Fargo scored four straight goals to overcome an early 2-0 deficit and withstood a third period rally to defeat the Sioux Falls Stampede 7-4 Wednesday night at the Arena. The Force win the USHL Western Conference Finals 3-2, ending the Herd's record setting season.
Facing elimination for the third time this postseason, the Sioux Falls Stampede used two power play goals to defeat the Fargo Force 5-3 Sunday night in Game 4 of the USHL Western Conference Finals at the Sioux Falls Arena.
An early first period goal was all the Fargo Force would need to hold off the Sioux Falls Stampede for a 1-0 Game 3 shutout in front of 3,805 at the Arena Thursday night. The loss puts the Stampede in a must-win situation in Game 4 Sunday night at the Arena.
Bryan Bickell scored in overtime on a two-on-one rush, and the Chicago Blackhawks started the playoffs on a winning note after dominating the regular season, beating the Minnesota Wild 2-1 Tuesday night.
For all their accomplishments so far — the record-breaking start, the Presidents’ Trophy, the individual honors — the Chicago Blackhawks know this is the time of year that will define their season. They said the same thing all along. Jonathan Toews and Co. also know all the rea…