Waterloo shutout halts Storm win streak at six
KEARNEY --- The Tri-City Storm had their six-game win streak snapped on Friday night, falling to the Waterloo Black Hawks 1-0.
Jackson Cates scored for the Black Hawks at the 14:30 mark of the 1st period, with assists going to teammates Jack Drury and Garett Wait. The power play goal from Cates would be the only tally in a 1-0 Waterloo win.
The Storm offense was held off the scoreboard for the second time this season. Tri-City has now won eight of ten games to start the season (8-2-0-0, 16 PTS).
Storm forward Connor McMenamin was given a major penalty for head contact and ejected at the 15:14 mark of the 2nd period.
Jared Moe recorded the shutout for Waterloo, stopping all 25 Storm shots. Moe improved to 4-2 on the season, and now leads the USHL with a 1.51 GAA. Storm goalie Filip Larsson stopped 18 of 19 shots and recorded just his second loss of the season.
The Storm return to action at 7:35 p.m. Saturday night at the Viaero Center for Military Appreciation Night presented by Riddles Jewelry.