KEARNEY, NE. – The Tri-City Storm dropped a home game to the Sioux Falls Stampede Saturday night at the Viaero Center by a final score of 3-2. The Storm fell to 5-2-0-0 on the season in the loss. Parker Lindauer and Jeremy Wilmer netted goals for Tri-City in the loss. Tri-City’s next home game at the Viaero Center will be played on Saturday, October 30th against the Omaha Lancers. Puck drop for the game is scheduled for 7:05pm CT.
Sioux Falls opened the scoring in Saturday’s game with a 1st period goal by Max Rud. Rud scored his first goal of the season at 5:16 of the 1st period to give the Stampede a one-goal lead. Tri-City quickly answered back with a goal from Parker Lindauer to tie the game at 1-1. Lindauer’s goal was his first of the season and was scored at 7:01 of the 1st period. Aiden Dubinsky assisted on the play, notching his first point as a member of the Storm. With under five minutes to play in the 1st period, Ray Fust buried his third goal of the season to put Sioux Falls back in front by one goal. Sioux Falls outshot Tri-City 8-7 in the 1st period and carried a 2-1 lead into the 2nd period.
The only goal of the 2nd period in Saturday night’s game was scored by Tri-City’s Jeremy Wilmer. Wilmer scored his fourth goal of the season at 14:28 of the 2nd period to tie the game at 2-2. Ilya Nikolaev and Andrew Strathmann each recorded assists on the scoring play. Each player notched their third assist of the season on the goal. Each team produced 11 shots on goal during the 2nd period.
The only goal of the 3rd period was netted by Sioux Falls’ Daniel Russell with less than seven minutes to play. Russell’s game-winning goal was scored at 13:35 of the period and lifted the Stampede to its second regular season win of the 2021-2022 season.
Arsenii Sergeev picked up the loss in goal for the Storm after making 21 saves on 24 Stampede shots. It was his first loss in goal in his career with the Storm. Isak Posch stopped 20 of Tri-City’s 22 shots on goal to record the victory in net for the Stampede. Sioux Falls outshot Tri-City 24-22 in the road victory.
Saturday’s game was played in front of a crowd of 1,776 at the Viaero Center. Tri-City is now 2-1-0-0 on home ice this season.
The Storm hit the ice again on Friday, October 29th in a road game against the Omaha Lancers. Puck drop for the game is scheduled for 7:05pm CT. For the latest information regarding the Tri-City Storm skate to www.StormHockey.com. #StormAhead
KEARNEY, NE. – After a road loss last night to the Sioux City Musketeers, the Tri-City Storm returns home to the Viaero Center tonight to host the Sioux Falls Stampede for “McKenna’s Rae of Hope Foundation” night. Tickets to the game can be purchased by calling the Viaero Center Box Office at 308-338-8144 or by visiting www.StormHockey.com. Puck drop for tonight’s home game at the Viaero Center is scheduled for 7:05pm CT.
The Storm and the Rae of Hope Foundation have teamed up to raise awareness for suicide awareness and prevention. Tri-City will skate in specialty jerseys that will be auctioned off following the game. Proceeds will be given to the Rae of Hope Foundation. Fans are asked to wear purple and help support this great cause at tonight’s game.
Tri-City (5-1-0-0) fell short of setting a new organization record for the most consecutive wins to begin a regular season in last night’s road loss to the Sioux City Musketeers. The Storm dropped the high-scoring game by a final score of 6-4. Tri-City had given up six goals through the opening five games of the season entering last night’s contest against the Musketeers. Gavin Brindley (2), Cole O’Hara, and Tanner Adams scored goals for the Storm during the game. The six goals netted by Sioux City were the most goals Tri-City has allowed in a regular season game since the team dropped a 6-3 decision to the Musketeers on March 7th, 2021. The Storm posted a 5-2-1 record in head-to-head matchups against the Sioux Falls Stampede last season. Tonight’s game will be the first time the Stampede have visited the Viaero Center following a 7-4 loss to the Storm on March 20th, 2021, that included a goal scored by Storm goaltender Todd Scott. The highlight of the goal was viewed and shared over one million times on social media.
Sioux Falls (1-5-0-0) produced the worst record in the USHL’s Western Conference last season (18-32-3-1) and seeks only its second win of the 2021-2022 regular season tonight at the Viaero Center. The Stampede defeated the Muskegon Lumberjacks in a shootout by a final score of 4-3 on September 25th in Sioux Falls’ opening game of the season at the 2021 USHL Fall Classic. Following the victory, Sioux Falls has dropped five consecutive games and will look to snap the losing skid tonight against the Storm. Garret Pinoniemi (3), Ray Fust (2), Brandon Chabrier (2), Sam Harris, Blake Humphrey, Cole Miller, and Luke Korn have scored goals to this point in the season for the Stampede. Tonight’s road game against Tri-City is the only game of the weekend for Sioux Falls.
