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Musketeers release 2013-14 schedule

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The Musketeers will host their first home game Saturday night, October 5th when they play Sioux Falls. The Musketeers will host their first home game Saturday night, October 5th when they play Sioux Falls.

The Sioux City Musketeers 2013-14 sixty game regular season will begin on Friday, September 20th in Fargo, North Dakota at Scheels Arena against the Fargo Force. The Musketeers will host their first home game at the Tyson Events Center on Saturday night, October 5th when they host the Sioux Falls Stampede.
 
The first three games of the 2013-14 season will be played on the road. It marks the second year in a row that the team begin the season in Fargo. Sioux City swept the Force at Scheels Arena in the last two games of the 2012-13 regular season, winning 7-1 on Friday, April 12th, and 3-1 on Saturday, April 13th. Sioux City was 4-4-1 against the Force last season. The Force were eventually swept 3-0 in the Clark Cup Finals by the Dubuque Fighting Saints. The Force first visit Sioux City this season on October 18th, 2013.
 
The Musketeers second road game of the season pits them against the Defending Clark Cup Champion Dubuque Fighting Saints. The Musketeers and Saints met three times last season, with Sioux City winning the season series 2-1. All three games were during the Musketeers hot streak to close out the 2012-13 campaign.
 
The annual New Years Eve tradition continues when the Musketeers host the Omaha Lancers on December 31st, 2013.  The game will mark the 8th time that these two teams have met in Sioux City for a New Year's Eve Contest. Pink in the Rink will be held on Saturday, October 26th, 2013 when the Musketeers host the Waterloo Blackhawks. Face Off for Charity will be on Thursday, February 13th, 2014 prior to a weekend home series against Fargo on Friday, February 14th, 2014 and Waterloo on Saturday, February 15th, 2014.
 
Western division teams will invade the Tyson Events Center a total of 21 times, with 8 of those contests split between Sioux Falls and Fargo. The first home double header against the same team, which has not happened in several season, will take place against Muskegon on January 3rd and 4th, 2014 when the Musketeers host the Muskegon Lumberjacks.
 
2013-14 Roster announcements are expected at the end of July after an evaluation camp in St. Louis, MO.
 
Musketeers Season Tickets and FLEX ticket packages are on sale now. Single game tickets go on sale Tuesday, September 2nd. Contact the Musketeers office at 712-252-2116 for details about saving money on and reserving your seat for every Musketeers home game during the 2013-2014 season.

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