Coralville, Iowa –The Iowa Heartlanders, ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League's Minnesota Wild and American Hockey League's Iowa Wild, announced that defenseman Justin Wells has agreed to terms for the 2022-23 season.Wells played four years collegiately at Bowling Green State University (2017-21) and completed his NCAA career at Boston College in 2021-22.
With the Eagles last season, Wells registered three assists in 37 games. In 170 career NCAA games, Wells generated a +21 rating and totaled 24 points (4g-20a). A native of North Canton, Ohio, he helped Bowling Green qualify for the 2019 NCAA Tournament. Prior to his time in college, Wells played two seasons for Sioux Falls of the United States Hockey League from 2015-17.