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USHL Playoffs: Another OT No Problem for the Stampede

Stampede defeated Blackhawks 3-2

WATERLOO, IA— The Stampede were looking at a deficit all-night until the third period when Birthday Boy  Max Crozier puts it home to tie the game up at 2-2. Just two days after playing the longest game in USHL history, the Stampede had another overtime thriller as they defeat the Blackhawks 3-2 with a game winning goal from Sam Stevens and…

Preview: Stampede Prepare for Second Round Matchup

Sioux Falls Stampede will have waterloo in the second round

SIOUX FALLS, SD— The stampede made quick work of Sioux City winning the series 2-0.. But it took the longest game in USHL history to do so and now they have an even bigger test in the second round against the Blackhawks. The teams had identical record in the regular season. However, the Blackhawks earned the bye with more regular season…

Big First Period Carries Wings To Game Two Win Over Austin

Aberdeen Up 2-0 In Series After 6-2 win

ABERDEEN, S.D.  —   A four goal avalanche in the first period buried the Austin Bruins in game two of the Robertson Cup Central Division Semifinals, carrying the Aberdeen Wings to a 6-2 win and 2-0 lead in the best-of-five series. Jonathan Bendorf scored just 21 seconds into the game to set the tempo for the host Wings.  Nic Sicoly, Brad…

Stampede Destroy Des Moines But Can’t Get #2 Seed In Western Conference

Herd Win Season Finale 7-0 But Waterloo Win Denies Them Bye In Playoffs

Sioux Falls, SD—If the Sioux Falls Stampede were hoping to gain some momentum and energy heading into the Clark Cup Playoffs it was mission accomplished Saturday night as the Herd rolled over the Des Moines Buccaneers 7-0 before 8,618 fans at the PREMIER Center. Anthony Romano tallied two goals while Andre Lee and Artem Ivanyuzhenkov tallied a goal and an…

Stauber & Stampede Stop Sioux City

Herd Defeat Muskies 2-1

Sioux Falls, SD—Two first period goals would be all the Sioux Falls Stampede would need as they held off the Sioux City Musketeers 2-1 before 6,074 fans at the PREMIER Center Friday night. Sioux Falls finished the season series with the Musketeers 7-0-1. The Herd improved to 38-16-7 and remain tied for second place with Waterloo with 83 points and…

Aberdeen Edges Austin In Robertson Cup Playoff Opener

Wings Take Game One 2-1

ABERDEEN, S.D.  —  Brad Belisle’s rebound goal midway through the third period would prove to be the difference in the Aberdeen Wings 2-1 victory over the Austin Bruins in game one of the NAHL Robertson Cup Central Division Semifinals on Friday night in the Hub City. Joe Strada got the Wings on the board five minutes into the game and…

Stampede Goalie Calvaruso Out For Final Regular Season Games

Top Tender Shelved By Lower Body Injury

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Sioux Falls Stampede will play the final weekend of the regular season, with playoff positioning on the line, without the goal tender who has helped solidify them as a Clark Cup contender. Alec Calvaruso suffered a lower body injury last Saturday in Youngstown and will miss the final two regular season games beginning tonight with…

Aberdeen Wings Prepared for NAHL Playoffs

Aberdeen Wings Prepared for NAHL Playoffs

ABERDEEN, SD…Seasons are in part measured by their streaks. “A third of our season was basically all one in a row!” Aberdeen Head Coach Scott Langer says. Making the Aberdeen Wings’ remarkable 19-game win streak from November 30th through February 1st hard to fathom. “In the span of a 60-game season we’re one short of a third of the season….

