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Five Games: Mikey Anderson

When the Black Hawks took the ice in a key penalty-killing situation last season, Mikey Anderson could be anticipated to take one or more important shifts.  Flipping the circumstances, 15 of his 34 points were recorded during Waterloo power plays.  For

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Five Games: Nick Swaney

With only 40 seconds remaining during his first appearance as a Waterloo Black Hawk, Nick Swaney scored his first USHL goal, setting the final score at 7-3 in a decisive home win against the Dubuque Fighting Saints. For many Black Hawks fans, that moment

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Waterloo and the NHL

Hawks Ties Likely to Continue After Already-Remarkable Year The 2016/17 National Hockey League season included several milestones for former Waterloo Black Hawks.  This week’s draft and other NHL activities could include more once-in-a-lifetime memorie

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Waterloo Black Hawks Summer Update, June 7

Stay informed with the latest on what’s happening in Party Town.  Look for a new edition of the Waterloo Black Hawks Summer Update every few weeks. • Chasing the Cup – The Nashville Predators and former Waterloo Black Hawk captain Craig Smith face

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30 Days of Hockey

Prizes to be Awarded Beginning June 1 At first glance, June may not seem like the obvious time to be thinking about hockey, but three annual events arguably make it the sport’s most important month: 1) The Stanley Cup Final 2) The NHL Draft 3) The Water

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Conger Chooses Providence Friars

Growing Presence at Rhode Island College Bailey Conger’s steady regular season and superlative playoff performance have provided the Waterloo Black Hawks forward with the opportunity to join the Providence College Friars this fall. During 2016/17 – hi

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Playoff Promotions & Parking Information

The Waterloo Black Hawks play Game Three and Game Four this weekend at Young Arena during the Western Conference Final series against the Sioux City Musketeers. Good seats are available for both games and can be ordered from the Domino’s Black Hawks Box

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Waterloo Black Hawks Preview

Waterloo Black Hawks Preview is presented by Party Town’s Coors Light Cold Zone. Now a Best-of-Three With a split during the first weekend of the Black Hawks-Musketeers Western Conference Final, the series has essentially become a best-of-three.  Water

Hawks Feel a Draft

Selections Completed on Day Two of League Event The 2017 United States Hockey League Draft was completed on Tuesday; the Waterloo Black Hawks chose 21 players during Phase II who could complete to play for the team next autumn. The Hawks’ first round se

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DRAFT RECAP: Hawks Take Nine Monday

Complete Phase I of the Annual USHL Draft The Waterloo Black Hawks selected nine young prospects during Phase I of the United States Hockey League Draft on Monday evening. The group included six forwards, two defensemen, and one goaltender, each born in 2

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Howard Takes New Post

Accepts Position with NAHL’s Austin Bruins Waterloo Black Hawks assistant coach Steve Howard has been hired as the head coach and general manager of the North American Hockey League’s Austin Bruins ahead of the 2017/18 hockey season. The Michigan nati

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Waterloo Black Hawks Preview

Waterloo Black Hawks Preview is presented by Party Town’s Coors Light Cold Zone. Starting Again with Sioux City The Black Hawks have advanced to a Western Conference Final series against the Sioux City Musketeers.  The two longtime rivals meet after sw

Award-Winning Black Hawks Radio

Broadcasts Honored by IBNA The Iowa Broadcast News Association has recognized live game coverage of Waterloo Black Hawks hockey on 1650 “The Fan” as the top play-by-play programming originating from the state’s large market radio stations. Saturday,

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Round Two Playoff Schedule

Next Hawks Home Game May 5th The Waterloo Black Hawks continue their bid for the 2017 Clark Cup during a Western Conference Finals Series which will begin Friday, April 28th against the Sioux City Musketeers. The Black Hawks’ overcame the Fargo Force du

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Petersen to Play in Worlds

Joins the United States Men’s Team Former Waterloo Black Hawks goaltender Cal Petersen is one of the first 15 players named to the United States Men’s National Team which will play in the IIHF World Championships next month in France and Germany, USA

