Before the ‘Jacks begin the postseason, there’s still plenty of work to be done. The ‘Jacks’ magic number to clinch the fifth seed is two, meaning any combination of ‘Jacks wins and Waterloo Black Hawks losses in regulation adding up to two would secure the fifth spot for Muskegon. If the ‘Jacks clinch the fifth spot, they’ll travel to Ann Arbor to face Team USA, against which the ‘Jacks are 3-3-1 this season.
On Friday, the Jacks host the Chicago Steel at L.C. Walker Arena, against which they’re 5-1-0 this season.