Blueliner Added from ECHL’s Toledo

Mar 15, 2017

DES MOINES, IA  – Iowa Wild General Manager Brent Flahr announced on Wednesday that the American Hockey League (AHL) club has signed defenseman Nolan Zajac (zay-jack) to a professional tryout agreement (PTO).

Zajac, 24 (8/1/92), is in his rookie season, playing the majority of this season with the Toledo Walleye of the ECHL. He places fourth overall in the ECHL for points by a defenseman with 47 in 58 games played. Zajac leads all Toledo defenders in points and places sixth best on the team in scoring. The Winnipeg, MB native has also suited up in a total of four AHL games for Hershey and Manitoba, scoring a goal and setting up another. The 5-foot-11, 180-pounder played at the University of Denver from 2012-16, suiting up in a total of 160 games. During his time with the Pioneers, Zajac scored 19 goals and added 76 assists for 95 points for his collegiate career.

Iowa concludes a six-game road trip with a final stop on Friday in Milwaukee at 7 pm with the Admirals. Iowa returns home to play the Milwaukee Admirals on Saturday, Mar. 18 at 6 PM at Wells Fargo Arena. The St. Patrick’s Day game features a postgame concert with Gaelic Storm, sponsored by 100.3 The Bus, Jim Beam and My Satellite Guy. VIP packages are available starting at $20. The first 1,500 fans to the game receive an Iowa Wild Irish themed hat, sponsored by 95 KGGO and LIUNA.  In a partnership with Jim Beam and NASH FM, fans 21 and older are able to purchase the “The Big Ginger” drink special.  It is also Jim Beam Night. Subway Combo Packs are available for purchase at the game. Brewdog packs are also available for purchase at the game, presented by Legends American Grill and Bud Light. The Wild will also don St. Patrick’s Day themed specialty jerseys for the game. The team wears the specialty jerseys for all three home games in March, culminating with a live postgame jersey auction on Saturday, Mar. 31.

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The Iowa Wild 2016-17 season is presented by Mercy Medical Center: and runs from October through April. Fans may purchase seats to see any of the team’s 38 regular season home games at Wells Fargo Arena. Season tickets to see the Wild play its 2016-17 season at Wells Fargo Arena start at just $10 per game. For more information on tickets, including ticket plans and group seating, please contact the Wild ticket office by calling 515-564-8700 or go to  

Fans may purchase single-game tickets multiple ways, either through the team's website –, the Wells Fargo Arena box office or participating Hy-Vee food stores. Tickets are available online at under the single game tickets tab. The Wells Fargo Arena box office is open Monday – Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. and closed on Sunday. For Saturday game days, the box office will open at 10 a.m. For Sunday game days the box office will open at 12 p.m. Fans may also purchase tickets by calling 1-844-55-HYVEE or by visiting participating Hy-Vee food stores locations in the greater Des Moines area. Those interested may also visit Fans interested in buying full-season tickets, or smaller season packages may call the Iowa Wild front office at 515-564-8700.


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