Hawks Among USHL Honorees

Four Win League Recognition Four Waterloo Black Hawks players were selected by United States Hockey League coaches and general managers for recognition on the circuit’s roster of top talent. The All-USHL Teams were announced on Thursday.  Veterans Nick

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Waterloo Black Hawks Preview

Waterloo Black Hawks Preview is presented by Party Town’s Coors Light Cold Zone. Playoffs About to Begin The Black Hawks and Fargo Force meet for Games One and Two of a first round Clark Cup Playoff series at Young Arena on Friday and Saturday.  The be

A Handful on Scout’s List

Black Hawks Fly High in NHL Eyes Five players who have appeared for the Waterloo Black Hawks during the 2016/17 United States Hockey League season were slotted into the National Hockey League Central Scouting final rankings, announced today ahead of the N

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Updated Playoff Schedule and Promotions

Hawks Home Games April 14th & 15th Following the conclusion of the 2016/17 United States Hockey League regular season, the complete Waterloo Black Hawks’ first round playoff schedule has been announced, with the opening game at Young Arena on Friday

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McCoshen Makes Florida Lineup

Defenseman Expected to Skate Against Blues Tonight Nearing the end of his first professional hockey season, former Waterloo Black Hawks defenseman Ian McCoshen is anticipated to make his first National Hockey League appearance this evening as a member of

Waterloo Black Hawks Preview

Waterloo Black Hawks Preview is presented by Party Town’s Coors Light Cold Zone. Finishing with Fargo The Black Hawks conclude the 2016/17 USHL regular season with home games on Friday and Saturday against the Fargo Force.  Waterloo and Fargo have each

Postgame Recap: One Goal Achieved

Robbie Beydoun made 28 saves, and the Waterloo Black Hawks opened up the final week of the United States Hockey League regular season Tuesday with a 1-0 shutout win against the Chicago Steel at Young Arena. The Steel thought they had taken the lead 14:04

Hawks Give Awards and Recognition

Team Gathers Ahead of Final Regular Season Week Less than 24 hours after winning the Dupaco Cowbell Cup, the trophy was on display for Waterloo Black Hawk season ticket holders Sunday at the Waterloo Center for Arts as the team looked ahead to the final w

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Twice as Much to Cheer for Tuesday

The Black Hawks need your support for important home games during the final week of the 2016/17 USHL regular season. The first of the three matchups is Tuesday night against the Eastern Conference-leading Chicago Steel.  Bring a friend to score a one-of-

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Kloos in Minnesota and Iowa

Former Hawk Stays Close to Home with NHL Contract A year spent with the Waterloo Black Hawks helped to prepare Justin Kloos for four successful NCAA seasons at the University of Minnesota; his time with the Iowa Wild in the coming weeks could help him mak

Waterloo Black Hawks Preview

Waterloo Black Hawks Preview is presented by Party Town’s Coors Light Cold Zone. Singular Focus The Black Hawks play just one game this weekend, visiting the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders on Saturday.  Although Waterloo has won three of five games thus far

Postgame Recap: Trouble Two-by-Two

The Sioux City Musketeers scored two goals in each period on Friday and outdistanced the Waterloo Black Hawks, 6-3, at Tyson Events Center. Kristian Pospisil and Odeen Tufto created challenges for the  Black Hawks throughout the night, combining to score

Score an Easy Goal Saturday

Hawks and Panthers Fans Can Help Book Drive During Saturday’s Panther Pride Night when the Waterloo Black Hawks host the Dubuque Fighting Saints at Young Arena, fans in attendance are encouraged to support a group of University of Northern Iowa students

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Waterloo Black Hawks Preview

Waterloo Black Hawks Preview is presented by Party Town’s Coors Light Cold Zone. Three Games, All Big The Black Hawks confront three impactful matchups from Friday through Sunday.  Waterloo will face the Western Conference-leading Sioux City Musketeers

Panther Purple in Party Town

Hawks Look Forward to Panther Pride Night University of Northern Iowa students, staff, alumni, and fans are invited to Young Arena Saturday for the 2nd Annual Panther Pride Night when the Waterloo Black Hawks host the Dubuque Fighting Saints at 7:05 p.m.

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