RALSTON, NE - The Omaha Lancers (12-8-0-0) will play host to the Sioux Falls Stampede for a two-game series at Ralston Arena.
This Friday will start off the second weekend series between Omaha and Sioux Falls this season. The Lancers are 1-1 against the Stampede. They both last met in mid-November for a two-game series in Sioux Falls. In that weekend set, the Lancers were defeated 4-2 on Friday (11/20), then bounced back for a 6-3 victory on Saturday (11/21). At that point in the season, the Lancers were 2-1. Since then, the Lancers have won 10 games, and have lost 7 (12-8-0-0).
Puck drop on Friday is set for 7:05 PM, Saturday's puck drop is scheduled for 6:05 PM. Saturday is also Faith and Family Night presented by Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Lancers Notes (12-8-0-0) 24 Points - 2nd Place Western Conference:
Ryan Lautenbach leads the Lancers in points with 18 (8-10-18)
Matt Basgall is the top point-producing defender (1-7-8)
5-5 in their last ten games
USHL Players of the Week feature all Lancers: Martino (F), Perna (D), Dobes (G)
Jakub Dobes (11-7-0-0): 1.91 GAA | .926 SV%
Grant Riley (1-3-0-0): 4.39 GAA | .824 SV%
Sioux Falls Stampede (8-11-1-0) 17 Points - 6th Place Western Conference:
Michael Citara leads the Stampede in scoring with 20 points (9-11-20)
Brent Johnson is the top point-producing defenseman with 11 points
4-6 in their last ten games
Noah Grannan (6-6-0-1): 3.30 GAA | .892 SV%
Trent Burnham (2-5-1-1): 3.34 GAA | .897 SV%
Christian Stoever (3-1-1-0): 5.28 GAA | .800 SV%
Jan. 19 at Waterloo: 4-3 OTW
Jan. 16 at Lincoln: 7-1 W
Jan. 15 vs Lincoln: 4-1 W
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