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Sep
28
2018

Storm look for back to back wins at Fall Classic

Posted 74 days ago ago by Kendall Grayson

Cranberry Township, PA. – The Tri-City Storm will look for back to back wins at the 2018 USHL Fall Classic later today in a matchup against the Eastern Conference’s Madison Capitols. Today’s game is the 2nd regular season game for the Storm and the final game for Tri-City at the USHL Fall Classic. In yesterday’s season opener, the Storm defeated the defending Eastern Conference Champion Youngstown Phantoms in a high scoring game by a final score of 5-4. Tri-City faces off against Madison today at 3:00pm CT.

 

Tri-City (1-0) enters today’s game following a season opening victory yesterday over Youngstown. Benji Eckerle scored two goals in his Storm regular season debut, and Jake Barczewski made 29 saves on 33 shots to pick up the win in net for Tri-City. Brad Morrissey, Connor McMenamin, and Jake Crespi also scored goals for the Storm in the 5-4 win. Tri-City swept Madison in two meetings last season, picking up both wins at the Viaero Center in December.

 

Madison (0-1) dropped its season opening game yesterday to the Des Moines Buccaneers by a final score of 5-2. Chase Brand and Anthony Stark scored the only goals for Madison in the loss. Joseph Lamoureaux made 20 saves on 24 shots and recorded the loss in net for the Capitols. Today’s game will be the final game at the USHL Fall Classic for Madison and the last matchup against the Storm until January 5th.

 

Today’s game is set to begin at 3:00pm CT, and will be streamed live on HockeyTV, and Storm Radio. HockeyTV is a subscription based service that carries all Storm home and away games throughout the season. Storm Radio is the new audio broadcast home for Tri-City Storm hockey and can be accessed through Mixlr, StormHockey.com, or by downloading the official Tri-City Storm Mobile App. The broadcast will begin twenty minutes prior to the advertised game start time.

 


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