RALSTON, NE - The Omaha Lancers (23-12-6-1) will battle both in-state rivals; Tri-City Storm and Lincoln Stars in a three-in-three weekend.
The Lancers will head West to Kearney to battle the Tri-City storm on both Friday and Saturday. The Lancers and Storm have seen each other five times prior to the weekend set. The Lancers are 2-2-1-0 this season against the Storm. The last time the two teams met it was Tri-City to take a 5-2 win in Kearney. Puck drop for both Friday and Saturday is set for 7:05 PM. All of the action will be broadcasted on KOIL 1290 AM and on HockeyTV.
The Lancers will head back home for a Sunday matinee against the Lincoln Stars for Pink in the Rink night. The Lancers and Stars will be meeting up for the seventh time this season. Omaha has been nearly perfect against Lincoln this year with a 5-1-0-0 record. In the previous meetup, the Lancers swept the Stars in a weekend series winning 5-4 in Lincoln on Feb. 7 and then 6-1 at home on Feb. 8. Puck drop for Sunday’s game is scheduled for 4:05 PM. Sunday’s action will also be broadcasted on KOIL 1290 AM and HockeyTV.
Lancers Notes (23-12-6-1) 53 Points - 2nd Place Western Conference:
Alex Campbell leads the Lancers in scoring with 44 points in 38 games played
Nash Nienhuis is the top point-producing defender with 26 points in 36 games played
Kyle McClellan was named the USHL Goaltender of the Week for the third time this year
Nash Nienhuis (Michigan State University) and Ryan Lautenbach (University of Massachusets - Amherst) announced their commitments to play NCAA Hockey.
Kyle McClellan: 2.16 GAA | .918 SV%
Jakub Dobes: 2.84 GAA | .896 SV%
Tri-City Storm (22-15-3-2) 49 Points - 3rd Place Western Conference:
Colby Ambrosio leads the Storm in scoring with 44 points
Defensively, Mitchell Miller holds the blue line in points with 30
Todd Scott: 2.23 GAA | .923 SV%
Ryan Ouellette: 3.56 GAA | .824 SV%
Lincoln Stars (20-16-3-2) 45 Points - 5th Place Western Conference
Travis Treloar leads the Stars in points with 42
Jordan Power is the top point-producing defender with 23 points
Jacob Mucitelli: 3.30 GAA | .877 SV%
Connor Androlewicz: 4.02 GAA | .858 SV%
Friday at Fargo, 4-1 W
Saturday at Fargo, 3-0 W
Sunday at Sioux Falls, 3-2 SOW
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