WATERLOO BLACK HAWKS  at SIOUX CITY MUSKETEERS  OT
(Series tied 1-1)
Waterloo knocked off Sioux City 2-1 in overtime in Game 2 of the Western Conference Final to tie the series at one game apiece. Four minutes into the game, the Musketeers Jacob Wilson scored on the power play, his first goal of the playoffs, to open the scoring and give his team a 1-0 lead. The Black Hawks responded less than five minutes later, as Alex Limoges, the team's leading scorer in the regular season, found the back of the net for the first team in the postseason to even the score heading into the second period. Both the second and third periods were scoreless, with Sioux City outshooting Waterloo 19-14, sending the teams to overtime. About seven minutes into the extra frame, Yuki Miura scored his first goal of the playoffs to give the Black Hawks the win and even the series. Emil Ohrvall and Bailey Conger picked up assists in the victory, and Robbie Beydoun stopped 30 of the 31 shots he faced to move his playoff record to 4-1.
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the USHL celebrates its 15th season as the nation's only Tier I junior hockey league in 2016-17. 30 or more players from the USHL have been selected in four consecutive NHL Drafts, and more than 400 players on team rosters last season committed to NCAA Division I schools, further establishing the USHL as the world’s foremost producer of junior hockey talent.