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Musketeers Drop WCF Opener

May 7, 2021 - United States Hockey League (USHL) - Sioux City Musketeers News Release

(Sioux City, IA) - The Fargo Force scored three goals in the opening period and never looked back as they topped Sioux City 6-1 in Game One of the USHL Western Conference Finals.

A Jake Braccini goal midway through the first period survived a replay review to give Fargo a 1-0 lead. Cody Monds and Aaron Huglen would each add a goal before the intermission.

Braccini struck again less than three minutes into the second period to put the Force on top 4-0 before Ethan Edwards scored on a one-timer to get the Musketeers on the scoreboard. But Braccini answered back in the final minutes of the period with his third goal of the game and Bear Hughes added a power play goal late in regulation.

The two teams will rematch in Fargo on Saturday for Game Two of the best-of-three series.

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