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Musketeers lose wild game to Team USA

Adam Johnson had two goals in the Musketeers' 9-6 loss to Team USA on Friday. Adam Johnson had two goals in the Musketeers' 9-6 loss to Team USA on Friday.
The Sioux City Musketeers lost to the USA Development team, 9-6, on Friday in their second-to-last game of the regular season. With the loss, the Musketeers fall to 37-19-3 on the season and will not be able to catch Omaha for the second seed in the USHL playoff picture in the Western Conference.

Sioux City trailed 3-0 after one period and trailed by four goals in the second period when Brock Boeser, Cedric Lacroix and Jared Thomas scored three times in less than three minutes to cut the lead to 4-3. Team USA added one more goal to lead 5-3 after two periods.

Bobo Carpenter and Adam Johnson scored less than a minute apart midway through the third period to tie the game at 6-6. Team USA scored three more times, including an empty net goal with 1:12 left to clinch the victory.

Kyle Hayton took the loss in net for Sioux City, stopping 29 of 37 shots. Team USA kept their playoff hopes alive as they're one of four teams battling for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.

Sioux City will close the regular season on Saturday night in Youngstown, Ohio. The USHL playoffs start next week.
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