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Heartlanders add forward Yuki Miura to active roster

Wednesday, November 17th
Heartlanders add forward Yuki Miura to active roster

Coralville, Iowa – The Iowa Heartlanders have added forward Yuki Miura to the active roster ahead of the team’s Friday game at Toledo (6:15 p.m. puck drop), Head Coach Gerry Fleming announced. Miura will wear #17. He skated with the Heartlanders in training camp and played in the club’s first preseason game at Kansas City Oct. 15.  The former Waterloo Black Hawks forward skated the last four seasons for Lake Superior State University. Last season, he scored 12 points (4g) in 29 games with the Lakers and was named the team’s “Unsung Hero.”Miura (pronounced: YOO-kee MEE-yoo-rah) is a 25-year-old native of Toyko, Japan. He has competed internationally for Japan multiple times, including at the 2018 and 2019 World Championships. Iowa visits Toledo Friday and Saturday, both 6:15 p.m. puck drops. The Heartlanders complete the road trip at Ft. Wayne on Sun., Nov. 21 at 4:00 p.m.The Heartlanders are next at home for another Staybridge Suites home stand Nov. 24, Nov. 26 and Nov. 27. Iowa hosts Kansas City at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday the 24th, then faces Wheeling in back-to-back games on Black Friday and Saturday the 27th, with all puck drops at 7:00 p.m.  Season ticket memberships, group tickets, mini-plans, flex vouchers and single-game tickets are available for the Heartlanders inaugural season by calling 319-569-GOAL and visiting iowaheartlanders.com/tickets.