STARS DEFEAT WILD 3-2 IN OTJan 20, 2017
Iowa and Texas Rematch at 7 PM on Saturday
DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild (18-19-4-1, 41 points) were defeated by the Texas Stars (20-15-1-2, 43 points) 3-2 in overtime in front of 8,503 fans on Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena. Stars defenseman Nick Ebert scored twice in the win over Iowa, including the game-winning goal two minutes into overtime. Denis Gurianov also scored a goal in the win. Stars goalie Landon Bow (7-4-0) stopped 24 of 26 shots in the overtime win. Wild goalie Alex Stalock (12-10-4) stopped 24 of 27 shots in the overtime loss. Kurtis Gabriel and Sam Anas each scored for Iowa in the defeat. Iowa and Texas rematch on Saturday at 7 PM.
Iowa opened the scoring at 13:28 of the first period. Right wing Kurtis Gabriel scored his sixth goal of the season, giving Iowa a 1-0 lead. Gustav Olofsson and Jeff Hoggan each had an assist on the goal. Olofsson shot the puck from the left-wing circle, and after a scramble in front of the Stars net, Gabriel scored off the rebound.
After a scoreless second period, Stars right wing Denis Gurianov scored at 9:03 of the third period, tying the game 1-1. Stransky and Smith helped set up the Gurianov’s seventh goal of the season. Gurianov carried the puck through center ice and shot from the left-wing circle, beating Stalock on the glove side. Nick Ebert gave the Stars a 2-1 lead 20 seconds later at 9:23 of the period. Ebert’s fourth goal of the season was set up by Brendan Ranford and Andrew Bodnarchuk. Sam Anas tied the game 2-2 with six seconds left in regulation, forcing overtime. Anas’ seventh goal of the season was assisted by Mario Lucia and Maxime Fortunus.
Ebert scored the game-winning goal for the 3-2 final at 2:00 of overtime. The goal was assisted by Travis Morin and Remi Elie.
Iowa closes out the lengthy home stand with Country Night on Saturday, Jan. 21st at 7 PM. Parmalee headlines Country Night with a postgame concert, presented by Nash FM, Nash Icon, Catch Des Moines, Jim Beam Apple and Gregg Young Chevrolet of Norwalk. Fans may indulge in Jim Beam drink specials, including a $5 Beam Apple Orchard or a $10 Beam Apple Orchard in a mason jar. VIP Packages for the Parmalee show are available starting at $150. The Brewdog pack is also available, which features a beer/hot dog voucher at the game and a voucher for a free drink at Legends Bar and Grill.
Iowa embarks on a lengthy road trip and returns home on Wednesday, Feb. 8 to play the Cleveland Monsters. The game is part of Winning Wednesdays. If the Wild wins, all fans in attendance get a free ticket to a future Wild home game. Fans 21 and older may purchase two tallboys for $10 at the game. Fans may also bring a Subway receipt to purchase a ticket for only $5. Wednesday’s game is also Mug Club night.
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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