Minor League Sports

Cedar Rapids RoughRiders open 2018-19 schedule on the road

Home opener is October 13

Chase Blackmun of the RoughRiders gets the puck from Youngstown's Chase Gresock during the first period of a USHL hockey game at the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena on Saturday, January 6, 2018. (Cliff Jette/The Gazette)
Chase Blackmun of the RoughRiders gets the puck from Youngstown's Chase Gresock during the first period of a USHL hockey game at the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena on Saturday, January 6, 2018. (Cliff Jette/The Gazette)

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders will begin the 2018-19 United States Hockey League season with road games at Chicago and Dubuque in early October, it was announced by the club Friday.

The regular season begins Friday, Oct. 5 at Chicago against the Steel. The RoughRiders play the following night at Dubuque against the Fighting Saints.

The home opener at the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena is Saturday, Oct. 13 against the Sioux City Musketeers. The Riders have a stretch of eight of nine games on the road between mid-November and early December.

Contrarily, they will have six straight home games from mid-December to mid-January.

2018-19 Cedar Rapids RoughRiders schedule

October

5 – at Chicago, 6 – at Dubuque, 13 – Sioux City, 17 – Dubuque, 20 – Youngstown, 26 – at Lincoln, 27 – Chicago

November

2 – Madison, 3 – Green Bay, 9 – at Sioux City, 10 – Omaha, 11 – at Omaha, 16 – at Team USA, 17 – at Muskegon, 22 – at Waterloo, 23 – at Chicago, 24 – Waterloo, 30 – at Des Moines

December

1 – at Tri-City, 4 – at Chicago, 7 – Green Bay, 8 – at Waterloo, 14 – at Madison, 15 – Central Illinois, 28 – Youngstown, 29 – Des Moines

January

4 – Muskegon, 5 – Muskegon, 12 – Madison, 18 – at Youngstown, 19 – at Youngstown, 25 – Sioux Falls, 26 – at Waterloo, 30 – at Lincoln

February

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1 – Dubuque, 2 – Green Bay, 8 – Dubuque, 9 – at Dubuque, 15 – at Madison, 16 – Waterloo, 17 – at Green Bay, 22 – at Dubuque, 23 – Dubuque, 27 – at Green Bay

March

1 – at Central Illinois, 2 – Des Moines, 6 – Madison, 9 – at Madison, 15 – Team USA, 16 – Team USA, 22 – Waterloo, 23 – at Waterloo, 27 – Chicago, 29 – Dubuque, 30 – at Sioux Falls

April

5 – at Dubuque, 6 – Tri-City, 7 – at Green Bay, 12 – Fargo, 13 – at Central Illinois

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