October 6, 2022

DES MOINES, Iowa – The Iowa Wild, in partnership with AHLTV, 1460 KXnO/106.3 FM and Mediacom, today announced the broadcast schedule for the 2022-23 American Hockey League (AHL) season.

The Wild is implementing new wide-scale broadcast production for all 36 AHLTV home shows this season. The broadcast is highlighted by all-new pre-game, intermission and post-game broadcast platforms that will be hosted by former WOI-TV athletic director Jon Schaeffer. The shows will include exclusive content for AHLTV players and in-depth analysis of the game between Schaeffer and Iowa Wild play-by-play broadcaster Ben Gislason.

“It’s a very ambitious and exciting project,” said Gislason. “This is going to give AHLTV viewers a very personalized feel about the broadcast and expand our coverage to new levels. The audio-video team at Wells Fargo Arena are top notch and have helped us deliver an innovative approach to watch an AHL game via the Internet stream.

For the 10th consecutive season, 1460 KXnO and 106.3 FM will be the home of Wild Hockey in Des Moines, airing a minimum of 60 regular season games live on the station in their entirety. All Iowa Wild games this season will be streamed live on the iHeartRadio website and app. KXnO has been the Wild’s flagship station since the team’s inaugural season in Des Moines in 2013.

“KXnO is proud to be the sole home of the Iowa Wild for 10 strong seasons,” said KXnO Program Director Andrew Downs. “The Wild has played a big role in our sports community. We look forward to another great season and continued partnership for years to come. »

“Hockey Gone Wild” will also return to KXnO Radio. The monthly hockey talk show will air seven times during the season, from 7-8 p.m. The show features player and coach interviews, Wild player features, in-depth hockey talk and more.

Hockey Gone Wild dates (subject to change*):

  • October 19, 2022
  • November 16, 2022
  • December 14, 2022
  • January 18, 2023
  • February 22, 2023
  • March 23, 2023
  • April 11, 2023

“We look forward to another year of partnering with 1460 KXnO and iHeart Media,” said Allie Brown, vice president of business operations for Iowa Wild. “As the Iowa Wild enters our 10e hockey season, we wanted to give fans even more ways to follow. As we launch AHLTV’s home shows, we look forward to the opportunity to not only entertain fans, but also highlight the growth of the game in Des Moines and the impact the Iowa Wild is having on the community. .

Select Iowa Wild games will air again on MC22 this season. For the past nine seasons, the Wild has partnered with Mediacom to bring hockey to central Iowa television. During the 2022-23 season, MC22 will broadcast eight Wild home games.

Color commentary duties for the television broadcast will be split between former Des Moines Buccaneers forward Scott Krueger and former Minnesota North Star Pat Micheletti.

TV games on MC22 (subject to change*)

  • Saturday Oct. 15 vs. San Jose
  • Thursday, Nov. 3 vs. Grand Rapids
  • Friday, November 18 c. Milwaukee
  • Friday, December 16 c. Texas
  • Friday, December 30 c. Colorado
  • Saturday, February 11 c. Chicago
  • Friday, February 24 c. Rockford
  • Friday, April 7 c. Chicago

AHLTV, presented by Explore Minnesota, returns for the 2022-23 season. AHLTV offers live streaming of all AHL games in high definition on desktop, laptop, tablet and mobile devices at AHLTV.comas well as on over-the-top (OTT) platforms such as Roku, AppleTV, Amazon FireTV, and Android-TV. AHLTV is also available through the official AHL mobile app for iOS Where android.

Available AHLTV subscriptions include league-wide daily, monthly and seasonal packages, as well as team packages covering home and/or away games for the entire 2022-23 regular season. Fans can also purchase an all-access pass that includes both the regular season and the Calder Cup playoffs, allowing subscribers to watch every league game from opening night Oct. the Calder Cup in June for just $104.99 (USD).

Iowa Wild Hockey is presented by MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center. For more information, please visit Fans can purchase game tickets on the team’s website at 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

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