SIOUX CITY, IA. – The Tri-City Storm dropped a game for the first time this season by a final score of 6-4 to the Sioux City Musketeers Friday night at the Tyson Events Center. Gavin Brindley (2), Cole O’Hara, and Tanner Adams scored goals in the game for Tri-City. The Storm return to action tomorrow night in a home game against the Sioux Falls Stampede. Puck drop for tomorrow’s home game at the Viaero Center is scheduled for 7:05pm.
Gavin Brindley netted his fourth goal of the season just under five minutes into Friday’s 1st period to give Tri-City a 1-0 lead. Cole O’Hara notched his seventh assist of the season on the play. Mikey Adamson scored his first goal of the season for the Musketeers on the powerplay at 10:53 of the period to bring the game to a 1-1 tie. Owen McLaughlin scored his fourth goal of the season at 16:48 of the 1st period to put Sioux City in front by a goal. Less than one minute later, at 17:42 of the 1st period, Kirklan Irey scored his fifth goal of the year to give Sioux City a 3-1 lead in the game. Sioux City outshot Tri-City 10-7 in the 1st period of Friday night’s game. After opening the scoring, the Storm surrendered three unanswered goals and trailed by a score of 3-1 entering the 2nd period.
Tri-City roared back with two goals in the 2nd period to tie the game at 3-3. Cole O’Hara scored his second goal of the season at 13:10 of the 2nd period to cut the Musketeers’ lead in half. Gavin Brindley scored his second goal of the game and fifth goal of the year at 14:53 of the period to tie the game. Brindley’s goal was assisted by Lleyton Roed and Cole O’Hara. Tri-City outshot Sioux City 11-10 in the 1st period and was outshot 6-4 in the 2nd period.
Tanner Adams scored his first career USHL goal at 5:08 of the 3rd period to give the Storm a 4-3 lead. The goal by Adams was assisted by Andrew Strathmann and Vinny Borgesi. Just under two minutes later, Owen McLaughlin netted his fifth goal of the season and second goal of the game to tie the game at 4-4. Dylan James scored the game-winning goal for the Musketeers at 10:34 of the 3rd period. Ben Steeves netted an empty-net goal at 18:58 of the 3rd period to seal the 6-4 home win for the Musketeers. Each team recorded 25 shots on goal during the game.
Chase Clark recorded his first loss of the season in goal for the Storm after making 19 saves on 25 shots. Alex Tracy notched the win in net for Sioux City after making 21 saves on 25 shots on goal.
Tomorrow, Tri-City will play host to the Sioux Falls Stampede for “McKenna’s Rae of Hope Foundation” night. The Storm and the Rae of Hope Foundation have teamed up to raise awareness for suicide awareness and prevention. Tri-City will skate in specialty jerseys that will be auctioned off following the game. Proceeds will be given to the Rae of Hope Foundation. Fans are asked to wear purple and help support this great cause at tomorrow’s game.
The Storm hit the ice again on Saturday, October 23rd in a home game against the Sioux Falls Stampede. Puck drop for the game is scheduled for 7:05pm CT. For the latest information regarding the Tri-City Storm skate to www.StormHockey.com. #StormAhead
Sioux City, IA. – After a quirk in the schedule, the Tri-City Storm had thirteen days without a game to play. The team returns to action tonight at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, IA in search of a team record. A victory in tonight’s road game over the Sioux City Musketeers would give Tri-City six straight wins to begin the 2021-2022 regular season. The last time on the ice, the Storm posted a 3-0 home shutout victory over the Omaha Lancers to tie the organization’s record for the most consecutive wins recorded to begin a regular season. Following tonight’s road game against the Musketeers, Tri-City returns home to the Viaero Center for a battle against the Sioux Falls Stampede tomorrow night. The team will wear specialty sweaters for the McKenna's Rae of Hope Foundation’s Suicide Prevention Awareness. Puck drop for each game this weekend is scheduled for 7:05pm CT.
Tri-City (5-0-0-0) returns to action this weekend following back-to-back victories over the Waterloo Black Hawks and Omaha Lancers two weeks ago at the Viaero Center. Through the opening five games of the regular season, goal scorers for the Storm include Jeremy Wilmer (3), Gavin Brindley (3), Lleyton Roed (3), Mitchell Miller (2), Graham Gamache (2), Victor Czerneckianair, Cole O’Hara, Dane Dowiak, Kieran Cebrian, and Drew Montgomery. Arsenii Sergeev and Chase Clark are currently in the top three for the best save percentage in the USHL this season of all qualified goaltenders. Each has produced an undefeated record in net to this point in the season. Tri-City has a recent history of achieving milestones at the Tyson Events Center. On January 27th, 2019, Tri-City won the longest shootout in USHL history against the Musketeers. The Storm persevered in a sixteen-round shootout to win the game by a final score of 3-2. Jake Barczewski made a league-record fifteen saves in the shootout. During the same season, on March 29th, 2019, the Storm dropped a 4-3 overtime decision to the Musketeers and clinched the final regular season point required to give the team its second Anderson Cup Championship in organization history. Entering tonight’s slate of USHL games, Tri-City’s powerplay is ranked second-best in the league with a success rate of 29.6%. The Storm’s penalty kill is currently ranked fourth-best in the league at 88.0% this season.
