Heartlanders on four-game points streak
Coralville, Iowa – The Iowa Heartlanders, proud ECHL affiliate of the Minnesota Wild and Iowa Wild, continue a seven-game homestand with back-to-back games against the Cincinnati Cyclones starting Friday at 6:35 p.m.
The Heartlanders are on a four-game points streak, tied for the team’s longest since a franchise-best nine-game run in November.
In Iowa’s last game, the Heartlanders forced overtime in the final five minutes, earning a tying strike from Yuki Miura, but the Wings stopped Iowa’s two attempts in the shootout to win, 2-1.
The Heartlanders have won back-to-back games against Cincinnati and are 2-2-1-0 in the series.
The Cyclones last played Saturday at Fort Wayne and fell, 7-1.
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Get tickets for Heartlanders Home games: Iowaheartlanders.com/tickets
Bag Policy: Xtream Arena will implement a clear bag policy for all ticketed events. A clear 12” x 6” x 12” bag or smaller will be permitted as well as small clutch style purses or wallets. Patrons will be asked to return any bag that does not meet this criteria to their vehicle prior to entry. Diaper bags or medical bags are allowed to exceed that size limit, but will be searched. Small clutch style purses or wallets no larger than 4.5” x 6.5” are permitted as well.
Parking: Parking is available in the South Parking Lot located by the Hyatt Regency Convention Center Entrance or the North Ramp located by the Hyatt Regency main entrance. All Heartlanders ticket buyers receive a parking pass for free parking to Heartlanders games. For a parking map, click here. For questions about the Heartlanders parking, please call 319-569-4625 or visit this link.
Game Day Guide:
6:20 PM: FloHockey broadcast and audio broadcast starts
6:35 PM: Puck Drop
Watch on FloHockey: https://flosports.link/3tVsLmd
Listen on Mixlr: mixlr.com/goheartlanders
Affiliates: Iowa Heartlanders (Minnesota Wild/Iowa Wild) | Cincinnati Cyclones (New York Rangers/Hartford Wolf Pack)
Need to know
- Iowa has limited opponents to three goals or fewer in four straight games.
- The Heartlanders have played three straight one-goal games and are 2-0-0-1 in those contests.
- Yuki Miura has two goals in his last three games.
Miura knack for the late game heroics
Iowa Heartlanders forward Yuki Miura scored with 4:30 to go, sending Iowa to overtime with a tying goal. He has six goals this season and all of them have either given Iowa a lead or tied the game.
The 5-foot-11, 185-lb., right-handed shot has scored 27 times in his ECHL career. He is the Heartlanders’ all-time games played leader (156).
The Heartlanders have won back-to-back games in the season series and are 2-2-1-0 against the ‘Clones this season. All of the games have been high scoring; the winning team has scored at least five goals in every game. Iowa has scored at least four goals in a game ten times this entire season, and four of those games have come against Cincinnati.
The last time these teams played, Iowa’s Chris Lipe scored into an empty net in the final minute of the game to secure a 6-4 victory on Jan. 24. That marked the first time ever Iowa defeated the Cyclones at Heritage Bank Center.
The Heartlanders are 1-0-0-0 this season at Xtream Arena against Cincinnati.
Will Calverley tops Iowa with five assists and six points in the season series. Yuki Miura is second on the team with five points. 16 Heartlanders have scored at least a goal in the series.
Cincinnati’s Sahil Panwar leads all players in the series with four goals and nine points. He scored a career-best five points and registered a hat trick against the Heartlanders in December.
On Sat., Feb. 10 at 6:05 p.m. vs. Cincinnati, Iowa is home again for Cancer Awareness Night pres. by iHeartMedia. Join us as we recognize the fight against all forms of cancer and honor those that have battled and are currently fighting cancer.
The Heartlanders are home for Valentine’s Day on Wed., Feb. 14 at 6:35 p.m. vs. Indy, a perfect last-minute gift to take your loved ones to the game. On Friday, Feb. 16 at 6:35 p.m. vs. Indy, it’s Star Wars Night at Xtream Arena. Celebrate with characters on the concourse.
The Heartlanders oppose Indy again on Sat., Feb. 17 at 6:05 p.m. for Blackout Night, presented by DASH Auctions. The Heartlanders will have a glow banger giveaway to the first 1,500 fans. Wear black to the game, and the team will wear special blackout jerseys that will be available for auction on the DASH Auctions app.
Iowa completes a seven-game road trip vs. Wichita on Wed., Feb. 21 at 6:35 p.m. vs. Wichita, featuring $5 kids tickets for fans 18 and younger (with the purchase of an adult ticket).
Join the fun at Xtream Arena in the 2023-24 season
Here are some of the best options to make sure you experience the family-friendly entertainment of Heartlanders Hockey at Xtream Arena this season!
Flex Plans: Enjoy the service, savings and game dates that work best for you! Flex plans include “any game” ticket vouchers that are good for any home game during the 2023-24 regular season.
18-game plans: With more than half the home season remaining, join us with an 18-game ticket plan, including the many perks, savings and advantages of being a half-season member.
12-game plans: Grab tickets to your favorite 12 games! 12-game plans include savings on individually-priced tickets!
Group Tickets: Make a big impact with your group and spend an evening with the Heartlanders. Starting at a special rate of $15/Ticket. A group comprises 10 or more people and is perfect for parties, families, co-workers, clients and more.