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Iowa forward Jack Billings carries the puck down the rink during a hockey match between the Iowa Heartlanders and the Toledo Walleye at the Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa, on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. The Walleye defeated the Heartlanders 5-2.

Iowa Heartlanders to play three home games this week

Jake Olson, Sports Reporter January 26, 2022

The Iowa Heartlanders face a three-game homestand this week. They’ll welcome the Indy Fuel to Xtream Arena in Coralville Wednesday at 7 p.m. The Kalamazoo Wings will pay the Heartlanders a visit...

Heartlanders goalie Trevin Kozlowski reacts after the Walleye score a goal at a hockey game between the Iowa Heartlanders and Toledo Walleye at Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa, on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021. Kozlowski allowed three goals for 36 attempts. The Walleye defeated the Heartlanders 4-0.

Iowa Heartlanders win two against Wheeling, drop one to Toledo

Jake Olson, Sports Reporter January 23, 2022

The Iowa Heartlanders went 2-1 on their most recent road trip.  The Heartlanders lost to the Toledo Walleye, 4-3, at the Huntington Center in Ohio on Friday. Iowa then rebounded with 4-2 and 2-1...

Contributed photo of Jake Smith.

Iowa Heartlanders forward Jake Smith named ECHL Player of the Week

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter January 20, 2022

Jake Smith made Iowa Heartlanders history when he was named the Inglasco ECHL Player of the Week on Wednesday.  The forward is the first player in the short history of the Heartlanders franchise...

Contributed photo of Zack White.

Iowa Heartlanders forward Zach White embracing professional opportunity

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter January 18, 2022

Iowa Heartlanders forward Zach White thought his hockey career was over in high school. After spending one season in junior hockey, the right-handed shooter planned to hang up his skates and attend...

Iowa defenseman Billy Constantinou attempts to get the puck by Indy forward Brent Gates during a hockey game between the Iowa Heartlanders and Indy Fuel at the Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021. Iowa won 5-3.

Iowa Heartlanders wrap up three-game weekend

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter January 16, 2022

The Iowa Heartlanders went 1-2 in the three games they played this weekend. Iowa fell to the Kansas City Mavericks, 5-4, at Xtream Arena in Coralville Friday night. The Heartlanders won one of...

Iowa forward Zach Remers and Toledo forward John Albert chase after the puck during a hockey match between the Iowa Heartlanders and the Toledo Walleyes at the Xtreme Arena in Coralville, IA on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. The Walleyes defeated the Heartlanders 5-2.

Iowa Heartlanders embrace midseason challenges

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter January 13, 2022

For forwards Zach Remers and Zach White, the Iowa Heartlanders’ recent road trip to Rapid City, South Dakota, was quite unusual. Iowa played a three-game series against the Rapid City Rush from...

Forward Bryce Misley moves the puck during a hockey game between the Iowa Heartlanders and the Wheeling Nailers at the Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021. The Wheeling Nailers defeated the Heartlanders 4-3.

Iowa Heartlanders win two games in weekend series

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter January 10, 2022

The Iowa Heartlanders posted one of their most dominant wins ever Sunday. The club that’s still less than a year old downed the Rapid City Rush, 9-1. The Heartlanders’ nine-goal total is the...

Heartlanders head coach Gerry Fleming speaks with the team during a hockey game between the Iowa Heartlanders and the Toledo Walleye at the Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa on Friday, Oct. 30, 2021. The Walleye won against the Heartlanders, 10-1.

Iowa Heartlanders prepped to ‘seize the moment’ in road series

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter January 7, 2022

The Iowa Heartlanders are heading into a three-game series against the Rapid City Rush shorthanded. Captain Kris Bennett and alternate captains Jake Linhart and Riese Zmolek have been called up...

Heartlander forwards Joe Widmar and Yuki Miura rush to gain control of the puck after a face-off at a hockey game between the Iowa Heartlanders and Toledo Walleye at Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa, on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021. The Walleye defeated the Heartlanders, 4-0.

Iowa Heartlanders drop two-game road series

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter January 2, 2022

The Iowa Heartlanders lost two consecutive road games over the weekend. Iowa fell to the Fort Wayne Komets on Friday and the Indy Fuel on Sunday. The Heartlanders dropped the Friday contest, 1-0. Goaltender...

Iowa forward Jack Billings shoots the puck during a hockey match between the Iowa Heartlanders and the Toledo Walleye at the Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa, on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. The Walleye defeated the Heartlanders 5-2.

Iowa Heartlanders win physical matchup with Kansas City Mavericks, 3-2

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter December 28, 2021

The Iowa Heartlanders defeated the Kansas City Mavericks, 3-2, at Xtream Arena in Coralville Monday night. Iowa’s Jack Billings scored the contest's decisive goal with 9:54 on the game clock in...

Heartlander forward Ben Sokay moves the puck at a hockey game between the Iowa Heartlanders and Toledo Walleye at Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa, on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021. The Walleye defeated the Heartlanders 4-0.

Sokay strikes twice in Iowa Heartlanders’ loss to Kansas City Mavericks

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter December 27, 2021

Forward Ben Sokay scored two goals in the Iowa Heartlanders’ 6-5 overtime loss to the Kansas City Mavericks Sunday night at Xtream Arena in Coralville. Sokay said postgame that there wasn’t a secret...

Iowa forward Kris Bennett shoots the puck during a hockey game between the Iowa Heartlanders and Indy Fuel at the Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021. Bennet scored two goals. Iowa won 5-3.

Iowa Heartlanders to begin three-game homestand Sunday

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter December 26, 2021

After a week break, the Iowa Heartlanders return to the ice Sunday at Xtream Arena in Coralville. The 8-13-2-1 Heartlanders will take on the 10-13 Kansas City Mavericks at 3 p.m. Sunday. The game...

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