Inside Look at USHL’s Eastern Conference No. 4 Playoff Seed Race

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Green Bay lost to Indiana, Chicago dropped its matchup in Sioux Falls and Muskegon defeated Youngstown by a 2-1 score Saturday night, meaning each of the three teams are now tied for the final Eastern Conference playoff seed with 56 points. Who could have the inside edge at making the postseason? Let’s find out by breaking down each team’s remaining regular season opponents.

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Green Bay Gamblers Remaining Schedule

@ Tri-City (2 Games) — Record vs. Tri-City: 0-0
Vs. Lincoln (1 Game) — Record vs. Lincoln: 1-0-0
Vs. Team USA (1 Game) — Record vs. Team USA: 1-2-0
Vs. Waterloo (1 Game) — Record vs. Waterloo: 1-0-1
@ Indiana (1 Game) — Record vs. Indiana: 1-2-0
@ Muskegon (1 Game) — Record vs. Muskegon: 4-0-1
Combined Record vs. Remaining Opponents: 8-4-2 (.642 Win%)

Chicago Steel Remaining Schedule

Vs. Cedar Rapids (1 Game) — Record vs. Cedar Rapids: 2-2-1
Vs. Dubuque (1 Game) — Record vs. Dubuque: 1-4-0
Vs. Team USA (2 Games) — Record vs. Team USA: 1-2-0
@ Des Moines (1 Game) — Record vs. Des Moines: 3-0-0
Vs. Youngstown (1 Game) — Record vs. Youngstown: 3-2-0
Vs. Muskegon (1 Game) — Record vs. Muskegon: 3-0-1
Vs. Indiana (1 Game)  — Record vs. Indiana: 0-3-0
Combined Record vs. Remaining Opponents: 13-13-2 (.500 Win%)

Muskegon Lumberjacks Remaining Schedule

Vs. & @ Indiana (2 Games) — Record vs. Indiana: 3-3-0
Vs. & @ Team USA (2 Games) — Record vs. Team USA: 4-2-0
Vs. Omaha (1 Game) — Record vs. Omaha: 0-1-0
Vs. Lincoln (1 Game) — Record vs. Lincoln: 1-0-0
@ Chicago (1 Game) — Record vs. Chicago: 1-3-0
Vs. Green Bay (1 Game) — Record vs. Green Bay: 1-3-1
Combined Record vs. Remaining Opponents: 10-12-1 (.456 Win%)

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