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WEEKLY PREVIEW: Three in Three

By Brandon Hofstra, 02/22/19, 10:00AM CST

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Lancers Host Force, Travel to Stampede, Host Steel

RALSTON, NE - The Omaha Lancers (17-19-3-4) will play three games in three days this weekend starting on Friday night at Ralston Arena.

Friday the Lancers will host the Fargo Force for a 7:35 pm puck drop. It will be the third time these two teams have faced off this season. Omaha is 1-1 against Fargo. Friday night is Pink in the Rink.

Saturday the Lancers will hit the road to head north to Sioux Falls to faceoff against the Stampede. Saturday will be the second time Omaha has traveled to Sioux Falls but will be the third time the two squads will meet up. The Lancers are 0-1-0-1 against Sioux Falls this year. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:05 pm.

Sunday the Lancers will return to Ralston Arena to host the Chicago Steel for a 4:05 pm puck drop. Sunday is the second time the Lancers and Steel have battled. Chicago defeated Omaha earlier this season at Fox Valley Arena.


 

Lancers Notes (17-19-3-4) 41 Points:

  • Jaxon Nelson leads Omaha in points (10-14-24) and has scored 11 points in his the past 10 games played.

  • Travis Mitchell is the top scoring defender for Omaha with 17 points (2-15-17)

  • Goalie Stats:

    • Akira Schmid: 2.26 GAA | .921 SV%

    • Jon Mor (total): 3.25 GAA | .893 SV%

 

Fargo Force (25-15-2-2) 54 Points:

  • Ben Meyers leads the Force with 56 points (27-29-56)

  • Hank Crone has dished out the most assists with 39 (15-39-54)

  • Mike Kesselring is the top point producer on the defensive end for Fargo with 22 points (5-17-22)

  • Goalie Stats:

    • Ryan Bischel: 2.63 GAA | .901 SV%

 

Sioux Falls Stampede (27-12-3-1) 58 Points:

  • Jami Kranilla leads the Herd with 37 points

  • Max Crozier is the top producing defender with 29 points (8-21-29)

  • Goalie Stats:

    • Alec Calvaruso: 2.85 GAA | .882 SV%

    • Jaxson Stauber: 3.21 GAA | .879 SV%

    • Chad Veltri: 3.75 GAA | .875 SV%


 

Chicago Steel 27-15-1-0) 55 Points:

  • Nick Abruzzese leads the Steel in points with 59

  • Matteo Pietroniro out scores all Steel defenders with 35 points

  • Goalie Stats:

    • Justin Robins: 3.07 GAA | .884 SV%

    • Reilly Herbst: 3.18 GAA | .876 SV%

 

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LAST WEEK:

Friday vs Sioux City, 3-2 OTL

Saturday vs Des Moines, 4-2 W

 

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