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WEEKEND PREVIEW: TWO AT HOME WITH FORCE

By Omaha Lancers, 01/08/20, 6:00PM CST

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LANCERS HOST FORCE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

RALSTON, NE - The Omaha Lancers (13-9-5-0) play the Fargo Force for a weekend series at Ralston Arena. 

The Lancers have won five straight games since returning from the USHL Holiday break dating back to December 27th in Sioux Falls. Last weekend, the Lancers swept the Lincoln Stars on Friday in Lincoln and Sunday at Ralston Arena in overtime. 

The Lancers and Force have met once this season, where the Force came back from trailing 3-0 to win 4-3 on October 11th. 

The Force comes into the weekend ranked 2nd in the USHL Western Conference with 34 points and a 15-8-2-2 record. 

Puck drop for both games is set for 7:05 PM at Ralston Arena. Saturday is Star Wars Night, the first 500 fans will receive a one of a kind Lancers Star Wars Poster. The action on Friday will be broadcasted only on HockeyTV and Saturday’s game will be broadcasted on both HockeyTV and KOIL 1290 AM Radio. 

TEAM NOTES

Lancers Notes (13-9-5-0) 31 Points - 4th Place Western Conference:

  • Alex Campbell leads Omaha in scoring with 27 points in 24 games played. Campbell has scored 8 points in his past 5 games. 

  • Nash Nienhuis is the top point-producing defender with 17 points (1-16-17)

  • Nash Nienhuis and Kyle Mclellan (2nd week in a row) were named to the USHL’s players of the week

  • Goaltender Stats:

      • Kyle McClellan: 2.58 GAA | .908 SV%

      • Jakub Dobes: 2.39 GAA | .914 SV%

Fargo Force (15-8-2-2) 34 Points - 2nd Place Western Conference

  • Lynden Breen is the top-scoring forward for the Force with 26 points

  • Noah Beck is the top producing player from the blueline leading all defenders in points with 13

  • Goaltender Stats:

    • Cole Brady: 2.93 GAA | .901 SV%

    • Brennan Boynton: 3.02 GAA | .875 SV%

 

PAST GAMES:

Friday at Lincoln, 4-2 W

Sunday vs Lincoln, 4-3 OT W

 

Listen live to the games here:

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

HockeyTV: https://www.hockeytv.com

 

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