and final time in the 2018-19 season. This year, Iowa is 2-0-1-0 against the Moose and has a five-game point streak against Manitoba. The Wild is second in the Central Division…

Nov. 23, 2018

Iowa Wild (11-4-2-1; 25 pts.) extended its point streak to five games with a 3-2 overtime loss to the Manitoba Moose (9-8-1-0; 19 pts.).

Nov. 22, 2018

Iowa Wild closes out the season series against the Moose with a two-game set against Manitoba, the first of which takes place Friday night. Iowa sits in second place with 24 points while Manitoba is in sixth place in the Central Division with 17 points.…

Nov. 21, 2018

Iowa Wild (11-4-1-1; 24 pts.) fell to the Milwaukee Admirals (11-6-3-0; 25 pts.) in the shootout Wednesday night by a score of 3-2.

Nov. 21, 2018

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has acquired defenseman Stepan Falkovsky from the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for forward Pavel Jenys.

Nov. 21, 2018

Like all sports, the outcome of a hockey game is determined simply – the team with the most goals wins.

Nov. 21, 2018

For the third time in eight days, Iowa Wild will face off against the Milwaukee Admirals with first place on the line. Both teams head into the contest with 23 points, but Iowa owns the tie-breaker with a .719 points percentage compared to Milwaukee’s…

Nov. 20, 2018

Yesterday, Wild goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen was named the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending November 18.

Nov. 19, 2018

The American Hockey League announced today that Iowa Wild goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending November 18, 2018. Kahkonen is the fourth Iowa Wild player in team history to receive Player…

Nov. 18, 2018

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the American Hockey League club recalled goaltender C.J. Motte from the ECHL’s Allen Americans. 

Nov. 17, 2018

Iowa Wild (11-4-1-0; 23 pts.) extended its winning streak to three games when the team defeated the Chicago Wolves (8-5-1-1; 18 pts.) by a score of 4-3 in overtime. 

Nov. 17, 2018

Iowa Wild begins a  four-game road trip with a Saturday night game against the Chicago Wolves. Last season Iowa notched a 4-4-0-0 record against the Wolves and Saturday’s game will be the first of eight meetings between the two clubs. Iowa…

Nov. 16, 2018

In the 200th home game in franchise history, Iowa Wild (10-4-1-0; 21 pts.) defeated the Milwaukee Admirals (9-6-3-0; 21 pts.) by a score of 6-0. The victory marked the third consecutive shutout for goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen (38 saves) and his 207:55…

Nov. 16, 2018

Iowa Wild closes out a four-game homestand with Friday night’s contest against the Milwaukee Admirals, when the team hosts its annual Red Kettle Game. With fans decked out in red, the two teams will battle for the second of six times this season.…

Nov. 15, 2018

In a galaxy far, far away, Iowa Wild is hosting Star Wars Night on December 8!

Nov. 15, 2018

Ask Iowa Wild coach Tim Army to name players who have improved their game substantially since the start of the season and he’s likely to provide two names – defensemen Louie Belpedio and Brennan Menell.

Nov. 14, 2018

Goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen stopped all 20 shots he faced, earning his second consecutive shutout as Iowa Wild (9-4-1-0; 19 pts.) defeated the Milwaukee Admirals (9-5-3-0; 21 pts.) by a score of 3-0. Kahkonen’s shutout comes in his home debut and…

Nov. 14, 2018

Iowa Wild continues its homestand with a Wednesday night contest against the Milwaukee Admirals. The game will be the first of six contests between the two clubs this season. All-time, Iowa holds a 17-21-3-3 record against Milwaukee. 

Nov. 13, 2018

This week is a huge week for the Iowa Wild organization. Tomorrow night the team will host the Milwaukee Admirals. Friday, it’s the Admirals again (at home) and then Saturday, the team takes on the Chicago Wolves.

GET RED-Y TO GIVE BACK!
Nov. 13, 2018

Iowa Wild is partnering up with the Salvation Army for a Red Out on Friday, November 16. 

Nov. 12, 2018

Iowa Wild, in conjunction with Devin Dawson, announced today the artist will perform live after the Wild home game on Saturday, April 13 as the headliner of the team’s Fan Appreciation Night, presented by Principal. 

Nov. 10, 2018

Iowa Wild (8-4-1-0; 17 pts.) dropped the final game of a two-game series against the Bakersfield Condors (7-4-0-0; 14 pts.) by a score of 4-3. 

Nov. 10, 2018

Iowa Wild competes against the Bakersfield Condors Saturday night as the organization hosts its annual Veterans Appreciation Night, where the team will wear specialty military themed jerseys, which will be auctioned off following the game to benefit…

Nov. 08, 2018

With more than 12,400 children in the building, Iowa Wild (8-3-1-0; 17 pts.) dropped its annual Wild About Education School Day Game to the Bakersfield Condors (6-4-0-0; 12 pts.) by a score of 5-4 in overtime.

Nov. 07, 2018

Iowa plays host to the Bakersfield Condors Thursday morning in the team’s Wild About Education School Day Game, presented by MidAmerican Energy and TPI Plumbing Contractors. The Wild are 1-0-1-0 all-time against the Condors, outscoring Bakersfield…

Nov. 07, 2018

Iowa Wild (8-3-0-0; 16 pts.) won the rubber match against the Rockford IceHogs (6-4-1-2; 15 pts) Wednesday morning, defeating the Central Division foe by a score of 3-0. With the victory, goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen (28 saves) earned his first career AHL…

Nov. 06, 2018

In the first of two consecutive School Day games for Iowa, the Wild takes on the Rockford IceHogs for the third straight game. Iowa enters the contest sitting in fourth place in the Central Division, while Rockford is one point ahead of the Wild in third…

Nov. 05, 2018

The month of November is off and running for Iowa Wild. Let’s recap the busy weekend before we take a look at the club’s affiliates in this week’s “Wild Wire.”  

Nov. 04, 2018

Iowa Wild (7-3-0-0; 14 pts.) dropped the final game of a three-in-three set, losing 4-2 to the Rockford IceHogs (6-3-1-2). Despite the loss, Iowa’s 14 points are the most ever in franchise history through the first 10 games of the season.  …

GAME PREVIEW – IOWA WILD VS. ROCKFORD ICEHOGS - 11.4.18
Nov. 04, 2018

Iowa and Rockford wrap up their busy weekend this afternoon, as they play for the second straight day. Puck drop is scheduled for 5 p.m. Central.  The game marks the second of 10 meetings in the season series and the first at Wells Fargo Arena. …

Nov. 03, 2018

Iowa Wild (7-2-0-0; 14 pts.) goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen (29 saves) registered his first career AHL victory as the Wild picked up its fourth straight win, a 2-1 shootout decision over the Rockford IceHogs (5-3-1-2; 13 pts.) on Saturday night.  

Nov. 03, 2018

Iowa and Rockford open up their 10-game season series tonight from BMO Harris Bank Center in Rockford.  Puck drop is scheduled for 6 p.m. Central.

Nov. 02, 2018

Iowa Wild (6-2-0-0; 12 pts.) rookie center Gerry Fitzgerald scored the shootout winner, as the Wild capped off a comeback victory, a 3-2 shootout win over Grand Rapids Griffins (3-5-0-1; 7 pts.) on Friday night.

MINNESOTA WILD ASSIGNS DEFENSEMAN NATE PROSSER TO IOWA ON A CONDITIONING ASSIGNMENT
Nov. 02, 2018

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has assigned defenseman Nate Prosser to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL) on a conditioning assignment. 

GAMEDAY - IOWA AT GRAND RAPIDS
Nov. 02, 2018

Iowa Wild begins its first three-in-three stretch of the season with a Friday night tilt against the Grand Rapids Griffins. The meeting will be the first of six between the two clubs and the 41st game all-time.

Nov. 01, 2018

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed forward Colton Beck to a two-year, two-way contract ($650,000/$75,000 in 2018-19 and $700,000/$85,000 in 2019-20).

Oct. 30, 2018

Iowa Wild, in conjunction with Wells Fargo, the City of Ames and the City of Indianola, announced today a community ice rink will be built for public use in both Ames and Indianola starting in the winter of 2018.

Oct. 30, 2018

After two big wins against the Colorado Eagles this past weekend, Wild players held their Halloween party for their families. Getting in the holiday spirit, players shared some of their favorite Halloween costumes and other memories from their youth.…

Oct. 29, 2018

Well, the month of October (game-wise) has come to an end for your Iowa Wild and it turned out to be the best start to a season in team history.

Oct. 27, 2018

Forward Jordan Greenway recorded the fourth hat trick in team history as Iowa Wild (5-2-0-0; 10 pts.) defeated Colorado Eagles (4-2-2-0; 10 pts.) by a score of 6-1. With the win, Iowa set a new franchise record for longest home winning streak as well…

Oct. 27, 2018

Iowa and Colorado faceoff 24 hours after the Wild won a 6-5 overtime contest, featuring four ties throughout the game. With the Win, Iowa moved to 4-0-0-0 at home on the season, while Colorado is 2-0-1-0 away from Loveland. 

Oct. 26, 2018

Iowa Wild (4-2-0-0; 8 pts.) and the Colorado Eagles (4-1-2-1; 10 pts.) played a back-and-forth affair Friday night in a game that was tied four different times throughout the contest. But the Wild prevailed 6-5 in overtime to extend the team’s…

Oct. 26, 2018

Iowa welcomes the newest team to the AHL to Wells Fargo Arena for a two-game series, as the Wild hosts the Colorado Eagles, starting with Friday’s contest. Friday’s meeting will be the first in history between the two clubs. Heading into…

Oct. 25, 2018

If Mike Liambas has learned one thing during his hockey career, it’s that nothing ever really stays the same. “Just looking at my life, I’ve had to come to that conclusion,” the 29-year-old Iowa Wild forward said. “I’ve…

Oct. 22, 2018

Wild Joe Radio gives his thoughts on the Wild's trip to Texas and gives a stick tap to Matt Read for his shift in Minnesota this past weekend. 

Oct. 20, 2018

Iowa Wild (3-2-0-0; 6 pts.) lost to the Texas Stars (4-1-1-1; 10 pts.) by a score of 3-1 Saturday night. Wild goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen made his professional and North American debut, stopping 25 shots in the loss. 

Oct. 20, 2018

Iowa Wild closes out three consecutive games against the Texas Stars with a Saturday night showdown in Cedar Park. The meeting will be the last time the two sides do battle until December down in Texas. 

Oct. 19, 2018

Iowa Wild (3-1-0-0; 6 pts.) suffered its first loss of the season as Texas Stars (3-1-1-1; 8 pts.) bested the visitors by a score of 5-4 on the back of four third period goals. 

Oct. 19, 2018

Iowa Wild heads south to Cedar Park, Texas for the team’s first road trip of the season, continuing a three-game set against the Texas Stars in the process. Iowa is just one of three teams with a perfect points percentage and currently sits in…

Oct. 18, 2018

Dmitry Sokolov knew at a young age he was destined to be a professional hockey player. 

Oct. 17, 2018

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forward Matt Read from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Oct. 15, 2018

There was a time when Iowa Wild’s franchise record for most consecutive wins was three. That’s right, just three. It wasn’t just like a start-of-the-franchise-type-of-thing; that record stood until Jan. 14, 2017, when Christoph Bertschy…

Oct. 15, 2018

Forward Mason Shaw had one thing in mind when he entered Minnesota Wild’s training camp in mid-September; he wanted to play professional hockey. Shaw spent three seasons with the Medicine Hat Tigers of the Western Hockey League, where he posted…

Oct. 12, 2018

Iowa Wild (3-0-0-0; 6 pts.) secured its third consecutive victory, defeating the Texas Stars (1-0-1-1; 4 pts.) by a score of 4-3 in the shootout to continue the best start to a season in team history. With the win, the Wild is just one of two teams with…

Oct. 12, 2018

Iowa Wild looks to carry momentum from a historic opening weekend into a contest against Texas on Friday, with a 7:00 p.m. scheduled puck drop. Through two games, the Wild lead the Central Division with a 2-0-0-0 record and four points, while Texas sits…

Oct. 11, 2018

Goaltender Andrew Hammond has the same philosophy when it comes to stopping the puck and reflecting on his career: never look back. 

Oct. 09, 2018

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the AHL club reassigned goaltender C.J. Motte, defenseman Josh Thrower and forwards Pavel Jenys and Chase Lang to the Allen Americans of the ECHL.

Oct. 09, 2018

For the first time in team history, the Iowa Wild earned a sweep on opening weekend! As I’ve mentioned before on this blog, that makes me extremely happy for our great fan base, especially our Wild 365 Season Ticket Holders who spend their hard-earned…

IOWA WILD ANNOUNCES DROPKICK MURPHYS CONCERT FOR FEB. 22
Oct. 08, 2018

Iowa Wild, in conjunction with Dropkick Murphys, announced today the band will perform live after the Wild home game on Friday, Feb. 22 for Concert Night. Concert Night is presented by Principal.

Oct. 07, 2018

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned forward Luke Kunin to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Oct. 07, 2018

Iowa Wild (2-0-0-0; 4 pts.) routed the Manitoba Moose (0-2-0-0; 0 pts.) by a score of 8-1 Sunday afternoon in a game that saw the club win back-to-back games to start a season for the first time in franchise history while also setting a record for most…

Oct. 07, 2018

Iowa Wild continues opening weekend with a Sunday matinee against the Manitoba Moose at Wells Fargo Arena. Today’s game marks the last time these two teams will meet in Des Moines for the 2018-19 season. The Wild is looking to earn back-to-back…

Oct. 05, 2018

For the first time since 2013, Iowa Wild (1-0-0-0; 2 pts.) earned a victory in its season opener when the team defeated the Manitoba Moose (0-1-0-0; 0 pts.) by a score 4-1 at Wells Fargo Arena Friday night in front of more than 9,200 fans.

Oct. 05, 2018

Three veterans – two of them new to the Wild – are taking on the top leadership roles for the AHL club this season.

Oct. 05, 2018

Iowa Wild forwards Sam Anas and Matt Read find themselves back in the city where they’ve had success and plan to show just how ready they are for the NHL.

Oct. 05, 2018

Iowa Wild announced today management has selected forward Cal O’Reilly as the team’s captain for the 2018-19 season. O’Reilly will serve as captain for the second consecutive season, becoming the first player in Iowa Wild history to…

Oct. 05, 2018

Iowa Wild kicks off the 2018-19 season with a two-game series against Manitoba Moose. Iowa completed the 2017-18 season with a 33-27-10-6 record and 82 points, resulting in a fifth-place finish within the Central Division. Manitoba ended 2017-18 with…

WILD RESIGNS MURPHY TO A ONE-YEAR, TWO-WAY CONTRACT
Oct. 02, 2018

Iowa Wild General Manager Tom Kurvers announced today the club has reassigned forward Dante Salituro to the Allen Americans of the ECHL. In addition, forward Braylon Shmyr and defensemen Josh Atkinson, Alex Breton and Tate Olson were released from their…

Oct. 02, 2018

Iowa Wild, in conjunction with iHeartMedia and Mediacom, announced today the broadcast schedule for the 2018-19 American Hockey League (AHL) season.

Sep. 29, 2018

Iowa goaltender C.J. Motte (22 saves) stopped every puck thrown his way as the Wild defeated the Tucson Roadrunners 2-0 at TRIA Rink Saturday afternoon.

Sep. 28, 2018

Iowa Wild dropped its first preseason game by a score of 4-2 to the Tucson Roadrunners Friday evening. The game was played in St. Paul at TRIA Rink, the official practice rink of Minnesota Wild, with the contest open to all fans free of charge.

Sep. 26, 2018

With the opening of Iowa Wild’s training camp this week, forward Cal O'Reilly made it clear his return to Iowa for a second season is largely about resolving a piece of unfinished business – getting the Wild into the playoffs for…

Sep. 24, 2018

Iowa Wild announced today two goaltenders, eight defensemen 12 forwards for its 2018-19 training camp, which began Monday, Sept. 24. 

