SIOUX CITY | Waterloo stormed back from an early 3-0 deficit to stun Sioux City 4-3 in a United States Hockey League game played before a crowd of 3,340 at the Tyson Events' Center Saturday.
Four days after Sioux City silenced the Black Hawks on all five of their extra-man chances, the Waterloo power-play unit scored twice and added the go-ahead score on a short-handed set in the third period to help rally for a stunning win.
Sioux City got its 3-0 lead thanks to goals by Sampo Ranta, Micah Miller and Matyas Svoboda in the opening 10 minutes of the game.
Ranta got the first goal of the game 5:18 into the contest when Parker Ford connected with Ranta on a blueline-to-blueline pass and he beat goalie Jared Moe with a backhand shot.
The Musketeers made it 2-0 off the ensuing face off when Micah Miller got loose behind the Waterloo defense and beat Moe with another backhander, which also drove Waterloo to replace Moe with Matej Tomek.
Sioux City made the score 3-0 when Matyas Svoboda scooped up a rebound off a shot from Bauer Neudecker and beat Tomek.
Ranta scored his 17th of the season and Miller his 16th while Svoboda got his fifth in 15 games with Sioux City.
Waterloo pulled to within 3-1 on a goal by Jack Drury with 2:31 left in the first period when got on even terms entering the final stanza after power-play scores by Garrett Wait and Sam Huff in the second.
The Musketeers (20-19-6) are back in action Sunday in a 3:05 p.m. game at the Tyson Center against Tri-City.