SIOUX FALLS, SD -- Tickets for the Sioux Falls Stampede's first round USHL playoff series will go on sale Monday at 10 AM at the Sioux Falls Arena box office or any Ticketmaster location.

Game 1 will take place on Tuesday, April 16th at 7:05 PM and Game 2 will be played on Wednesday, April 17th at 7:05 PM. Should there be a Game 5, that game would take place on Tuesday, April 23rd at 7:05 PM. Tickets for Game 5 will only go on sale if necessary.

The Herd will face Waterloo or Lincoln in the first round. If the playoffs started today, the Herd would host fourth place Lincoln next Tuesday. Waterloo enters the final two games of the regular season with a one point lead over Lincoln for third place in the West. The Black Hawks travel to Indiana for games Saturday and Sunday while Lincoln plays a home-and-home weekend series with Tri-City.

Tickets prices for the first two games of the playoffs are $9, $15 and $17, depending on location. Season ticket holders and E-Z ticket book buyers can still take advantage of a special savings by contacting the Stampede office at 336-6060.

The Stampede close out the regular season with two home games this weekend. On Friday, the Herd host the Des Moines Buccaneers while on Saturday, Sioux Falls entertains Omaha. Game times are 7:05 PM and tickets are available through the Sioux Falls Arena box office or visit www.sfstampede.com for more information. Saturday night is Sioux Falls Ford “Take My Jersey Night.” Fans can purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win a Stampede game worn jersey after the game.  Proceeds from the raffle will benefit the South Dakota Make-A-Wish Foundation.

FIRST ROUND PLAYOFF SCHEDULE
GAME 1:  Tues., Apr. 16 @7:05 PM (Sioux Falls Arena)
GAME 2:  Wed., Apr. 17 @7:05 PM (Sioux Falls Arena)
GAME 3:  Fri., Apr. 19 or Sat., Apr. 20 @TBA (TBD)
GAME 4:  Sat., Apr. 20 or Sun., Apr. 21 @TBA (TBD)
GAME 5:  Tues., Apr. 23 @7:05 PM (Sioux Falls Arena)

Courtesy:  Sioux Falls Stampede