GAME PREVIEW: IOWA WILD AT CHICAGO WOLVESNov 20, 2022
Iowa Wild (5-4-2-2; 14 pts.) at Chicago Wolves (5-6-2-0; 12 pts.)
The Iowa Wild wrap up a three-game weekend set Sunday afternoon when they visit the Chicago Wolves at Allstate Arena at 3 p.m. The Wild are in the second game of a season-long six game road swing. Iowa will not return to Rosemont until 2023 when they play Chicago on Jan. 3.
Iowa defeated Chicago 5-2 in the last meeting between the two teams at Allstate Arena on Nov. 12. Iowa had lost five consecutive games at Chicago dating back to a 5-2 Wild win at Triphahn Community Center and Ice Arena in Hoffman Estates, the 2020-21 season home of the Wolves, on May 1, 2021. Iowa’s previous win at Allstate Arena came on Feb. 25, 2020, when Luke Johnson had a hat trick in a 5-2 win.
• Jesper Wallstedt scored a goal in Iowa’s 5-2 win over Chicago on Nov. 12
• He was the youngest goaltender in AHL history to score a goal at 19 years, 363 days
• It was the 19th goaltender goal in AHL history, and the 12th scored when the goaltender actually shot the puck
• Chicago has the third-fewest penalty minutes in the AHL with 133
• The Wild avoided conceding a power play for the first time this season Saturday night
• Iowa has gone scoreless in its last nine power play opportunities
• Chicago’s leading scorer, Jamieson Rees, also leads the Wolves in PIM (28)
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