Coralville, Iowa – The Iowa Heartlanders, proud ECHL affiliate of the Minnesota Wild and Iowa Wild, announced Wednesday defenseman David Spacek has been reassigned to the Heartlanders from the Iowa Wild by the Minnesota Wild.
Spacek, 21, is in his first North American professional season and has generated one goal and three points in ten games with the Iowa Wild. He scored his first goal for Iowa Nov. 19 vs. Rockford.
Minnesota drafted the right-handed shot with the 153rd overall pick at the 2022 NHL Entry Draft (fifth round).
From 2021-23, Spacek combined to tally 107 points (25g) in two seasons with QMJHL Sherbrooke, leading the team’s defensive corps in points both seasons. He has also represented the Czech Republic multiple times in international competition, including at the 2023 IIHF World Junior Championships, where he totaled eight points in seven games and won a silver medal.
Spacek was born in Columbus, Ohio.
The Heartlanders continue a ten-game road trip Fri., Dec. 1 at 6:35 p.m. at Cincinnati. Iowa also visits Toledo for the first time this season Sat., Dec. 2 at 6:15 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 3 at 4:15 p.m.
Iowa is next at home Dec. 15-17 vs. Toledo, which includes the annual Teddy Bear Toss game on Sat., Dec. 16 at 6:05 p.m.
Rose Club Memberships & Tickets Now Available For 2023-24 Season
Rose Club Season Ticket Memberships, Partial Plans, Mini-Plans, Flex Tickets and Single-Game Tickets are now available for the 2023-24 season, the Heartlanders’ third in the ECHL. Call 319-569-GOAL or visit iowaheartlanders.com/tickets for more information.