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2017 Clark Cup Playoff Hub

By Jordan Kuhns, 04/04/17, 10:30AM CDT

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WELCOME TO THE PLAYOFFS!


On April 1, the Dubuque Fighting Saints clinched a spot in the Clark Cup playoffs, marking the seventh postseason berth in as many seasons. That feat is only something that the Fighting Saints have accomplished over that span.

The Saints will take on the Chicago Steel in round two!

Our playoff hub will be continually updated with new information as the Clark Cup Playoffs continue. Stay tuned!

EASTERN CONFERENCE FINAL vs. CHICAGO
SCHEDULE
Game 1: DBQ 3 - CHI 4
Game 2: DBQ 3 - CHI 1
Game 3: CHI 4 - DBQ 3
Game 4: CHI 7 - DBQ 3

CHI WINS SERIES 3-1

EASTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL vs. MUSKEGON
SCHEDULE
Game 1: Friday, April 14 — MUS 3 - DBQ 4 OT
Game 2: Saturday, April 15 — MUS 0 - DBQ 3
Game 3: Thursday, April 20 — DBQ 0 - MUS 3
Game 4: Friday, April 21 — DBQ 7 - MUS 2

DBQ WINS SERIES 3-1

AROUND THE LEAGUE
#1 Sioux City leads #2 Waterloo 2-1

MEET THE TEAMS

 

WESTERN CONFERENCE

#1 SIOUX CITY MUSKETEERS 
Anderson Cup Champions
40-13-7 (87 pts)

Head Coach: Jay Varady (4th season)
Assistant Coaches: Shane Clifford
Goals For (GF): 179 (2.98/game, 6th USHL)
Goals Against (GA): 125 (2.08/game, 1st USHL)
PP: 14.1% (29-for-206, 12th USHL)
PK: 87.3% (178-for-204, 4th USHL)
Leading scorer: Eeli Tolvanen (30 G - 24 A - 54 P)
Goalies: Matiss Kivlenieks (49 GP — 36-7-6, 1.85 GAA, .932 sv%)
              Todd Scott (7 GP — 2-4-0, 2.51 GAA, .903 sv%)
Saints record vs.: 0-2-0

#2 WATERLOO BLACK HAWKS
Cowbell Cup Champions
40-16-4 (84 pts)

Head Coach: P.K. O'Handley (14th season)
Assistant Coaches: Bryce Anderson, Steve Howard
Goals For (GF): 210 (3.50/game, 1st USHL)
Goals Against (GA): 161 (2.68/game, T-8th USHL)
PP: 21.2% (47-for-222, 3rd USHL)
PK: 82.7% (187-for-226, 11th USHL)
Leading scorer: Alex Limoges (22 G - 34 A - 56 P)
Goalies: Robbie Beydoun (39 GP — 24-9-4, 2.22 GAA, .919 sv%)
              Peter Thome (34 GP — 21-8-2, 3.00 GAA, .891 sv%)
Saints record vs.: 2-3-1

EASTERN CONFERENCE

#1 CHICAGO STEEL
38-17-5 (81 pts)

Head Coach: Dan Muse (2nd season)
Assistant Coaches: Peter Mannino, Dallas Steward
Goals For (GF): 196 (3.27/game, 3rd USHL)
Goals Against (GA): 144 (2.40/game, 3rd USHL)
PP: 16.0% (40-for-250, T-7th USHL)
PK: 90.3% (195-for-216, 1st USHL)
Leading scorer: Reggie Lutz (24 G - 23 A - 47 P)
Goalies: Ales Stezka (37 GP — 22-10-3, 2.28 GAA, .916 sv%)
              Dayton Rasmussen (37 GP — 17-16-3, 2.45 GAA, .912 sv%)
Saints record vs.: 2-2-0


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


1. Where are we in the playoffs right now?
The Fighting Saints' 2016–17 season has come to a close.