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Iowa drops final home game of regular season

Sunday, April 10th
Iowa drops final home game of regular season

Coralville, Iowa – The Iowa Heartlanders dropped the final home game of their inaugural season, 6-2, to the Indy Fuel Saturday at Xtream Arena. There are three road games left in the regular season at Allen starting next Wednesday.Jake Smith scored the first goal for the Heartlanders to make the score 4-1 Indy. He sent a wrister from the top of the right circle that found the top of the net. It was his 13th power-play goal of the season, most in the ECHL.Kris Bennett’s rip came less than 90 seconds later to pull within two. Jake Stevens took a snipe from the right point that Bennett deflected at net front. The ricochet led to Bennett’s 35th score of the campaign, the most in the league.Justin Kapelmaster started the game in net for the Fuel, earning his seventh win of the season. He allowed two goals while making 19 saves. Mitch Gillam relieved him late in the second period and stopped all 21 shots he saw.Trevin Kozlowski started between the pipes for the Heartlanders, allowing three goals on 19 shots in the loss. Hunter Jones tapped in early in the second period for Iowa. He let in two scores with 14 denials.Box ScoreThe Heartlanders 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.