Sep. 24, 2018

More than 14,000 fans packed Wells Fargo Arena Wednesday and watched the Blues stage a late rally to defeat the Wild 3-2 in an energized preseason game that NHL veteran Charlie Coyle described as “having a playoff atmosphere” and Wild Head…

Sep. 21, 2018

Iowa Wild announced today the team’s 2018-19 training camp will open on Sept. 24. 

Sep. 20, 2018

Alex Stalock renewed his friendship with Iowa fans Wednesday night, making several big stops in a 3-2 loss to the St. Louis Blues before a record-setting hockey crowd of 14,282 at the first NHL game ever played in Des Moines.

Sep. 19, 2018

In the first-ever NHL hockey game at Wells Fargo Arena, the Minnesota Wild fell to the St. Louis Blues by a score of 3-2 with 14,282 fans in attendance. The 14,282 fans at Wells Fargo Arena is the largest ever for a hockey game in the building and one…

Sep. 08, 2018

Minnesota Wild defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 in the third-place game at the 2018 NHL Prospect Tournament in Traverse City, Michigan, earning three victories in the tournament for the first time since 2010. 

Sep. 06, 2018

Iowa Wild head coach Tim Army is looking for Minnesota prospects to take the first step in their development as the organization brings one of its strongest rosters to the 2018 NHL Prospect Tournament in Traverse City, Michigan. 

Sep. 05, 2018

The American Hockey League today announced an enhanced partnership with HockeyTech and the launch of a brand-new streaming platform, AHLTV.

Sep. 04, 2018

Iowa Wild hosted its first-ever Wild 365 Town Hall Meeting Thursday evening, where more than 300 fans got to witness firsthand the vision of Minnesota and Iowa from executives such as Iowa Wild President Todd Frederickson, Minnesota Wild General Manager…

Aug. 24, 2018

Less than a month from now, Minnesota Wild and the St. Louis Blues will play in the NHL Preseason Game at Wells Fargo Arena, presented by Mercy Medical Center, serving as a lynchpin event to kick off a new five-year lease extension between the club and…

Aug. 17, 2018

Iowa Wild, in conjunction with Tucson Roadrunners, announced today the two teams will compete in a pair of preseason games on Sept. 28-29 in Saint Paul at TRIA Rink, the official practice rink of the Minnesota Wild. 

Aug. 09, 2018

Iowa Wild announced today individual game tickets for the 2018-19 season are on sale now to the general public. 

Aug. 07, 2018

Tom Witosky of iowawild.com recently spoke with Fenton about his first few months at the helm of the Wild and what fans can expect for this upcoming season in Minnesota and Iowa.

Aug. 06, 2018

Iowa Wild announced today its 2018-19 promotional schedule, which features the return of fan-favorite theme nights and giveaways as well as exciting new promotions. 

Aug. 01, 2018

The all-consuming sound of the horn indicated that the second home game’s middle stanza was about to start. Fans on their way back from the concession stands whizzed past Blaine and Carole Hamill’s Wells Fargo Arena aisle seats with their…

Jul. 31, 2018

When Tom Kurvers received the phone call from Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton about becoming his top assistant, the Eden Prairie, Minnesota, native was neither surprised nor reluctant to the take job. “I wasn’t that surprised because…

Jul. 30, 2018

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed forward Matt Read to a one-year, two-way contract ($650,000/$200,000).

Jul. 21, 2018

The National Hockey League’s (NHL) Minnesota Wild today announced an ECHL affiliation agreement with the Allen Americans for the 2018-19 season.

Jul. 19, 2018

Tim Army may not have sought out becoming the head coach of the Iowa Wild, but he sure wanted the chance when he got the offer.

Jul. 19, 2018

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton announced today the hiring of Tim Army as Iowa Wild’s next head coach.  

Jul. 17, 2018

For the Wild organization, there’s no question it’s been a busy and interesting offseason.

Jul. 16, 2018

Minnesota Wild’s development camp came to a close Sunday afternoon when Team Green and Team White hit the ice for the final scrimmage of the week. After seven days of competing in drills on the ice and bonding off it, the 40-plus prospects battled…

Jul. 15, 2018

The Minnesota Wild development camp comes to a close Sunday afternoon with a scrimmage between Team Green and Team White. The scrimmage, which is open to the public for free, will give fans in attendance the first glance at the future wave of Wild…

Jul. 13, 2018

After two days of drills, the boys were starting to get a little antsy. But at 2:30 p.m., the Minnesota Wild prospects hit the ice for the first of two scrimmages during the week, where players got to put what they had learned the previous days into…

Jul. 12, 2018

The Tampa Bay Lightning announced today the hiring of Derek Lalonde as an assistant coach with the club. 

Jul. 11, 2018

Any day on the ice is a good day, and today was the second day of development camp for Minnesota Wild prospects.

Jul. 11, 2018

Iowa Wild and the American Hockey League announced today the complete 2018-19 schedule.

Jul. 11, 2018

Development camp is underway in Saint Paul for Minnesota Wild prospects. After players arrived Sunday evening, Monday was spent on physical, off-ice testing and introduction by the hockey operations departments. When Tuesday rolled around, it was time…

Jul. 10, 2018

Iowa Wild and the American Hockey League announced today the team will host Manitoba Moose on Friday, October 5, 2018, as its home and season opener for the 2018-19 season. Puck drop will be at 7:00 p.m.

Jul. 06, 2018

American Hockey League President and CEO David Andrews has announced the winners of the league’s annual Team Business Services awards, recognizing outstanding achievements in a variety of categories including ticket sales, community service and…

Jul. 01, 2018

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club signed seven players at the start of free agency: forwards Matt Hendricks, J.T. Brown, Eric Fehr, and Mike Liambas, defensemen Greg Pateryn and Matt Bartkowski…

Jul. 01, 2018

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has agreed to terms with defenseman Nick Seeler on a three-year, $2.175 million contract.

Jun. 29, 2018

AHL President and CEO Dave Andrews spoke at the league's Team Business Meetings recently in Des Moines. Adressing more than 200 league employees, Andrews reflected on a very successful 2017-18 season while looking forward to the upcoming season,…

Jun. 28, 2018

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton today announced the National Hockey League club has re-signed forward Kyle Rau to a two-year, two-way contract ($700,000/$275,000).

Jun. 28, 2018

Eight players were selected by Minnesota in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. Senior Vice President of Hockey Operations Brent Flahr manned the Wild's table for the ninth consecutive season and reflected on the organization's successful days in Dallas. …

Jun. 25, 2018

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has made qualifying offers to three players, including defenseman Nick Seeler.

WILD RESIGNS MURPHY TO A ONE-YEAR, TWO-WAY CONTRACT
Jun. 25, 2018

Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has agreed to terms with defenseman Ryan Murphy on a one-year, two-way contract ($650,000/$275,000).

Jun. 21, 2018

Iowa Wild won two awards at the 2018 AHL Team Business Meetings presented by ExteNet Systems at the Hilton Des Moines Downtown. 

Jun. 19, 2018

Wild GM Paul Fenton has stated his willingness to develop through the draft, and with the 2018 NHL Entry Draft just days away, it's important to look back and see just how impactful the draft has been for Iowa Wild. 

Jun. 15, 2018

Toronto Marlies defeated Texas Stars in Game 7 to clinch Toronto's first professional hockey championship in 51 years. 

Jun. 12, 2018

In between the draft and free agency is the deadline to extend qualifying offers to restricted free agents. Heading into the 2018 offseason, the Wild have six players eligible for qualifying offers. 

Jun. 11, 2018

Mitch McLain, Gerry Fitzgerald and Mark Auk each spent time with Iowa Wild, playing with the team on ATOs. Following the 2017-18 season, each player went back to school to finish their degree. 

Jun. 08, 2018

With a couple of weeks under his belt in his new role with Minnesota Wild, Iowa Wild broadcaster Joe O'Donnell spends a few minutes talking with Minnesota GM Paul Fenton about his first weeks on the job, the Stanley Cup Playoffs, prep work for next…

Jun. 07, 2018

Iowa Wild announced today the organization will hold its Junior Crash Course learn-to-play program for a second consecutive season, giving children across central Iowa an introduction to the sport of hockey at no cost.

May. 30, 2018

Iowa Wild proudly announced today that following the completion of its fifth season, the organization has raised more than $1.2 million for the Des Moines community. The Wild held more than 250 community events during the 2017-18 season, the most in…

May. 25, 2018

If Iowa Wild fans had any misgivings about Paul Fenton, the new general manager of the Minnesota Wild wiped them away this week with a simple statement. “When we played in the Stanley Cup Final two years ago, we had 17 draftees on the roster,”…

May. 23, 2018

Yesterday, Minnesota Wild owner Craig Leipold introduced Paul Fenton as the team’s third general manager in history. Fenton will oversee the Wild’s hockey operations department including all matters relating to player personnel, coaching…

May. 21, 2018

Minnesota Wild Owner Craig Leipold today announced the hiring of Paul Fenton to a multi-year contract as the team’s General Manager and Alternate Governor. He will oversee the Wild’s hockey operations department including all matters relating…

May. 11, 2018

The American Hockey League approved the schedule format for the 2018-19 at its Board of Governors meeting. Next season, Iowa will face 14 different opponents, all in the Western Conference, including Colorado Eagles, the newest AHL franchise. 

May. 09, 2018

Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club signed forward Colton Beck to a one-year standard player contract (SPC).

May. 08, 2018

This past season, Iowa Wild saw 14 players suit up for both the AHL Wild and the NHL Wild marking the fifth consecutive season 10 or more skaters have played for both teams. Of those 14, five players made their NHL debuts: Luke Kunin, Justin Kloos, Carson…

May. 07, 2018

American Hockey League President and CEO David Andrews announced that the league’s Board of Governors, which convened for its Spring Meeting today in Chicago, Ill., has approved a new division alignment for the 2018-19 AHL season.

May. 04, 2018

Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club signed forward Gerry Mayhew to a two-year standard player contract (SPC) and forward Gerry Fitzgerald to a one-year SPC.

May. 01, 2018

4,959 miles. Seven different cities, including some twice, over the course of 25 days. Ten of 11 on the road. This is a behind-the-scenes look at what life is like on the road for Iowa Wild during the final stretch of the 2017-18 season. 

Apr. 30, 2018

Minnesota Wild Senior Vice President of Hockey Operations Brent Flahr today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has re-signed forward Sam Anas (pronounced ann-is) to a two-year, two-way contract.

Apr. 27, 2018

While Iowa Wild fell short of making the playoffs once again, the team has plenty to hang its hat on, including breaking 40 team and individual records. The team reflected on the season on exit interview day and spoke to how to prepare for next season…

Apr. 17, 2018

Here's a list of every individual and team record broken by Iowa Wild during the 2017-18 season. 

Apr. 17, 2018

Although the 2017-18 season ended without a playoff run for Iowa Wild, this year was one for the books. That is, the record books. 

Apr. 14, 2018

Iowa Wild (33-27-10-6; 82 points) set a franchise record for points in a season and defenseman Alex Grant set a record for most goals by a defenseman in a single season as the team defeated Milwaukee Admirals (38-32-4-2; 82 points) by a score of 4-2…

Apr. 13, 2018

Iowa Wild closes out its season with a road contest against Milwaukee Admirals for the second game of a back-to-back with the divisional rival. The game marks the 10th contest of the season, with Iowa holding a 3-4-1-1 record against Milwaukee. …

Apr. 13, 2018

Iowa Wild (32-27-10-6; 80 points) shut out Milwaukee Admirals (38-31-4-2; 82 points) by a score of 3-0 in front of 8,505 fans at Wells Fargo Arena for Fan Appreciation Night. With the win, the Wild set a franchise record for home victories in a single…

Apr. 13, 2018

Iowa Wild hosts Fan Appreciation Night as the team takes on Milwaukee Admirals Friday night to kick off a home-and-home series to end the 2017-18 season. The meeting will be the ninth contest of the season, with Iowa owning a 2-4-1-1 record against Milwaukee. …

Apr. 10, 2018

Iowa Wild (31-27-10-6; 78 points) fell to Rockford IceHogs (40-26-4-4; 88 points) by a score of 5-3 Tuesday night at Wells Fargo Arena. 

Apr. 10, 2018

Iowa Wild hosts Rockford IceHogs for the 12th and final time as the team’s face off Tuesday night at Wells Fargo Arena. Iowa is 5-4-2-0 against Rockford this season, including a 2-3-0-0 record at home in 2017-18. All-time, the Wild is 22-26-3-0…

Apr. 09, 2018

Weekly Blog from The Voice of the Iowa Wild - Joe O'Donnell

Apr. 08, 2018

Louie Belpedio, Gerry Fitzgerald and Mitch McLain explain what its like to jump from the college ranks into the AHL, right in the middle of an extremely competitive Central Division.

Apr. 08, 2018

Iowa Wild (31-26-10-6; 78 points) lost to Milwaukee Admirals (38-30-4-1; 81 points) by a score of 3-2 in overtime at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena Sunday afternoon. 

Apr. 08, 2018

Iowa Wild faces off against Milwaukee Admirals Sunday afternoon in the first of three games between the two clubs in the final week of the season. Iowa has a 2-4-0-1 record against Milwaukee this season and a 1-1-0-1 record at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. …

Apr. 06, 2018

Iowa Wild (31-26-9-6; 77 points) snapped its nine-game winless streak in decisive fashion, defeating the first-place Chicago Wolves (38-22-7-4; 87 points) by a score of 7-3. In the win, the team scored five first period goals, setting a record for tallies…

Apr. 06, 2018

Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has signed forward Mason Shaw to an Amateur Tryout Agreement (ATO).

Apr. 06, 2018

Iowa Wild closes out a four-game homestand by facing off against Chicago Wolves Friday evening at Wells Fargo Arena. Chicago sits in first place in the Central Division, while Iowa is in sixth place. Friday’s game will be the eighth and final meeting…

Apr. 05, 2018

When 18-year-old Ivan Lodnia stepped onto the ice for his first American Hockey League game, Iowa Wild head coach Derek Lalonde watched closely to see just how far along the teenager had come.

Apr. 03, 2018

Iowa Wild (30-26-9-6; 75 points) was shutout by Cleveland Monsters (23-37-7-3; 56 points) 4-0 Tuesday night at Wells Fargo Arena. Iowa concludes its four-game homestand with a contest against Chicago Friday evening.

Apr. 03, 2018

Iowa Wild welcomes Cleveland Monsters to Wells Fargo Arena for the final time of the 2017-18 season. Iowa is 6-0-1-0 against Cleveland this year, including a 3-0-0-0 home record. 

Apr. 01, 2018

Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled defenseman Carson Soucy from Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Mar. 31, 2018

Iowa Wild (30-25-9-6; 75 points) fell to Tucson Roadrunners (38-19-5-1; 82 points) by a score of 4-3 Saturday night at Wells Fargo Arena in front of 12,808 fans, the second largest home crowd for the Wild this season.

Mar. 31, 2018

Iowa Wild faces off against Tucson Roadrunners on Country Night at Wells Fargo Arena Saturday night. The game closes out a back-to-back series against the Roadrunners. Iowa is 0-2-1-0 all-time against Tucson.

Mar. 30, 2018

Iowa Wild (30-24-9-6; 75 points) fell to Tucson Roadrunners (37-19-5-1; 80 points) by a score of 6-4 Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena. The loss extended the Wild’s losing streak to seven games. 

Mar. 30, 2018

Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has signed Michigan Tech defenseman Mark Auk to an Amateur Tryout Agreement (ATO).

Mar. 30, 2018

Iowa Wild returns home for a four-game stretch at Wells Fargo Arena, beginning with back-to-back contests against Tucson Roadrunners. The two clubs met earlier this season in Arizona for the first time in both teams’ history, where Iowa went 0-1-1-0.…

Mar. 29, 2018

Iowa Wild is proud to announce forward Sam Anas has been named the team’s winner of the IOA/American Specialty AHL Man of the Year award for his outstanding contributions to the Des Moines community during the 2017-18 season.…

Mar. 29, 2018

Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has reassigned forwards Jack Walker and Pavel Jenys to Rapid City Rush of the ECHL.

