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RoughRiders Futures Camp Registration

By RoughRiders Staff 04/02/2021, 10:45am CDT

The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders have announced dates and information for their Futures Camps this June. 

The two camps will be held:

- June 4th-6th in Detroit, MI (Register)

- June 18th-20th in Woodbury, MN (Register)

 

These camps are for the 2006 and 2007 birth years. As for the camp activities, there will be 3 games per team, 1 team practice, and a player and parent seminar conducted by Head Coach Mark Carlson and assistant coaching staff. The camp costs $299 per player. 

 

More information can be found here.

NCAA Ice Hockey Tournament features 24 former RoughRiders

By RoughRiders Staff 03/22/2021, 10:15am CDT

It's March Madness and the NCAA Division I Ice Hockey Championship Bracket has been announced

 

16 teams will compete to get to the Frozen Four. The regional tournament rounds begin on March 26th and will conclude on March 28th. The Frozen Four semifinals are on April 8th and the championship will be awarded on April 10th in Pittsburgh, PA. 

 

There are 24 Cedar Rapids RoughRiders alumni participating in the tournament on 14 different teams. Here's a look at all the players:

Player School Year @ School Year(s) with CR
Justin Cole American International Redshirt Junior 2015-2017
Brendan Harris Bemidji State Senior 2014-2015
Kyle Looft Bemidji State Sophomore 2017-2018
Nicholas Cardelli Bemidji State Junior 2017-2018
Tyler Jubenvill Bemidji State Junior 2017-2018
Will Zmolek Bemidji State Sophomore 2017-2019
Marc McLaughlin Boston College Junior 2016-2018
Harrison Roy Boston College Freshman 2017-2019
Spencer DenBeste Lake Superior State Freshman 2017-2018
Jerry Harding Massachusetts Sophomore 2018-2019
Nicholas Granowicz Michigan Sophomore 2017-2018
Luke Morgan Michigan Senior 2015-2016
Matt Denman Minnesota Junior 2017-2018
Nathan Smith Minnesota State Sophomore 2017-2019
Riese Zmolek Minnesota State Senior 2015-2017
Ben Almquist Minnesota-Duluth Sophomore 2016-2017
Darian Gotz Minnesota-Duluth Freshman 2018-2020
Harrison Feeney North Dakota Sophomore 2016-2017
Graham Slaggert Notre Dame Junior 2017-2018
Grant Sillianoff Notre Dame Freshman 2018-2020
Joey Molenaar  St Cloud State Freshman 2019-2020
Trevor Zins St Cloud State Sophomore 2015-2017
Roman Ahcan Wisconsin Junior 2017-2018
Joshua Ess Wisconsin Senior 2016-2017

 

Travis Winter, former RoughRiders assistant coach (2009-2013), is now an assistant coach at Bemidji State. Best of luck to all former RoughRiders!!

Message us on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter who you have winning it all in College Hockey in 2021!

NHL Recap | Week of March 14th

By RoughRiders Staff 03/21/2021, 10:00am CDT

RoughRiders announce 2019-2020 USHL Schedule

By RoughRiders Staff 07/15/2019, 1:15pm CDT

For Immediate Release: July 15, 2019 

RoughRiders Announce 2019-2020 season Schedule

CEDAR RAPIDS- The United States Hockey League has announced the full schedule for the 2019-2020 season.  For the full USHL schedule click here https://tinyurl.com/y349uedg

Announced on Monday, the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders will kick off their season with a home opening weekend on Friday, October 4th and Saturday, October 5th as the team will host the USA Hockey National Team Development Program U-17’s.  Both games will begin at 7:05 pm. 

The RoughRiders home slate will consist of 14 Friday night games, 15 Saturday night games and one Sunday.  All Friday and Saturday game times are 7:05 pm and the March 29th Sunday game vs. Green Bay will begin at 4:05 pm. 

Season tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by calling Tammy Carlson at 319-730-2853 or by email at tcarlson@roughridershockey.com.  The RoughRiders commemorative season ticket books will be ordered by 7/31/19.  Season tickets may be purchased after that date however the commemorative season ticket books will no longer be available. 

