Ice advance to round 2 of USHL playoffs to face defending champs Dubuque

The second round of the 2012 USHL playoffs will pit the Indiana Ice against the defending Clark Cup Champion Dubuque Fighting Saints.  Games one and two are this Friday (4/20) and Saturday (4/21) at 7:05 p.m. from Pepsi Coliseum.

Indy is coming off a first-round playoff bye whileDubuqueeliminated TeamUSAby defeating the squad 2-0 in a best-of-three first round series.  Forward Tyler Lundey exploded for six points (4G, 2A) for the “Saints” in the two playoff wins, which included a hat trick in the series opener on Monday.

The Ice and Fighting Saints split the four-game regular season series with both teams winning their two games on their home ice.  Daniil Tarasov (4G, 3A) and Jake Fallon (6A) combined for 13 points to lead the Icemen, whileChristian Hilbrichand Sean Kuraly chipped in with three goals. Jon Gillieswas 2-1-0 with a 2.86 GAA and a .923 SV% in net.

Tickets for this weekend’s playoff games start as low as $10 and there is a $2 discount for children 10 and under and seniors 62 and over. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster by calling 1-800-745-3000, online at ticketmaster.com or by visiting select Wal-Mart andSimonMalllocations and the Pepsi Coliseum box office.

For more information on individual and specially-discounted group playoff tickets, call the Indiana Ice office at (317) 925-4423 or visit www.indianaice.com

 

Second Round Playoff Schedule

Dubuque at ICE                      Friday, April 20                       7:05 pm-Pepsi Coliseum

Dubuque at ICE                      Saturday, April 21                   7:05 pm-Pepsi Coliseum

ICE at Dubuque                      Wednesday, April 25              8:05 pm-Mystique Ice Center

ICE at Dubuque*                    Friday, April 27                       8:35 pm-Mystique Ice Center

Dubuque at ICE*                    Saturday, April 28                   7:05 pm-Pepsi Coliseum

 

*If Necessary

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