Mar. 28, 2018

Iowa Wild (30-23-9-6; 75 points) lost to Chicago Wolves (38-21-7-2; 85 points) by a score of 3-1 Wednesday night at Allstate Arena. The loss extended the Wild’s losing streak to six games. 

Mar. 28, 2018

Iowa Wild looks to climb back into the playoff picture in a road contest against Chicago Wolves at Allstate Arena Wednesday night. The meeting will be the seventh of eight meetings between the two teams, with each club holding a 3-3-0-0 record through…

Mar. 27, 2018

Iowa Wild and the American Hockey League announced today six guaranteed home games for the 2018-19 season. 

Mar. 26, 2018

Weekly Blog from The Voice of the Iowa Wild - Joe O'Donnell

Mar. 26, 2018

Nancy Grant is among the women who pack up their families and follow their husbands who play professional hockey in hopes of getting to the NHL. It’s a task that demands, like their husbands, an ability to change directions quickly and to do it…

Mar. 26, 2018

Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned forward Zack Mitchell to Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Mar. 25, 2018

Iowa Wild (30-22-9-5; 74 points) lost to Milwaukee Admirals (34-28-4-1; 73 points) by a score of 7-2 Sunday evening at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. With the loss, the Wild dropped out of a playoff spot for the first time since Jan. 17.

Mar. 25, 2018

Iowa Wild closes out its second three-in-three stretch in nine days when the team travels up to Milwaukee to face off against the Admirals at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena Sunday evening. Iowa currently sits in fourth in the Central Division, while Milwaukee…

Mar. 24, 2018

Iowa Wild (30-21-9-6; 75 points) fell to Grand Rapids Griffins (36-24-1-6; 79 points) 3-2 in the shootout Saturday night at Wells Fargo Arena in front of 7,822 fans. 

Mar. 24, 2018

Iowa Wild and Grand Rapids Griffins face-off for the final time this season Saturday evening. Iowa sits in fourth in the Central Division, while Grand Rapids resides in third. The Wild holds a 4-2-0-3 record against the Griffins this season.

Mar. 23, 2018

Iowa Wild (30-21-9-5; 74 points) fell to Grand Rapids Griffins (35-24-1-6; 77 points) by a score of 5-3 Friday evening at Wells Fargo Arena. 

Mar. 23, 2018

Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has recalled forward Jack Walker and defenseman Gustav Bouramman from Rapid City Rush of the ECHL.

Mar. 23, 2018

Iowa Wild starts off another three-in-three set with a home game against Grand Rapids Griffins. Iowa sits in third place in the Central Division, just .001 percentage points ahead of Grand Rapids. Both teams also feature two players within the top 10…

Mar. 19, 2018

Iowa Wild (30-20-9-5; 74 points) fell to Rockford IceHogs (33-24-4-4; 74 points) by a score of 4-2 Monday evening at Wells Fargo Arena.  

Mar. 19, 2018

Weekly Blog from The Voice of the Iowa Wild - Joe O'Donnell

Mar. 19, 2018

Iowa Wild returns to Wells Fargo Arena from a stretch of 10 of 11 games on the road for a home contest against Rockford IceHogs. The Wild sits in third place in the Central Division, while the IceHogs sit in fifth. Iowa is 5-3-2-0 this season against…

Mar. 18, 2018

Iowa Wild (30-19-9-5; 74 points) dropped the middle game of a three-in-three stretch Sunday afternoon by a score of 7-3 to Chicago Wolves (34-20-7-2; 77 pts.). The team’s seven goals allowed is tied for the most this season.

Mar. 18, 2018

Iowa Wild heads to Chicago Wolves for the middle game of a three-in-three stretch. Both Iowa and Chicago are jockeying for playoff position, as the Wolves sit in second place in the Central Division just one point and .008 percentage points ahead of…

Mar. 17, 2018

Iowa Wild (30-18-9-5; 74 points) stunned Grand Rapids Griffins (33-24-1-6; 73 points) for the team’s second consecutive come-from-behind win with a 2-1 victory at Van Andel Arena Saturday night. 

Mar. 17, 2018

Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has signed defenseman Tommy Panico to Professional Tryout Agreement (PTO).

Mar. 17, 2018

Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has signed Bowling Green State forward Mitch McLain to an Amateur Tryout Agreement (ATO).

Mar. 17, 2018

“It’s got to be done.” That’s how Iowa Wild defenseman Hunter Warner described his decision to end the 2017-18 season a month early and forgo the possibility of playing in this year’s Calder Cup Playoffs. 

Mar. 17, 2018

Iowa Wild kicks off a three-in-three with a road game against Grand Rapids Saturday night. The contest is the eighth of 10 meetings between the two teams, as Iowa holds a 3-1-0-3 record against the Griffins this season. 

Mar. 17, 2018

If Iowa Wild needs its defining moment this season, Wednesday night’s come-from-behind 4-2 victory against defending Calder Cup Champion Grand Rapids meets all of the criteria.

Mar. 16, 2018

Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has signed forward Garrett Thompson to a Professional Tryout Agreement (PTO).

Mar. 16, 2018

Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has signed Miami University defenseman Louis Belpedio to an Amateur Tryout Agreement (ATO).

Mar. 14, 2018

Iowa Wild (29-18-9-5; 72 points) earned a gutsy, come-from-behind win against Grand Rapids Griffins (32-23-1-6; 71 points) by a score of 4-2, aided by four unanswered goals. 

Mar. 14, 2018

Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forward Zack Mitchell and defenseman Ryan Murphy from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).   …

Mar. 14, 2018

Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has reassigned goaltender Adam Vay to Rapid City Rush of the ECHL.

Mar. 14, 2018

Iowa Wild heads to Grand Rapids for a crucial Central Division battle Wednesday night at 6:00 p.m. CT, with just .001 percentage points separating the two teams in the standings. Wednesday’s contest is the seventh of 10 meetings between the clubs,…

Mar. 13, 2018

Iowa Wild (28-18-9-5; 70 points) dropped its game to Rockford IceHogs (31-24-3-4; 69 points) in overtime by a 3-2 score. Wild goaltender Steve Michalek set a season-high mark with 46 saves in the game. 

Mar. 13, 2018

Iowa Wild kicks off a four-game road trip with a game against Rockford IceHogs Tuesday, with puck drop slated for 7:00 p.m. Tuesday’s meeting will be the 10th of 12 meetings between the two teams, with Iowa holding a 5-3-1-0 against Rockford this…

Mar. 12, 2018

Weekly Blog from The Voice of the Iowa Wild - Joe O'Donnell

Mar. 12, 2018

Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has recalled forward Pavel Jenys and goaltender Adam Vay from Rapid City Rush of the ECHL.

Mar. 11, 2018

Iowa Wild (28-18-8-5; 69 points) defeated Manitoba Moose (36-17-4-4; 80 points) 4-3 in a game where forwards Sam Anas and Cal O’Reilly both broke the team’s record for most points in a single season. 

Mar. 11, 2018

Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has signed Bemidji State forward Gerry Fitzgerald to an Amateur Tryout Agreement (ATO).

Mar. 11, 2018

Iowa Wild has a brief one-game stint at home to face off against the Central Division leading Manitoba Moose Sunday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. Sunday’s contest is the eighth and final meeting between these two teams, with Iowa holding a 3-3-1-0 record…

Mar. 09, 2018

Iowa Wild (27-18-8-5; 67 points) forward Justin Kloos scored two goals and added an assist in a 4-3 shootout loss to San Antonio (28-24-9-0; 65 points) Friday night, giving him 41 points (18g, 23a) on the year, breaking the team’s record for most…

Mar. 09, 2018

Wild forward Colton Beck never quite knows what he's going to get when he gets to the rink. Some days he's playing center, others it's one of the two wings. Beck’s role is filling what is steadily becoming an important characteristic…

Mar. 09, 2018

Iowa Wild closes out its season-long six-game road trip with a contest against San Antonio Rampage Friday at 7:30 p.m. Iowa is 3-1-1-0 this season against San Antonio and 6-3-2-2 all-time at AT&T Center.  The Wild sits in fourth place in the…

Mar. 07, 2018

Iowa Wild (27-18-8-4; 66 points) fell to Texas Stars (31-21-5-3; 70 points) 4-2 Wednesday night at H-E-B Center at Cedar Park. The loss gives the team a 1-2-1-1 record on the road trip.     

Mar. 07, 2018

Iowa Wild makes a quick pit stop in Cedar Park, Texas on the team’s six-game road trip for a contest against Texas Stars Wednesday night. Iowa holds a 1-1-1-0 record against the Stars this season and a 5-4-2-1 record at H-E-B Center at Cedar Park…

Mar. 06, 2018

Weekly Blog from The Voice of the Iowa Wild - Joe O'Donnell

Mar. 04, 2018

Iowa Wild (27-17-8-4; 66 points) earned a gritty 4-3 win against Manitoba Moose (35-16-4-3; 77 points) Sunday afternoon for the team’s first road win in six games.  

Mar. 04, 2018

Iowa Wild faces off against the Moose for the last time in Winnipeg for the 2017-18 season Sunday afternoon. The Wild have had a good amount of success at Bell MTS Place, owning an 8-2-1-0 record against the Moose on the road during the past five seasons. …

Mar. 03, 2018

Iowa Wild (26-17-8-4; 64 points) scored three unanswered goals in the third period to force overtime, but fell to Manitoba Moose (35-15-4-3; 77 points) 5-4 in Winnipeg Saturday night. 

GAME PREVIEW – IOWA WILD AT MANITOBA MOOSE 3.3.18
Mar. 03, 2018

Iowa Wild continues its six-game road trip with a pair of contests beginning Saturday night against Manitoba Moose. The Moose sits atop the Central Division standings, while the Wild sits in fourth. This season, the Wild is 2-3-0-0 against the Moose…

Mar. 02, 2018

Iowa Wild hosted its annual Hockey and Heels event on Feb. 21, where female fans learned the ins and outs of hockey and the Wild organization.

Feb. 28, 2018

By Jennifer Schallmoser Even before defenseman Zach Palmquist arrived in Des Moines back in 2015, the blueliner had been a consistent player since the beginning of his career. He played more than 100 games in the USHL with the Waterloo Black Hawks before…

Feb. 28, 2018

Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has recalled forward Dante Salituro and defenseman Matt Caito from Rapid City Rush of the ECHL.

MINNESOTA WILD RECALLS FORWARD LUKE KUNIN
Feb. 27, 2018

Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forward Luke Kunin (pronounced KUNN-nihn) from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Feb. 27, 2018

Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has reassigned forward Jack Walker to Rapid City Rush of the ECHL.

Feb. 26, 2018

Jason Aldrich learned something important while attending Finlandia University: his future in hockey wasn’t going to be on the ice.

Feb. 26, 2018

Weekly Blog from The Voice of the Iowa Wild - Joe O'Donnell

Feb. 25, 2018

Iowa Wild (26-17-7-4; 63 points) suffered a 3-2 shootout loss to Grand Rapids Griffins (30-19-1-6; 67 points) Sunday afternoon, earning a point in the process.

Feb. 25, 2018

Iowa Wild faces off with Grand Rapids Griffins once again, as the teams close out a back-to-back series Sunday afternoon. Sunday’s contest is the sixth of 10 meetings this season between the two teams, with the Wild holding a 2-1-0-2 record.

Feb. 24, 2018

Iowa Wild (26-17-7-3; 62 points) dropped its first contest of the six-game road trip 2-1 to Grand Rapids Griffins (29-19-1-6; 65 points) Saturday night at Van Andel Arena. The loss snapped the Wild’s eight-game point streak against the Griffins.…

Feb. 24, 2018

Iowa Wild begins its longest road trip of the season with back-to-back games against Grand Rapids Griffins, starting with a contest Saturday evening. The two teams are jockeying for playoff positioning, as Iowa sits in third place in the Central Division,…

Feb. 22, 2018

Plenty of evidence shows that the Wild is steadily growing into one of central Iowa’s established sports franchises along with the Iowa Cubs. Season ticket sales have increased every year, average attendance now exceeds 6,000 per game and corporate…

Feb. 20, 2018

Weekly Blog from The Voice of the Iowa Wild - Joe O'Donnell

Feb. 20, 2018

Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has reassigned forward Chase Lang and goaltender Adam Vay to Rapid City Rush of the ECHL.

Feb. 19, 2018

Iowa Wild (26-16-7-3; 62 points) defeated Texas Stars (27-19-5-2; 61 points) 2-1 Monday night in a tightly contested matchup in the second game of a back-to-back series. With the win, Niklas Svedberg (26 saves) has won his last four starts and nine of…

Feb. 19, 2018

Iowa Wild closes out its five-game homestand with a rematch against Texas Stars Monday night. The contest will be the third of four meetings between the two teams, with Texas claiming a 5-4 overtime victory on Dec. 5 and a 6-3 victory Sunday afternoon.…

Feb. 18, 2018

Iowa Wild (25-16-7-3; 60 points) dropped Sunday’s matinee to Texas Stars (27-18-5-2; 61 points) 6-3 at Wells Fargo Arena. The loss snapped the Wild’s seven-game home point streak. 

Feb. 18, 2018

Iowa Wild welcomes Texas Stars to Wells Fargo Arena for the first time this season. The two teams previously played at H-E-B Center at Cedar Park in December, a 5-4 overtime loss for the Wild. Iowa currently sits in second place in the Central Division,…

Feb. 17, 2018

Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has recalled goaltender Steve Michalek from Rapid City Rush of the ECHL.

Feb. 16, 2018

Minnesota’s general manager spent Monday night watching the Iowa Wild defeat San Antonio 3-2 for the team’s third straight win. In recent days, the Wild announced signing a five-year lease extension to remain in Des Moines, called up defenseman…

Feb. 15, 2018

Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has recalled goaltender Adam Vay from Rapid City Rush of the ECHL and reassigned goaltender Steve Michalek to the Rush.

Feb. 15, 2018

“A lot of times the plans you make for a trade don’t work out, but when I got the text from Flahrsy, I felt really good about it,” Lalonde said.

Feb. 13, 2018

Weekly Blog from The Voice of the Iowa Wild - Joe O'Donnell

Feb. 13, 2018

Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has recalled forward Jack Walker from Rapid City Rush of the ECHL and reassigned forward Pavel Jenys to the Rush.

Feb. 12, 2018

Iowa Wild (25-15-7-3; 60 points) defeated San Antonio Rampage (24-20-6-0; 54 points) 3-2 for the team’s third consecutive win of the homestand. 

Feb. 12, 2018

Iowa Wild hosts its third game in four days as San Antonio Rampage heads to Wells Fargo Arena Monday night. The game is the fifth of six meetings between the two teams, with Iowa owning a 2-1-1-0 against San Antonio this season.

Feb. 11, 2018

Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled defenseman Nick Seeler and reassigned defenseman Viktor Loov (pronounced LEWV).

Feb. 10, 2018

Iowa Wild (24-15-7-3; 58 points) sent 9,725 Wild fans home happy as the team defeated Rockford IceHogs (25-20-3-3; 56 points) 2-1 in the team’s annual Pink in the Rink game. Iowa took sole possession of second place in the Central Division with…

Feb. 10, 2018

Iowa Wild hosts Rockford IceHogs at Wells Fargo Arena for the fourth time this season Saturday night for the Wild’s Pink at the Rink game. Rockford currently sits at fifth in the Central Division, while Iowa sits in a tie for second with Chicago,…

Feb. 09, 2018

Iowa Wild (23-15-7-3; 56 points) scored three third period goals en route to a 4-1 win against Chicago Wolves (24-16-6-2; 56 points) Friday night to open up a five-game homestand. The two teams are tied in points with 56.