Sioux City (4-2-0-0) posted back-to-back road wins last weekend in thrilling fashion over the Sioux Falls Stampede and Omaha Lancers. The Musketeers scored the game-winning goal during the final five minutes of each game. Tonight’s game at the Tyson Events Center is just the second true home game to this point in the season for Sioux City. The Musketeers defeated the Stampede by a final score of 5-2 on October 2nd in Sioux City’s 2021-2022 Home Opener. Ben Steeves (4), Kirklan Irey (4), Charlie Schoen (3), Owen McLaughlin (3), Dylan James (2), Luke Antonacci (2), Ben Doran (2), Nick Pierre, and Peteris Pumalis have all scored goals for the Musketeers through the opening six games of the regular season. Irey’s four goals have been netted in only four games played this season. Irey recently served a two-game suspension for a checking from behind incident during the final four minutes of Sioux City’s 4-3 road loss to the Fargo Force on October 9th. He is projected to draw back into the Musketeers’ lineup for tonight’s game. Alex Mangbo and Alex Tracy have each split time in net this season for Sioux City and have produced individual records of 2-1-0-0. Mangbo has recorded a Goals Against Average (GAA) of 2.68 and a Save Percentage (SV%) of 0.919%. Tracy’s GAA is currently 3.02 and his SV% is .911%. Sioux City’s powerplay is currently ranked 12th in the league and has a conversion rate of 15.6%. The Musketeers’ penalty kill is ranked 6th in the USHL with a success rate of 82.6%. Following tonight’s game, Sioux City will host the Des Moines Buccaneers tomorrow at 6:05pm.
Kearney, NE. –The Tri-City Storm have announced that they will host their annual Tri-City Storm USHL Futures Camp June 10th – 12th, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The three-day development and exposure camp will be held at the Las Vegas Ice Center located at 9295 West Flamingo Road #130 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Tri-City Storm 2022 USHL Futures Camp is open to any interested player who is born in 2007 and 2008 only. Camp sign-up and registration information is available on the team website (www.stormhockey.com) and is active now. Camp spots will fill fast and are “first come, first served” basis. Once positions at the camp are filled, potential registrants will be locked out from signing up at those positions.
The Tri-City Storm USHL Futures Camp will begin Friday, June 10th with player check-in and arrival at the Las Vegas Ice Center at 12:00PM followed by the first on-ice session with a team practice for the attendees and a group seminar that evening. Saturday, June 11th will feature camp participants on-ice for a position-specific practice session, a group seminar, an informative Question and Answer Session for the parents attending where they have the opportunity to ask the Tri-City Storm Hockey Operations Staff various questions and gain valuable insight into the Storm program and junior hockey level and beyond, and finally and a competitive game between attendees. Sunday, June 12th will finish off the event with another game between attendees and optional player meetings. Camp will conclude by 12:15 PM on Sunday, June 12th.
This camp is a great opportunity for 2007 and 2008 born players who are interested in playing for the Storm and in the USHL in the near future but are not yet ready or eligible to play in the league. The camp provides an experience of an extremely competitive USHL camp, a chance to become familiar with one of the top developmental programs in the country, meet the Storm staff, and show their potential for following season(s).
By early June, a complete and official schedule will be sent out to the players who have registered for the event. Expect the event to begin on Friday, June 10th at 12:00PM at the Las Vegas Ice Center and for the event to conclude by 12:15 PM on Sunday, June 12th for travel and planning purposes in and out of Las Vegas.
The Storm’s Equipment Manager will be available during the Camp to assist with equipment needs and skate sharpening for a small fee. There is also a pro shop on-site at the camp facility. Additionally, the Storm’s Athletic Trainer Adam Strecker will be in attendance for basic medical needs during the camp.
Players are responsible for their own travel arrangements and meals while attending the Tri-City Storm Futures Camp.
The Las Vegas Ice Center is about twenty minutes away from McCarran International Airport if flights are necessary for travel.
The camp facility and host hotel will meet all necessary state and government safety requirements necessary.
If the camp dates must be canceled or changed on behalf of the team – full refunds of the registration fees for the camp will be provided.
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