Independence, MO – The Iowa Heartlanders complete a back-to-back at the Kansas City Mavericks with their sixth game at Cable Dahmer Arena over the last month Saturday at 7:05 p.m. Iowa has visited Cable Dahmer more times since December 21 than they did all last season. Saturday marks Iowa’s seventh game this season at KC, all of which have come since Nov. 11. Iowa and the Mavericks face off nine times this season.Friday, Mike Pastujov and Zach White scored, but Kansas City rebounded quickly after each Iowa goal and beat the Landers, 4-2.The Heartlanders start the ECHL All-Star break after Saturday’s game, enjoying a few days off before a six-game home stand that starts Jan. 20 against Toledo.Broadcast Coverage: Watch online at flohockey.tv. Listen on mixlr.com/goheartlanders.Affiliates: Iowa Heartlanders (Minnesota Wild/Iowa Wild) | Kansas City Mavericks (Seattle Kraken/Coachella Valley Firebirds)Last time here this seasonSaturday’s game is the last time the Heartlanders visit Cable Dahmer Arena this regular season. This year’s season series follows a very-similar theme to last year's; Iowa and Kansas City met once in the second half of last regular season and this year is the same, with the lone meeting left between the clubs on Mar. 1 at Xtream Arena.Last season, the March season-series matchup coincided with Iowa’s franchise record seventh straight win on Mar. 5, 2022, a 6-1 victory.Iowa ready for some home cooking The Iowa Heartlanders will play their 20th road game of the regular season Saturday, meaning the club has 16 road games remaining in the season’s final three months after today’s game.The Heartlanders have yet to have back-to-back weeks of a home stand, which will change for the last two weeks of January when the club plays six straight at Xtream Arena vs. Toledo (Jan. 20-22) and Fort Wayne (Jan. 27-29).Iowa has five road games in all of February, meaning that from Jan. 14 at Kansas City through Mar. 3 at Cincinnati, the Heartlanders have just two road trips (5 games) away from Coralville.All-Star Break starts tomorrow The Iowa Heartlanders will pause for the ECHL’s All-Star Break before returning to the ice for three home games next Friday, Saturday and Sunday against Toledo.This year’s All-Star Classic will be played at the Norfolk Scope Arena, home of the Norfolk Admirals.Iowa’s all-star selection Matt Murphy signed overseas to play in Austria for the ICEHL’s Black Wings Linz and will not take part in the game.Kansas City’s selection Jeremy McKenna has had a number of call-up opportunities over his three seasons of professional hockey with the Toronto Marlies and surpassed 100 pro points (AHL/ECHL level) earlier this campaign. Coincidentally, Kansas City also plays Monday against Rapid City the same day as the All-Star Classic.Upcoming home games and ticket informationView the team’s full promotional schedule at iowaheartlanders.com/promotions. The Heartlanders are next at home for three games against division foe Toledo on Friday, January 20, Saturday, January 21 and Sunday, January 22 at 2:05 p.m. On Friday, Jan. 20 at 7:05 p.m., it’s a Rose Friday and the game is presented by Mercy Iowa City. On Saturday, Jan. 21 at 7:05 p.m., join the Heartlanders for Faith & Family Night, our annual night where faith, fellowship and hockey are celebrated, presented by Pizza Ranch. On Sunday, Jan. 22, we’re very excited for Dash’s Birthday Party presented by Steindler Orthopedic Clinic and Star Wars Day; we’ll have local mascots around Xtream Arena to celebrate our Mascot Dash is style with fun birthday activities. It’s also a Fanbango Giveaway to all fans in attendance, courtesy of Steindler.Single-game tickets, group ticket options, partial plans and season ticket memberships are available for Heartlanders home games at Xtream Arena. Call 319-569-or visit iowaheartlanders.com/tickets for more information.
One more game at the Mavericks Saturday night, 7th of season already
Saturday, January 14th