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Fighting Saints pull away late, defeat Team USA 6-3

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -

The Dubuque Fighting Saints struck the first blow, taking down Team USA 6-3 to take a 1-0 edge in their best of 3 series.

The Saints outscored Team USA 3-1 over the final 20 minutes to put the game away.  Tyler Lundey scored a hat trick in the victory, while Zemgus Girgensons and Shane Sooth each tallied a 3 point night.

Dubuque can clinch the series on Tuesday night with a 7:05 puck drop.  The winner of the series advances to play 2nd seeded Indiana in the conference semifinals.

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