DALPE AND PULKKINEN ASSIGNEDDec 17, 2016
DES MOINES, IA. – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Saturday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned forward Teemu Pulkkinen (pronounced TEE-moo PUHL-kih-nuhn) to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL). The team also announced it has activated forward Zac Dalpe from injured reserve and assigned him to Iowa.
Dalpe, 27 (11/1/89), underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair a lateral meniscus tear in his right knee on Oct. 31. The 6-foot-2, 199-pound native of Paris, Ont., has tallied three points (1-2=3) in nine games with Minnesota this season and owns 12 points (12-12=24) in 128 career NHL contests with Carolina, Vancouver, Buffalo and the Wild.
Pulkkinen, 24 (1/2/92), has recorded one goal in nine games with Minnesota and 15 points (8-7=15) in 18 games with Iowa this season. The Wild claimed Pulkkinen off of waivers from the Detroit Red Wings on Oct. 11. The 5-foot-10, 185-pound native of Vantaa, Finland, owns 21 points (12-9=21) in 79 career NHL contests with Detroit and Minnesota.
Iowa returns home for a two-game visit from the Manitoba Moose on Sunday, Dec. 18 at 3 PM. It’s Toys for Tots night, where fans may donate a toy and receive a ticket voucher for a future Iowa Wild home game. All donations benefit Toys for Tots, sponsored by Complete Nutrition and KCCI. The Subway Combo Pack is available for purchase at the game. There is also a postgame skate at the conclusion of the game. Rental skates are available for $2, and proceeds benefit the American Diabetes Association.
Iowa plays Manitoba again on Monday, Dec. 19 at 7 PM. It is a Free Parking Monday (until the IEC lots are full), sponsored by Nash Icon and KGGO. It is also $1 soda night and fans may bring in a Subway receipt to purchase a ticket for only $5.
2016-17 Iowa Wild regular season single-game tickets are on sale now. Follow the Iowa Wild on Twitter @IAWILD or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/iawild.
The Iowa Wild 2016-17 season is presented by Mercy Medical Center: and 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 $10 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 tickets, or smaller season packages may call the Iowa Wild front office at 515-564-8700.
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