Posted 302 days ago ago by David Fine
Weekly Release - Vol. 17, No. 13 - Tri-City players decked in gold
Three Tri-City Storm players - Alex Limoges, Dayton Rasmussen and Paul Washe - helped the U.S. Jr. Select Team capture the gold medal at the World Jr. A Challenge in Bonnyville, Alberta, Canada. Storm Equipment Manager Dan Bouska served as the U.S. team’s equipment manager.
The Storm Captain Limoges scored in the gold medal game and finished the five-game tournament tied for the team lead in goals (2), assists (3) and points (5). Washe added an assist in the tournament and Dayton Rasmussen had one win in cage. The Storm defeated Canada East in the Final, 4-0.
Meanwhile, the Storm enjoys an 11-day holiday break after splitting the weekend with the Dubuque Fighting Saints. The Storm took Friday’s game, 5-1, in its most-lopsided road win of the campaign.
Linus Weissbach led the Storm with three points over the weekend. Seven Tri-City players scored.
Tri-City returns from the break on December 28 at Lincoln for a 7:05 puck drop. The Storm’s next two home games are December 29 vs. Sioux City at 7:05 p.m. for Light the Night: Shining a Light on Child Abuse, presented by Royal Family Kids. Check out a free postgame skate after the game.
On New Year’s Eve, the Storm hosts a $1 Coors Light Night against the Lincoln Stars at 5:05 p.m.
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Friday, December 16 at Dubuque: Win, TC 5, DBQ 1 (Recap, Box Score, Highlights)
Saturday, December 17 at Dubuque: Loss, DBQ 4, TC 2 (Recap, Box Score)
Holiday Break --- Tri-City returns to Kearney for practice on December 26.
Western Conference Standings
1. Sioux City – 34 points
T-2. Waterloo – 31 points
T-2. Lincoln – 31 points
T-4. Des Moines – 29 points
T-4. Fargo – 29 points
6. Omaha – 24 points
T-7. Tri-City – 22 points
T-7. Sioux Falls – 22 points
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