Oct 22, 2017

Iowa Wild To Host Rockford Wednesday at 7 PM

DES MOINES, IA – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher on Sunday announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned forwards Luke Kunin (pronounced KUHN-in), Zack Mitchell and Cal O'Reilly to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL). 

Kunin, 19 (12/4/97), was recalled by Minnesota for his second time this season on Oct. 18 and recorded two assists for his first career NHL points, led the team with four hits and skated 11:47 in last night's 4-2 win at Calgary. He owns two assists and seven hits in three games with Minnesota this season and two points (1-1=2) and four penalty minutes (PIM) in two contests with Iowa. The 6-foot, 193-pound native of Chesterfield, Mo., made his NHL debut against Columbus on Oct. 14.

Mitchell, 24 (1/7/93), was recalled by the Wild for the second time this season on Oct. 18 and skated 7:17 in last night's 4-2 win at Calgary. He has notched one assist in three games with Minnesota this season, tallying his first career NHL point with an assist vs. Columbus on Oct. 14. Mitchell has also recorded one assist in three contests with Iowa this season. The 6-foot-1, 196-pound native of Orangeville, Ont., owns one assist in 14 career NHL games with the Wild. 

O'Reilly, 31 (9/30/86), was recalled by Minnesota yesterday and made his Wild debut skating 8:16 in the team's 4-2 win at Calgary. He owns three points (1-2=3) including a shorthanded goal in five contests with Iowa this season. The 6-foot, 188-pound native of Toronto, Ontario, has tallied 49 points (16-33=49) in 145 career NHL contests with Nashville, Arizona, Pittsburgh, Buffalo and Minnesota (2008-12, 2015-18). 

The Wild hosts the Rockford IceHogs in Des Moines on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. It is Wine Wednesday with $2 off Barefoot refresh presented by Barefoot Wine. 

After a pair of road games in Tucson, Iowa returns home to meet the San Antonio Rampage on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. It’s Dollar dog night with $1 hotdogs, $1 pretzels and $1 small popcorns - presented by LAZER 103.3. Trivia night takes place in “The Fort,” previously known as the River’s Edge Restaurant, before the game.

Iowa and San Antonio faceoff again on Friday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. at Wells Fargo Arena. It is a Bus beer night with $2 beers presented by 100.3 The Bus. There is also a coat drive at the game. Fans receive a free weekday ticket voucher with a donation.

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