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Recap: Storm drop 4-2 road decision to RoughRiders

Posted 136 days ago ago by Kendall Grayson

Cedar Rapids, IA – The Tri-City Storm dropped a road game to the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders Saturday night at the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena by a final score of 4-2. Tri-City got goals in the game from Ronnie Attard and Elias Rosen, but dropped the final game of a six-game road trip to Cedar Rapids. The Storm now return home to the Viaero Center for the final two games of the regular season on Friday and Saturday. Puck drops Friday vs. Des Moines at 7:05pm.


After a scoreless 1st period, Cedar Rapids took the lead with a shorthanded goal just over three minutes into the 2nd period. Jason Polin netted his 24th goal of the year at 3:14 of the period to give the RoughRiders a 1-0 lead. Ronnie Attard tied the game with a power play goal minutes later, scoring his 27th goal of the season. Attard’s goal was assisted by Brendan Furry. With under four minutes to play in the period, Will Zmolek scored his 4th goal of the season to put the RoughRiders back in front by a goal. Tri-City outshot Cedar Rapids 11-5 in the 2nd period but trailed 2-1 entering the 3rd period.


Jordan Tonelli scored his 4th goal of the year for Cedar Rapids at the 7:41 mark of the 3rd period to increase the RoughRiders lead to two goals. At 12:26 of the 3rd period, Elias Rosen netted his 6th goal of the year for the Storm to bring Tri-City’s deficit back to a single goal. Rosen’s power play goal was assisted by Keaton Pehrson and Filip Forsmark. With less than two minutes to go in the game, Tri-City lifted goaltender Jake Barczewski for an extra attacker, and Cedar Rapids’ Liam Walsh scored his 23rd goal of the season into an empty net. Cedar Rapids evened the season series at 1-1 in a 4-2 home win over the Storm.


The Storm’s playoff home dates and opponent are still to be decided, but fans wishing to secure their seats at the Viaero Center for the 2019 Clark Cup Playoffs can do so by calling the Viaero Center Box Office at 308-338-8144. For playoff package pricing and more information on Storm playoff tickets, visit


Tri-City returns to action Friday in a home game against the Des Moines Buccaneers. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:05pm, with the broadcast beginning on Hockey TV and Storm Radio at 6:45pm. For regular season home game tickets, Clark Cup playoff tickets, and more information on the Tri-City Storm, visit  

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