RALSTON, NE - The Lancers defeated the Sioux Falls Stampede on Sunday evening by a final score of 4-2.
In the second period, Bryce Brodzinski (3:42) shot the puck past Jaxson Stauber to get the Lancers ahead 1-0. The Stampede evened up the game when Sam Stevens (9:13) scored short-handed on Akira Schmid. The Lancers rallied to end the period to take back the lead. Chase Bradley (15:55) found the rebound shot from Daniel Hilsendager to get Omaha ahead again 2-1.
In the third period, the Lancers added onto their lead with another goal from Bryce Brodzinski (13:53). Minutes later and on the power-play, Artem Ivanyuzhenkov (16:33) scored from the slot to get the game within one goal. The Stampede pulled Stauber for the extra attacker and the Lancers capitalized on the empty net with Grant Anderson (19:42). The Lancers defeated the Stampede by a final score of 4-2.
The Lancers have improved to 24-23-4-4 on the year with 56 points.
The Lancers return to the ice on Friday, March 29th to face off against the Green Bay Gamblers in Green Bay. Puck drop is at 7:05 pm. Listen live all season long on the Lancers flagship station The Mighty KOIL News Talk 1290 AM radio or view the game via HockeyTV.com.
RALSTON, NE - The Omaha Lancers defeated the Sioux Falls Stampede in overtime on Friday night in front of a sold-out crowd by a final score of 3-2.
In the first period, Jan Kern (11:04) found the puck off of a wraparound shot from Harry Roy to sneak it past Calvaruso. The Lancers kept the 1-0 lead into the first intermission.
In the second frame, the Stampede evened the score 1-1 with a goal from Anthony Romano (8:11). The game stayed tied up 1-1 into the second intermission.
In the third period, Aleksi Peltonen (1:17) scored unassisted to get the Lancers ahead 2-1. With seconds left to play, and with an empty net, the Stampede evened the game at 19:42 to force overtime.
In the extra frame, Jaxon Nelson (1:42) broke past the defense to score on a breakaway to get the Lancers the 3-2 win.
The Lancers are now 23-21-4-4 with 54 points on the season.
The Lancers return to the ice on Saturday, March 16th to face off against the Tri-City Storm at the Viaero Center. Puck drop is at 7:05 pm. Listen live all season long on the Lancers flagship station The Mighty KOIL News Talk 1290 AM radio or view the game via HockeyTV.com.
RALSTON, NE - The Omaha Lancers (22-21-4-4) will take on two Western Conference Opponents this weekend.
The Lancers will host the Sioux Falls Stampede at a sold-out Ralston Arena on Friday, March 15th. Friday is the 4th time the Lancers and Stampede have played against each other this season. The Lancers are 0-1-1-1 against the Stampede. Friday is also Princess night sponsored by Magical Moments Entertainment. Puck drop is at 7:35 pm.
On Saturday, March 16th the Lancers will travel west to Kearney to face the top-ranked Tri-City Storm. The Storm will face off at home against the Lincoln Stars on Friday. Tri-City is also the only team, as of now, to have clinched a Clark Cup Playoff spot in the Western Conference. Saturday will be the 8th and final meeting between these in-state rivals, and the Lancers are 3-4-0-1 against the Storm this year. Puck drop is at 7:05 pm.
Lancers Notes (22-21-4-4) 52 Points:
Jaxon Nelson leads Omaha in points (13-18-31) scoring 10 points in the past 10 games.
Travis Mitchell is the top scoring defender for Omaha with 18 points (2-21-23)
Bryce Brodzinski will join the lineup after his return from High School Hockey. Brodzinski also was named as Mr. Hockey 2019 by the state of Minnesota.
Akira Schmid: 2.03 GAA | .931 SV%
Jon Mor (total): 3.35 GAA | .890 SV%
Sioux Falls Stampede (32-13-4-1) 69 Points:
Artem Ivanyuzhenkov leads the Stampede in scoring with 44 points (23-21-44)
Max Crozier top producing defender (8-27-35)
Alec Calvaruso: 2.75 GAA | .888 SV%
Jaxson Stauber: 3.22 GAA | .877 SV%
Tri-City Storm (38-10-2-1) 79 Points:
Ronnie Attard is the top scoring defender and leader of points for the Storm (24-24-48)
Filip Forsmark is the top point producing forward for the Storm (12-34-46)
Isaiah Saville: 1.95 GAA | .925 SV%
Jake Barczewski: 2.46 GAA | .913 SV%
Friday at Fargo, 1-0 W
Saturday at Fargo, 3-2 W
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