The Iowa Wild are a professional ice hockey team based in Des Moines, Iowa, United States. They are a member of the American Hockey League (AHL), the top development league for the National Hockey League (NHL). The Wild were founded in 2013 and are an affiliate of the NHL's Minnesota Wild. They play their home games at the Wells Fargo Arena.
The Wild have a dedicated fan base and are known for their skilled and hard-working style of play. The team has made the playoffs in several seasons, including a trip to the Western Conference Finals in 2019.