IOWA WILD ANNOUNCES FIVE-YEAR LEASE EXTENSION WITH POLK COUNTY AND SPECTRA VENUE MANAGEMENT
Feb. 09, 2018

Iowa Wild has agreed in principle with Polk County and Spectra Venue Management, operators of Wells Fargo Arena, on a five-year lease extension, beginning with the 2018-19 AHL season. In addition to the lease extension, the National Hockey League’s…

Feb. 09, 2018

When Kurtis Gabriel takes the ice this weekend for Iowa Wild, his smile will tell the story of what it feels like to get back in the game.

Feb. 09, 2018

DES MOINES, IOWA – Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club signed forward Ryan White to a standard player contract (SPC) for the remainder of the 2017-18 season.

Feb. 09, 2018

Iowa Wild opens up a five-game homestand with a matchup against division rival Chicago Wolves. Chicago currently sits in second place in the Central Division, while Iowa sits just .022 points percentage behind the Wolves in third place. The Wild has…

Feb. 08, 2018

Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has acquired defenseman Viktor Loov (pronounced LEWV) from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for forwards Christoph Bertschy and Mario Lucia.

IOWA WILD REASSIGNS FORWARD CHASE LANG TO RAPID CITY
Feb. 08, 2018

Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has recalled forwards Pavel Jenys and Chase Lang from Rapid City Rush of the ECHL.

Feb. 07, 2018

Iowa Wild (22-15-7-3; 54 points) closed out its five-game road trip with a 5-1 loss to San Diego Gulls (24-17-1-0; 49 points) Tuesday night at Valley View Casino Center.

Feb. 06, 2018

Weekly Blog from The Voice of the Iowa Wild - Joe O'Donnell

Feb. 06, 2018

Iowa Wild closes out its three-game California trip with a game against San Diego Gulls at Valley View Casino Center Tuesday night. The Wild heads into the game sitting in third place in the Central Division, while the Gulls sit in third place in the…

WILD FALLS TO REIGN 5-1
Feb. 03, 2018

Iowa Wild (22-14-7-3; 54 points) suffered a 5-1 loss at the hands of Ontario Reign (23-17-2-1; 49 points) Saturday night at Citizens Business Bank Arena. Iowa now sits in third place in the Central Division.

Feb. 03, 2018

Iowa Wild continues its three-game California trip with a quick stop in Ontario to face the Reign Saturday night. The contest will be the second of two meetings between the two clubs this season, with Iowa winning the first game 3-0 on Oct. 13. All-time,…

Feb. 03, 2018

Iowa Wild (22-13-7-3; 54 points) broke several franchise records in the team’s 8-0 victory against Bakersfield Condors (17-18-7-1; 42 points) Friday night at Rabobank Arena for the team’s first-ever win in California in history. 

Feb. 02, 2018

Iowa Wild embarks on a three-game California trip, which begins with Friday night’s showdown against Bakersfield Condors. Bakersfield defeated Iowa 4-3 in overtime on Jan. 19 in the first meeting in history between the two clubs. Iowa sits in second…

Jan. 30, 2018

Wild forward Luke Kunin was the team’s lone participant in the 2018 AHL All-Star Challenge, earning the All-Star bid in his first full professional season. Kunin said he was honored to be named to the All-Star Game, which is another experience…

Jan. 30, 2018

Tom Witosky breaks down the success of the Wild's power play and penalty kill this season.

MINNESOTA WILD RECALLS FORWARD JOEL ERIKSSON EK FROM IOWA
Jan. 29, 2018

Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forward Joel Eriksson Ek from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Jan. 28, 2018

Iowa Wild is on the doorstep of the first playoff run in team history. Veteran leadership will be key as games get more and more important. Fortunately for Iowa, the team is already starting to see success with help from the vets. 

Jan. 27, 2018

Iowa Wild (21-13-7-3; 52 points) defeated Cleveland Monsters (13-22-4-3; 33 pts.) 3-1 at Quicken Loans Arena Saturday night in the teams’ final game before the AHL All-Star Classic. Wild goaltender Niklas Svedberg (30 saves) earned his fourth consecutive…

Jan. 27, 2018

Iowa Wild faces off against Cleveland Monsters at Quicken Loans Arena in the team’s final game before the All-Star Game Saturday night. It will be the second consecutive meeting between the two teams, with Iowa claiming a 5-0-1-0 record against…

Jan. 26, 2018

Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has reassigned forward Pavel Jenys and defenseman Matt Caito to the Rapid City Rush of the ECHL.

Jan. 26, 2018

Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned forwards Joel Eriksson Ek (pronounced JUHL AIR-ihk-suhn EHK) and Kyle Rau to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League…

Jan. 25, 2018

Iowa Wild (20-13-7-3; 50 points) stormed back for a 4-3 come-from-behind victory against Cleveland Monsters (13-21-4-3; 33 pts.) at Quicken Loans Arena Thursday night. With the win, Iowa moved into second place in the Central Division with a .580 points…

Jan. 25, 2018

Iowa Wild heads out to Cleveland for the final two games before the AHL All-Star Game. Iowa has battled Cleveland five times this season, going 4-0-1-0 in those contests. The Wild is 1-0-1-0 at Quicken Loans Arena during the 2017-18 season.

Jan. 24, 2018

Weekly Blog from The Voice of the Iowa Wild - Joe O'Donnell

Jan. 23, 2018

The time is now. That’s how Iowa Wild goalie Niklas Svedberg describes his challenge of getting back to the National Hockey League. At 28, he is neither the promising prospect nor the grizzled veteran, but the demanding world of professional hockey…

Jan. 20, 2018

DES MOINES, IOWA – Iowa Wild (19-13-7-3; 48 points) defeated Milwaukee Admirals (21-16-4-0; 46 pts.) 5-3 at Wells Fargo Arena Saturday night in front of 11,302 fans, moving into second place in the Central Division with the victory.

Jan. 20, 2018

Iowa Wild closes out a stretch of three games in four days with a matchup against Milwaukee Admirals Saturday night at Wells Fargo Arena. Saturday’s game is the sixth of 10 contests between the two teams. Iowa is 14-20-2-3 all-time against the…

Jan. 19, 2018

Iowa Wild (18-13-7-3; 46 points) lost in overtime to Bakersfield Condors (17-14-7-0; 41 pts.) 4-3 at Wells Fargo Arena Friday night, in the first-ever meeting between the two teams.

Jan. 19, 2018

Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forward Kyle Rau from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Jan. 19, 2018

Iowa Wild continues its three-game homestand with a contest against Bakersfield Condors Friday night. Friday’s game will be the first meeting in history between the two teams.

Jan. 17, 2018

Iowa Wild (18-13-6-3; 45 points) defeated Chicago Wolves (19-15-5-2; 48 pts.) 5-2 at Wells Fargo Arena Wednesday night, in a game that saw 12 different Wild players register a point. With the win, the Wild moved into fourth place in the Central Division…

Jan. 17, 2018

Iowa Wild begins a three-game homestand with a contest against Chicago Wolves Wednesday night. The Central Division rivals are both fighting for a playoff spot, with just .012 percentage points separating the two teams. Wednesday’s game is the…

Jan. 16, 2018

Kyle Rau’s goal is to get back to the National Hockey League. But that doesn’t mean the 25-year-old Eden Prairie, MN native isn’t going to have fun in the process despite what some might consider a frustrating start to a promising professional…

THE WILD WIRE - BLOG #15
Jan. 15, 2018

Weekly Blog from The Voice of the Iowa Wild - Joe O'Donnell

Jan. 15, 2018

Metro Ice Sports in Urbandale, Iowa was named a quarterfinalist for the “Light Like the Pros” promotion, sponsored by the AHL and Eaton. The winning rink will receive a free Ephesus LED sports lighting system, valued at more than $50,000. …

Jan. 14, 2018

Iowa Wild (17-13-6-3; 43 points) fell to Manitoba Moose (26-8-3-2; 57 pts.) 3-2 at MTS Bell Place Sunday afternoon. Wild goaltender Niklas Svedberg (33 saves) made his first start since Dec. 15 in the loss.

Jan. 13, 2018

Iowa Wild faces Manitoba Moose for the second time in as many days. Iowa heads into the game with eight consecutive road wins against the Moose and aim for the team’s third straight victory overall. 

Jan. 13, 2018

Iowa Wild (17-12-6-3; 43 points) withstood a late push by Manitoba Moose (25-8-3-2; 55 pts.) to earn a 5-4 victory at the season’s midway point Saturday afternoon. 

Jan. 13, 2018

Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has recalled forward Jack Walker from Rapid City Rush of the ECHL.

Jan. 13, 2018

Iowa Wild takes its first road trip to Manitoba this season to battle the AHL-leading Moose in a two-game series. Saturday’s game will be the second of three meetings in nine days between the two clubs. All-time, Iowa is 7-1-0-0 at Bell MTS Place. …

Jan. 10, 2018

Iowa Wild will reach the halfway point of its season Saturday against the Manitoba Moose. The team currently sits in fourth place in the Central Division with 16 wins and 41 points, the highest number of points midway through a season in the team’s…

Jan. 10, 2018

DES MOINES, IOWA – Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has released goaltender C.J. Motte from his professional tryout (PTO) agreement.​

Jan. 08, 2018

Weekly Blog from The Voice of the Iowa Wild - Joe O'Donnell

Jan. 08, 2018

Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has recalled forward Pavel Jenys from Rapid City Rush of the ECHL.

Jan. 07, 2018

DES MOINES, IOWA – Iowa Wild (16-12-6-3; 41 points) defeated Cleveland Monsters (10-17-3-3; 26 pts.) 4-1 in front of 4,500 fans at Wells Fargo Arena for the team’s first victory of 2018. 

Jan. 07, 2018

Iowa Wild wraps up its three-games-in-three-days stretch when the team welcomes Cleveland Monsters to Wells Fargo Arena for the third time this season. 

Jan. 06, 2018

DES MOINES, IOWA – Iowa Wild (15-12-6-3; 39 points) fell 4-3 to the league-leading Manitoba Moose (25-6-2-2; 54 points) Saturday night at Wells Fargo Arena.  

GAME PREVIEW – IOWA WILD VS. MANITOBA MOOSE 1.6.18
Jan. 06, 2018

Iowa Wild continues its three-games-in-three-days stretch with a home contest against Manitoba Moose. Saturday’s meeting is the third of eight during the 2017 season and the teams split their first two games at Wells Fargo Arena in October.  …

Jan. 05, 2018

MILWAUKEE, WIS. – Iowa Wild (15-11-6-3; 39 pts.) earned a point against Milwaukee Admirals (17-13-4-0; 38 pts.), as the team lost 4-3 in the shootout at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena.

Jan. 05, 2018

Iowa Wild begins a three games in three days stretch when the team travels up to Milwaukee to face off against the Admirals. 

NHL ENTRY DRAFT CRUCIAL TO MINNESOTA AND IOWA WILD
Jan. 04, 2018

DES MOINES, IOWA – Iowa Wild, in conjunction with the American Hockey League (AHL), announced Thursday that Iowa forward Luke Kunin has been named to the Central Division All-Star team. 

 MINNESOTA WILD ASSIGNS FORWARD ZACH MITCHELL TO IOWA
Jan. 02, 2018

DES MOINES, Iowa– Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned forward Zack Mitchell to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL) after activating…

IOWA WILD REASSIGNS FORWARD CHASE LANG TO RAPID CITY
Jan. 02, 2018

DES MOINES, IOWA – Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has reassigned forward Chase Lang to Rapid City Rush of the ECHL.

Jan. 01, 2018

DES MOINES, IOWA – Iowa Wild (15-11-6-2; 38 pts.) dropped its first game of 2018, falling to Chicago Wolves (15-12-5-2; 37 pts.) 2-1 Monday afternoon at Wells Fargo Arena in front of 4,518 fans. 

Jan. 01, 2018

Weekly Blog from The Voice of the Iowa Wild - Joe O'Donnell

Dec. 31, 2017

Iowa Wild rings in the New Year with an afternoon matinee against Central Division foe, Chicago Wolves. It will be the third of eight meetings between the two teams this season and the first taking place at Wells Fargo Arena.  

"MASA" FALLING INTO PLACE WITH THE WILD
Dec. 31, 2017

As a young man growing up in north Japan, Masayasu Takaiwa played baseball, soccer and ran track.

Dec. 29, 2017

ROCKFORD, ILL. – Iowa Wild (15-10-6-2; 38 pts.) closed out 2017 with a 5-3 victory against Rockford IceHogs (18-12-1-1; 38 pts.) Friday night in the second game of a home-and-home series.

Dec. 29, 2017

Quotes from the day an NHL star played for Iowa Wild…

Dec. 29, 2017

Iowa Wild heads to Rockford for the second game of a home-and-home series. The Wild are 3-3-1-0 this season against the IceHogs and are 2-2-0-0 in Rockford. 

IOWA WILD FALLS TO ROCKFORD ICEHOGS 6-3
Dec. 29, 2017

DES MOINES, IOWA – Iowa Wild (14-10-6-2; 36 pts.) fell to Rockford IceHogs (18-11-1-1; 38 pts.) 6-3 Thursday night in front of 7,410 fans at Wells Fargo Arena in the first game of a home-and-home series between the teams. 

IOWA WILD ANNOUNCES FIVE-YEAR LEASE EXTENSION WITH POLK COUNTY AND SPECTRA VENUE MANAGEMENT
Dec. 28, 2017

NHL star Zach Parise returns to the ice for his first game since last April and doesn’t mind acknowledging that it makes him a little nervous, even when it’s with Iowa Wild.

Dec. 28, 2017

Iowa Wild returns from its holiday break with a crucial home game against Central Division rivals, Rockford IceHogs. 

Dec. 28, 2017

DES MOINES, Iowa – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has assigned forward Zach Parise (pronounced pah-REE-see) to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL)…

Dec. 27, 2017

It’s not every evening five top-notch, professional hockey players can be found waiting tables at a Des Moines area restaurant, but that’s exactly how Iowa Wild players Ryan Malone, Pat Cannone, Brennan Menell, Luke Kunin, and Niklas Svedberg…

Dec. 22, 2017

Iowa Wild (14-9-6-2; 36 pts.) fell to Grand Rapids Griffins (11-15-1-3; 26 pts.) 3-2 in the shootout Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena, as the team picked up at least one standings point for the 10th time in 11 games this month.

Dec. 22, 2017

Iowa Wild (14-9-6-1; 35 pts.) vs. Grand Rapids Griffins (10-15-1-3; 24 pts.)

Dec. 20, 2017

CLEVELAND, OH – Iowa Wild (14-9-6-1; 35 pts.) suffered a 5-4 overtime loss on the road Wednesday night as the Cleveland Monsters (9-11-3-2; 23 pts.) rallied late in the third period before stunning the Wild in the extra session.

Dec. 19, 2017

Iowa Wild (14-9-5-1; 34 pts.) at Cleveland Monsters (8-11-3-2; 21 pts.)

Dec. 18, 2017

CLEVELAND, OH – Goaltender C.J. Motte, making his team debut, pitched a 34-save shutout as Iowa Wild (14-9-5-1; 34 pts.) defeated the Cleveland Monsters (8-11-3-2; 21 pts.) by a score of 3-0 on Monday night at Quicken Loans Arena.

THE WILD WIRE - BLOG #12
Dec. 18, 2017

Weekly Blog from The Voice of the Iowa Wild - Joe O'Donnell

Dec. 18, 2017

Iowa Wild (13-9-5-1; 32 pts.) at Cleveland Monsters (8-10-3-2; 21 pts.)

Dec. 16, 2017

ROSEMONT, IL – Iowa Wild (13-9-5-1, 32 points) fell 6-3 to the Chicago Wolves (10-12-4-1, 25 points) after a late, third-period surge by the home team on Saturday night at Allstate Arena. 

Dec. 16, 2017

DES MOINES, IA - Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher announced Saturday the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned defenseman Ryan Murphy to Iowa of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Dec. 16, 2017

Iowa Wild (13-8-5-1; 32 pts.) at Chicago Wolves (9-12-4-1; 23 pts.)

