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Lancers Add Defense in Opilka from Gamblers

By Omaha Lancers, 07/15/19, 6:00PM CDT


The Lancers announced the addition of Defenseman John Opilka in exchange of a 2020 7th round Phase II draft pick to the Green Bay Gamblers.

Opilka (2002), a six-foot-two-inch, 205lb defenseman, was drafted in the second round of the USHL draft by the Gamblers. The Effingham, IL native is a product of the St. Louis Junior Blues organization, and most recently played for the St. Louis Blues AAA U16 team recording 17 assists in 36 games. Opilka is committed to St. Cloud State University. 

The Lancers 2019-20 schedule has been released, including the season home opener at Ralston Arena vs the Lincoln Stars on Saturday, October 12th at 7:05 pm. To see the entire schedule click here



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