GAME PREVIEW – IOWA WILD AT ROCKFORD ICEHOGS 3.13.18Mar 13, 2018
Iowa Wild (28-18-8-5; 69 pts.) at Rockford IceHogs (30-24-3-4; 67 pts.)
Iowa Wild kicks off a four-game road trip with a game against Rockford IceHogs Tuesday, with puck drop slated for 7:00 p.m. Tuesday’s meeting will be the 10th of 12 meetings between the two teams, with Iowa holding a 5-3-1-0 against Rockford this season. The Wild currently sits in third place in the Central Division, while the IceHogs sits in fifth.
The Wild defeated the Central Division leading Manitoba Moose 4-3 Sunday afternoon at Wells Fargo Arena. Wild forward Cal O’Reilly recorded two goals for his first multi-goal game of the season, while forward Sam Anas had three assists on the day. Defenseman Zach Palmquist and forward Gerry Mayhew also had multi-point games.
- Forward Sam Anas set a franchise record for points in a single season when he finished with 49 points (20g, 29a) following Sunday’s game.
- Forward Justin Kloos tied the Wild rookie record for goals in a single season with his 19th on Sunday.
- Defenseman Zach Palmquist is riding a four-game point streak, recording five points (2g, 3a) during that stretch.
- Iowa recalled forward Pavel Jenys and goaltender Adam Vay from Rapid City Rush on March 12.
- Rockford defeated Chicago Wolves 2-1 in overtime on March 22.
- Forward Anthony Louis paces the IceHogs with 34 points (11g, 23a) in 56 games.
- Defenseman Cody Franson has four points (3g, 1a) in his last four games.
- Goaltender Collin Delia has earned a point in five straight appearances, going 4-0-0-1 with a 1.57 goals against average and a .939 save percentage.
Opponent Date Time Broadcast
at Grand Rapids 3/14 6:00 PM CT KXNO / iHeartRadio
at Grand Rapids 3/17 6:00 PM CT KXNO / iHeartRadio
at Chicago 3/18 3:00 PM CT KXNO / iHeartRadio
vs. Rockford 3/19 7:00 PM CT KXNO / iHeartRadio
vs. Grand Rapids 3/23 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 www.iowawild.com.