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Game Preview: Iowa Wild vs. Milwaukee Admirals

December 8, 2023 - American Hockey League (AHL)
Iowa Wild News Release


Iowa Wild (9-9-1-1; 20 pts.) vs. Milwaukee Admirals (10-8-1-0; 21 pts.)

The Iowa Wild host the Milwaukee Admirals at Wells Fargo Arena on Friday at 7 p.m. All fans are encouraged to bring a new or gently used plush animal to participate in the Teddy Bear Toss, presented by Principal.

ALL-TIME SERIES

All-Time Iowa Wild Record: 30-31-7-7 (15-16-2-3 at Wells Fargo Arena, 15-15-5-4 at Milwaukee)

LAST TIME: Iowa fell 3-1 in Milwaukee on Nov. 22... Jujhar Khaira scored the only goal for the Wild... Jesper Wallstedt saved 28-of-31 shots... Yaroslav Askarov stopped 27-of-28 shots for the Admirals... Milwaukee scored all three of its goals in the second period

2022-23: Iowa went 3-3-1-1 against Milwaukee in 2022-23... The Wild picked up five of a possible eight points in four road games... Five games were decided by one goal and two games were decided by two goals... Marco Rossi led Iowa with seven points (3-4=7) in just four games

TEAM NOTES

POWER-PLAY NUMBERS: Iowa has scored two power-play goals in three consecutive games... The Wild have won eight straight games in which the team has scored twice on the power play

SELECTIVE SHOOTING: Iowa has reached 10 shots in the first period just twice in the last 17 games... The Wild led after 20 minutes in each of those contests

THREE OR FEWER: Iowa's goaltenders have not allowed more than three goals in 11 straight games... The Wild are 6-4-0-1 over that span... Iowa is undefeated in the six games in which the team has scored four or more goals this season

STRONG STARTS: Iowa has led after the first period in three straight games... The Wild are undefeated when leading after the first period (8-0-0-0) this season

JESPER WALLSTEDT

* Jesper Wallstedt has allowed just 14 goals in his last nine starts

* Wallstedt has allowed three goals just once in his last nine starts (Nov. 22 at Milwaukee)

* Wallstedt leads all AHL goaltenders with a 0.939 SAV%

* Wallstedt earned his second AHL Player of the Week nod of the sesaon on Monday for stopping 83-of-86 shots in a weekend sweep of the Colorado

DAEMON HUNT

* Daemon Hunt has recorded two assists in each of the last three games and totaled seven points over that span (1-6=7)

* Hunt turned in a career-best three points (1-2=3) on Dec. 1 at Colorado

For more information on Iowa Wild hockey, 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]. Season tickets for 2023-24 are on sale now. Fans can purchase season tickets for the upcoming season at https://www.iowawild.com/wild-365.


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