Cedar Rapids RoughRiders Will Not Be Playing This Season

Cedar Rapids RoughRiders Will Not Be Playing This Season

Damn…

The Derecho has claimed not only a ton of trees and property damage…but something us hockey fans look forward to every year is LIVE HOCKEY! But for us in Cedar Rapids? Looks like we will not be getting out RoughRiders hockey fix…

A statement has been released by the team that due to the heavy damage that the arena took from the derecho, the team has been forced to sit out the 2020/2021 season. See the full statement below..

We are, as a staff, community and organization…so deeply hurt.On August 10, 2020 a powerful derecho storm swept…

Posted by Cedar Rapids RoughRiders on Friday, September 18, 2020

This is an incredible disappointment. As of right now, the Waterloo Blackhawks are still scheduled to play and the upcoming hockey team in Coralville is currently in building stage…so you may be able to get your hockey fix, but man…this sucks.

Stupid derecho.