RALSTON, NE - The Omaha Lancers (7-7-3-0) will take on two Western Conference opponents this week starting with a trip to Kearney to faceoff with the Tri-City Storm (8-8-2-1) and a Saturday showdown with the Des Moines Buccaneers (9-6-1-2) at home.
The Lancers are fresh off of a winning weekend, sweeping the Muskegon Lumberjacks and gaining 4 points. Jakub Dobes picked up his 1st and 2nd wins of the season over the weekend.
The Lancers start the week early with a pre-Thanksgiving meeting in Kearney on Wednesday. The two teams have not hit the ice together since a weekend series in late October at Ralston Arena, where the Storm swept the Lancers in the series. This will be the second time this regular season the Lancers will travel to Kearney. The last time the Lancers were in Kearney they took down the Storm, 4-3 in a shootout on their home opener October 4th. Puck drop is set for 7:05 PM.
Saturday will be the first time the Lancers will take on the Buccaneers this regular season. These two Western Conference teams will only face off four times this season. Puck drop for Saturday is set for 7:05 PM at Ralston Arena. It is also Kids Night, Adults can purchase tickets at regular price and will receive a free kids ticket to the game. For more information call 402-344-7825.
Both games this week will be broadcasted on KOIL News Talk 1290 AM and HockeyTV.
Lancers Notes (7-7-3-0) 17 Points - 7th Place Western Conference:
Alex Campbell leads Omaha in scoring with 18 points (5-13-16)
Christian Berger leads the Lancers defensive core in scoring and is the team’s 3rd top scorer with 11 points (4-7-11)
Kyle McClellan: 3.07 GAA | .902 SV%
Jakub Dobes: 1.89 GAA | .925 SV%
Tri-City Storm (8-8-2-1) 19 Points - 4th Place Western Conference:
Colby Ambrosio leads the team with 14 points
Cole McWard leads the blue line with 7 points
Daniel Allin: 2.51 GAA | .888 SV%
Joe Sharib: 3.11 GAA | .859 SV%
Des Moines Buccaneers (9-6-1-2) 21 Points - 2nd Place Western Conference:
Alex Laferriere leads the team in scoring with 19 points
Josh Luedtke has the most points in all Des Moines defenders with 9 points
Christian Stoever: 2.90 GAA | .913 SV%
Cameron Rowe: 3.56 GAA | .893 SV%
Friday vs Muskegon, W 4-1
Saturday vs Muskegon, W 5-2
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