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Monday Morning Update Junior Hockey News

Published: Monday, 5 Aug 2019  
By: Nate Winans

While this time of year provides a bit of a lull for hockey, it’s only a matter of time before things ramp up for the 2019-20 season. Training camps are right around the corner and teams are beginning to release their schedule’s and ticket packages. In addition to these releases come some early season showcase news.

September 13 kicks off the 2019 I-80 Showcase where the Omaha Lancers will play host at Ralston Arena. This six-team showcase will include the Lincoln Stars, Tri-City Storm Des Moines Buccaneers, Waterloo Blackhawks, and Sioux Falls Stampede in a three-day event. 

The schedule is as follows: 
Friday, September 13, 2019
4:00 pm - Des Moines vs Tri-City
8:00 pm- Omaha vs Waterloo
Saturday, September 14, 2019
3:00 pm - Sioux Falls vs Des Moines
8:00 pm - Lincoln vs Tri-City 
Sunday, September 15, 2019
Noon - Omaha vs Tri-City
4:00pm - Lincoln vs Sioux Falls

These six teams have a quick turnaround as they head to Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania on September 16 for the 2019 Dicks Sporting Goods USHL Fall Classic. All 16 teams will be in attendance for one of the most attended scouting events of the season. For four days these teams take the ice allowing all NHL teams a glimpse at their potential future stars. The event takes place at the UMPC Lemieux Sports Complex on September 26-29.

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Author: Nate Winans
Connecting with sports fans across the country is a dream come true for's newest addition Nate Winans. Having covered former college football standouts and other athletes, Nate will look to cover all things junior hockey and offer his opinion on what's happening around the leagues. As a versatile writer, Nate's goal is to share the success of young athletes, news from around the league, and get the inside scoop from coaches around the junior hockey league. Nate graduated from the University of Oswego with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and is working towards his Certificate in Professional Writing from the University of Pennsylvania.

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