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WEEKEND PREVIEW: USA 18’S VS LANCERS

By Omaha Lancers, 03/11/20, 4:45PM CDT

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LANCERS HOST USA NATIONAL TEAM DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

 

RALSTON, NE - The Omaha Lancers (27-15-7-1) will battle against Team USA (USA NTDP) at Ralston Arena on Friday and Saturday. 

This weekend will be the first time these out of conference teams will see each other during the 2019-2020 regular season. Team USA comes into the weekend at Ralston Arena after being swept last weekend by the Madison Capitols. The Lancers are off of a three-game weekend where they gained two of six possible points. The Lancers are 6-3-1-0 in their past ten games played, while Team USA is 3-6-0-1 in their past ten games played. Puck drop for both nights is at 7:05 PM. Friday is Superhero night and Saturday is Leap for a Cure and St. Patricks Night. All of the weekend’s action will be broadcasted on HockeyTV and KOIL 1290 AM. 

 

TEAM NOTES

Lancers Notes (27-15-7-1) 62 Points - 2nd Place Western Conference:

  • Alex Campbell is 9th in the USHL in scoring and leads the Lancers in scoring as well with 54 points (18-36-54)

  • Nash Nienhuis is the top point-producing defender with 30 points

  • Zach Plucinski finished last weekend scoring 6 points in two games (3G, 3A)

  • Both of the Lancers goaltenders are ranked in the top 25 in the USHL; #4 McClellan and #11 Dobes

  • Goalie Stats: 

      • Kyle McClellan: 2.39 GAA | .909 SV%

      • Jakub Dobes: 3.09 GAA | .891 SV%

Team USA (25-21-1-1) 52 Points - 4th Place Eastern Conference: 

  • Thomas Bordeleau leads the Red, White, and Blue in scoring with 46 points (16-30-46)

  • Defensively for USA Jake Sanderson holds the blue line in scoring with 29 points (7-22-29) and a +13 rating

  • Goaltender Stats:

    • Drew Commesso: 2.05 GAA | .920 SV%

    • Noah Grannan: 2.77 GAA | .881 SV%

PAST GAMES:

Friday at Des Moines, 4-3 L

Saturday at Des Moines, 5-3 W

Sunday vs Fargo, 5-4 L

 

PROMOS

Friday: Superhero Night - Kids at the game will get a chance to meet their favorite Superheros thanks to our friends at Magical Moments Entertainment. 

Sunday: Leap For a Cure & St. Patrick Night - The Lancers will be wearing one of a kind Leap for a Cure and St. Patrick Day themed jerseys. The jerseys' will be available for auction during the game. 

 

Listen live to the games here:

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

HockeyTV: https://www.hockeytv.com

 

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