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WEEKLY PREVIEW: Two at Home

By Brandon Hofstra , 01/31/19, 6:00PM CST

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LANCERS FACE CAPITOLS AND STARS ON HOME ICE

 

RALSTON, NE - The Omaha Lancers (11-19-2-4) host the Madison Capitols and Lincoln Stars at Ralston Arena.

Friday the Lancers will take on the Madison Capitols for Faith and Family Night. Friday will be the first time the Lancers and Capitols will face off this season. Madisons roster features a few ex-Lancers; Chase Brand, Kalle Eriksson, Greg Japchen, and Danny Petrick. Madison sit at 9th place in the USHL Eastern Conference with a record of 8-22-3-2 and 21 points. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:35 pm.

Saturday will be the second time the Lancers will take on the Lincoln Stars at Ralston Arena for “Leap for a Cure” Night. The Lancers have the better of the season series against their arch-rivals with a 3-1 record. Lincoln comes into the night with a 10-23-3-2 record and sits at 8th place in the West. Puck drop is at 7:05 pm.

Lancers Notes (11-19-2-4) 28 Points:

  • Tyler Carpenter, Harry Roy, and Jaxon Nelson are all tied as the leading scorer for the Lancers with 16 points

  • Travis Mitchell is the top scoring defenseman and has dished out the most assists for the Lancers (0-12-12)

  • Goaltender Stats

    • Akira Schmid: 2.70 GAA | .908 SV%

    • Jon Mor: 3.31 GAA | .890 SV%

  • Omaha will have affiliate player Forward Riley Stuart playing this weekend wearing #37

  • Newest addition Defenseman Daniel Hilsendager will be wearing #51

 

Madison Capitols (8-22-3-2) 21 Points:

  • Chase Brand leads Madison in points scored with 21 (8-13-21)

  • Kalle Eriksson is the second leading scorer for Madison, top-scoring defenseman and has dished the most assists for the squad (2-18-20)

  • Goaltender Stats

    • Joseph Lamoreaux: 3.01 GAA | .913 SV%

    • Garrett Mackay: 4.20 GAA | .873 SV%

 

Lincoln Stars (10-23-3-2) 25 Points:

  • Brock Bremer leads the Stars in scoring with 25 points

  • Defensively Hunter Skinner leads in points with 17

  • Goaltender Stats

    • Samuel Hlavaj: 3.49 GAA | .882 SV%

    • Jacob Mucitelli: 3.64 GAA | .871 SV%

 

Listen live to the games here:

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LAST WEEK:

Saturday vs Youngstown, SOL 4-3 RECAP/STATS

Sunday vs Youngstown, OTL 3-2 RECAP/STATS

 

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