Hockey

RoughRiders Win on Petrash Goal, Series Tied

CEDAR RAPIDS — That’s one way to tie your playoff series. Just not the textbook way. “We all believed, the entire game,” Corey Petrash said Saturday night, after his goal with 52.5 seconds left gave the... Read More »

Game 1 goes to Dubuque

RoughRiders get first goal but fall, 2-1 Read More »

Fighting Saints' Road To Repeat Starts Against RoughRiders

DUBUQUE -- The Dubuque Fighting Saints are trying to repeat as Clark Cup champions as they get ready to face the RoughRiders tonight in the first round of the playoffs. It's been 20 years since a USHL... Read More »

RoughRiders Eager To Face Dubuque In Playoffs

CEDAR RAPIDS – Thank you, Youngstown. Has anyone ever uttered those words? The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders did Friday night. At least their fans did. Their coach was his usual nonplussed self when asked... Read More »

Waterloo Wins Anderson Cup in Regular Season Finale

WATERLOO – Jake Horton scored on his team’s ninth attempt in an epic shootout to give the Waterloo Black Hawks a 3-2 win over the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders in both teams’ USHL regular-season finale Saturday... Read More »

RoughRiders Clinch Home-Ice, Waterloo Clinches Share of Anderson Cup

CEDAR RAPIDS – Thank you, Youngstown. Has anyone ever uttered those words? The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders did Friday night. At least their fans did. Their coach was his usual nonplussed self when asked... Read More »

Pair Of RoughRiders Win Weekly Awards

Freddy Tiffels and Danny Tirone of the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders were honored Monday by the United States Hockey League as league Forward of the Week and Goaltender of the Week, respectively. Tiffels shared... Read More »

RoughRiders Beat Dubuque, Clinch Playoff Spot

DUBUQUE - Goaltender Danny Tirone took a shutout into the final minute, and the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders scored three times in the third period for a 3-1 win Saturday night over the Dubuque Fighting Saints. The... Read More »

Poturalski Hat Trick Helps End RoughRiders' Skid

CEDAR RAPIDS – The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders have had a tough go of things lately. The ‘Riders entered last night’s game against the Team USA Under-18 squad on a five-game losing streak, and had lost six... Read More »

RoughRiders Lose Fifth Straight

CEDAR RAPIDS – Mired in a season-long losing streak, the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders buckled under an avalanche of shot attempts. Dubuque utilized a 17-5 shots-on-goal advantage in the third period to score... Read More »

RoughRiders Shine in Shutout of Green Bay

CEDAR RAPIDS — On a night in which they had plenty of excuses at the ready, the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders didn’t need them. Not a one. No apologies necessary for a 5-0 win over the Green Bay Gamblers... Read More »

RoughRiders Shut Out Des Moines

CEDAR RAPIDS – Yes, Danny Tirone got the game puck. Yes, he knows who Jake Hildebrand is. Those were the pertinent answers after the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders‘ 1-0 win Wednesday night over Des Moines at... Read More »

RoughRiders' Provorov Impresses Thousands of Miles From Home

CEDAR RAPIDS – You don’t have to watch Ivan Provorov long to realize the size of his hockey potential. Let’s say that size is rather large, perhaps even eventual first-round NHL draft-pick large. The... Read More »

Tiffels Scores Overtime Winner for RoughRiders

CEDAR RAPIDS – Freddy can fly. And Saturday night, Frederik Tiffels flew, then flung a shot that gave the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders a 2-1 overtime win over the Indiana Ice before a season-high 3,750 fans... Read More »

Fighting Saints Fall To Waterloo, 6-4

DUBUQUE, IA—A five-minute major penalty hurt the Dubuque Fighting Saints chances to earn a big Prairie Farms Cowbell Cup victory Saturday night. Waterloo scored three goals on the major powerplay to take... Read More »

Waterloo Dominates 3rd Period, Beats RoughRiders

CEDAR RAPIDS – When the opposing team pumps more shots on goal in the third period than you have the entire night, no, you’re not going to win any hockey games. You’re probably not going to come close. Let’s... Read More »

Peterson Scores Late to Lift RoughRiders Past Des Moines, 5-4

URBANDALE – Judd Peterson scored with 2:46 left to lift the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders past the Des Moines Buccaneers, 5-4, in USHL hockey Friday night. The RoughRiders improve to 14-9-1, 29 points with... Read More »

RoughRiders Continue To Struggle

Before November 28th, the RoughRiders had only lost four games all season. Now, they have lost six out of their last seven games after falling to Indiana 5-1 on Saturday. They'll have a few days off... Read More »

Saints Give Thanks Early With Win Over Chicago

DUBUQUE, IA—Sometime statistics don’t lie. The league’s best penalty kill was successful ten times against the league’s worst powerplay as the Dubuque Fighting Saints pulled away from the Chicago Steel,... Read More »

RoughRiders Crush Dubuque

CEDAR RAPIDS – Dubuque learned Saturday night that you can’t beat the Gold Medal Gang when they’re really going. That would be goaltender Chris Birdsall, defenseman Clark Kuster and winger Andrew Oglevie,... Read More »

Ford's OT Goal Gives Fighting Saints Win Over Muskegon

DUBUQUE, IA—Dylan Gambrell tied the game with under a minute to play in the third period, and Keegan Ford scored with 3:57 in overtime to give the Dubuque Fighting Saints a dramatic 5-4 comeback victory... Read More »

Dubuque's Chanter Okay and Doing Well

Dylan Chanter felt well enough late Sunday afternoon to wish his fellow Canadians a happy holiday. “Happy thanksgiving to everyone back home,” the Dubuque Fighting Saints defenseman said on Twitter, referring... Read More »

RoughRiders-Dubuque Game Suspended After Severe Injury to Player

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – “Pink in the Rink” turned black Saturday night at the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena. Defenseman Dylan Chanter of the Dubuque Fighting Saints had to be taken off the ice on a stretcher midway... Read More »

Several Local Players Selected In NHL Draft

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - The 2013 NHL Draft went all day on Sunday and several players from Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque were selected. TV9's Josh Christensen has more in the video above.... Read More »

RoughRiders "Thinking About Tomorrow," Not Last Season

CEDAR RAPIDS – He sang, believe it or not. The bewildered looks on the faces of his players and assistant coaches almost was as priceless as Mark Carlson belting out the chorus to Fleetwood Mac’s “Don’t... Read More »

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