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Press Release: RIDERS ACQUIRE SWEDISH DEFENSEMAN FROM LINCOLN

By Doug Miller, 07/19/18, 2:45PM CDT

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For Immediate Release

7/19/18 

 

RIDERS ACQUIRE SWEDISH DEFENSEMAN FROM LINCOLN

Cedar Rapids, IA. – The RoughRiders have acquired Adam Bäckehag and a 5th round draft pick from the Lincoln Stars in exchange for Justin Lee.

Bäckehag, a 5’10” defenseman from Säter, Sweden split time between five elite teams in that country last year, appearing in 48 games, tallying four goals and five assists.

The RoughRiders drop the puck on their 20th Anniversary season this Fall, and will host the Sioux City Musketeers in their home opener on October 13th.  Season tickets and group outings are on sale now, single game tickets will be available in early September.

Contact the RoughRiders front office at 319-247-0340 or visit www.ridertownusa.com for more information.