Storm Roll At Bismarck Again

Sioux Falls Ends Long Road Stretch With 64-31 Win

BISMARCK, N.D.  —  For the second time this season the Sioux Falls Storm had no problem with the Bismarck Bucks in North Dakota’s capital city, as they dispatched the Bucks 64-31 on Saturday night in IFL action. The Storm improve to 5-1.  After playing five of their first six games on the road the team will play six of their…

Stampede Lose Game & Goalie Calvaruso At Youngstown

Herd Fall 3-0

YOUNGSTOWN, OH —  A 3-0 loss in their final road game of the regular season at Youngstown may be the least of the Sioux Falls Stampede’s problems after their starting goalie, Alec Calvaruso, went down with an injury midway through the game and did not return. Calvaruso has stabilized the Herd between the pipes, becoming the primary goalie with a…

Stampede Win First Of Two At Youngstown

Move Into 2nd Place In Western Conference With 4-1 Victory

Youngstown, OH—Carl Berglund scored twice and Alec Calvaruso stopped 17 of 18 shots in goal as the Sioux Falls Stampede topped the Youngstown Phantoms 4-1 Friday night at the Covelli Center. The win along with Waterloo’s loss to Chicago put the Stampede in sole possession of second place with 81 points and three games remaining in the regular season. The…

Stampede Seeking Playoff Bye Heading Into Final Road Trip

Herd At Youngstown This Weekend

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Though the Sioux Falls Stampede have a playoff spot locked up there is still plenty to play for as the team heads to Youngstown for their final road trip of the regular season. The Herd are currently tied with Waterloo for second in the USHL with four games left(each have 79 points).  The significance of that…

Two Skyforce Rookies Make All-NBA G League Honors

Sioux Falls Yante Maten and Duncan Robinson make All-NBA G League Honors

SIOUX FALLS, SD— Two Skyforce rookies were recognized today for their fantastic seasons. Two-way players Duncan Robinson and Yante Maten were named to All-NBA G League teams and the G League All Rookies team. Maten made All-NBA G League second team, while Robinson made the second team. Maten started in thirty games this season averaging 23.5 points and 9.6 rebounds. He…

Stampede Dominate Lincoln, 8-1

Stampede defeat Lincoln 8-1

SIOUX FALLS, SD— The Stampede made quick work of the Lincoln Star Tuesday night. By the end of the first period, the Stampede already scored three goals. They would go to score 8 goals and only surrender one as they get their thirty-sixth win of the season. Categories: Semi Pro, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: KDLT Sports, Sioux Falls Stampede,…

Storm Suffer First Loss At Arizona

Rattlers Defeat Sioux Falls 58-40

PHOENIX, AZ  —  Four turnovers put an end to the Sioux Falls Storm’s four game win streak, as the Arizona Rattlers handed Sioux Falls its first loss of the season, 58-40, on Sunday afternoon at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Storm’s (4-1) Calen Cambpell carried seven times for 33 yards and a pair of touchdowns while also taking a kickoff…

Stampede Shutout Cedar Rapids

Stampede shutout Cedar Rapids 5-0

SIOUX FALLS, SD—The Stampede wasted no time avenging their loss to Fargo Friday night, as they dominate Cedar Rapids 5-0. Sioux Falls Blake Bride netted 2 goals for the Herd, and now has 13 on the season. Also tacking on goals for the Stampede were Andre Lee, Ryan Sullivan, and Austen Swankler. Categories: Semi Pro, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags:…

Stampede Fall At Omaha In Sunday Matinee

Herd Lose 4-2

Ralston, NE—The comeback kids tried to do it once again, but this time the magic wasn’t there as the Sioux Falls Stampede fell to the Omaha Lancers, 4-2 Sunday at Ralston Arena. The Herd are now just 2-6-1 over the last five seasons at Ralston Arena. Sioux Falls (33-14-7) remains in third place in the Western Conference, one point back…

Stampede Defeat Sioux City, 5-3

Stampede beat Sioux City 5-3

SIOUX FALLS, SD— The Sioux Falls Stampede coming into this game have already clinched a playoff spot, but they could put a strangle hold on the season series with Sioux City. Stampede were able to defeat Sioux City 5-3 and now lead the season series 6-2. Categories: Semi Pro, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: KDLT Sports, Sioux Falls Stampede, USHL

Skyforce Lose 10th Straight & End Home Schedule With Loss To Memphis

Sioux Falls Eliminated From Playoff Contention After 116-101 Loss

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Memphis Hustle (27-21) handed the Sioux Falls Skyforce (23-24) their 10th-straight loss on Sunday afternoon by a final score of 116-101 at the Sanford Pentagon. The Force have now lost 14-of-15 games, and were mathematically eliminated from playoff contention in the defeat.   The Force were able to jump out to an early 19-15 lead…