RALSTON, NE - The Omaha Lancers (1-3-0-0) gear up for a two-game weekend at Ralston Arena.
Friday, October 12th will be a rematch of the 2018 Clark Cup Playoffs as the Lancers will face the Fargo Force (2-2-0-0). The Force, who won the 2018 Clark Cup, outlasted the Lancers in last years playoff run (3-1 series). Opening faceoff puck drop is at 7:35 pm, doors open at 6:30 pm.
Saturday, October 13th the Lancers will face an Eastern Conference team, the Dubuque Fighting Saints (1-1-1-0).
Jaxon Nelson leads the Lancers in points with 3 assists.
Brian Silver and Tyler Carpenter lead the team in goals with 2 each.
Michael Colella has 2 points (1G 1A) in 2 games played.
Vinnie Purpura is ranked 16th among all goalies in the USHL.
IF YOU MISSED IT:
Omaha traded Andy Stoneman to Madison in exchange for draft picks.
Placed Lance Leonard on waivers with intent to send him to Shreveport Mudbugs (NAHL).
ADD: Goaltender Jake Kucharski from the Des Moines Buccaneers (Carolina Hurricanes Draft Pick and committed to Providence College).
ADD: Forward Aaron White from the Surrey Eagles (BCHL).
FARGO: 7th Place in the Western Conference 2-2-0-0 record 4 PTS. First time facing Omaha since May 2018.
Ben Meyer leads the force in scoring with 7 points (3G 4A) and is ranked the 3rd top goal scorer in the USHL.
Hank Crone leads with the most assists for Fargo 5 points (1G 4A) and is ranked 13th in the league in scoring.
Goaltender Ryan Bischel is ranked 14th in the league among all goalies. Bischel holds a 2-2 record with a 3.02 GAA .888 SV%.
DUBUQUE: 5th place in the Eastern Conference 1-1-1-0 record 3PTS.
Derek Consetta leads the Saints in scoring with 3 Pts (2G 1A).
Riese Gaber has scored the most goals for the squad with 2.
Goaltender Matthew Thiessen holds a 1-1-1 record with a 2.66 GAA and a .892 SV%.
Friday, Oct. 5th @ Lincoln, OT W 6-5
Saturday, Oct. 6th vs Tri-City, L 5-1