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By Brandon Hofstra, 07/13/18, 11:00AM CDT


Home Opener slated for October 6th at Ralston Arena

RALSTON, NE – The Omaha Lancers, in conjunction with the United States Hockey League, announced Friday the team’s schedule for the 2018-2019 regular season, including Home Opening Game Saturday, October 6th vs the Tri-City Storm. The first back-to-back home weekend for Omaha is set for October 12th against Fargo and 13th vs Dubuque. 
This season’s schedule has expanded to 62 games with all teams starting the season with two games at the Fall Classic from September 27 to 30 in Cranberry Township, Pa. The Lancers will play 30 home games at Ralston Arena.
 The Lancers will host their archrival Lincoln Stars four times in 2018-19, including their penultimate game of the season on Apr. 12, the start of a home-and-home set to close out the year.

The Omaha Lancers will face another in-state rival Tri-City multiple times throughout the 2018-2019 regular season. The Storm and the Lancers will faceoff nine times, with Tri-City hosting five of the nine matchups.

“Playoff Revenge”: Omaha and Fargo 
DATE                          TIME               LOCATION
Fri, Oct. 12                 7:35 pm         Ralston Arena
Sat, Nov. 24               7:05 pm         Ralston Arena
Fri, Feb. 22                 7:35 pm         Ralston Arena
Archrival Faceoff: Omaha vs Lincoln
DATE                          TIME               LOCATION
Fri, Oct. 5                   7:05 pm         Ice Box
Fri, Nov. 2                  7:05 pm         Ice Box
Fri, Nov. 30                7:05 pm         Ice Box
Fri, Jan. 19                  7:05 pm         Ralston Arena
Sat, Feb. 2                  7:05pm          Ralston Arena
Fri, Mar. 1                   7:35 pm         Ralston Arena
Sat, Mar. 2                  7:05 pm         Ice Box
Fri, April 12                 7:35 pm         Ralston Arena    
Sat, April 13                7:05 pm         Ice Box

Home for the Holiday: Omaha will host Muskegon at Ralston Arena before the USHL break and will host Des Moines after the break. 
DATE                          TIME               LOCATION
Fri, Dec. 14th            7:35 pm         Ralston Arena
Fri, Dec. 15th            7:35 pm         Ralston Arena
Thu, Dec. 27th          7:35 pm         Ralston Arena
Fan Appreciation Night: The Lancers close out the regular season home schedule against the Lincoln Stars for the annual Fan Appreciation Night.
DATE                          TIME               LOCATION
Friday, Apr. 12          7:35 p.m.        Ralston Arena
Omaha’s longest road trip will be a three-game weekend at the end of March with Friday and Saturday games at Green Bay and a Sunday game at Madison.
USHL Fall Classic opponents, dates, and times – as well as information on preseason games –  will be announced soon. This year’s playoff format will remain the same as last season, with the top six teams from each Conference making the playoffs. The USHL Playoffs are slated to begin April 15, 2019.
All Lancers home games are scheduled to begin at 7:35 p.m. with the exception of Sunday games with a start time of 4:05 pm. The Lancers are preparing the 2018-2019 promotions scheduled to be released in the coming weeks, which will include theme nights, giveaways and more.
Season ticket plans, starting at 10 games for $150 are on sale now and the Lancers are accepting deposits for group tickets. Group tickets start at just $12 for groups of 10 or more attendees. 
For more information, call (402) 344-PUCK or visit the Lancers website,


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