Fargo scored four straight goals to overcome an early 2-0 deficit and withstood a third period rally to defeat the Sioux Falls Stampede 7-4 Wednesday night at the Arena. The Force win the USHL Western Conference Finals 3-2, ending the Herd's record setting season.
Facing elimination for the third time this postseason, the Sioux Falls Stampede used two power play goals to defeat the Fargo Force 5-3 Sunday night in Game 4 of the USHL Western Conference Finals at the Sioux Falls Arena.
An early first period goal was all the Fargo Force would need to hold off the Sioux Falls Stampede for a 1-0 Game 3 shutout in front of 3,805 at the Arena Thursday night. The loss puts the Stampede in a must-win situation in Game 4 Sunday night at the Arena.
With their backs up against the wall, the Sioux Falls Stampede responded and earned a crucial victory. Thomas Forgione and C.J. Franklin scored third period goals to rally the Herd to a 2-1 victory over the Fargo Force in Game 2 of the USHL Western Conference Finals.
The Sioux Falls Stampede will face the Fargo Force in the USHL Western Conference Finals starting this Friday in Fargo. The Force defeated the Waterloo Black Hawks 4-3 in overtime Wednesday night in Game 5 of their series to advance.