GAME PREVIEW – IOWA WILD VS. ROCKFORD ICEHOGS 4.10.18Apr 10, 2018
Iowa Wild (31-26-10-6; 78 pts.) vs. Rockford IceHogs (39-26-4-4; 86 pts.)
Iowa Wild hosts Rockford IceHogs for the 12th and final time as the team’s face off Tuesday night at Wells Fargo Arena. Iowa is 5-4-2-0 against Rockford this season, including a 2-3-0-0 record at home in 2017-18. All-time, the Wild is 22-26-3-0 against the IceHogs.
The Wild dropped a 3-2 overtime contest to Milwaukee Admirals at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. Forwards Sam Anas and Gerry Mayhew found the back of the net for Iowa, but Milwaukee’s Trevor Smith potted the extra time goal to earn the extra point for the home squad.
- Cal O’Reilly has 10 points (1g, 9a) in 11 games against Rockford, which leads the Wild.
- Iowa is one of two teams with multiple players in the top-10 in points this season (O’Reilly and Sam Anas).
- Defensman Gustav Bouramman recorded his first AHL assist against Milwaukee.
- Defenseman Brennan Menell ranks ninth in rookie defenseman in points with 25 (8g, 17a).
- Rockford fell to Texas Stars 4-3 on Saturday, April 7.
- With a point against Iowa, Rockford can claim the fourth and final Central Division playoff spot.
- Forward Matthew Highmore has nine points (8g, 1a) in nine games against Iowa this season.
- On Sunday, April 8, the Chicago Blackhawks reassigned six players to Rockford (Victor Ejdsell, John Hayden, David Kampf, Andreas Martinsen, J.F. Berube and Jeff Glass) following the completion of the NHL season
Opponent Date Time Broadcast
vs. Milwaukee 4/13 7:00 PM CT KXNO / iHeartRadio
at Milwaukee 4/14 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.