November 18, 2022


DES MOINES, Iowa — The Milwaukee Admirals scored three goals on either side of Iowa’s lone tally en route to a 6-1 win over Wild Friday Night. Jimmy Huntington had a goal and two assists for the Admirals and Yaroslav Askarov had 32 saves.

Milwaukee went 1-0 in the first half against Iowa, 8:36 when Tommy Novak whipped a wrister from the top of the right circle through a defender’s legs and under Jesper Wallstedt’s blocker (28 saves).

Iowa beat Milwaukee 15-9 in the first 20 minutes but were 1-0 down at the break.

The Admirals extended their lead to 2-0 just before halftime in the second period. After a stretch pass from John Leonard, Tim Schaller entered the wild zone and backhanded Wallstedt at 9:49.

Huntington made it 3-0 in Milwaukee’s favor at 1:43 of the second period when he pounced on a loose puck in the low slot and placed a shot over Wallstedt’s right pad.

Iowa recovered seconds later. Steven Fogarty directed a puck past the Admirals net, but Sammy Walker brought the puck forward again and Fogarty shot it past Askarov at 14:27 of midframe.

Kiefer Sherwood responded with a long one-timer for the Admirals in the closing minutes of the second period. Milwaukee led 4-1 after two periods and had a 25-24 shot advantage.

Milwaukee scored two quick goals to open the third period. Sherwood’s second goal of the game 2:13 in the third period was followed by a Jachym Kondelik strike 10 seconds later.

The Admirals passed the Wild 34-33. Iowa was 0-to-6 man advantage while Milwaukee remained scoreless on two power plays.

The Wild and Admirals meet again at 6 p.m. Saturday night at the UM-Milwaukee Panther Arena.

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