It wasn’t the story book ending the Sioux Falls Stampede were hoping for, but the largest crowd to witness a indoor sporting event in South Dakota were treated to a entertaining game as the Waterloo Black Hawks downed the Herd 6-4 Saturday night.
A goal with 0.6 seconds left in the second period broke a 2-2 tie and propelled the Waterloo Black Hawks to a 6-3 victory over the Sioux Falls Stampede Saturday night in Game 2 of the best-of-three Western Conference semifinals.
The Waterloo Black Hawks had the most explosive offense in the USHL during the regular season and have carried that over to the postseason. The Hawks downed the Sioux Falls Stampede 7-4 in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinal series Friday night at Young Arena.
The last season in the Sioux Falls Arena was a good one at the turnstiles for the Sioux Falls Stampede.
The Stampede finished the 2013-14 regular season with the top attendance in the United States Hockey League.
If the Sioux Falls Stampede end up playing the Waterloo Black Hawks in the first round of the playoffs, fans might be in for a treat.
In their final regular season meeting, the Black Hawks topped the Stampede 4-3 in overtime.