DUBUQUE, Iowa — The Dubuque Fighting Saints ousted the Youngstown Phantoms in the first round of the Clark Cup Playoffs and are now set for an Eastern Conference Semifinal matchup with the top-seeded Muskegon Lumberjacks. The Saints were 2-2 this season against Muskegon and will look to continue their run from the sixth seed in the East.
With the series slated to start on Saturday in Muskegon, the best of five series will last exactly one week if the teams go the distance, with the final game slated for Saturday, April 27th, if necessary. Here is the full schedule for the series:
GM 1 Away – Sat. April 20 6:15pm
GM 2 Away - Sun. April 21 4:15pm
GM 3 Home – Tue. April 23, 7:05pm
GM 4* Home (if necessary) – Wed. April 24, 7:05pm
GM 5 Away (if necessary) – Sat. April 27, 6:15 pm
All times Central
With the Saints hosting at least one game at home, Dubuque has announced their Tuesday 2 Pack deal for game three of the semifinal series. The Fighting Saints are offering two tickets and two Chick-fil-A sandwiches starting at just $22 when ordered before day of game. Saints fans can call in to the box office at 563.583.6880 or order online using the promo code: 22. Dubuque will announce ticket information for game four if that game is necessary in the series.
In addition to the home festivities, when the Saints take on the Lumberjacks in Muskegon, Dubuque will be hosting a watch party at the River Rock Kitchen and Tap inside the Holiday Inn. The watch party will be held for game one of the series, but not game two with the second game falling on Easter Sunday.
For more information on the Saints Semifinal matchup with Muskegon, follow along on the Saints Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. You can also visit DubuqueFightingSaints.com and check out the Playoff Hub for more details.