Posted 162 days ago ago by Kendall Grayson
Game Preview: Sioux City visits Viaero Center for Storm home opener
Kearney, Neb. – The Tri-City Storm play host to the Sioux City Musketeers in the first home game of the 2017-2018 season tonight at the Viaero Center.
Both teams enter tonight’s contest with momentum from last weekend with Sioux City and Tri-City recording road victories to open their seasons. The Musketeers got an overtime goal from Sampo Ranta giving Sioux City a 4-3 win in Fargo. Tri-City also won in dramatic fashion with a Power Play goal scored by Tyler Ward in the 3rd period to give the Storm a 2-1 win in Omaha.
The latest USHL Power Rankings presented by USA Hockey Magazine have the Musketeers ranked 9th, with the Storm just a few spots behind in 12th. Each team has 2 points in the standings following their opening night road wins last week.
Storm stat leaders through 1 game played include Charlie Dovorany (1 G) & Tyler Ward (1 G). Jake Crespi, Connor McMenamin, and Bryan Yoon all recorded an assist in last week’s season opening road win vs. Omaha for Tri-City.