Stars Spoil Finale, Top Lancers 6-2
Lancers Get Fourth Power Play Goal of the Weekend
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Ralston, NE – Lincoln scored six unanswered goals to spoil the Lancers season finale, topping Omaha 6-2.
Forward Jack Randl ended the season with eight points in his last ten games, giving the sixteen-year-old 19 points of the season. Lincoln head coach Chris Hartsburg was ejected during the second period of Saturday’s game. Zak Galambos added an assist, giving him points in back-to-back games for the first time.
Omaha’s power play struck early on Saturday night giving the Lancers the opening tally. Less than five minutes into the game Ben Lown looked to center the puck, but it richoted off a Stars defenseman in front of the net. The bouncing puck found its way past Josef Korenar to give the Lancers a 1-0 lead.
The Lancers doubled the lead early in the second. Erlends Klavins snapped a shot on a two-on-one that kicked off Korenar’s pad. The rebound came right out to Cole Gallant who deflected the puck past Korenar into the net. Lincoln would get on the board late in the period when Collin Peters wristed a shot low to Ryan Keane’s blocker side and into the net. The Lancers saw their lead cut to 2-1 at the end of the second period.
In the third period the Lincoln offense take over scoring five goals. Dominick Mersch opened the scoring in the third tying the game just 1:36 into the third. Sam Sternschein, Collin Peters, Chayse Primeau and Brandon Schultz would all tack on goals for the Stars, en route to the 6-2 victory.
Ryan Keane made 29 saves on 35 shots in the loss, while Josef Korenar made 19 saves on 21 shots. Omaha finished the night 1-for-6 on the mad-advantage while the Stars were 2-for-5.
Omaha finished the season in sixth place in the Western Conference with a record of 22-31-5-2.