MONSTERS SHUTOUT WILD 2-0
Same Two Teams Meet Again on Monday at 7 PMFeb 19, 2017
DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild (25-22-5-2, 57 points) were defeated by the Cleveland Monsters (24-20-2-4, 54 points) 2-0 in front of 7,459 fans on Sunday at Wells Fargo Arena. Monsters goalie Anton Forsberg (15-12-2) made 28 saves for the shutout. Forwards Kyle Thomas and T.J. Tynan each scored a goal in the win. Wild goalie Alex Stalock (15-12-6) stopped 25 of 27 shots in the defeat. Iowa and Cleveland rematch Monday at 7 PM in Des Moines.
After 40 minutes of scoreless hockey, Cleveland opened the scoring at 3:44 of the third period. Forward Kyle Thomas scored his first goal of the season, giving the Monsters a 1-0 lead. Defensemen John Ramage and Marc-Andre Bergeron each had an assist on the goal. Thomas scored off a rebound from the slot. Forward T.J. Tynan scored an empty-net, unassisted goal, his sixth of the year at 19:22 of the period for a final score of 2-0.
Iowa and Cleveland meet again on Monday, Feb. 20 at 7 PM at Wells Fargo Arena. It is Free Parking Monday (until the IEC lots are full). Fans may bring in a Subway Receipt to purchase a ticket for only $5.
After a lengthy road trip with games in Chicago, Rockford, Texas and Milwaukee, 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.
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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