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Iowa rallies late but drops, 3-2

Wednesday, March 27th
Iowa rallies late but drops, 3-2


Independence, MO – The Iowa Heartlanders scored twice in the final four minutes but fell in their opening game of the week, 3-2, Wednesday at Cable Dahmer Arena. Brett Budgell tallied the Heartlanders’ first on the power play with 3:06 left, a right-circle rip assisted by Louis Boudon. Iowa pulled the goalie shortly after and Jonny Sorenson tallied on Iowa’s final shot of the game with 1.7 seconds left (assists to Kevin McKernan and Casey Dornbach). 


The Mavericks scored the game’s first three goals. Iowa scored on two of their final three shots on goal.


Jack LaFontaine blocked 31 shots for the win. Peyton Jones made 18 saves in defeat.


Iowa outshot Kansas City in the first period (9-7) and the third (16-7).


Casey Carreau opened the scoring with a power-play goal at 13:11 of the first period. The Mavericks added two more in the second period; Patrick Curry tallied his team-leading 33rd of the season on the first shot of the frame and Max Andreev scored with two minutes left in the second. 


Box Score


Iowa completes the road trip at Kansas City with games at the Mavericks on Friday at 7:35 p.m. and Saturday at 6:05 p.m. 


The Heartlanders are back at home Apr. 3 at 6:35 p.m., Apr. 5 at 6:35 p.m. and Apr. 6 at 6:05 p.m. to take on the Toledo Walleye at Xtream Arena. 


Fan Appreciation Night Apr. 13

The Heartlanders will look to sell out Xtream Arena in their final home game of the regular season on Saturday, April 13th at 6:05 pm against the Kansas City Mavericks. The team is planning the most-exciting event ever at Xtream Arena to thank our great fans on Fan Appreciation Night. The night will feature a start-to-finish day of activities.


Get your tickets for the game here, by calling 319-569-4625 and by visiting https://bit.ly/FanAppreciationHL.


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.  


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.



Season Ticket Memberships now available for 2024-25 season


Deposits now available for new season ticket holders: The Heartlanders are excited to welcome new season ticket members to our family for the 2024-25 season and deposits for tickets are now available. Call 319-855-1775 and visit https://iowaheartlanders.com/tickets/season-memberships to start your easy process to becoming a Rose Club Season Ticket Member.


Renewal Process: The Heartlanders have started the renewal process for full season plans (Rose Club memberships) for the 2024-25 season, and the renewal application is now available online here. Once you log in, simply click “Season Renewal Application” under the “My Tickets” tab on the right, then complete the process. Our sales representatives are available to help with the renewal process by calling 319-855-1775. You can also stop by the Mediacom Season Ticket Table behind section 109 at any future game to secure your seat for the 2024-2025 season. 


The Heartlanders have added new seating options for the 2024-25 season, debuting Attack Zone Lower, Attack Zone Upper, Defense Zone, and Corner sections to allow fans additional price points to fit their budget. 


To retain your seats for the 2024-25 season, a $50 deposit per seat must be made by March 24. On March 25, all seats without deposits will be released and available for purchase by new season ticket holders.