COLTON BECK SIGNS TWO-YEAR DEAL WITH IOWAMay 23, 2016
Iowa Locks in Young Forward Through 2017-18
DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced on Monday the American Hockey League (AHL) club has signed forward Colton Beck to a two-year, American Hockey League SPC (standard player contract).
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Beck originally signed a PTO (professional tryout agreement) with Iowa on Nov. 26, 2015. On Jan. 19, 2016, Iowa signed beck to an AHL SPC for remainder of the 2015-16 season. In all, Beck played in 51 games for Iowa, scoring eight goals and totaling 21 points in his first full season of AHL action. The Langley, BC native was one of the club’s best players down the stretch of the season. Beck led all scorers with 12 points (5g-7a) over the last 19 games of the season. He finished eighth in points for the Wild, including fourth best among first-year skaters. Prior to joining Iowa, the 5-foot-10, 190-pounder played parts of two seasons with the ECHL’s Idaho Steelheads. He scored 27 goals and totaled 72 points in 83 games for Idaho from 2014-16. Beck played four years of collegiate hockey at the Univ. of Alaska-Fairbanks from 2010-2014. He played in 146 CCHA games for the Nanooks, scoring 42 times and adding 59 assists for 101 collegiate points.
The 2016-17 regular season schedule will be announced late in the summer and single game tickets for the 2016-17 regular season will go on sale in September. Follow the Iowa Wild on Twitter @IAWILD or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/iawild. Opening Night 2016 is set for Friday, Oct 14 at Wells Fargo Arena.
The Iowa Wild 2016-17 season is presented by Mercy Medical Center, it runs from October through April. Fans may purchase seats to see any of the team’s 38 regular season home games at Wells Fargo Arena. Season tickets to see the Wild play its 2016-17 season at Wells Fargo Arena start at just $9 per game. For more information on tickets, including ticket plans and group seating, please contact the Wild ticket office by calling 515-564-8700 or go to www.iowawild.com.
Fans may purchase single-game tickets multiple ways, either through the team's website – www.Iowawild.com, the Wells Fargo Arena box office or participating Hy-Vee food stores. Tickets are available online at www.Iowawild.com under the single game tickets tab. The Wells Fargo Arena box office is open Monday – Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. and closed on Sunday. For Saturday game days, the box office will open at 10 a.m. For Sunday game days the box office will open at 12 p.m. Fans may also purchase tickets by calling 1-844-55-HYVEE or by visiting participating Hy-Vee food stores locations in the greater Des Moines area. Those interested may also visit www.hy-veetix.com. Fans interested in buying full season, or smaller season packages may call the Iowa Wild front office at 515-564-8700.
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