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Game 5 Preview: Toledo at Iowa

Saturday, October 30th
Game 5 Preview: Toledo at Iowa

Coralville, Iowa - The Iowa Heartlanders (1-2-1-0, 3 pts., 2nd Central) and Toledo Walleye (1-1-0-0, 2 pts., T-3rd  Central) rematch Saturday at 7:00 p.m. at Xtream Arena.Jack Billings scored his third of the season Friday but the Toledo Walleye beat the Heartlanders, 10-1. Billings has a team-best three goals and six points this season. Billy Constantinou earned another point with a power-play assist on the goal and has five points this campaign (3g).The Heartlanders are playing their third straight home game. The team earned a point vs. Wheeling Wednesday with a late come-from-behind effort. After this game against the Walleye, the club travels to face Cincinnati and Indy for three games next week Nov. 4-6.The Walleye are playing their third game of the season; the team started its season a week ago under Dan Watson. Kaden Fulcher earned the win with 26 saves Friday. The team’s other goaltender Billy Christopoulos is in his second full season with the Walleye and was 23-3-3 for the club with a 2.30 goals against average and .932 save percentage as a rookie.Heartlanders netminder Hunter Jones is expected to make his fifth straight start Saturday.Season ticket memberships, group tickets, mini-plans and flex vouchers are available for the Heartlanders inaugural season by calling 319-569-GOAL and visiting iowaheartlanders.com/tickets.Broadcast Coverage: Listen at Iowaheartlanders.com/listenlive or mixlr.com/goheartlanders. Watch on FloHockey.tv. NHL Affiliates: Iowa Heartlanders (Minnesota Wild/Iowa Wild) | Toledo Walleye (Detroit Red Wings/Grand Rapids Griffins)  Storylines:- Heartlanders Head Coach Gerry Fleming and Toledo’s Dan Watson are two of the most-successful coaches in ECHL history. Fleming has won 282 games over his ECHL career. Watson boasts 185 games in his first four-plus seasons as Walleye Head Coach- The Heartlanders are looking for their second win in franchise history. The team won its first ever game, 7-4, over the Kansas City Mavericks on Oct. 22.- Iowa and Toledo play nine times this season. The next matchup between the clubs is Nov. 19 at Huntington Center in Toledo.