The United States Hockey League and its member clubs announced today the playoff dates for the 2016 Clark Cup Final. The Dubuque Fighting Saints and Tri-City Storm will be competing to be crowned as the 2016 Clark Cup Champion.
Both Conference Finals series went to a decisive Game 5 for the first time since 2013. With all four Eastern Conference teams holding better regular season records than any Western Conference team, Clark Cup Final home ice was on the line for Dubuque as the Fighting Saints won 3-0 over the Bloomington Thunder. Dubuque is looking to win its third Clark Cup Championship in six years. Tri-City defeated the Waterloo Black Hawks on home ice in Game 5 tonight 5-3, and is now looking to win the team’s first-ever Clark Cup Championship.
All games will be broadcast on ushl.fasthockey.com in HD. All times listed below are CST.
Clark Cup Final
(3) Dubuque Fighting Saints vs. (1) Tri-City Storm
Game 1: Friday, 5/13/16 at 7:35 pm at Mystique Ice Center (HD)
Game 2: Saturday, 5/14/16 at 7:05 pm at Mystique Ice Center (HD)
Game 3: Friday, 5/20/16 at 7:05 pm at Viaero Center (HD)
Game 4 (if necessary): Saturday, 5/21/16 at 7:05 pm at Viaero Center (HD)
Game 5 (if necessary): Tuesday, 5/24/16 at 7:05 pm at Mystique Ice Center (HD)
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the USHL celebrates its 14th season as the nation's only Tier I junior hockey league in 2015-16. A record 37 players were chosen in the 2015 NHL Draft and more than 375 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.