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Dec
16
2018

Storm look for bounce back win again Fargo

Posted 214 days ago ago by Kendall Grayson

Fargo, ND. – The Tri-City Storm face off against the defending Clark Cup Champion Fargo Force for the 2nd night in a row tonight at Scheels Arena in Fargo, North Dakota. Last night, Tri-City was held off the scoreboard for only the 2nd time this season in a 5-0 loss to the Force. Fargo leads the season series 2-1 as the two team’s matchup for the final time in the regular season later today. Tonight’s game is the final game before the Holiday break for Tri-City, who will return to action on Friday, December 28th in a rivalry weekend matchup against the Lincoln Stats at the Viaero Center in Kearney. Tickets to rivalry weekend can be purchased through www.stormhockey.com.

 

Tri-City (18-6-1-0) enters today’s game as the 1st place team in the USHL’s Western Conference standings. The Storm currently hold a one-point lead over 2nd place Waterloo, and two-point lead over 3rd place Des Moines. Last night’s game in Fargo marked the first time this season that Tri-City has been held off the scoreboard, and the game also marked the first time this year that the Storm have allowed five goals or more during a game. It was the first time this season that Tri-City has lost a game by more than three goals. The Storm is 5-1 this year in game’s following a loss.

 

Fargo (14-8-1-2) has won seven of its last ten games, and enters tonight’s game as the 5th place team in the Western Conference standings. Last night’s game marked the first game of a seven game homestand for the Force, who had previously played their last seven games on the road. Last night’s 5-0 shutout of the Storm was the first shutout of the season for the Force. The five goals scored were the 2nd most scored in a game this season by the Force, who defeated the Sioux City Musketeers at Scheels Arena by a final score of 6-4 on October 19th.

 

Today’s game is set to begin at 5:05pm 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 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. For home game tickets, and more information on the Tri-City Storm, visit www.StormHockey.com.


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