Mar 3, 2018


Iowa Wild (26-17-7-4; 63 pts.) at Manitoba Moose (34-15-4-3; 75 pts.)

Iowa Wild continues its six-game road trip with a pair of contests beginning Saturday night against Manitoba Moose. The Moose sits atop the Central Division standings, while the Wild sits in fourth. This season, the Wild is 2-3-0-0 against the Moose and 1-1-0-0 at MTS Centre.

Last Game

The Wild earned a point in a 3-2 shootout loss to Grand Rapids Griffins on Feb. 25. Wild forward Sam Anas had a goal and an assist in the game, with forward Gerry Mayhew recording the other tally. The game was also the first time since December 9-13 goaltender Niklas Svedberg suffered back-to-back defeats.

WILD Notables

  • Wild forward Sam Anas leads the team with 12 multi-point games this season.
  • Defenseman Zach Palmquist set a career-high in assists (20) with a helper against Grand Rapids on Feb. 25.
  • Wild forward Kyle Rau appeared in his 200th professional game against Grand Rapids on Feb. 25 (164 AHL games, 36 NHL games).
  • Minnesota Wild recalled forward Luke Kunin to the NHL on Feb. 27.
  • Iowa Wild reassigned forward Jack Walker to Rapid City of the ECHL and recalled forward Dante Salituro and defenseman Matt Caito.

MOOSE Notables

  • Chicago defeated Manitoba 5-2 on Feb. 25 in the last game for the Moose.
  • Forward Mason Appleton paces Manitoba with 51 points (18g, 33a) in 56 games.
  • Forward Brendan Lemieux has two multi-goal games in his last three appearances and five goals in his last four contests.
  • Winnipeg Jets reassigned forward Nic Petan and defenseman Tucker Poolman to Manitoba on Feb. 26.

Upcoming Games:

Opponent                        Date          Time                Broadcast

at Manitoba                     3/4         2:00 PM CT     KXNO / iHeartRadio

at Texas                           3/7         7:30 PM CT     KXNO / iHeartRadio

at San Antonio                3/9         7:30 PM CT     KXNO / iHeartRadio

vs. Manitoba                   3/11        3:00 PM CT     KXNO / iHeartRadio

at Rockford                     3/13        7:00 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

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