Nov 26, 2017

Media Kit 11-26-17.pdf

Iowa Wild (9-7-2-0; 20 pts.) at Chicago Wolves (5-9-3-1; 14 pts.)

The Iowa Wild wrap up a three-game road trip this afternoon against the Chicago Wolves, marking the first meeting of the season series between two Central Division rivals.  In four seasons, the Wild is just 10-23-4-3 against the Wolves, with six of those wins coming at Allstate Arena.

Last Game Recap:

The Wild earned a split in its two-game, road set with Rockford, via a 2-1 overtime win on Friday night.  Center Joel Eriksson Ek scored at the 3:44 mark of the extra session, as Iowa earned its second overtime win of the season and its second road win of the campaign.  Defenseman Ryan Murphy collected two assists in the victory.

Upcoming Games:

Opponent                               Date    Time              Broadcast

vs. Milwaukee                           11/28     7:00 PM CT    KXNO / iHeartRadio

at San Antonio                         12/01     7:30 PM CT    KXNO / iHeartRadio

at San Antonio                         12/02     7:00 PM CT    KXNO / iHeartRadio

at Texas                                   12/05     7:30 PM CT    KXNO / iHeartRadio

vs. San Diego                          12/09     7:00 PM CT     KXNO / iHeartRadio

Recent Transactions:

11.21.17 Delete – F Zack Mitchell – recalled to Minnesota (NHL)

11.21.17 Add – F Luke Kunin – assigned by Minnesota (NHL)

11.21.17 Add - F Joel Eriksson Ek – assigned by Minnesota (NHL)

11.22.17 Delete – F Evan Janssen – assigned to Rapid City (ECHL)

11.22.17 Add – G Christian Frey – recalled from Rapid City (ECHL)

11.24.17 Delete – G Christian Frey – assigned to Rapid City (ECHL)

WILD Notables –

  • The Wild are 5-1-2-0 in one-goal games this season
  • Joel Eriksson Ek has three points in his two game this season, and four points in just three, career AHL games
  • Pat Cannone spent three years with the Wolves, scoring 50 goals over that time
  • Landon Ferraro played 22 games with the Wolves last season before suffering a season-ending injury
  • The Wild have not outshot their opponent in any of the last nine contests


Wolves Notables –

  • The Wolves won Saturday night, a 4-3 home ice victory over the Rockford IceHogs, ending their eight-game winless skid
  • The Wolves are in action for the third time in as many days, playing in Milwaukee Friday night, before hosting Rockford last night
  • Chicago’s penalty kill ranks 5th in the AHL at 86.1%

Former Wild winger Teemu Pulkkinen leads Chicago in scoring with 18 points

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