GENEVA, Ill. (CBS) — The United States Hockey League’s Chicago Steel are getting ready for the Clark Cup Playoffs in Geneva.
Starting Friday, the back-to-back regular season champs will be hosting a best-of-three series against Dubuque.READ MORE: 3 Killed In Starved Rock Explosion Last Week Identified
The Steel have the top four scorers in the league – and some unfinished business after the pandemic stopped their championship hopes last year.READ MORE: SWAT Team Responds To Building In South Loop For Call Of Men With Guns Inside
“I’m excited about the group, and last year, obviously, was an abrupt ending, but anyone involved in sports went through the same thing,” said Chicago Steel Coach Brock Sheahan. It was a nice team; a very nice feel to go into playoffs this year – really excited about where we’re at.”MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Illinois: More Than 10 Million Vaccine Doses Administered, More Than 4.5 Million People Fully Vaccinated
Tickets are still available to watch the Steel at Fox Valley Ice Arena, which can host up to 25 percent of capacity.