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Special Teams The Difference As Musketeers Fall At Tri City

By Tanner Hoops, 02/28/21, 6:30PM CST


(Kearney, NE) - Special teams determined Sunday’s contest between the Sioux City Musketeers and the Tri City Storm as Tri City skated to a 3-1 victory at the Viaero Center.

Justin Hryckowian put the Musketeers ahead 1-0 with 6:56 left in the opening period. But the Storm answered back with two power play goals of their own in the second period, the first coming with 18:41 remaining and the go-ahead goal with 4:57 left. Tri City was awarded a goal with 48 seconds left when the Musketeers were whistled for a penalty with an empty net.

Hryckowian’s goal was his ninth of the season while Akira Schmid finished with 27 saves in net. The Musketeers are now 16-18-1 and return to action this Friday at Des Moines.