September 23, 2014

Gamblers win USHL Playoff opener

The Green Bay Gamblers opened the USHL Clark Cup playoffs by winning game 1

Tony Kujava

Tony Kujava

of their best-of-5 series against Youngstown 3-1 at the Resch Center in Green Bay last night.

Kevin Irwin scored a pair of first-period goals to lead the Gamblers, who are attempting to become the first team in the Tier 1 era to win back-to-back Clark Cup titles.

Tony Kujava was solid in-goal for the Gamblers.  The Green Bay native stopped 27 of 28 shots he faced in his playoff debut.

Green Bay and Youngstown are back in action tonight.  Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semi-finals face off at 7:05pm at the Resch Center.