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Wild Assigns Matson and Jobke to Orlando

March 13, 2014 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Iowa Wild News Release

Des Moines, IA - Iowa Wild General Manager Jim Mill announced on Thursday the American Hockey League (AHL) club has assigned forward Taylor Matson and defenseman Colton Jobke to the Orlando Solar Bears, Iowa's ECHL affiliate.

Matson returns to Orlando after his most recent stint with Iowa. The 6-foot, 185-pound forward has played in 32 games with the Iowa Wild during the 2013-14 season, recording five points (3-25) and 12 penalty minutes (PIM). In 24 games with the Solar Bears, the Mound, Minnesota native has 31 points with the club (13g-18a31) and a plus-15 rating.

A first-year pro, Jobke is scoreless in 11 games for the Wild this season. He returns from Orlando, where he played in 35 games for the Solar Bears, scoring two goals and adding four assists for six points.

The team returns home on Sunday, Mar. 16 at 5:05 p.m. to host San Antonio. The first 2,500 fans to the game receive a Jason Zucker bobblehead, compliments of Krist Insurance Services. Fans may purchase the Subway Family Four Pack for Sunday's game, which includes: four hot dogs, four sodas and four tickets, starting at $44. Fans may stick around after the game for a postgame skate on the ice at Wells Fargo Arena. Also, after the game, four Iowa Wild players will be signing autographs at Buzzard Billy's for approximately 90 minutes. Sunday's game marks the beginning of a six-game homestand, which includes visits from Texas (3/19), Grand Rapids (3/21 and 3/22), as well as Charlotte (3/25 and 3/26).

Fans may purchase single game tickets multiple ways, either through the team's website -, Wells Fargo Arena box office or Dahl's Ticketing. Tickets are available online at under the single game tickets tab. Fans may also purchase tickets by calling 1-866-55-DAHLS (32457) or by visiting one of 13 Dahl's Food Stores locations in the greater Des Moines area, and in Ames. In order to purchase group tickets (10 or more), please call the Iowa Wild ticketing department at 515-564-8700. Fans interested in buying full season, or smaller season packages may call the Iowa Wild front office at 515-564-8700.

The Iowa Wild regular season is presented by Mercy Medical Center. Season tickets to see the Wild play at Wells Fargo Arena start at just $9 per game. For more information on tickets, please contact the Wild ticket office by calling 515-564-8700 or go to

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