Dec. 15, 2017

 MILWAUKEE, WI – Iowa Wild winger Sam Anas scored his second goal of the contest, just 55 seconds into overtime, as the Iowa Wild (13-8-5-1; 32 pts.) picked up a 3-2 overtime win over the Milwaukee Admirals (12-11-2-0; 26 pts.) on Friday night.…

Dec. 15, 2017

Iowa Wild (12-8-5-1; 30 pts.) at Milwaukee Admirals (12-11-1-0; 25 pts.)

Dec. 14, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher announced Thursday the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled goaltender Steve Michalek (pronounced MIKE-ah-lick) under emergency conditions from…

Dec. 13, 2017

GRAND RAPIDS,  MI - Iowa Wild (12-8-5-1; 30 pts.) let a three-goal lead slip away in an eventual 4-3 shootout defeat to the host Grand Rapids Griffins (10-13-0-3; 23 pts.) on Wednesday night.

Dec. 13, 2017

Gerry Mayhew’s explanation for making it to the American Hockey League is a simple one: too many people told the 24-year-old Wyandotte, MI native that he wouldn’t make it into professional hockey.

Dec. 13, 2017

Iowa Wild (12-8-5-0; 29 pts.) at Grand Rapids Griffins (9-13-0-3; 21 pts.)

Dec. 12, 2017

Weekly Blog from The Voice of the Iowa Wild - Joe O'Donnell

Dec. 10, 2017

DES MOINES, IOWA – The Iowa Wild (12-8-5-0, 29 points) recorded a 2-1 win over the Grand Rapids Griffins (9-13-0-3, 21 points) in front of 4,119 fans Sunday night at Wells Fargo Arena, picking up at least a point in its last seven of eight contests.…

Dec. 10, 2017

Iowa Wild (11-8-5-0; 27 pts.) vs. Grand Rapids Griffins (9-12-0-3; 21 pts.)

Dec. 10, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced Sunday that forward Jack Walker has been assigned to the Rapid City Rush, Iowa's ECHL affiliate. Walker, who was injured in September during the Traverse City Prospect…

Dec. 09, 2017

DES MOINES, IOWA – The Iowa Wild (11-8-5-0, 27 points) dropped their third consecutive overtime contest on Saturday night, falling 4-3 to the visiting San Diego Gulls (10-11-1-0, 21 points) in front of 6,922 fans at Wells Fargo Arena. 

Dec. 08, 2017

Iowa Wild (11-8-4-0; 26 pts.) vs. San Diego Gulls (9-11-1-0; 19 pts.)

Dec. 06, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher announced Wednesday the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forward Joel Eriksson Ek (pronounced JUHL AIR-ihk-suhn EHK) from the Iowa Wild of the American…

Dec. 05, 2017

CEDAR PARK, TX - The Iowa Wild (11-8-4-0; 26 pts.) dropped its second consecutive overtime decision Tuesday night as the Texas Stars (14-9-0-1; 29 pts.) rallied for a 5-4 victory at H-E-B Center.

Dec. 05, 2017

Iowa Wild (11-8-3-0; 25 pts.) at Texas Stars (13-9-0-1; 27 pts.) The Iowa Wild and Texas Stars battle for the first time this season with a 7:30 p.m. CT puck drop scheduled in Cedar Park, TX. The Wild is just 8-11-2-1 all-time against the Stars, however,…

THE WILD WIRE - BLOG #10
Dec. 05, 2017

Weekly Blog from The Voice of the Iowa Wild - Joe O'Donnell

Dec. 02, 2017

SAN ANTONIO, TX – The Iowa Wild (11-8-3-0, 22 points) let a two-goal advantage evaporate, as the San Antonio Rampage (12-9-1-0; 25 points) secured a 4-3 overtime victory on Saturday night at AT&T Center.

Dec. 02, 2017

Iowa Wild (11-8-2-0; 24 pts.) at San Antonio Rampage (11-9-1-0; 23 pts.)

Dec. 01, 2017

SAN ANTONIO, TX - The Iowa Wild (11-8-2-0; 24 pts.) used a three-goal third period to upend the San Antonio Rampage (11-9-1-0; 23 pts.) by a score of 5-3 on Friday night at the AT&T Center.

Dec. 01, 2017

Kurtis Gabriel’s right arm may be immobilized right now, but it isn’t stopping him from working out. 

Dec. 01, 2017

Iowa Wild (10-8-2-0; 22 pts.) at San Antonio Rampage (11-8-1-0; 23 pts.)

Dec. 01, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr on Friday announced the American Hockey League (AHL) club has recalled goaltender Adam Vay and defenseman Matt Caito (kay-toe) from Iowa’s ECHL affiliate, the Rapid City Rush. In addition,…

Nov. 28, 2017

DES MOINES, IOWA – The Iowa Wild (10-8-2-0, 22 points) were defeated by the Milwaukee Admirals (11-8-0-0, 22 points) 4-2 Tuesday night, despite registering 20 more shots (42-22) than Milwaukee in the Central-Division battle.  

WILD ANNOUNCES POSTGAME CASSADEE POPE CONCERT
Nov. 28, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild, in conjunction with Cassadee Pope, announced Tuesday evening the 2012 The Voice winner will perform live after the Iowa Wild home game at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 20, presented by Principal®.

Nov. 28, 2017

Iowa Wild (10-7-2-0; 22 pts.) vs. Milwaukee Admirals (10-8-0-0; 20 pts.) With back-to-back wins to wrap up its three-game road trip, the Iowa Wild hosts the Milwaukee Admirals tonight at 7 p.m. It’s the first meeting since opening weekend, when…

Nov. 27, 2017

Weekly Blog from The Voice of the Iowa Wild - Joe O'Donnell

Nov. 27, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled defenseman Ryan Murphy from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Nov. 26, 2017

ROSEMONT, IL – The Iowa Wild (10-7-2-0; 22 pts.) used multiple point efforts from four skaters, as the team topped the Chicago Wolves (5-10-3-1; 14 pts.) by a score of 6-4 on Sunday afternoon at Allstate Arena.

Nov. 26, 2017

Iowa Wild (9-7-2-0; 20 pts.) at Chicago Wolves (5-9-3-1; 14 pts.)

Nov. 24, 2017

ROCKFORD, IL - The Iowa Wild (9-7-2-0; 20 pts.) earned a 2-1 overtime win over the Rockford IceHogs (11-7-1-0; 23 pts.) on Friday night as center Joel Eriksson Ek scored the game winner at 3:44 of the extra session.

Nov. 23, 2017

  Iowa Wild (8-7-2-0; 18 pts.) at Rockford IceHogs (11-7-0-0; 22 pts.)

Nov. 22, 2017

ROCKFORD, IL - The Iowa Wild (8-7-2-0; 18 pts.) suffered a 3-1 road loss to the Rockford IceHogs (11-7-0-0; 22 pts.) Wednesday night in front of 2,717 fans at BMO Harris Bank Center, ending their season-best, five-game winning streak.

Nov. 22, 2017

The following are notes and quotes Tom Witosky recently gathered from interviews and news conferences with Iowa Wild coaches and players. 

Nov. 22, 2017

Iowa Wild (8-6-2-0; 18 pts.) at Rockford IceHogs (10-7-0-0; 20 pts.)

Nov. 21, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forward Zack Mitchell from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL) and reassigned forwards Joel…

Nov. 20, 2017

Weekly Blog from The Voice of the Iowa Wild - Joe O'Donnell

Nov. 20, 2017

Landon Ferraro’s first goal in an Iowa Wild jersey may well be remembered as one of those early-turning points necessary for a successful season.

Nov. 17, 2017

DES MOINES, IOWA – The Iowa Wild (8-6-2-0, 18 points) defeated the Grand Rapids Griffins (8-8-0-1, 17 points) 4-2 in front of 5,623 fans Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena. 

Nov. 17, 2017

The Iowa Wild hosts the defending Calder Cup Champions, the Grand Rapids Griffins, tonight at 7 p.m.

Nov. 15, 2017

ROCKFORD, IL – The Iowa Wild (7-6-2-0, 16 points) defeated the Rockford IceHogs (8-7-0-0, 13 points) 2-1 in front of 5,066 fans Wednesday afternoon at BMO Harris Bank Center. 

Nov. 15, 2017

The Iowa Wild take on the Rockford Ice Hogs on Wednesday from BMO Harris Bank Center at 10:30 a.m.

Nov. 14, 2017

Weekly Blog from The Voice of the Iowa Wild - Joe O'Donnell

Nov. 13, 2017

Alex Grant’s approach to hockey is a lot like his booming, blue-line slap shot – direct and on target.

Nov. 12, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild (6-6-2-0, 14 points) defeated the Cleveland Monsters (5-4-3-0, 13 points) 3-2 in the shootout in front of 4,441 fans Sunday night at Wells Fargo Arena. 

Nov. 12, 2017

Cleveland Monsters (5-4-2-0, 12 Points) at Iowa Wild (5-6-2-0, 12 Points) The Iowa Wild and Cleveland Monsters square off at 5:00 p.m. today.  Iowa claimed the first meeting between the two clubs with a 6-1 victory last night. Iowa and Cleveland…

Nov. 11, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild (5-6-2-0, 12 points) defeated the Cleveland Monsters (5-4-2-0, 12 points) 6-1 in front of 9,034 fans on Saturday night at Wells Fargo Arena. 

Nov. 11, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild, in conjunction with Brett Young, announced Saturday the Billboard “Country Artist to Watch in 2017” will perform live after the Iowa Wild home game at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, presented by Principal,…

Nov. 11, 2017

DES MOINES, IA - The Iowa Wild and Cleveland Monsters drop the puck for the first time this season tonight at 7 p.m. The two clubs face off again Sunday at 5:00 p.m. in Des Moines. The Wild is coming off a 5-3 win over the Rockford IceHogs at home on…

Nov. 10, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Friday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned goaltender Niklas Svedberg to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL). 

Nov. 09, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild (4-6-2-0, 10 points) defeated the Rockford IceHogs (7-5-0-0, 14 points) 5-3 in front of 13,422 fans on Thursday at Wells Fargo Arena, which sets a record for the largest crowd at a professional hockey game ever in…

Nov. 09, 2017

A BLOG BY TOM WITOSKY (@TOSKYAHLWILD) Experience, proven leadership and a consistent willingness to compete at the highest level. That’s what Iowa Wild Head Coach Derek Lalonde wanted for his leadership team for the Wild’s 2017-18 season.…

Nov. 09, 2017

DES MOINES, IA - Iowa hosts the Rockford IceHogs today at 10:30 a.m. The Wild is coming off a 4-2 loss to San Antonio at home on Friday. The IceHogs are coming off a 3-1 road loss to the Milwaukee Admirals on Friday. The Wild have played the IceHogs…

IOWA WILD ANNOUNCES 2017-18 TEAM CAPTAINS
Nov. 08, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild announced Wednesday the team has selected its Captains for the 2017-18 season, starting with center Cal O’Reilly as the fifth Captain in team history. Fellow center Pat Cannone and winger Christoph Bertschy…

MINNESOTA RECALLS SVEDBERG, IOWA RECALLS VAY
Nov. 08, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Wednesday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled goaltender Niklas Svedberg from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL) under emergency conditions.…

IOWA RECALLS MICHALEK, VAY TO RAPID CITY
Nov. 06, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr on Monday announced the American Hockey Leage (AHL) club has recalled goaltender Steve Michalek (MIKE-uh-leck) from the Rapid City Rush – Iowa’s ECHL affiliate. In addition,…

Nov. 06, 2017

Weekly Blog from The Voice of the Iowa Wild - Joe O'Donnell

Nov. 04, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Saturday announced Saturday the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned forward Landon Ferraro to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL). 

Nov. 04, 2017

Tom Witsoky Takes a Look at Iowa's veteran center

Nov. 03, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild (3-6-2-0, 8 points) were defeated by the San Antonio Rampage (7-2-1-0, 15 points) 4-2 in front of 5,413 fans on Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena. Defenseman Nicolas Meloche tallied two assists to help the Rampage…

Nov. 03, 2017

San Antonio Rampage (6-2-1-0, 13 points) at Iowa Wild (3-5-2-0, 8 Points) Iowa returns home for a five-game home stand starting with a two-game set on Thursday and Friday by welcoming San Antonio. The Wild claimed the first meeting between the two clubs…

Nov. 02, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild (3-5-2-0, 8 points) defeated the San Antonio Rampage (6-2-1-0, 13 points) 3-2 in front of 3,602 fans on Thursday night at Wells Fargo Arena. Wild forward Christoph Bertschy scored the game-winning goal 2:30 into overtime…

Nov. 02, 2017

Partnership With Iowa Corn Provides Two-Day One-of-a Kind Outdoor Tourney DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild, in conjunction with Iowa Corn®, announced on Thursday, the two have partnered to create Hockey Days Iowa – an outdoor three-on-three…

Nov. 02, 2017

Iowawild.com breaks down Thursday's matchup between San Anotnio and Iowa at Wells Fargo Arena. 

Oct. 31, 2017

Tom Witosky Caught Up With Minnesota Wild Owner Craig Liepold on his annual visit To Des Moines. 

Oct. 30, 2017

Weekly Blog from The Voice of the Iowa Wild - Joe O'Donnell

Oct. 28, 2017

​Iowa Returns Home For Five Straight Starting Thursday at 7 PM TUCSON, AZ – The Iowa Wild (2-5-2-0, 6 points) were defeated by the Tucson Roadrunners (5-1-1-0, 11 points) 5-4 in overtime on Saturday night at the Tucson Convention Center…

Oct. 28, 2017

Iowawild.com Previews Iowa's matchup at Tucson on Saturday

Oct. 27, 2017

Iowa Remains In Tucson For A Rematch With The Roadrunners on Saturday TUCSON, AZ – The Iowa Wild (2-5-1-0, 5 points) were defeated by the Tucson Roadrunners (4-1-1-0, 9 points) 4-1 on Friday night at the Tucson Convention Center Arena. Tucson rookie…

Oct. 27, 2017

Iowawild.com Breaks Down Iowa's Meeting in Tucson On Friday Night

Oct. 26, 2017

Tom Witosky Takes a Look at Iowa's Rookie Defenseman Carson Soucy

Oct. 26, 2017

Iowa Travels To Tucson To Meet The Roadrunners on Friday DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Thursday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forward Zack Mitchell from the Iowa Wild of the…

Oct. 25, 2017

Iowa Travels To Tucson To Meet The Roadrunners on Friday DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Wild (2-4-1-0, 5 points) were defeated by the Rockford IceHogs (6-1-0-0, 12 points) 2-1 in overtime in front of 3,242 fans on Wednesday night at Wells Fargo Arena.…

Oct. 25, 2017

Iowa Wild To Host Rockford Wednesday at 7 PM DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr on Wednesday announced the American Hockey League (AHL) club has signed left wing Kyle Bonis to a professional tryout agreement (PTO).  …

GAME PREVIEW - ROCKFORD AT IOWA 10.25.17
Oct. 25, 2017

Iowawild.com previews Wednesday night's matchup of the Wild and the Rockford IceHogs at Wells Fargo Arena.

Oct. 24, 2017

​Iowa Wild To Host Rockford Wednesday at 7 PM DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr on Tuesday announced the American Hockey League (AHL) club has assigned goalie Steve Michalek (migh-kuh-leck) and defenseman Matt Caito…

Oct. 24, 2017

Weekly Blog from The Voice of the Iowa Wild - Joe O'Donnell

Oct. 23, 2017

Iowa Wild To Host Rockford Wednesday at 7 PM DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Monday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forwards Justin Kloos and Luke Kunin (pronounced…

Oct. 23, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Monday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled defenseman Mike Reilly from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Oct. 22, 2017

Iowa Wild To Host Rockford Wednesday at 7 PM DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Sunday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned forwards Luke Kunin (pronounced KUHN-in), Zack Mitchell and Cal…

Oct. 21, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild (2-4-0-0, 4 points) were defeated by the Manitoba Moose (3-3-0-0, 6 points) 4-2 in front of 5,142 fans on Saturday night at Wells Fargo Arena. 

