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VIDEO RECAP: Madison takes 1-0 lead in Clark Cup Final

Watch the highlights and hear from members of the Madison Capitols and Sioux City Musketeers after Madison came away with a 3-2 win in Game 1 of the best-of-five series.

Madison Capitols players celebrate after scoring a goal
Madison Capitols players celebrate after scoring a goal during Game 1 of the Clark Cup Final against the Sioux City Musketeers Sunday, May 15, 2022, at Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, Iowa.
Sydney Wolf / The Rink Live

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Anticipation became reality Sunday when the puck dropped for Game 1 of the best-of-five Clark Cup Final between the USHL's Western Conference champion Sioux City Musketeers and Eastern Conference champion Madison Capitols at Tyson Events Center.

Three different skaters got on the scoresheet with goals as the visiting Capitols claimed a 3-2 win over the Musketeers to take a 1-0 lead in the series. The Musketeers outshot the Capitols 34-19 in the contest, but Madison goaltender Simon Latkoczy made 32 saves to earn the win.

The Madison Capitols held on for a 3-2 win despite a late rally from Sioux City to win the first game in the best-of-five USHL championship series.

Watch the highlights and hear from Sioux City Head Coach Luke Strand, Sioux City forward Dylan James, Madison defenseman Luke Mittelstadt and Madison forward Tyler Haskins in the video recap below.

The full comments from each player/coach are available in the video below. The quest for the Clark Cup continues tomorrow with Game 2 at Tyson Events Center in Sioux City. Puck drop is scheduled for 3:05 p.m.

Kirsten Krull covers juniors and prospects for The Rink Live. She is a 2020 St. Cloud State graduate, and has been working in the hockey world for over six years, covering many levels of the game from juniors to the NHL.
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