The Lincoln Stars finished fourth in the Western Conference of the USHL and will face the #1 seeded Sioux Falls Stampede in round one of the 2013 Clark Cup Playoffs. The best-of-five game schedule is as follows:
Tuesday, April 16 @ Sioux Falls
Wednesday, April 17 @ Sioux Falls
Friday, April 19 @ Lincoln
Saturday, April 20 @ LIncoln, if necessary
Tuesday, April 23 @ Sioux Falls, if necessary
The Stars went 2-5 this season against the Stampede. Omaha and Tri-City (out of Kearney), failed to qualify for the playoffs.