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Game Preview: Iowa Wild at Colorado Eagles

November 25, 2022 - American Hockey League (AHL)
Iowa Wild News Release


Iowa Wild (6-4-2-2; 14 pts.) at Colorado Eagles (10-5-1-0; 21 pts.)

The Iowa Wild head west for the first time in the 2022-23 season and take on the Colorado Eagles on Friday evening at 8:05 p.m. CST. The matchup is the first of a back-to-back between the two clubs. The Wild are 4-2-0-2 all-time against the Eagles.

BEST OF THE WEST

Colorado enters Friday's game with the highest winning percentage (0.656) and point total (21) in the Pacific Division. The Eagles trail only the Admirals in both categories. Colorado is tied with Ontario for the best home win percentage (0.750) in the Western Conference. Iowa ranks second in the conference and third overall in the AHL in road win percentage (0.786) with a 5-1-1-0 record through seven games, trailing only Milwaukee (0.875) and Providence (0.917).

SCORE FIRST

- Iowa has scored first in all six of its wins, which include five road victories

- The Wild have not lost when scoring first, and are 0-4-2-2 when opponents scores first

- Iowa went 14-21-3-3 when conceding the first goal last season

- Nic Petan is the only player who has scored first twice for the Wild this season

HOT HANDS

- Justus Annunen enters the weekend set with a four-game undefeated streak (3-0-1) dating back to a 3-2 win over Henderson on Oct. 28

- The following Eagles are on point streaks; Brad Hunt, four games (0-5=5), Mitchell Vande Sompel, three games (0-3=3), Mikhael Maltsev, three games (3-0=3)

Iowa Wild hockey is presented by MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center. For more information, please visit www.iowawild.com. Fans can purchase single-game tickets through the team's website at www.iowawild.com. Group tickets (10 or more), suites, Wild 365 memberships or premium tickets can be purchased by contacting the Iowa Wild Ticket Department at 515-564-8700 or [email protected]. The 2022-23 season marks the 10th anniversary of Iowa Wild hockey. Fans can purchase season tickets for the 10th anniversary season at https://www.iowawild.com/wild-365.


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