Single-game tickets for the RoughRiders will be available at a later date.  For questions please call the RoughRiders front office at 319-247-0340 or visit us online at www.RoughRidersHockey.com

Stay tuned to www.RoughRidersHockey.com for updates throughout the offseason on our promotional schedule, jersey auctions, concession specials, and post-game skates.  Or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to stay up to date on your Riders! 

RoughRiders Fall Classic dates released

By RoughRiders Staff 07/23/2019, 1:15pm CDT

For Immediate Release: July 23, 2019

RoughRiders Fall Classic information released

CEDAR RAPIDS- The United States Hockey League today announced the schedule for the 2019 DICK’s Sporting Goods USHL Fall Classic.  The event will take place in Cranberry Township, PA – just outside of Pittsburgh.  It is the 4th season the event has been held at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex. 

The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders will play the Youngstown Phantoms on Thursday, September 26th at 3 pm CST and the Omaha Lancers on Friday, September 27th at 2 pm CST.  Both games will count in the regular season standings.  For a full schedule for the event, please click here

Season tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by calling Tammy Carlson at 319-730-2853 or by email at tcarlson@roughridershockey.com.  The RoughRiders commemorative season ticket books will be ordered by 7/31/19.  Season tickets may be purchased after that date however the commemorative season ticket books will no longer be available. 

Single-game tickets for the RoughRiders will be available on September 3rd.  For questions please call the RoughRiders front office at 319-247-0340 or visit us online at www.RoughRidersHockey.com

Stay tuned to www.RoughRidersHockey.com for updates throughout the offseason on our promotional schedule, jersey auctions, concession specials, and post-game skates.  Or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to stay up to date on your Riders! 

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Doug Grimes
Dexter Southfield School #17
Position: Right Wing Shoots: Right
Born:April 18, 2002 Hometown: Brookline, MA
Height: 6'3" Weight: 185

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Adam Flammang
St. Michael/Albertville HS Knights #11
Position: Forward Shoots:Right
Born: Nov. 9, 2001 Hometown: St. Michael, MN Height: 6' 0" Weight: 180

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Patrick Johnson
St. Louis Blues AAA 16U #10
Position: Left Wing Shoots: Left
Born: June 30, 2003 Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Height:5' 8" Weight: 160

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Owen Cole
Ottawa Jr. Senators #23
Position: Center Shoots: Left
Born: Jan 29, 2000 Hometown: Dunnville, ON
Height: 5' 9" Weight: 171

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Tyler Nasca
New Jersey Titans #28
Position: Defense Shoots: Right
Born: Jan 9, 2001 Hometown: Wheatfield, NY
Height: 5' 8" Weight: 149

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Lucas Coon
Shattuck-St. Mary's Sabres Prep #14
Position: Forward Shoots: Right
Born: Nov. 24, 2001 Hometown: Steamboat Springs, CO
Height: 5' 11" Weight: 165

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Grant Hindman
Janesville Jets #55
Position: Defense Shoots: Left
Born: May 16, 2002 Hometown: Oakland Township, MI
Height: 5' 11" Weight: 197

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Logan Morrell
Phoenix Jr. Coyotes 16U #92
Position: Forward Shoots: Right
Born: Aug. 2, 2003 Hometown: n/a
Height: '6 2" Weight: 172

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Zack Tonelli
Taft School Rhinos #9
Position:Wing Shoots: Right
Born: Feb. 14, 2002 Hometown: Armonk, NY
Height: 5'8" Weight: 160

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Liam Cox-Smith
Rocky Mountain RoughRiders 16U #12
Position: Forward Shoots: Left
Born: Apr 16, 2003 Hometown: Minot, ND
Height: 5'7" Weight: 175

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Dane Dowiak
Gunnery School Highlanders #11
Position:Center Shoots: Left
Born: Mar 27, 2002 Hometown: Wexford, PA
Height: 5'10" Weight: 172

