Jul 12, 2023

DES MOINES, Iowa – The Iowa Wild and American Hockey League announced today the 2023-24 regular season schedule. 


The Iowa Wild opens the 2023-24 season with back-to-back games against the Henderson Silver Knights on Oct. 13 and 14. The team’s longest home stand (six games) takes place from Dec. 22, 2023 through Jan. 6, 2024. Iowa will make three separate five-game road trips throughout the season. 

The home schedule features 24 weekend games (nine on Friday, 12 on Saturday, and three on Sunday) and 12 weekday matchups (two on Monday, four on Tuesday, four on Wednesday, and two on Thursday). December includes eight home contests, the most of any month. January has six home games, November, March, and April have five, February has four, and October has three matchups at home.

Iowa plays 13 total games in December, the most of any month. The Wild plays 12 times in March, 11 in January and February, and 10 in November. Rounding out the 72-game slate are eight games in the month of April and six in October. 

For the first time in franchise history, the Wild have the Hershey Bears, AHL affiliate of the NHL’s Washington Capitals, on the schedule. Iowa visits the defending Calder Cup champions on Nov. 25 and 26 and welcomes the Bears to Wells Fargo Arena on Apr. 5 and 6. 

Iowa faces four Pacific Division opponents in 2023-24: the Colorado Eagles, the Henderson Silver Knights, the San Diego Gulls, and the Tucson Roadrunners. The Wild plays each Pacific Division opponent twice at home and twice on the road. 

Iowa’s Central Division schedule consists of 52 games against six opponents. The team’s most frequent opponent is Rockford with 12 matchups. Iowa plays eight games apiece against Chicago, Grand Rapids, Manitoba, Milwaukee, and Texas. 

American Hockey League games are also available live on AHLTV. Details on subscription packages for the 2023-24 season are offered at Wild 365 VIP members receive complimentary AHLTV subscriptions for all Wild road games as a part of their season ticket package. 

See below for a complete breakdown of the 2023-24 regular season schedule. 

Start Times at Home (Central Time): 

  • Fridays: 7 p.m. 

  • Saturdays: 6 p.m. 

  • Sundays: 3 p.m. 

  • Mondays: 7 p.m. (Jan. 22 vs. Texas) and 5 p.m. (Feb. 19 vs. Rockford) 

  • Tuesdays: 7 p.m. 

  • Wednesdays: 7 p.m. 

  • Thursdays: 10:30 a.m. (Nov. 2 vs. Milwaukee) and 7 p.m. (Dec. 28 vs. Colorado) 

Total Weekday Games (Monday-Thursday): 17 (12 home/5 away) 

Total Weekend Games (Friday-Sunday): 55 (24 home/31 away) 

Monthly Breakdown (Home/Away): 

  • October: 7 (3 home/4 away) 

  • November: 10 (5 home/5 away) 

  • December: 13 (8 home/5 away) 

  • January: 11 (6 home/5 away) 

  • February: 11 (4 home/7 away) 

  • March: 12 (5 home/7 away) 

  • April: 8 (5 home/3 away) 

First 36 Games Home/Away: 18 home/18 away 

Final 36 Game Home/Away: 18 home/18 away 

For more information on Iowa Wild hockey, please visit Fans can purchase single-game tickets through the team’s website at Group tickets (10 or more), suites, Wild 365 memberships or premium tickets can be purchased by contacting the Iowa Wild Ticket Department at 515-564-8700 or Season tickets for 2023-24 are on sale now. Fans can purchase season tickets for the upcoming season at

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