Oct. 21, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher announced on Saturday the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forward Cal O'Reilly from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL) and reassigned defenseman Mike…

Oct. 21, 2017

Manitoba Moose (2-3-0-0, 4 points) at Iowa Wild (2-3-0-0, 4 Points) Iowa and Manitoba meet in a rematch of Friday’s 3-2 Wild win at Wells Fargo Arena. 

Oct. 20, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild (2-3-0-0, 4 points) defeated the Manitoba Moose (2-3-0-0, 4 points) 3-2 in front of 4,642 fans on Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena. Wild forward Colton Beck scored the game-winning goal with just under six minutes…

Oct. 20, 2017

Manitoba Moose (2-2-0-0, 4 points) at Iowa Wild (1-3-0-0, 2 Points) Iowa returns home for a pair of games with Manitoba on Friday and Saturday after playing its first road game in Rockford on Saturday night – a 7-4 defeat to the Hogs. 

Oct. 18, 2017

Tom Witosky looks at how Minnesota's depth has given Iowa Wild skaters a great chance to play in the NHL. 

Oct. 18, 2017

​Iowa Wild Returns Home To Host Manitoba Friday at 7 PM DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Wednesday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forwards Landon Ferraro, Luke…

Oct. 15, 2017

Weekly Blog from The Voice of the Iowa Wild - Joe O'Donnell

Oct. 15, 2017

Iowa Wild Returns Home To Host Manitoba Friday at 7 PM DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Sunday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled defenseman Mike Reilly from the Iowa Wild…

Oct. 14, 2017

Wild Returns Home To Host Manitoba Friday at 7 PM ROCKFORD, IL – The Iowa Wild (1-3-0-0, 2 points) were defeated by the Rockford IceHogs (2-0-0-0, 4 points) 7-4 in front of 4,687 fans on Saturday night at the BMO Harris Bank Center. 

Oct. 14, 2017

Iowa visits Rockford for the first time in 2016-17.

Oct. 13, 2017

Three Forwards Recalled to Minnesota DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Friday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forwards Christoph Bertschy (pronounced Burr-chee), Landon…

Oct. 13, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild (1-2-0-0, 2 points) defeated the Ontario Reign (0-2-0-0, 0 points) 3-0 in front of 4,628 fans on Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena. 

Oct. 13, 2017

Wild Welcomes the Ontario Reign at 7 p.m. Tonight DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher announced on Friday that the Minnesota Wild (NHL) have recalled forward Luke Kunin (Kunn-IN) from Iowa and assigned defenseman…

Oct. 13, 2017

Ontario Reign (0-1-0-0, 0 Points) at Iowa Wild (0-2-0-0, 0 Points)  Iowa concludes a three-game home stand by welcoming the Ontario Reign to Wells Fargo on Friday evening. 

Oct. 12, 2017

Rookie Defenseman Assigned to ECHL Affiliate DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced on Thursday that the American Hockey League (AHL) club has assigned defenseman Gustav Bouramman to the Rapid City Rush, Iowa’s…

Oct. 12, 2017

Tom Witosky Takes a Look at a Rookie Surpising Everyone

Oct. 09, 2017

Weekly Blog from The Voice of the Iowa Wild - Joe O'Donnell

Oct. 08, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild (0-2-0-0, 0 points) were defeated by the Milwaukee Admirals (2-0-0-0, 4 points) 5-4 in front of 4,212 fans on Sunday night at Wells Fargo Arena. Despite a late charge with two goals in the last four minutes, Iowa…

Oct. 08, 2017

Iowa and Milwaukee meet in a rematch of Saturday’s 5-2 Admirals win at Wells Fargo Arena, spoiling the Wild’s home opener. 

Oct. 07, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild (0-1-0-0, 0 points) were defeated by the Milwaukee Admirals (1-0-0-0, 2 points) 5-2 in front of 9,255 fans on Saturday night at Wells Fargo Arena.  

Oct. 07, 2017

Iowa welcomes Milwaukee to Wells Fargo Arena as both teams begin their 2017-18 campaign.

Oct. 06, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced on Friday that the American Hockey League (AHL) club has assigned defenseman Dylan Labbe to the Rapid City Rush – Iowa’s ECHL affiliate. 

Oct. 06, 2017

Tom Witosky Gives Us an Early Look Into the Season Opener When Luke Kunin, Zack Mitchell and Niklas Svedberg take the ice Saturday night, each of them will have the same goal – making it to the NHL but doing it while providing the Iowa Wild with…

Oct. 05, 2017

Veteran NHLer Joins Iowa In Time For Season Opener DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced on Thursday that the American Hockey League (AHL) club has signed left wing Ryan Malone to a professional tryout agreement (PTO).…

Oct. 03, 2017

BABIES BORN AT MERCY HOSPITAL OVER NEXT WEEK BECOME NEWEST IOWA WILD FANS WITH FASHIONABLE TEAM ONESIES

Oct. 02, 2017

Checkout the latest installment of "The Wild Wire", a season-long blog on the Iowa Wild and its 2017-18 season. 

Oct. 01, 2017

Wild Prepares for Season Opener Saturday at 7 PM With Milwaukee DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced on Sunday that goalie Christian Frey, defensemen Ian Brady and Mike Sdao, as well as forwards Adam Gilmour, Pavel…

Sep. 30, 2017

Iowa Opens the Season Saturday at 7 PM With Milwaukee FARGO, ND– The Iowa Wild (1-1-0-0, 2 points) defeated the Manitoba Moose (1-1-0-0, 2 points) 2-1 on Saturday night in a preseason game at Scheels Arena. Wild forwards Mario Lucia and Chase Lang…

Sep. 30, 2017

The Iowa Wild meets the Manitoba Moose in the second of two preseason games played in North Dakota. Saturday night's game is at the Scheels Arena in Fargo at 7 PM.

Sep. 29, 2017

Same Two Teams Play at 7 PM in Fargo on Saturday GRAND FORKS, ND– The Iowa Wild were defeated by the Manitoba Moose 3-2 on Friday night in a preseason game at the Ralph Engelstad Arena. 

Sep. 29, 2017

The Iowa Wild meets the Manitoba Moose in the first of two preseason games played in North Dakota. Friday night's game is at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks at 7 PM.  

Sep. 28, 2017

AHL Club Adds Nine From Minnesota, Cuts Ten From Tryouts DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced on Thursday the following roster moves;

Sep. 27, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild White team defeated the Green team 5-3 in the annual Green-White scrimmage on Wednesday night at Wells Fargo Arena. White team forward Sam Anas scored twice and added an assist to help lead his team to victory. …

Sep. 27, 2017

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Sep. 26, 2017

Training camp for the Iowa Wild’s fifth season opened Monday with one of the largest camp rosters in team history with players and coaches ready to accept the challenge to finish what they started last season – making it to the American Hockey…

Sep. 26, 2017

Fans Can Catch Live Music Prior to Saturday Home Games DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild announced on Tuesday an all-new Local Concert Series which features live music prior to Saturday home games.

Sep. 26, 2017

Game in Des Moines Moved From 1 PM to 7 PM DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild, in conjunction with the AHL and the Texas Stars, announced on Tuesday the two clubs…

Sep. 25, 2017

Training Camp Underway DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild announced on Monday the 2017-18 training camp roster. The roster consists of two goaltenders, 13 defensemen and 18 forwards.

Sep. 24, 2017

DES MOINES, IA - Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Saturday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reduced its training camp roster to 37 players.

Sep. 22, 2017

Zach Palmquist To Waivers DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Friday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reduced its training camp roster to 40 players.

Sep. 19, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild, in conjunction with iHeartmedia and Mediacom, announced on Tuesday the broadcast schedule for the 2017-18 American Hockey League (AHL) season. In addition, the Wild and iHeartMedia have announced a new…

Sep. 14, 2017

Opening Night Set for Oct. 7 DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild, announced on Thursday the team’s training camp schedule for the 2017-18 season. All practices…

Sep. 12, 2017

Minnesota Finishes Fourth in Prospects Tourney Traverse City, Mich. – The Minnesota Wild and Carolina Hurricanes met in the third-place game at the NHL prospects tournament on Tuesday night in Traverse City with the Hurricanes posting a 5-0 win.…

Sep. 12, 2017

Fifth Anniversary Season Begins October 7 DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild, announced on Wednesday that single-game tickets for the team’s fifth anniversary…

Sep. 11, 2017

Minnesota Plays at 5:30 PM on Tuesday Traverse City, Mich. – The Minnesota Wild and Dallas Stars met in the third game of the round-robin NHL prospects tournament in Traverse City with the Wild posting a 4-2 win. Forwards Joel Eriksson Ek, Justin…

Sep. 09, 2017

Minnesota Meets Dallas Monday at 2:30 PM Traverse City, Mich. – The Minnesota Wild and Columbus BlueJackets met in the second game of the round-robin NHL prospects tournament in Traverse City with the Bluejackets picking up a 3-1 win. Columbus…

Sep. 08, 2017

Minnesota Meets Columbus Saturday at 6:30 PM Traverse City, Mich. – The Minnesota Wild and St. Louis Blues prospects met in the first game of the round-robin NHL prospects tournament in Traverse City with the Wild posting an incredible rally…

Sep. 08, 2017

Minnesota Takes on St. Louis at 3 PM\ Traverse City, Mich. – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club will participate in the 2017 NHL Prospect Tournament in Traverse City, Mich., Sept. 8-12. …

Sep. 07, 2017

Wild Embarks For Traverse City Rookie Tournament  DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild, announced on Thursday that Masa Takaiwa (Tah-kah-ee-wah) has been named…

Sep. 06, 2017

Game Time Bumped up to a 6 PM Faceoff DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild, announced on Wednesday that the team’s home game on Saturday, Mar. 24 has been moved…

Sep. 05, 2017

Fifth Anniversary Season Features New and Creative Promotions DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild, announced on Tuesday the 2017-18 promotional schedule, which features…

Sep. 05, 2017

Fifth Anniversary Season Begins in One Month  DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild, announced on Tuesday that single-game tickets for the team’s fifth anniversary…

Aug. 31, 2017

Intrasquad Game to Help Raise Funds for Victims of Hurricane Harvey   DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild, announced on Thursday the annual Green-White scrimmage…

Aug. 15, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild, in conjunction with the AHL and the San Antonio Rampage, announced on Tuesday the two clubs have agreed to move Iowa’s road…

Aug. 08, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild, in conjunction with the Manitoba Moose, announced on Tuesday the two AHL’s clubs will meet for a pair of preseason games…

Aug. 01, 2017

Two Forwards, Two Defensemen and a Goalie Inked for 2017-18

Jul. 25, 2017

Fans Can Take A Virtual Tour For An Exclusive Look Behind the Scenes DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild, announced on Tuesday, a new and innovative Virtual Tour Experience,…

Jul. 14, 2017

IOWA WILD NAMES BRETT MCLEAN ASSISTANT COACH Former NHLer Joins Iowa Coaching Staff for 2017-18 DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced on Friday the American Hockey League (AHL) club has named Brett McLean as an Assistant…

Jul. 14, 2017

Kids Ages Four to 12 May Participate in the Junior Crash Course DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild, announced on Friday details of a new learn-to-play program called…

Jul. 12, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild, announced on Wednesday the grand opening of a new online team store – Wildwear.com. 

Jul. 10, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild, in conjunction with the AHL, announced on Tuesday the 2017-18 regular season schedule. In addition, the AHL club revealed its fifth…

Jul. 10, 2017

ST. PAUL, MN -- Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Monday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has re-signed restricted free-agent goaltender Steve Michalek (pronounced MIKE-ah-lick) to a one-year, two-way…

Jul. 10, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild, in conjunction with the AHL, announced on Monday the AHL club will host the Milwaukee Admirals for the home opener at 7 p.m. on…

Jul. 10, 2017

Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Monday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has re-signed restricted free-agent forward Kurtis Gabriel to a one-year, two-way contract ($715,000/$70,000).

Jul. 06, 2017

Honored for Sponsorship Sales and Digital Media Excellence DES MOINES, IA – American Hockey League President and CEO David Andrews has announced the winners of the league’s annual Team Business Services awards, recognizing outstanding…

Jul. 05, 2017

ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Wednesday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has re-signed restricted free-agent defenseman Zach Palmquist to a one-year, two-way contract ($726,000/$70,000).

Jul. 03, 2017

SAINT PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Monday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has re-signed restricted free-agent defenseman Mike Reilly to a two-year, $1.45 million contract ($675,000…

Jul. 02, 2017

Tom Witosky breaks down the free agent signigs from the weekend. 

Jul. 01, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild Senior VP of Hockey Operations Brent Flahr announced on Saturday the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL) has signed defenseman Matt Caito (kay-toe) to an AHL SPC (standard player contract) for the…

Jul. 01, 2017

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Saturday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has agreed to terms with free-agent forward Kyle Rau on a one-year, two-way contract ($700,000/$200,000).…

Jul. 01, 2017

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Saturday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed free-agent defenseman Ryan Murphy to a one-year, two-way contract ($700,000/$350,000).…

Jul. 01, 2017

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Saturday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has agreed to terms with free-agent forward Cal O’Reilly on a  two-year, two-way contract ($700,000/$375,000…

Jul. 01, 2017

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Saturday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has agreed to terms with free-agent forward Landon Ferraro on a two-year, two-way contract ($700,000/$375,000…

Jul. 01, 2017

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Saturday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has agreed to terms with free-agent goaltender Niklas Svedberg on a one-year, two-way contract ($700,000/$350,000).…

Jul. 01, 2017

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Saturday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has agreed to terms with free-agent defenseman Alex Grant on a one-year, two-way contract ($700,000/$300,000).…

Jun. 29, 2017

Sled Hockey League To Begin Play in Central Iowa DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild, in conjunction with the Minnesota Wild and the Minnesota Wild Foundation, announced on Thursday the allocation of $30,000 in donations for the Des Moines community.…

Jun. 27, 2017

SAINT PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Thursday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has re-signed forward Pat Cannone (pronounced Kuh-NO-knee) to a one-year, two-way contract ($650,000/$225,000)…

Jun. 26, 2017

SAINT PAUL, MN – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Monday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has agreed to terms with restricted free-agent defenseman Gustav Olofsson on a two-year, $1.45 million contract ($675,000 in…

Jun. 24, 2017

The Minnesota Wild selected six players during the 2017 NHL Entry Draft Saturday in Chicago, Ill., including two players in the fourth round. Minnesota finished the Draft having selected five forwards and one defenseman, including three from Canada,…

Jun. 23, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Friday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has acquired forward Dante Salituro from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for forward Jordan Schroeder (Schray-durr).…

Jun. 21, 2017

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The National Hockey League (NHL) on Wednesday announced that Minnesota Wild forward Erik Haula was claimed by the Vegas Golden Knights in the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft. Additionally, the Wild received a conditional third-round…

Jun. 19, 2017

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The National Hockey League’s (NHL) Minnesota Wild announced on Monday an ECHL affiliation agreement with the Rapid City Rush for the 2017-18 season.

Jun. 15, 2017

Iowawild.com's Josh Fisher reflects on Tyler Graovac's time in Des Moines and the impact he left in central Iowa. 

Jun. 14, 2017

Iowa’s All-Time Leading Scorer Dealt to Capitals for Draft Pick DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Wednesday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has acquired a fifth-round selection in the 2018 NHL…

Jun. 01, 2017

Iowawild.com takes a look back at Alex Tuch's memorable rookie season in Des Moines. 

May. 30, 2017

Iowawild.com takes a look back at Alex Stalock's remarkable season in Des Moines. 

