Tri-City Storm

Storm Set for Black Friday Game against Stampede

November 25, 2022 - United States Hockey League (USHL)
Tri-City Storm News Release

SIOUX FALLS, SD. - The Tri-City Storm is set for tonight's Black Friday game on the road against the Sioux Falls Stampede. Tonight's matchup will be the first of the season between the Stampede and the Storm. Puck drop for tonight's road game at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center is scheduled for 7:05pm CT.

Tri-City (6-9-0-1) fell to 1-3-0-0 in head-to-head matchups against Lincoln this season in Wednesday's 5-4 road loss at the Ice Box. Evan Werner scored twice during the battle to tie his previous career high for single season goals. Graham Gamache also netted his fifth goal of the year in the loss. Tri-City has posted a 3-6-0-1 record over the last ten games. The Storm has allowed 69 goals this season, the second most of any team in the USHL (Madison-76). Tri-City's 46 goals scored this year are the 6th most in the Western Conference. The Storm netted multiple powerplay goals in Wednesday's road loss to the Stars. Tri-City has now scored at least two powerplay goals in each of the last three games. The streak of scoring multiple powerplay goals in consecutive games constitutes the longest streak this season. Tonight's game will be the first between the Storm and the Stampede in 223 days, and the first of this year's eight-game season series between the two Western Conference opponents. The Storm won seven of nine games played against the Stampede during the 2021-2022 regular season. Scoring leaders for Tri-City entering this weekend's road games include Evan Werner (8), Kieran Cebrian (7), Graham Gamache (5), Tanner Adams (5), Cameron O'Neill (4), and Sebastian Törnqvist (4). The Storm will complete a three-game week tomorrow night in a road game against the Sioux City Musketeers.

Sioux Falls (5-9-2-1) enters tonight's home game at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center as the only team behind Tri-City in the USHL's Western Conference standings. The Stampede will seek to snap a six-game losing streak in tonight's battle with the Storm. Sioux Falls has posted a 2-5-2-1 record over the ten most recent games in the team's schedule. The Stampede suffered a 4-3 overtime loss to the Fargo Force on Wednesday night at Scheels Arena. Max Fleming, Isaac Gordon, and Maxim Strbak netted goals for Sioux Falls in the loss. The Stampede's most recent win prior to the current six-game winless streak was recorded on November 4th in a 4-2 home victory over the Sioux City Musketeers. Scoring leaders for Sioux Falls entering tonight's home game against the Storm include Samuel Harris (11), Maddox Fleming (6), Ryan Gordon (5), Nick Ring (3), Maxim Strbak (3), Issac Gordon (3), and Will McDonough (3). The Stampede will play an additional home game tomorrow night against the Lincoln Stars following tonight's game against the Storm.

Tonight's game is set to begin at 7:05pm CT and will be streamed on FloHockey, and Storm Radio. Tickets to home games at the Viaero Center may be purchased online by skating to, or by calling the Viaero Center Box Office during Box Office hours at 308-338-8144. #StormAhead

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