Nov 28, 2017

Iowa Wild (10-7-2-0; 22 pts.) vs. Milwaukee Admirals (10-8-0-0; 20 pts.)

With back-to-back wins to wrap up its three-game road trip, the Iowa Wild hosts the Milwaukee Admirals tonight at 7 p.m. It’s the first meeting since opening weekend, when the Admirals took a pair of games by a combined score of 10-6. All told, the Wild is 12-19-2-2 against the Admirals.

Last Game Recap:

The Wild outlasted the Chicago Wolves 6-4 on Sunday afternoon at Allstate Arena. Four skaters picked up multiple points, including winger Sam Anas, who posted a two-goal performance. Shots on goal favored the Wolves, 29-23. Goaltender Niklas Svedberg earned the win for Iowa, his sixth of the season.

Upcoming Games:

Opponent                              Date   Time              Broadcast

at San Antonio                         12/01     7:30 PM CT    KXNO / iHeartRadio

at San Antonio                         12/02     7:00 PM CT    KXNO / iHeartRadio

at Texas                                   12/05     7:30 PM CT    KXNO / iHeartRadio

vs. San Diego                          12/09     7:00 PM CT     KXNO / iHeartRadio

vs. Grand Rapids                     12/10     5:00 PM CT     KXNO / iHeartRadio

Recent Transactions:

11.27.17 – ADD Ryan Malone (F) – signed PTO

11.27.17 – DELETE Ryan Murphy (D) – recalled to Minnesota (NHL)

WILD Notables –

  • Iowa has eight wins this month, which ties January of 2017, for the most victories in a single month in franchise history
  • The Wild have won four straight at home, a franchise record – the streak began on November 9 versus Rockford
  • Center Joel Eriksson Ek has at least one point in all four AHL games in his career
  • Center Pat Cannone has scored in two straight games
  • The Wild have seven skaters with double-digit point totals thus far, and five skaters with at least five goals

Admirals Notables –

  • Milwaukee has been off since Saturday when they were blanked at home by Manitoba, 3-0, which marked the club’s first shutout loss of the season
  • The Admirals have allowed just 11, first period goals, tied for second fewest in the AHL
  • Winger Harry Zolnierczyk leads the club with eight goals, and he ranks second in scoring with 14 points
  • After starting the year 4-0-0-0 on the road, the Admirals have dropped four of their last five away from home
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