Toledo, OH – Iowa Heartlanders forward Yuki Miura scored five minutes into the third to make it a 3-1 game, but Andrew Sturtz scored an empty-net goal and the Toledo Walleye won, 4-1, Saturday at Huntington Center. Iowa visits Fort Wayne Sunday at 4:00 p.m. to wrap up a three-game road trip.Miura’s goal came on a three-on-two rush engineered by James Sanchez. First, Sanchez banked it to Tommy Parrottino at the right doorstep and he slid it across to Miura left post for his eighth of the season.Brandon Hawkins scored twice; he netted the game’s first goal at the 4:21 mark of the first and then at the 4:14 mark of the second to make it 3-0. Gordie Green scored Toledo’s second goal.Darion Hanson blocked 35 of 38 shots in defeat. Sebastian Cossa won with 32 saves.Box ScoreView the team’s full promotional schedule at iowaheartlanders.com/promotions. Iowa is next at home for three games on Mar. 8 at 7:05 p.m. vs. Cincinnati, Mar. 10 at 7:05 p.m. vs. Indy and Mar. 11 at 7:05 p.m. vs. Kalamazoo. March 10 is Iowa’s Marvel Super Hero Night where the team will wear special Captain American jerseys vs. Indy, presented by DASH Auctions. It’s also Special Olympics Night where Special Olympics Iowa will be at the game.Single-game tickets, group ticket options, partial plans and season ticket memberships are available for Heartlanders home games at Xtream Arena. Call 319-569-goal or visit iowaheartlanders.com/tickets for more information.
Miura scores, Iowa prepares for Sunday final after 4-1 loss
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