The Force fall on the road in Cedar Rapids, 2-4.
The Force went goal for goal against the RoughRiders in the first period, maintaining a 2-2 tie game.
The second period was left scoreless by both teams.
In the third period, the RoughRiders added two more goals. Force Goaltender, Brennan Boynton, saved 15 of the 18 shots he faced between the pipes.
The Force will travel to Dubuque for Saturday’s matchup against the Fighting Saints. The game is available on HockeyTV. Fees apply.