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Dane Dowiak
Gunnery School Highlanders #11
Position:Center Shoots: Left
Born: Mar 27, 2002 Hometown: Wexford, PA
Height: 5'10" Weight: 172


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Cooper Flinton
St. Paul's School Pelicans #22
Position: Forward Shoots: Left
Born: Aug 16, 2003 Hometown: Auburn, NH
Height: 6' 1" Weight: 205

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Jack Page
Virtua Hockey 18U #72
Position: Defense Born: Nov. 27, 2001
Hometown:West Chester, PA
Height: 6' 4" Weight: 190

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Aiden Celebrini
San Jose Jr. Sharks 15's #16
Position:Defense Shoots: Right
Born: Oct. 26, 2004 Hometown: North Vancouver, BC
Height: 5' 10" Weight: 150

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Roux Bazin
Pembina Valley Hawks MAAA #9
Position: Forward Shoots: Left
Born: May 26, 2003 Hometown: Treherne, MB Height: 5' 10" Weight:170


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Ruslan Gazizov
Omsk Avangard U17 Position: Forward Shoots: Left
Born: Jan. 21, 2004 Hometown: Omsk, RUS
Height:5' 11" Weight: 192

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Andrew Garby
Fairbanks Ice Dogs #2
Position: Defense Shoots: Right
Born:Sep 17, 2000 Hometown: Canton, MI
Height: 5' 9" Weight: 165

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Nick Catalano
Arrowhead HS Warhawks
Position:Forward Shoots: Right
Born: Oct. 9, 2001 Hometown: Pewaukee, WI
Height: 5' 9" Weight: 150

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Kyle Mandleur
Boston Bandits #57
Position:Forward Shoots:Left
Born:Mar 2, 2001 Hometown: E. Brunswich, NJ
Height: 6' 4" Weight: 264 Right Wing


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Cy LeClerc
Islanders HC #93
Position:Forward Born: Aug. 17, 2002
Hometown: Brentwood, NH
Height: 5' 10" Weight: 173

Congratulations to the new draft picks of the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders!  Look forward to seeing you all soon! 

Thank you to the coaching staff and the members of the USHL for their dedication to the future athletes of the USHL and the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders!

#LetsRide

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CADE LITTLER
Wenatchee Wilderness 16U #15
Position: Forward   Shoots: Right
Born: July 12, 2004
Hometown: Wenatchee, WA
Height: 6' 2" Weight:190

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DOMINIC ELLIOT
Fox Motors HC 15's #26 Position: Defense Shoots:Right
Born:Jan. 26, 2004 Hometown: Allendale, MI
Height: 5' 9" Weight: 148

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ANDREW DELLADONNA
South Kent Selects Academy 15's #8 Position: Center Shoots: Right
Born: May 18, 2004 Hometown: Brewerton, NY
Height: 5' 8" Weight: 175

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JOHN EMMONS
Oakland Jr. Grizzlies 15's #9 Position:Center Shoots: Left
Born: Jan 5, 2004 Hometown: Washington Townshp, MI
Height: 5'9" Weight: 139

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ERIC POHLKAMP
Brainerd HS Warriors #23
Position: Defense Shoots: Right Born: Mar. 23, 2004
Hometown:Baxter, MN
Height: 5'8" Weight: 194

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CARSON REED
Warroad HS Warriors #37
Position:Defense Shoots: Left
Born: Apr, 20, 2004 Hometown: Warroad, MN
Height: 6'1" Weight: 165

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BOBBY LANDRY
Dexter Southfield School #10
Position:Center Shoots: Right
Born:Mar 22, 2004 Hometown: Hingham, MA
Height: 5'10" Weight: 155

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ALEX ZAKRZEWSKI
Buffalo Jr. Sabres 15's #33
Position:Defense Shoots: Left
Born: Mar 12, 2004 Hometown: Orchard Park, NY
Height: 5' 5" Weight: 136

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DYLAN HRYCKOWIAN
Lac St-Louis Lions Espoir #19
Position:Right Wing Shoots: Right
Born: May 19, 2004 Hometown: Ile Bizard, QC
Height: 5' 5" Weight: 132

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