Gamblers Head to Duluth to Defend Clyde Iron CupSeptember 7, 2012 - United States Hockey League (USHL) Green Bay Gamblers
Last year, the Sioux City Musketeers and Green Bay Gamblers competed for the preseason title with a pair of games. Both teams earned victories but the Gamblers claimed the Clyde Iron Cup by outscoring the Musketeers 10-6 over the two games.
The preseason tournament is expanding to four USHL teams in 2012. Lincoln and Tri-City start things off with a game on Friday, September 14that 3:00 PM (Central) while Green Bay and Sioux City meet in the nightcap at 8:00 PM (Central). The winners of each game will meet for the Clyde Iron Cup championship on Saturday, September 15that 2:00 PM which is preceded by the third-place game starting at 11:30 AM.
The event will also help raise funds for the Northern Lights Foundation, an organization that assists youth who are facing life-threatening illnesses. In addition to the USHL teams, Duluth police and fire departments are taking the ice during the weekend to benefit the charity. A "Guns n' Hoses" game is set for 6:00 PM on September 14thin between the two USHL contests.
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