After a stretch of road games, Cyclone Hockey (10-9-1) will be back at home this weekend to face off against the Robert Morris University Illinois Eagles (9-7-2). The Cyclones played four of their previous five series on the road.

The first period between Cyclone Hockey and Minot State saw lots of action, with great chances early for both teams. Minot State was able to find the back of the net with 9:19 left in the period. Davis Sheldon of Minot State got one past Nikita Kozak with under a minute left in the period on the power play.

Cyclone Hockey faced the Illinois State Redbirds on Saturday, with the Redbirds defeating the Cyclones 3-1. The Cyclones split the weekend with Illinois State.

The Iowa State hockey team had a solid first weekend against the Waldorf Warriors. The Cyclones started the weekend strong with a 6-0 Iowa State victory and the other was a low-scoring 2-1 overtime victory against the Warriors on Saturday. 

Cyclone Hockey will have its first game of the season 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Ames/ISU Ice Arena for the team’s home opener against Waldorf University. On Saturday, the Cyclones will travel to Albert Lea to face Waldorf at its home rink.

Post-season is in full swing for the Cyclones, as they started things out with the CSCHL Playoffs last weekend. The Cyclones matched up against the Ohio Bobcats on Saturday, where they lost 2-1 to the Ohio team that ended up falling to Lindenwood in the CSCHL Championship game.

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