Game 12 Preview: Iowa at Toledo
Heartlanders and Walleye rematch Saturday night
Toledo, OH – The Iowa Heartlanders (2-7-2-0, 6 pts.) play the middle game of a three-in-three at the Toledo Walleye (7-4-0-0, 14 pts.) Saturday at 6:15 p.m.
Iowa opened the weekend at Toledo Friday and dropped, 5-1. Bryce Misley’s power-play goal, assisted by Kris Bennett and Jake Linhart, was the Landers’ lone tally. Entering the game, Iowa had earned points in two straight for the first time in team history.
This is the fourth of nine season series matchups this year. Toledo next visits the Heartlanders for a three-game set Dec. 8, Dec. 10 and Dec. 11 at Xtream Arena.
The Heartlanders complete the road trip at Ft. Wayne on Sun., Nov. 21 at 4:00 p.m.
The Heartlanders are next at home for another Staybridge Suites home stand Nov. 24, Nov. 26 and Nov. 27. Iowa hosts Kansas City at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday the 24th, then faces Wheeling in back-to-back games on Black Friday and Saturday the 27th, with all puck drops at 7:00 p.m. Season ticket memberships, group tickets, mini-plans, flex vouchers and single-game tickets are available for the Heartlanders inaugural season by calling 319-569-GOAL and visiting iowaheartlanders.com/tickets.
Broadcast Coverage: Listen at Iowaheartlanders.com/listenlive or mixlr.com/goheartlanders. Watch on FloHockey.tv.
NHL Affiliates: Iowa Heartlanders (Minnesota Wild/Iowa Wild) | Toledo Walleye (Detroit Red Wings/Grand Rapids Griffins)
- Trevin Kozlowski won his first professional game vs. Indy last Friday, making 26 saves in a 5-3 win. The rookie netminder from Army West Point has yet to face the Walleye this season. Hunter Jones has played the first three games of the season series vs. the Walleye.
- The Huntington Center, open since 2009, has been a tremendous home ice advantage for the Walleye since the 2014-15 season, when the club started a streak of five straight playoff appearances. The Walleye are 152-46-15 at Huntington Center over the last 6+ seasons.