Winner Take All Tuesday in the USHL, Waterloo Plays Tri-City
The Waterloo Black Hawks scored a 7-4 win Saturday night to force Game 5 in the Western Conference Finals. The Tri-City Storm will host to game Tuesday night (May 10, 2016).
The Storm are looking to advance to their first Clark Cup Final since 2004. This is their second consecutive trip to the Western Conference Final and their fourth overall appearance (2016, 2015, 2005, 2004).
The Black Hawks are looking for their first trip to the Clark Cup Final since 2014. This is Waterloo’s seventh appearance in the Conference Finals, and their third appearance in the Western Conference Final since moving from the Eastern Conference in 2011-12 (2016, 2014, 2012, 2008, 2007, 2004, 2003).
The Bloomington Thunder beat the Dubuque Fighting Saints 3-2 to force the winner take all game Tuesday in Dubuque.
Dubuque is looking to advance to their third Clark Cup Final in six seasons. The Fighting Saints now have also made the Eastern Conference Final in five of their six seasons since rejoining the USHL in the 2010-11 season (2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011).
Bloominton is looking to advance to his first Clark Cup Final in the Thunder’s first playoff appearance in club history, also Bloomington’s second season in the USHL.