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WEEKLY PREVIEW: Three Games, Two Opponents

By Brandon Hofstra, 02/28/19, 9:15AM CST

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LANCERS FACE BUCCANEERS, TWO GAME SERIES WITH STARS

RALSTON, NE - The Omaha Lancers (18-20-4-4) will play yet another three games in three days starting on Thursday night.

The Lancers will close out the month of February with another matchup against the Des Moines Buccaneers on Thursday night at Buccaneers Arena. The Lancers have topped the Buc’s in their past four meetings. The Buccaneers have dropped to fifth place in the USHL West going 2-7-0-1 in their past ten games. The Lancers and Buccaneers will faceoff at 6:35 pm.

Friday, the Lancers will start of the month of March with a rivalry showdown vs the Lincoln Stars. The Lancers are 4-1-0-0 vs the Stars this year with the most recent matchup on February 2nd winning 4-1. Puck drop for the 6th installment of the Lancers vs Stars season series is set for 7:35 pm at Ralston Arena.

Saturday, the Lancers and Stars will switch venues and take the rivalry over to the Ice Box in Lincoln. Puck drop for Saturday is at 7:05 pm.

 

Lancers Notes (18-20-4-4) 44 Points:

  • Jaxon Nelson leads Omaha in points (11-15-25) scoring 2 points last weekend

  • Logan Will has scored 6 points in his past five games, including 3 points last weekend for a season total of 19 (6-13-19)

  • Travis Mitchell is the top scoring defender for Omaha with 18 points (2-16-18)

  • Goalie Stats:

    • Akira Schmid: 2.18 GAA | .922 SV%

    • Jon Mor (total): 3.36 GAA | .889 SV%

 

Des Moines Buccaneers (25-17-1-4) 55 Points:

  • Matt Brown leads the Buccaneers in scoring with 45 points (24-21-45)

  • ADD: Forward Jackson Perbix from Green Bay

  • Scooter Brickey top producing defender (6-18-24)

  • Goalie Stats:

    • Roman Durny: 2.50 GAA | .910 SV%

    • James Durham: 2.93 GAA | .903 SV%

 

Lincoln Stars (10-31-3-3) 26 Points:

  • Brock Bremer leads the Stars with 27 points

  • Hunter Skinner is the top scoring defender with 18 points

  • Goalie Stats:

    • Samuel Hlavaj: 4.24 GAA | .864 SV%

    • Jacob Mucitelli: 3.60 GAA | .878 SV%


 

LAST WEEK:

Friday vs Fargo, 3-1 W

Saturday at Sioux Falls, 5-4 OTL

Sunday vs Chicago, 2-1

 

Listen live to the games here:

KOIL: http://player.listenlive.co/52391

HockeyTV: https://www.hockeytv.com

 

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