Hawks Home Games April 14th & 15th
Following the conclusion of the 2016/17 United States Hockey League regular season, the complete Waterloo Black Hawks’ first round playoff schedule has been announced, with the opening game at Young Arena on Friday, April 14th.
The Black Hawks’ first round opponent will be the Fargo Force. Please note, if a fifth game is necessary to decide the series, it will be played on Saturday, April 22nd in Young Arena at 7:05 p.m. This is an alteration from the schedule which was originally announced last week.
Western Conference Semifinal Schedule – Waterloo Black Hawks vs. Fargo Force
Game One – Friday, April 14th, Young Arena, 7:05 p.m.
Game Two – Saturday, April 15th, Young Arena, 7:05 p.m.
Game Three – Tuesday, April 18th, Scheels Arena, 7:05 p.m.
Game Four – If necessary…Wednesday, April 19th, Scheels Arena, 7:05 p.m.
Game Five – If necessary…Saturday, April 22nd, Young Arena, 7:05 p.m.
During the 2016/17 USHL regular season, the Black Hawks finished second in the Western Conference. With a mark of 40-16-4, the campaign represented the second time the Hawks have won 40 regular season games in one year. The winner of the Waterloo/Fargo series will meet the winner of a best-of-five set between the Sioux City Musketeers and Des Moines Buccaneers.
In the Eastern Conference, the Chicago Steel face the Youngstown Phantoms, while the Dubuque Fighting Saints and Muskegon Lumberjacks square off hoping to advance.
On Monday, the Hawks also announced promotional giveaways for Games One and Two. Each night, the first 500 fans in attendance will claim a light-up Black Hawks foam cheer stick, presented by Community Motors, as well as a commemorative playoff poster.
New this season, children 12 and under will receive special playoff pricing, whether within a playoff package or for individual games. All child tickets will be $8 for all rounds.
Playoff packages including tickets for the Hawks’ complete playoff run are currently available by calling the organization’s front office at (319) 232-3444. Fans will receive a ticket for all possible home games at Young Arena but will only be charged for games which are actually played. Packages offer flat-rate pricing below single game rates for all playoff rounds, and they assure that fans will have the same seats throughout the entire postseason.
Alternatively, beginning on Tuesday, April 11th at 11 a.m., tickets for individual playoff games will go on sale from the Domino’s Black Hawks Box office.