May. 25, 2017

OUTDOOR RINK PROGRAM EXPANDS TO ANKENY AND WAUKEE Iowa Wild and Wells Fargo Partners To Donate Public Rink To Local Communities DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild,…

May. 23, 2017

IOWA WILD HELPS RAISE OVER 350K IN 2016-17 Local Hockey Club Plays Major Role in Helping Central Iowa DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild proudly announced on Tuesday the team helped raise $357,562 for local charities during the 2016-17 American Hockey…

May. 16, 2017

Iowawild.com takes a look back at Mike Reilly's second season in Des Moines

AHL Announces Realignment
May. 11, 2017

AHL ANNOUNCES REALIGNMENT 2016-17 Opponents Breakdown Revealed DES MOINES, IA – American Hockey League President and CEO David Andrews announced on Thursday that the league’s Board of Governors, convening for its Spring Meeting…

May. 10, 2017

Iowawild.com takes a look back at Zack Mitchell's third season in Des Moines

May. 03, 2017

IOWA WILD SIGNS GERALD MAYHEW FOR 2017-18 SEASON Rookie Forward Inked For Upcoming Season DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced on Thursday the American Hockey League (AHL) club has signed forward Gerald Mayhew to an…

May. 02, 2017

IOWA WILD REVEALS SIX GUARANTEED DATES FOR 2017-18   Opening Night Set for October 7th DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild announced on Tuesday six guaranteed dates for the 2017-18 season.

Apr. 20, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher announced on Thursday the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled the following 15 players from the Iowa Wild, Minnesota’s American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate:

Apr. 17, 2017

Tom Witosky Takes a Look Back at the best season in Iowa Wild history. 

Apr. 15, 2017

ROCKFORD, IL – The Iowa Wild (36-31-7-2, 81 points) defeated the Rockford Ice Hogs (25-39-9-3, 62 points) 5-2 on Saturday night at the BMO Harris Bank Center.  Wild rookie Gerald Mayhew scored twice and the club built a 5-0 early lead into…

Apr. 15, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled goaltender Alex Stalock from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL) and reassigned goaltender Steve Michalek…

Apr. 14, 2017

DES MOINES, IA  – The Iowa Wild (35-31-7-2, 79 points) defeated the Chicago Wolves (43-20-7-6, 99 points) 3-2 in overtime on Friday night in front of 9,877 fans at Wells Fargo Arena. Wild forward Alex Tuch scored the game-winning goal 13 seconds…

Apr. 13, 2017

DES MOINES, IA  – The Iowa Wild (34-31-7-2, 77 points) were defeated by the Chicago Wolves (43-19-7-6, 98 points) 2-1 on Thursday night in front of 4,336 fans at Wells Fargo Arena. Wolves goalie Ville Husso (13-6-1) stopped 32 shots to help…

Apr. 12, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Wednesday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled goaltender Steve Michalek (pronounced MIKE-ah-leck) from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League…

Apr. 09, 2017

DES MOINES, IA  – The Iowa Wild (34-30-7-2, 77 points) defeated the Milwaukee Admirals (41-25-4-3, 89 points) 3-2 in overtime on Sunday night in front of 4,672 fans at Wells Fargo Arena. Iowa forward Alex Tuch scored the game-winning goal…

Apr. 08, 2017

ROSEMONT, IL – The Iowa Wild (33-30-7-2, 75 points) were defeated by the Chicago Wolves (41-19-7-7, 94 points) 4-3 in overtime in front of 11,837 fans on Saturday night at Allstate Arena. The Wolves erased a 3-1 deficit heading into the third period…

Apr. 07, 2017

When rookie Justin Kloos arrived in Des Moines to begin his professional career after four years at the University of Minnesota, he understood what his top priority would be in playing for the Iowa Wild.

Apr. 06, 2017

DES MOINES, IA  – The Iowa Wild (33-30-6-2, 74 points) defeated the Rockford IceHogs (24-33-9-3, 60 points) 3-1 on Thursday night in front of 4,117 fans at Wells Fargo Arena. Wild forwards Tyler Graovac, Christoph Bertschy and Colton Beck…

Apr. 06, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr on Thursday announced the AHL club has signed Dmitry Sokolov (so-co-lahv) to an Amateur Tryout Agreement (ATO).

Apr. 04, 2017

DES MOINES, IA  – The Iowa Wild (32-30-6-2, 72 points) defeated the Cleveland Monsters (35-28-4-4, 78 points) 2-1 in overtime on Tuesday night in front of 3,365 fans at Wells Fargo Arena. Forward Tyler Graovac scored the game-winning goal…

Apr. 03, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota General Manager Chuck Fletcher announced on Monday the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned goalie Alex Stalock to the Iowa Wild, Minnesota’s American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate. In addition, Iowa…

Apr. 02, 2017

DES MOINES, IA  – The Iowa Wild (31-30-6-2, 70 points) were defeated by the Cleveland Monsters (35-28-3-4, 77 points) 4-0 on Sunday night in front of 5,161 fans at Wells Fargo Arena. Monsters goalie Brad Thiessen (4-6-1) made 19 saves in the…

Apr. 01, 2017

How Iowa Wild forward Luke Kunin plays hockey became crystal clear to Coach Derek Lalonde when he watched how the rookie scored his third and final goal of his first professional hat trick.

Mar. 31, 2017

DES MOINES, IA  – The Iowa Wild (31-29-6-2, 70 points) were defeated by the Chicago Wolves (39-18-7-5, 90 points) 4-0 on Friday night in front of 8,329 fans at Wells Fargo Arena. Wolves goalie Ville Husso (10-6-1) made 26 saves for the shutout…

Mar. 30, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr on Thursday announced the American Hockey League (AHL) club has signed goalie CJ Motte (Mott) to a professional tryout agreement (PTO). 

Mar. 30, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild is proud to announce that Alex Tuch has been named the team’s winner of the IOA/American Specialty Man of the Year award for his outstanding contributions to the Des Moines community during the 2016-17 season.…

Mar. 29, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Wednesday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed forward Justin Kloos to a two-year, entry-level contract starting with the 2017-18 season. He will report to…

Mar. 29, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Wednesday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled goalie Alex Stalock (stay-lock) from the Iowa Wild, Minnesota’s American Hockey League (AHL) club.…

Mar. 28, 2017

DES MOINES, IA  – The Iowa Wild (31-28-6-2, 70 points) defeated the Rockford IceHogs (22-34-9-3, 56 points) 4-0 on Tuesday night in front of 3,828 fans at Wells Fargo Arena. Iowa rookie forward Luke Kunin registered a hat trick in his home…

Mar. 26, 2017

CLEVELAND, IA – The Iowa Wild (30-28-6-2, 68 points) were defeated by the Cleveland Monsters (32-27-3-4, 71 points) 4-0 in front of 11,395 fans on Sunday afternoon at Quicken Loans Arena. Cleveland goalie Anton Forsberg (22-5-3) stopped all 37…

Mar. 24, 2017

DES MOINES, IA - Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Friday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned defenseman Gustav Olofsson (pronounced GOO-stahv OH-lawf-suhn) to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).…

Mar. 24, 2017

CLEVELAND, OH  – The Iowa Wild (30-25-6-2, 68 points) were defeated by the Cleveland Monsters (31-27-3-4, 69 points) 5-1 on Friday night in front of 11,743 fans at Quicken Loans Arena. Despite getting outshot 52-30, Cleveland forward Nick…

Mar. 23, 2017

DES MOINES, IA - Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Thursday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has agreed to terms with forward Luke Kunin (pronounced KUHN-in) on a three-year, entry-level contract starting with…

Mar. 22, 2017

CHARLOTTE, NC  – The Iowa Wild (30-26-6-2, 68 points) were defeated by the Charlotte Checkers (32-27-4-0, 68 points) 3-2 on Tuesday night in front of 4,805 fans at Bojangles Arena. Iowa erased a 2-1 deficit midway through the third period…

Mar. 22, 2017

Central Division Showdown in Charlotte Tonight at 6 PM  

Mar. 21, 2017

Same Two Teams Meet Again at Bojangles Arena on Wednesday at 6 PM CT

Mar. 21, 2017

CHARLOTTE, NC  – The Iowa Wild (30-25-6-2, 68 points) were defeated by the Charlotte Checkers (31-27-4-0, 66 points) 1-0 on Tuesday night in front of 3,718 fans at Bojangles Arena. Charlotte goalie Tom McCollum (5-0-0) stopped all 23 Iowa…

Mar. 20, 2017

Wild Collides With Checkers In Charlotte on Tuesday

Mar. 20, 2017

DES MOINES, IA  – Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced on Monday that the American Hockey League (AHL) club has reassigned center Adam Gilmour to the Quad City Mallards, Iowa’s ECHL affiliate.  In addition, defenseman…

Mar. 20, 2017

By Tom Witosky| Follow @toskyAHLWild Last weekend’s road trip for the Iowa Wild to Milwaukee and back to Des Moines in less than 48 hours while playing two games against the Admirals represented a major challenge for everyone connected with the…

Mar. 20, 2017

DES MOINES, IA  – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher announced on Monday that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned center Tyler Graovac to the Iowa Wild, Minnesota’s AHL affiliate.

Mar. 20, 2017

Center To Meet Team in Center

Mar. 20, 2017

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Mar. 20, 2017

Tom Witosky Gives A Glimpse of the Demanding Schedule of Life in the AHL

Mar. 20, 2017

Iowa Heads to Charlotte for Central Division Showdown 

Mar. 18, 2017

Iowa Heads To Charlotte For Two-Game Visit Starting Tuesday at 6 PM CT 

Mar. 18, 2017

DES MOINES, IA  – The Iowa Wild (30-24-6-2, 68 points) defeated the Milwaukee Admirals (36-21-3-3, 78 points) 4-1 on Saturday night in front of 11,074 fans at Wells Fargo Arena. Rookie newcomer Gerald Mayhew scored twice for Iowa in the win…

Mar. 17, 2017

Iowa Returns Home To Host The Admirals

Mar. 17, 2017

Iowa Returns Home Saturday 6 PM to Host Admirals, Postgame Concert With Gaelic Storm

Mar. 17, 2017

MILWAUKEE, WI  – The Iowa Wild (29-24-6-2, 66 points) were defeated by the Milwaukee Admirals (36-20-3-3, 78 points) 2-1 on Friday night in front of 4,269 fans at the UWM Panther Arena. Milwaukee goalie Marek Mazanec (20-13-3) carried a shutout…

Mar. 17, 2017

Wild Makes Final Visit to Milwaukee in Regular Season

Mar. 15, 2017

DES MOINES, IA  – Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced on Wednesday that the American Hockey League (AHL) club has signed defenseman Nolan Zajac (zay-jack) to a professional tryout agreement (PTO). Zajac, 24 (8/1/92), is in his…

Mar. 15, 2017

High-Scoring Defender Joins AHL Club

Mar. 14, 2017

Center Goes to NHL, Center Added From the ECHL

Mar. 14, 2017

DES MOINES, IA  – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher announced on Tuesday that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled center Tyler Graovac from Iowa, Minnesota’s American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate. In addition,…

Mar. 11, 2017

Iowa Closes Out Road Swing Friday at MIlwaukee

Mar. 11, 2017

The Iowa Wild (29-23-6-2, 66 points) defeated the Texas Stars (27-29-1-2, 57 points) 3-2 in front of 5,804 fans on Saturday night at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park. Defenseman Maxime Fortunus and forward Zack Mitchell scored less than five minutes apart…

Mar. 10, 2017

Wild and Stars Meet For the Final Time in the Regular Season

Mar. 10, 2017

Iowa Remains in Cedar Park to Face the Stars Again on Saturday

Mar. 10, 2017

Wild Remains in Texas For A Rematch on Saturday With the Stars CEDAR PARK, TX  – The Iowa Wild (28-23-6-2, 64 points) defeated the Texas Stars (27-28-1-2, 57 points) 5-1 in front of 4,560 fans on Friday night at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park.…

Mar. 10, 2017

Iowa Invades Cedar Park This Weekend

Mar. 09, 2017

In many ways, Ryan Carter’s decision to try to get back to the NHL was made for him not by him. “It’s been really difficult to stay away simply because the team is playing so well,” the 33-year-old White Bear MN native said. “It’s…

Mar. 09, 2017

Tom Witosky Breaks Down the Comback Trail of Ryan Carter

Mar. 08, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced on Wednesday that the American Hockey League (AHL) club has signed defenseman Mike Sdao (suh-Day-oh) to a professional tryout agreement (PTO). In addition, Flahr announced the team…

Mar. 08, 2017

Jack Nevins and Nolan La Porte Released From PTOs

Mar. 07, 2017

Each Defenseman Gets A Promotion

Mar. 07, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher announced on Tuesday the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled defenseman Gustav Olofsson from the Iowa Wild, Minnesota’s American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate. …

Mar. 07, 2017

As one of the Minnesota Wild’s top prospects, Alex Tuch thought he might have a shot at making the NHL club when he arrived in training camp last fall. After all, the 6-foot, 4-inch, 220-pound forward attracted substantial attention as an offensive…

Mar. 07, 2017

Rookie All Star Learning and Growing in His First Pro Season

Mar. 06, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Minnesota Wild announced on Monday the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned center Tyler Graovac to the Iowa Wild, Minnesota’s American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate.  

Mar. 06, 2017

Iowa Plays in Austin This Friday and Saturday

Mar. 04, 2017

ROCKFORD, IL. – The Iowa Wild (27-23-6-2, 62 points) defeated the Rockford IceHogs (21-29-8-3, 53 points) 2-1 in front of 6,304 fans on Saturday night at the BMO Harris Bank Center. Center Pat Cannone scored twice and goalie Alex Stalock (17-12-7)…

Mar. 04, 2017

Wild Heads to Texas Next Weekend

Mar. 04, 2017

Wild Invades Rockford This Saturday

Mar. 03, 2017

Even a veteran like Iowa Wild goalie Alex Stalock can be surprised by what happens in professional hockey. “I’ve never been through a situation where we lost so many crucial players in 24 hours,” Stalock said of the major reshuffling…

Mar. 03, 2017

Iowa Regroups After Flurry of Trades Shakes Roster

Mar. 02, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr on Thursday announced the American Hockey League (AHL) club has recalled center Adam Gilmour from the Quad City Mallards, Iowa’s ECHL affiliate.  In addition, Flahr announced the…

Mar. 02, 2017

Gilmour Returns From Quad City, Three Players Ink PTOs

Mar. 01, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild, in conjunction with Gaelic Storm, announced on Thursday the band will be performing live after the Iowa Wild home game on Saturday, Mar. 18 at 7 PM. The team’s first announced concert of the year is presented…

Mar. 01, 2017

See the Band On The Ice At Wells Fargo Arena

Feb. 28, 2017

Minnesota Signs Captain Weber For Remainder of 2016-17 Season

Feb. 28, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Tuesday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed defenseman Mike Weber to a one-year, two-way contract for the remainder of the 2016-17 season. ​

Feb. 27, 2017

Pulkkinen Traded to Arizona, Graovac Recalled to Minnesota, Dalpe Claimed by Columbus

Feb. 27, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Monday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled center Tyler Graovac from the Iowa Wild, Minnesota’s American Hockey League affiliate. In addition,…

Feb. 26, 2017

Wild Acquires White and Hanzal

Feb. 26, 2017

Wild Continues Road Swing Saturday in Rockford

Feb. 26, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Sunday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has acquired forwards Martin Hanzal (pronounced HAHN-zuhl) and Ryan White, and a fourth-round selection in the 2017 NHL Entry…

Feb. 26, 2017

ROSEMONT, IL – The Iowa Wild (26-23-6-2, 60 points) were defeated by the Chicago Wolves (33-17-4-3, 73 points) 4-3 in overtime on Sunday in front of 7,006 fans at Allstate Arena. Center Wade Megan capped off a Chicago comeback, scoring his second…

Feb. 26, 2017

Iowa Wraps Up Two-Game Set in Chicago Today at 3 PM

Feb. 25, 2017

Same Two Teams Meet Again on Sunday at 3 PM

Feb. 25, 2017

ROSEMONT, IL – The Iowa Wild (26-23-5-2, 59 points) were defeated by the Chicago Wolves (32-17-4-3, 71 points) 4-1 on Saturday night in front of 9,531 fans at Allstate Arena. Wolves’ defenseman Vince Dunn scored with 5:15 remaining in regulation,…

Feb. 25, 2017

Wild Invades Allstate Arena on Saturday 

Feb. 23, 2017

Center and Defenseman Sent to ECHL

Feb. 23, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr on Thursday announced the American Hockey League (AHL) club has reassigned forward Chase Lang and defenseman Dylan Labbe (pronounced - Lah-Bay) to the Quad City…

Feb. 22, 2017

Everything guy. That’s how Derek Lalonde, the Iowa Wild’s head coach, describes Wild video coach Keith Paulsen and what he does every day

Feb. 22, 2017

Video Coach Keith Paulsen Tabbed "Mr. Everything"

Feb. 21, 2017

Iowa Adds Center and Defenseman

Feb. 21, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Tuesday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned forward Tyler Graovac (pronounced GRAY-oh-vack) and defenseman Gustav Olofsson (pronounced…

Feb. 21, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced on Tuesday the American Hockey League (AHL) club has reassigned forward Adam Gilmour to the Quad City Mallards, Iowa’s ECHL affiliate.

