Scroll |  Recap of Friday’s seven USHL games

Scroll | Recap of Friday’s seven USHL games

General | 03/23/2024 9:21:27 a.m

USHL Friday Back | March 22, 2024

Muskegon 3, Sioux City 2
BoxScore

Cody Croal had a goal and an assist as Muskegon earned a 3-2 home victory over Sioux City.

Sasha Boisvert gave the Lumberjacks a 1-0 lead when he scored at 0:31 of the second period. To Colin Kessler impact deflection from Liam Hupka made it 1-1 at 5:08, but five minutes later Foodway Gridin’s 30th goal of the year scored again for Muskegon and after two periods of play the score was in favor of the Lumberjacks 2-1.

Ty Hanson tied the Musketeers at 0:53 of the third, but Croal scored the clinching goal when he tied the game at 12:21.

Shika Gadzhiev stopped 21 of 23 shots for the Lumberjacks while Samuel Urban had 24 stops for Muskie.

Des Moines 5, Tri-City 2
BoxScore

I’m Kevan had a goal and two assists as Des Moines beat Tri-City 5-2 in Des Moines Friday night.

Kevan, the USHL’s leading rookie scorer, opened the scoring in the game when he scored his 20th goal of the year at 5:59 of the first period. Liam Watkins gave the Bucs a 2-0 lead at 15:02 with his 19th of the season.

Took a 3-0 lead midway through the second period on a goal by Andrew Clarke. AJ Lacroix cut the lead when he scored for Tri-City at 10:56.

The storm pulled within one of a Ryan Smith score at 3:32 of the third, but Des Moines closed out the win with a power play goal Adam Zlnka at 10:51 and an empty grid of Braden Rourke at 7:35 p.m.

Ethan Dallmirewho made 26 saves for the Bucks, collected 18 of his ownth win of the year.

Green Bay 7 USA Hockey NTDP U17s 2

BoxScore

32 saves by the netminder Adam Ghazan helped lift Green Bay to a 7-2 victory over the USA Hockey NTDP U17s on Friday.

The host Gamblers took a 2-0 lead midway through the first period with goals from Charlie Russell and Julian Lutz. Donnie Bracco answered for the U17s with a powerplay marker at 14:17.

Green Bay led 4-1 after 40 minutes when defenseman Chris Romain scored shorthanded at 6:14 and Owen Busgens scored his first USHL goal at 14:45.

Libor GermanRussell, with his second of the game and Blake Behen scored in the third period to make it 7-1 for the Gamblers while Will Bell closed out the game’s scoring when he scored on the power play at 13:06.

Gayan, who ranks third in the USHL in saves and games played, has recorded at least 30 saves in a game over the 15th

time this year.

Waterloo 3, Cedar Rapids 1
BoxScore

A three-goal third period led Waterloo to a 3-1 road win against Cedar Rapids on Friday.

Hans-Martin Ulwebne gave the RoughRiders a 1-0 lead when he scored at 18:37 of the first period, and that’s how the game stayed after neither team could find the back of the net in the second.

Griffin Erdman tied the game with a goal at 5:41 of the third, and when he scored again at 18:47, Waterloo led for the first time. To Gavin Thoreson an empty netter with 20 seconds left in the contest sealed the win for the BlackHawks.

Jack Spicer had 21 saves to pick up the win for Waterloo while Rudy Guimond finished with 24 stops for Cedar Rapids.

Dubuque 6, Madison 2
BoxScore

Jake Sonreal had two purposes and James Reeder recorded three assists as Dubuque rolled past Madison 6-2.

The host Fighting Saints led 2-0 on first period goals Andrew King and Sonreal.

Noah Powell made it 3-0 when he scored his 32n.d goal of the season early in the second period. Rainer Ruler got the Capitols on the board at 14;13 but Seamus Powell scored a power play marker at 17:09 and after 40 minutes of play Dubuque led 4-1.

Erik Palsson made it 5-1 with a power play goal at 4:15 of the third. Jack Henry answered with a powerplay goal for Madison at 6:47, but Sondreal’s second of the game five minutes later sealed the win for the Fighting Saints.

Dylan Johnson had 24 saves to get the decision for Dubuque.

Fargo 6, Youngstown 1
BoxScore

Defender To Leo Gruba four points on two goals and two assists led Fargo to a 6-1 win over Youngstown on Friday.

Youngstown was first on the board when Ryan Botterill scored just before the end of the first period.

Gruba tied the game at 8:45 of the second and when Finn McLaughlin scored three minutes later, the Force led 2-1 after 40 minutes of play.

Farge took control of the contest with four goals in the third period. Gavin Morrissey scored at 4:23, Mack Swanson and Lee Parks connected for powerplay markers midway through the period and Gruba closed it out with a powerplay goal of his own at 19:14.

Hampton Slukinski deflected 25 shots to get his 24th win of the year.

Lincoln 3, Omaha 2
BoxScore

To Dashelle Oliver goal with four minutes left proved to be the difference as Lincoln beat Omaha 3-2 in Omaha Friday.

Omaha took an early 1-0 lead in the first period of a Sam Sheetz naked, but Jack Pechar replied for Lincoln at 18:40 and after 20 minutes of play the game remained tied at 1-1.

Omaha took the lead again after that Nick Pierre converted on a powerplay chance at 2:55 of the second, but Lincoln equalized for the second time at Justin Mexico goal at 5:08.

Oliver scored what turned out to be the game-winner when his shot from the right circle lit the lamp at 15:59 of the third.

Jan Shostak had 20 saves for Lincoln while Mikhail Egorov stopped 33 shots for Omaha.

Upcoming games

Saturday

Omaha at Des Moines – 6:00 PM CST
Youngstown at Fargo – 6:00 PM CST
Cedar Rapids at Chicago – 6:05 p.m. CST
Lincoln at Sioux Falls – 6:05 PM CST
Tri-City at Waterloo – 6:05 p.m. CST
Green Bay at Dubuque – 7:05 PM CST
USA Hockey NTDP at Madison – 7:05 PM CST
Sioux City at Muskegon – 7:10 PM CST

Sunday

USA Hockey NTDP at Muskegon – 1:00 PM EST (Suspended)
Dubuque at Chicago – 3:05 PM CST
Cedar Rapids at Green Bay – 3:05 p.m. CST
Tri-City at Waterloo – 3:05 p.m. CST
Des Moines at Omaha – 4:05 PM CST

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