GAME PREVIEW – IOWA WILD AT CLEVELAND MONSTERS 1.27.18Jan 27, 2018
Iowa Wild (20-13-7-3; 50 pts.) at Cleveland Monsters (13-21-4-3; 33 pts.)
Iowa Wild faces off against Cleveland Monsters at Quicken Loans Arena in the team’s final game before the All-Star Game Saturday night. It will be the second consecutive meeting between the two teams, with Iowa claiming a 5-0-1-0 record against Cleveland this season.
The Wild came from behind for a 4-3 overtime victory against the Monsters Thursday night. Forward Justin Kloos potted two goals, with forwards Landon Ferraro and Gerry Mayhew adding one each in the win. Facing a 3-1 deficit, Ferraro, Kloos and Mayhew rattled off three consecutive goals to earn two points.
- Thursday’s victory marked the Wild’s first win this season when trailing after two periods.
- Goaltender Niklas Svedberg has won three consecutive games and four of his last five.
- Forward Sam Anas extended his point streak to eight games with an assist in Thursday’s game. Anas has 11 points (4g, 7a) during that stretch.
- Defenseman Nick Seeler played in his 100th AHL game in Thursday’s contest.
- Minnesota Wild reassigned forwards Kyle Rau and Joel Eriksson Ek to Iowa on Jan. 26.
- Forward Nathan Gerbe made his Cleveland Monsters debut Thursday night against Iowa.
- Cleveland has successfully killed off its last 12 penalties.
- Forward Carter Camper scored against Iowa Thursday night, giving him 29 points (8g, 21a) on the season, leading Cleveland.
- Forward Zac Dalpe has 15 points (6g, 9a) in his last 15 games.
Opponent Date Time Broadcast
at Bakersfield 2/2 9:00 PM CT KXNO / iHeartRadio
at Ontario 2/3 8:00 PM CT KXNO / iHeartRadio
at San Diego 2/6 9:00 PM CT KXNO / iHeartRadio
vs. Chicago 2/9 7:00 PM CT KXNO / iHeartRadio
vs. Rockford 2/10 6:00 PM CT KXNO / iHeartRadio
The Iowa Wild 2017-18 season is presented by Mercy Medical Center and runs from October through April. For more information, please contact the Wild office by calling 515-564-8700 or by visiting www.iowawild.com.