PHANTOMS LIVE/ Fargo wins 3-2

9:52 p.m.

Fargo wins 3-2 to grab a 2-1 series lead. Game 4 will be Saturday at 7:05 p.m. If Phantoms win, Game 5 will be Wednesday in Fargo.

9:37 p.m.

Bartek Bison scores to give Force a 3-2 lead with 6:43 to go.

9:13 p.m.

Phantoms kill off Hall's penalty to open third period.

8:52 p.m.

Phantoms and Force are tied 2-2 after two periods, but Fargo will open third period with a power-play as Curtis Hall was called for roughing.

Phantoms outshot the Force 15-6 in the period for a 22-18 edge.

8:34 p.m.

Moments after Nicholas Cardelli scored to give the Phantoms a 2-1 lead, the Force score on just their second shot of the second period. Evan Bell's goal came six seconds after Cardelli's goal.

8:23 p.m.

In first nine minutes of second period, Phantoms have outshot the Force 9-0.

8:08 p.m.

Chase Gresosck scores 64 seconds into the second period to lift Phantoms into 1-1 tie. Matthew Barry gets the assist.

7:47 p.m.

Phantoms finish first period with a flourish but Fargo goalie Strauss Mann keeps them off the scoreboard.

Fargo leads 1-0 after outshooting Phantoms 12-7.

7:37 p.m.

Fargo takes 1-0 lead on Griffin Loughran's seventh goal of the playoffs.

Phantoms being outshot 11-3 in the first 14 minutes .

7:25 p.m.

Phantoms and Force are scoreless eight minutes into the first period. Youngstown has killed off one penalty.

7 p.m.

Fargo Force take the ice while "Darth Vader Theme" plays.

6:40 p.m.

Phantoms and Force are completing warmups for tonight's Game 3 at the Covelli Centre.

USHL Clark Cup Final is tied 1-1 in best-of-five series.

Gonna be a crazy night — puck hit my elbow IN THE PRESSBOX. Fortunately, the laptop is fine.

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