The Green Bay Gamblers fell to the Sioux City Musketeers by a 4-1 score Saturday night at the Resch Center. With the loss, Green Bay dropped to 16-12-5 (.561 WPCT) in its first 33 games of the regular season and fifth place in the Eastern Conference with 37 team points.
Cam Hackett made his first home start since the team’s home opener Sept. 21 in the contest, registering 22 saves on 25 attempts. Sioux City scored one of its goals against him in the second period to go up 1-0, before tallying two more in the third and an empty-netter to seal the victory with two minutes remaining.
Green Bay’s lone goal came off the stick of Nick Schmaltz on a power play goal toward the end of the second period. Drew Best and Connor Hurley were credited with assists on the play.
The Gamblers will return home on Saturday, Jan. 25 to play Team USA in the 15th Annual ‘Teddy Bear Toss’ game.