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Captain Bennett recalled to AHL Iowa, ‘Landers sign G Jack Berry

Tuesday, December 7th
Captain Bennett recalled to AHL Iowa, ‘Landers sign G Jack Berry

Coralville, IA – The Iowa Heartlanders announced the following two roster moves Tuesday.1. Forward Kris Bennett has been recalled from loan by the Iowa Wild.2. The Heartlanders have signed goaltender Jack Berry to an ECHL contract.Bennett tops the ‘Landers with ten goals, 11 assists and 21 points. He was named the first Captain in Heartlanders history last month. He has generated at least one point in 11 of 14 ECHL games this season. The rookie has skated in four AHL games this season.Berry has been nearly impenetrable behind the pipes for Peoria (SPHL) in four games this campaign, registering a 1.45 goals against average and .950 save percentage (2-0-2 record). Over four seasons at the University of Wisconsin, the 25-year-old registered a 21-27-7 record, 3.05 goals against average and .893 save percentage in 67 career games. He is in his second professional campaign. Berry skated in nine games for Pensacola (SPHL) last campaign.Upcoming Home GamesToledo is in town for big promotional week on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Wednesday is College Night with discounted college tickets for those with college ID or a .edu email address. Friday is the team’s first-ever Teddy Bear Toss, pres. by Steindler Orthopedic Clinic. Fans are welcome to bring teddy bears and other stuffed animals into the game and throw them on the ice after the Heartlanders score their first goal. All stuffed animals will be donated to local organizations helping those in need during this holiday season.On Saturday, Dec. 11, the Heartlanders rematch the Walleye for another Healthcare Heroes Night, pres. by Mercy Iowa City.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.