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Leonard signs ECHL deal with Iowa

Friday, January 5th
Leonard signs ECHL deal with Iowa

Coralville, Iowa – The Iowa Heartlanders, proud ECHL affiliate of the Minnesota Wild and the Iowa Wild, announced forward Steven Leonard has signed an ECHL deal and will join the Heartlanders on the team's road trip in Fort Wayne.


Leonard scored four goals (5 pts.) and recorded 74 penalty minutes in 20 games with Iowa last season. This is his second stint in Iowa and third in the ECHL (Norfolk, 2021-22). 


This season, Leonard has generated 73 penalty minutes in 22 games (2g) with SPHL Roanoke. 


The 28-year-old is in his fourth professional season.


Iowa continues a seven-game road trip with back-to-back games at Fort Wayne Sat., Jan. 6 at 6:30 p.m. and Sun., Jan. 7 at 4:00 p.m.


The Heartlanders are next at home Mon., Jan. 15 at 2:05 p.m. vs. Cincinnati – schools are off for the day and bring your kids out for a great day at Xtream Arena.


Iowa continues a three-game homestand vs. Wheeling on Fri., Jan. 19 at 6:35 p.m. on Affiliation Night presented by DASH Auctions, celebrating Iowa’s proud affiliation with the Minnesota Wild and Iowa Wild. On Sat., Jan. 20 at 6:05 p.m. against Wheeling, the Heartlanders are back at Xtream Arena for Dash’s Birthday Party, presented by Paul Park Real Estate. Join the Heartlanders mascot Dash and dozens of his mascot friends for a family-friendly Saturday night at Xtream Arena.



Rose Club Memberships & Tickets Now Available For 2023-24 Season
Rose Club Season Ticket Memberships, Partial Plans, Mini-Plans, Flex Tickets and Single-Game Tickets are now available for the 2023-24 season, the Heartlanders’ third in the ECHL. Call 319-569-GOAL or visit iowaheartlanders.com/tickets for more information.