OVER 8,000 FANS SEE CHICAGO PULL AWAY FROM IOWA 4-0Mar 31, 2017
Iowa Welcomes Cleveland on Sunday at 5 PM
DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild (31-29-6-2, 70 points) were defeated by the Chicago Wolves (39-18-7-5, 90 points) 4-0 on Friday night in front of 8,329 fans at Wells Fargo Arena. Wolves goalie Ville Husso (10-6-1) made 26 saves for the shutout win. Forwards Wade Megan, Ty Rattie and Kenny Agostino, and defenseman Petteri Lindbohm each scored a goal in the victory, helping Chicago win its sixth in a row over Iowa. Wild goalie Steve Michalek (11-13-1) stopped 28 of 31 shots in the loss. Iowa welcomes Cleveland for a two-game visit starting on Sunday, April 2 at 5 PM.
After 40 minutes of scoreless hockey, Wolves forward Wade Megan opened the scoring with a power-play goal at 1:50 of the third period. Megan’s 30th goal of the season was set up by defenseman Vince Dunn and forward Kenny Agostino. Megan deflected in Dunn’s shot to make it a 1-0 game. Defenseman Petteri Lindbohm extended Chicago’s lead to 2-0 at 7:26 of the third period. Lindbohm’s seventh goal of the year was unassisted. Forward Ty Rattie scored his second goal of the season for the Wolves at 15:39 of the third period. The goal was assisted by forward Brad Malone and gave Chicago a 3-0 lead. At 17:56 of the third period, Agostino scored his 22nd goal of the year. The empty-net goal was set up by Megan and forward Andrew Agozzino, making it a 4-0 final.
Iowa takes on the Cleveland Monsters at Wells Fargo Arena on Sunday, April 2 at 5 PM. It is Superhero night. The first 1500 kids 12 and under to arrive at the game receive youth Superman jerseys sponsored by Leafguard and Nash FM. The team is hosting a book drive at the game. There is a postgame skate at the conclusion of the game. Skates can be rented for $2 and proceeds benefit the American Diabetes Association. Kids skates are also available. Subway combo packs are available for purchase at the game.
Iowa and Cleveland meet again on Tuesday, April 4 at 7 PM. It is a kids eat free night sponsored by 96.5 Country and Goodhue Nolte Insurance. All kids 12 years of age and younger eat for free with (1) Crash’s Kids Meal. The meal includes one hotdog, one soda, one popcorn, one fruit snack and an Iowa Wild prize. Fans may also bring in their Subway receipt to purchase a ticket for only $5.
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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 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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