Black Hawks Score Two Victories Over The Weekend
Waterloo is rolling...and had two impressive wins during a "John Deere Weekend" Friday and Saturday in PartyTown!
FRIDAY NIGHT VS FARGO
Mason Palmer scored his second goal of the season Friday night; (as pictured above) it was his second game-winner of the year too, lifting the Black Hawks to a 2-1 overtime celebration against the Fargo Force at Young Arena.
Waterloo also had a first period goal from Connor Caponi. Waterloo out-shot Fargo in all three periods of regulation and 34-19 in total. It was the third consecutive game in which Logan Stein limited the opposition to one goal; he turned in 18 saves.
SATURDAY NIGHT VS MUSKEGON
The Black Hawks won all five games during their longest stretch on home ice this season, capped with a 3-1 victory Saturday against the Muskegon Lumberjacks.
Vladislav Firstov opened the scoring in the first period. Early in the second, the Black Hawks added to their lead. Solag Bakich connected in the 2nd. Later, Waterloo was on a power play, Emil Ohrvall whipped a wrister between the pipes.
Logan Stein stopped everything else which the USHL’s highest-scoring team sent his way. That included 15 third period saves. For the night, Stein denied the Lumberjacks on 30 of their 31 chances.
UP NEXT FOR THE BLACK HAWKS
Waterloo is currently in 2nd place in the Western Conference, just 4 points behind 1st place, the Tri-City Storm and 4 points ahead of Des Moines.
The Black Hawks go on the road Friday to the capitol city to meet the Buccaneers...then return home on Saturday night to host Sioux Falls. For tickets, call the box office at 319-232-3444.