Feb. 21, 2017

Iowa Hits the Road This Weekend in Chicago

Feb. 20, 2017

Iowa Heads To Chicago For Two-Game Visit on Feb. 25 and 26 

Feb. 20, 2017

Graovac Recalled To Minnesota

Feb. 20, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild (26-22-5-2, 59 points) defeated the Cleveland Monsters (24-21-2-4, 54 points) 4-2 in front of 3,593 fans on Monday night at Wells Fargo Arena. Iowa forward Grayson Downing tallied a goal and an assist to help lead…

Feb. 19, 2017

Same Two Teams Meet Again on Monday at 7 PM

Feb. 19, 2017

Rookie Forward Returns To Iowa

Feb. 19, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Sunday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned forward Alex Tuch (pronounced TUHK) to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Feb. 19, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild (25-22-5-2, 57 points) were defeated by the Cleveland Monsters (24-20-2-4, 54 points) 2-0 in front of 7,459 fans on Sunday at Wells Fargo Arena. Monsters goalie Anton Forsberg (15-12-2) made 28 saves for the shutout.…

Feb. 19, 2017

Playoff Positioning Takes Center Stage With Monsters and Wild

Feb. 18, 2017

Teams Cohesiveness Leads To Winning

Feb. 18, 2017

By Tom Witosky | Follow @toskyAHLWild On one level, the Iowa Wild’s mid-season surge into playoff contention can be explained simply.  On Nov. 16, the Wild’s goal against average was 3.79 and ranked 28th in the AHL. At that point,…

Feb. 18, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced on Saturday the American Hockey league (AHL) club has signed forward Ryan Carter to a professional tryout agreement (PTO).

Feb. 18, 2017

Iowa Returns Home for A Pair Versus Cleveland

Feb. 17, 2017

Iowa Returns Home for A Pair Versus Cleveland

Feb. 17, 2017

Iowa Wild Partnership Totals Close to $150,000 Over Four Years

Feb. 17, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher announced on Friday the National Hockey League (NHL) club has assigned forward Zack Mitchell to the Iowa Wild, Minnesota’s AHL affiliate. Mitchell, 24 (1/7/93), played in the…

Feb. 17, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild, in conjunction with Susan G. Komen of Greater Iowa®, announced on Friday that Pink in the Rink raised $44,098 for breast cancer research. With a combination of funds raised from a live game-worn jersey auction,…

Feb. 15, 2017

Wild Returns Home Sunday To Host Cleveland at 3 PM

Feb. 15, 2017

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Feb. 15, 2017

ONTARIO, CA – The Iowa Wild (25-21-5-2, 57 points) were defeated by the Ontario Reign (25-12-8-0, 58 points) 3-1 in front of 6,514 fans on Wednesday night at Citizens Business Bank Arena. Reign forwards Brett Sutter and Sean Backman each had a…

Feb. 15, 2017

Wild Rounds Out California Trip in Ontario On Wednesday

Feb. 14, 2017

West Coast Trip Starts With A Loss

Feb. 14, 2017

All-Time Leading Scorer in Iowa History Returns From NHL

Feb. 14, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild (25-20-5-2, 57 points) were defeated by the San Diego Gulls (27-13-2-2, 58 points) 5-1 in front of 6,764 fans at Valley View Casino Center. The Gulls scored three times in the second period to pull away from Iowa…

Feb. 14, 2017

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher announced on Monday the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned forward Tyler Graovac to the Iowa Wild, Minnesota’s American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate. In addition,…

Feb. 14, 2017

Wild Invades Southern California

Feb. 13, 2017

Forwards Go For Second NHL Callup This Season

Feb. 13, 2017

Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher announced on Monday the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forwards Alex Tuch (Tuck) and Zack Mitchell from the Iowa Wild, Minnesota’s American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate. The team also…

Feb. 11, 2017

Iowa Visits San Diego on Feb. 14 at 9 PM CT

Feb. 11, 2017

The Iowa Wild (25-19-5-2, 57 points) were defeated by the Grand Rapids Griffins (31-14-1-2, 65 points) 4-3 in a shootout in front of 10,580 fans on Saturday night at Wells Fargo Arena. Zack Micthell’s goal with 1:39 left in regulation forced overtime…

Feb. 11, 2017

Griffins and Wild Collide in Final Regular Season Meeting

Feb. 10, 2017

Iowa and Grand Rapids Rematch Feb. 11 At 7 PM

Feb. 10, 2017

The Iowa Wild announced on Friday a time change for the game on Saturday, Mar. 18. The game will be played at 6 PM instead of the previously scheduled 7 PM. The game time is moved ahead an hour to allow extra time for the postgame concert with Gaelic…

Feb. 10, 2017

MEDIA KIT - HERE   Grand Rapids Griffins (30-13-1-2, 63 points) at Iowa Wild (24-19-5-1, 54 points) Iowa continues a three-game home stand after a 2-1 overtime loss Wednesday at home to Cleveland. The defeat ended the Wild’s six-game winning…

Feb. 10, 2017

The Iowa Wild (25-19-5-1, 56 points) defeated the Grand Rapids Griffins (30-14-1-2, 63 points) 4-2 in front of 7,078 fans on Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena. Rookie Alex Tuch returned from the NHL and led Iowa with a goal and an assist as the Wild…

Feb. 09, 2017

Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher announced on Thursday the National Hockey League (NHL) clubs has assigned forward Alex Tuch (Tuck) to the Iowa Wild, Minnesota’s American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate.

Feb. 09, 2017

All-Star Forward Back In Iowa

Feb. 08, 2017

The Iowa Wild (24-19-5-1, 54 points) were defeated by the Cleveland Monsters (22-18-2-3, 49 points) 2-1 in overtime in front of 3,713 fans on Wednesday night at the Wells Fargo Arena. Monsters defenseman Dean Kukan scored with 1:08 left in regulation…

Feb. 08, 2017

Iowa Welcomes Grand Rapids Feb. 10 At 7 PM

Feb. 08, 2017

Monsters and Wild Meet For Third Time In The Last Six Days

Feb. 07, 2017

Tom Witosky Tells A Story of Family Resilience and Perseverance

Feb. 04, 2017

The Iowa Wild (24-19-4-1, 53 points) defeated the Cleveland Monsters (20-18-2-3, 45 points) 1-0 in overtime in front of 13,810 fans on Saturday night at the Quicken Loans Arena. Wild forward Zack Mitchell broke a scoreless tie with 1:23 remaining in…

Feb. 04, 2017

Iowa Wins Sixth Straight Overall  

Feb. 04, 2017

Wild and Monsters Meet Again in Cleveland

Feb. 03, 2017

CLEVELAND, OH – The Iowa Wild (23-19-4-1, 51 points) defeated the Cleveland Monsters (20-18-1-3, 44 points) 3-0 in front of 10,687 fans on Friday night at the Quicken Loans Arena. Iowa goalie Alex Stalock made 28 saves, leading his club to a team…

Feb. 03, 2017

Iowa Nets Eighth Straight Road Win 

Feb. 03, 2017

The Iowa Wild went on the AHL All-Star break with its best midseason record in franchise history, a seven-game road winning streak, a four-game winning streak, points out of 10 of its last 11 games and definitely in the hunt for a spot in the Calder…

Feb. 03, 2017

Tom Witosky Looks Back and Now Forward on the 2016-17 Season

Feb. 03, 2017

Wild and Monsters Collide in "The Land"

Feb. 02, 2017

Goaltender Inked Through the 2018-19 Season

Feb. 02, 2017

Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Thursday announced the NHL club has re-signed goaltender Alex Stalock to a two-year contract (one-way contract for $650,000 in 2017-18 and a two-way contract for $650,000/$300,000 in 2018-19).

Feb. 02, 2017

Rookie All Star Gets First NHL Callup DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher announced on Thursday the National Hockey League (NHL) team has recalled forward Alex Tuch (Tuck) from the Iowa Wild, Minnesota’s American…

Feb. 02, 2017

Rookie All Star Gets First NHL Callup

Feb. 01, 2017

Wild Receives Future Considerations In Exchange for Forward DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher announced on Wednesday that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has traded forward Marc Hagel to the Ottawa Senators in…

Feb. 01, 2017

Iowa's All-time Leader In Games Played Dealt To Senators

Jan. 31, 2017

Lace up your shoes and run with the Iowa Wild on April 8th

Jan. 30, 2017

Tom Witosky Provides Insight Into Sam Anas' Rookie Season

Jan. 28, 2017

Iowa Nets Seventh Straight Road Win

Jan. 27, 2017

Wild Looks for Seventh Straight Road Win on Saturday in Rockford

Jan. 27, 2017

The Same Two teams Rematch in Rockford at 7 PM on Saturday

Jan. 27, 2017

Iowa Invades Rockford on Friday Night at 7 PM

Jan. 26, 2017

Tuch Replaces Pulkkinen For the All Star Classic

Jan. 25, 2017

Iowa Continues Road Trip Friday in Rockford at 7 PM

Jan. 25, 2017

Forward Joins The Team In Grand Rapids 

Jan. 25, 2017

Wild Makes Final Regular Season Visit to Grand Rapids 

Jan. 24, 2017

Tom Witosky Introduces A Man Who Has Done A Lot for Hockey In Central Iowa

Jan. 23, 2017

Bertschy Summoned to NHL, Gabriel Returns

Jan. 21, 2017

Iowa Welcomes Second Largest Crowd in Team History

Jan. 21, 2017

Iowa Drops the Puck at 7 PM

Jan. 20, 2017

Parmalee Postgame Concert Follows Stars and Wild 

Jan. 20, 2017

Iowa and Texas Rematch at 7 PM on Saturday

Jan. 20, 2017

Stars Shoot Into Des Moines

Jan. 20, 2017

Iowa Welcomes Texas at 7 PM on Friday

Jan. 18, 2017

Iowa Welcomes Texas This Friday at 7 PM

Jan. 18, 2017

Griffins Invade Wells Fargo Arena on Wednesday at 7 PM

Jan. 16, 2017

Iowa Welcomes Grand Rapids at 7 PM on Wednesday

Jan. 16, 2017

First Ever Meeting Between Gulls and Wild Set For Monday at 7 PM

Jan. 16, 2017

Iowa Begins Four-Game Home Stand Monday at 7 PM

Jan. 14, 2017

Christoph Bertschy Scores Twice in 2-1 OT Win

Jan. 14, 2017

Wild and Rampage Wrapup Season Series on Saturday Night

Jan. 13, 2017

Same Two Teams Meet Again in San Antonio at 7 PM Saturday

Jan. 13, 2017

Wild Takes Aim At Rampage in Texas This Weekend

Jan. 09, 2017

Tom Witosky Looks at Jeff Hoggan's Presence in Iowa

Jan. 08, 2017

Iowa Ventures to San Antonio to Meet the Rampage at 7:30 PM Friday

Jan. 08, 2017

Wild and Moose Conclude Regular-Season Series at 2 PM in Winnipeg

Jan. 07, 2017

Iowa Remains in Winnipeg for A Rematch on Sunday at 2 PM

Jan. 07, 2017

Wild Invades Winnipeg To Meet the Moose

Jan. 05, 2017

Iowa Forward Selected For Mid-Season Classic

Jan. 04, 2017

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Jan. 04, 2017

Iowa Continues Road Trip in Manitoba on Saturday

Jan. 04, 2017

Wild Invades GR on Wednesday Night

Jan. 03, 2017

Winger Returns to NHL Club

Jan. 02, 2017

Tom Witosky's Story Speaks To The True Development of Iowa Players

Jan. 01, 2017

Defenseman Rejoins AHL Club

Dec. 31, 2016

Iowa Heads Out On The Road For A Wednesday Meeting in Grand Rapids  

Dec. 30, 2016

Wild Closes Out 2016 With the Chicago Wolves at 3 PM on Saturday

Dec. 30, 2016

BOX SCORE - HERE Iowa Returns Back Home New Year’s Eve At 3:00 PM ROCKFORD, IL – The Iowa Wild (14-16-2-1, 31 points) were defeated by the Rockford IceHogs (11-15-2-3, 27 points) 4-1 in front of 5,345 fans on Friday night at BMO Harris Center. The…

Dec. 30, 2016

Wild and Hogs Collide in Rockford on Friday Night

Dec. 29, 2016

Third-Year Winger Played 10 NHL Games on Latest Stint

Dec. 28, 2016

Wild Heads to Rockford for A 7 PM Faceoff on Friday

Dec. 28, 2016

Iowa Visits Milwaukee on Wednesday

Dec. 26, 2016

Wild Heads Out For Two Road Games, Back Home New Year’s Eve

Dec. 26, 2016

Drive Runs From 11 AM- 5 PM on Tuesday, Dec 27 at Hy-Vee Hall

Dec. 26, 2016

Hogs Streak Into Town For Monday NIght Tilt

Dec. 24, 2016

Wild and Rockford Faceoff in Des Moines Dec. 26 at 3 PM

Dec. 21, 2016

Mark Carlson's Impact On Iowa

Dec. 20, 2016

Iowa’s Leading Scorer Off To NHL

Dec. 19, 2016

Wild and Rockford Faceoff in Des Moines Dec. 26 at 3 PM

Dec. 19, 2016

Iowa Wild and Wells Fargo Donates Public Rink To West Des Moines Parks and Recreation

Dec. 19, 2016

Veteran Center Gets First NHL Callup

Dec. 19, 2016

Moose Plays Final Regular Season Game in Des Moines on Monday

Dec. 18, 2016

Iowa and Manitoba Rematch on Monday at 7 PM

Dec. 18, 2016

Moose Invades Wells Fargo Arena Sunday at 3 PM

Dec. 17, 2016

Two Forwards Assignd To Iowa

Dec. 17, 2016

Thw Wild Rookies Show Off Their Holiday Spirit

Dec. 16, 2016

Iowa Returns Home to Host Manitoba on Sunday at 3 PM

Dec. 16, 2016

Wild Looks To Tame Monsters

Dec. 14, 2016

Iowa Remains in Cleveland to Meet the Monsters Again on Friday

Dec. 14, 2016

Wild Invades Cleveland on Wednesday at 6 PM CT

Dec. 13, 2016

Tom Witosky Looks At How The Veteran Center Has Added Scoring and Leadership To Locker Room

Dec. 13, 2016

Leading Goal Scorer Off to NHL Club

Dec. 10, 2016

Iowa plays Cleveland Wednesday at 6 P.M. CT

Dec. 10, 2016

Rampage Makes Final Visit to Des Moines This Season

Dec. 09, 2016

Iowa and San Antonio rematch on Saturday at 7 P.M.

Dec. 09, 2016

Defenseman Mike Weber Becomes Fourth Captain in Iowa History

Dec. 09, 2016

Veteran Forward Locked In for The 2016-17 Season

Dec. 09, 2016

Teddy Bear Toss Slated For Friday Night

Dec. 08, 2016

Iowa’s Leading Goal Scorer Returns  

Dec. 07, 2016

Iowa’s Leading Goal Scorer Heads to NHL