WILD FALLS TO WOLVES 2-1Apr 13, 2017
Iowa And Chicago Meet Again On Friday at 7 PM
DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild (34-31-7-2, 77 points) were defeated by the Chicago Wolves (43-19-7-6, 98 points) 2-1 on Thursday night in front of 4,336 fans at Wells Fargo Arena. Wolves goalie Ville Husso (13-6-1) stopped 32 shots to help Chicago defeat Iowa. Forwards Wade Megan and Samuel Blais each scored for the Wolves. Wild goalie Alex Stalock (22-17-8) stopped 33 of 35 shots in the loss. Forward Jeff Hoggan scored the lone goal for the Wild. Iowa and Chicago meet again on Friday at 7 PM.
The Wild opened the scoring at 1:25 of the first period. Forward Jeff Hoggan scored his seventh goal of the year, giving Iowa an early 1-0 lead. The goal was unassisted. Chicago forward Wade Megan scored his 32nd goal of the season at 10:19 of the opening frame, tying the game 1-1. The power-play goal was set up by defensemen Vince Dunn and James Wisniewski. Dunn played the puck to the net and Megan redirected it past Stalock. Wolves forward Samuel Blais made it a 2-1 game at 15:05 of the first period. Forwards Brad Malone and Bryce Gervais helped set up Blais’ 24th goal of the year. Blais scored from the right-wing circle off a rebound.
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.
2017-18 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 2017-18 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 2017-18 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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