MICHALEK TO MINNESOTAApr 12, 2017
Goalie To Join NHL Club For Stanley Cup Playoffs
DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Wednesday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled goaltender Steve Michalek (pronounced MIKE-ah-leck) from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL). He will serve as the Wild's third goalie on Wednesday in Game 1 of its First Round series against the St. Louis Blues at 8:30 p.m. on FOX Sports North, NBCSN and KFAN 100.3 FM.
Michalek, 23 (8/6/93), is 12-14-1 with a 2.65 goals-against average (GAA), a .918 save percentage (SV%) and one shutout 29 games with Iowa this season. The 6-foot-3, 205-pound native of Hartford, Conn., is 19-19-1 with a 2.64 GAA, a .916 SV% and one shutout in 43 career AHL contests with Iowa. Michalek went 21-13-3 with a 2.28 GAA, a .924 SV% and three shutouts in 37 games for Harvard (ECAC) in 2014-15 helping the Crimson win the ECAC Championship and advance to the NCAA tournament. He was selected by the Wild in the sixth round (161st overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft in Saint Paul and has not appeared in an NHL game.
The Iowa Wild concludes its 2016-17 home schedule with a pair of games against the Chicago Wolves, starting on Thursday, April 13th for Health and Wellness night, presented by Amerigroup. The first 1,500 fans get an Iowa Wild water bottle, sponsored by WHO Radio and Amerigroup. Fans that bring a Subway receipt can purchase a ticket for $5.00.
Iowa plays its final regular season game on Friday, April 14th at 7 PM with the Chicago Wolves. Fans may enjoy a $2.00 Beer Night, presented by 100.3 The Bus. For fans 21 and over, Barefoot Wine will be running a drink special – Barefoot Cran-Peach Spritzer available at the Barefoot / New Amsterdam Bar. The Subway Combo Pack is also available, starting at $12 fans can purchase a ticket, hot dog, soda and special Subway Deal. The first 1,500 fans will be handed an Iowa Wild team poster.
2016-17 Iowa Wild regular season single-game tickets are on sale now. Follow the Iowa Wild on Twitter @IAWILD or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/iawild.
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 www.iowawild.com.
Fans may purchase single-game tickets multiple ways, either through the team's website – www.Iowawild.com, the Wells Fargo Arena box office or participating Hy-Vee food stores. Tickets are available online at www.Iowawild.com 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 www.hy-veetix.com. 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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