Iowa Heartlanders defenseman Bo Hanson set a franchise record for games played when he spent three seasons of junior hockey with Muskegon of the USHL. Then it was five seasons of college hockey at three different schools. As a pro, he’s been property of three ECHL franchises already.
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Defenseman Eric Pohlkamp of the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders has had one heck of a month on the ice. He was part of a United States national team that won a gold medal at the World Junior ‘A’ Challenge, was to take part in Monday night’s BioSteel All-American Game in Michigan, was included on NHL Central Scouting’s Mid-Term Rankings of potential NHL draft pick. He’s also had two hat tricks and leads the USHL in scoring by defensemen.
Anthony DeAngelo played for the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders as a 14 and 15-year-old in 2010-11. The Philadelphia Flyers defenseman is giving back to the community where his career really began as part of a “Tony D Saves For The Children” promotion.
The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders resume the United States Hockey League season Wednesday night at home against the Chicago Steel. The club has been holding its own despite not having its intended lineup available for any games so far this season.
It was Field Trip Day at Xtream Arena on Wednesday, with the Iowa Heartlanders and Kalamazoo Wings partaking in an ECHL game that began at 10:35 a.m. Around 1,500 local elementary school kids attended the game, providing a unique atmosphere.
Cal Burke made his National Hockey League debut last week with the Colorado Avalanche. As a member of the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders in the 2014-15 season, he played on a forward line with Ross Colton and Adam Gaudette. All three can say they made it to The Show.
The Iowa Heartlanders won a pair of overtime games over the weekend over the Cincinnati Cyclones, the top team record wise in the ECHL. Both wins were 4-3, including Sunday afternoon when defenseman Matt Murphy scored in OT on a breakaway.