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WEEKLY PREVIEW: Two at Home

By Brandon Hofstra, 03/21/19, 10:15PM CDT

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LANCERS HOST SIOUX CITY AND SIOUX FALLS

RALSTON, NE - The Omaha Lancers (23-22-4-4) will take on two Western Conference opponents this weekend.

The Lancers will host the Sioux City Musketeers for a battle for a sixth place playoff spot on Friday night. The Lancers and Musketeers will face off for the 5th time this season, while Omaha is 1-1-2-0 against Sioux City. Just one point separates these two squads as the Musketeers come in with 55 points and the Lancers 54. Puck drop is at 7:35 pm.

The Lancers will continue the weekend with a Sunday showdown against the Sioux Falls Stampede at home. Sunday will be the final time Omaha and Sioux Falls will face off this regular season. The teams have met up 4 times prior, and the Lancers are 1-1-1-1 against the Stampede. Puck drop for Superhero Night is at 4:05 pm.

Lancers Notes (23-22-4-4) 54 Points:

  • Jaxon Nelson leads Omaha in points (14-18-32)

  • Travis Mitchell is the top scoring defender for Omaha with 24 points (2-22-24)

  • Goalie Stats:

    • Akira Schmid: 2.03 GAA | .930 SV%

    • Jon Mor (total): 3.38 GAA | .857 SV%

 

Sioux City Musketeers (24-21-5-2) 55 Points:

  • Bobby Brink leads Sioux City in scoring with 50 points (26-24-50)

  • Luke Johnson is the top point producer on the defensive end for Sioux City with 21 points (2-19-21)

  • Goalie Stats:

    • Ben Kraws: 2.98 GAA | .893 SV%

    • Jake Sibell: 2.92 GAA | .894 SV%

 

Sioux Falls Stampede (32-13-5-2) 71 Points:

  • Artem Ivanyuzhenkov leads the Stampede in scoring with 44 points (23-22-45)

  • Max Crozier top producing defender (8-28-36)

  • Goalie Stats:

    • Alec Calvaruso: 2.72 GAA | .889 SV%

    • Jaxson Stauber: 3.22 GAA | .877 SV%

 

LAST WEEK:

Friday vs Sioux Falls, 3-2 OTW

Saturday at Tri-City, 8-1 L

 

Listen live to the games here:

KOIL: http://player.listenlive.co/52391

HockeyTV: https://www.hockeytv.com

 

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