RALSTON, NE - The Omaha Lancers (5-2) will battle two western conference teams this weekend starting on Friday against the Tri-City Storm (3-2) and then hosting the Sioux City Musketeers (1-3) on Sunday.
The Lancers will take on the Storm Friday for the second time this season. In the previous matchup, the Lancers took down the Storm by a final score of 5-1 at Ralston Arena for the 2020-21 Home Opener. The two Nebraska teams were scheduled to play last Friday, December 4th in Kearney, but that game was canceled due to USHL safety protocols. The Storm has not played a game since November 21st. Puck drop is set for 7:05 PM at the Viaero Center in Kearney, NE.
On Sunday the Lancers will welcome in the Sioux City Musketeers for a second week in a row. Last Saturday, the Lancers took a nail-biting win with 1-second left for a final score of 3-2. This will be the second matchup this season between Omaha and Sioux City. Puck drop is at 4:05 PM at Ralston Arena.
Lancers Notes (5-2-0-0) 10 Points - 2nd Place Western Conference:
Ryan Lautenbach (5G - 5A) and Jack Jesen (2G - 8A) lead the Lancers in points with 10 each
Matt Basgall (1G - 4A) leads the blue line in point producing for the Lancers with 5 points
Jakub Dobes (5-2-0-0): 1.80 GAA | .924 SV%
Cooper Black (0-0-0-0): 7.73 GAA | .667 SV%
Tri-City Storm (3-2-0-0) 6 Points - 4th Place Western Conference:
Hunter Strand (3G - 3A) leads the Storm in scoring with 6 points
Defensively Cole McWard, who is the team's third-leading point producer, leads all defenders with 3 points.
The Storm have not played a game since November 21st
Todd Scott (3-0-0-0): 1.78 GAA | .905 SV%
Grant Riley (0-2-0-0): 7.40 GAA | .714 SV%
Sioux City Musketeers (1-3) 2 Points - 8th Place Western Conference:
Justin Hryckowian leads the Musketeers in scoring with 3 points
Gabe Blanchard is the top point-producing defenseman with 2 points
Darius Bell: (0-1-0-0): 3.00 GAA | .889 SV%
Akira Schmid (0-1-0-0): 3.06 GAA | .885 SV%
Alex Tracy (1-1-0-0): 3.54 GAA | .848 SV%
Dec. 5 vs Sioux City: 3-2 W
Nov. 29 vs Des Moines: 1-0 L
Nov. 28 vs Des Moines: 4-3 W
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