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Stars Edged by Lancers 2-1 with Sellout Crowd

January 28, 2018 - United States Hockey League (USHL) - Lincoln Stars News Release

Stars hosted 4,310 fans in close game at home, Cole Krygier scores in the second period

LINCOLN, Neb. - The Lincoln Stars (14-18-0-1) were just edged 2-1 by the Omaha Lancers (21-10-2-0) on Saturday night at the Ice Box.

The Lancers scored early in the first period at 0:15 on a shot from Jack Randl to take a 1-0 lead. In the second period, Randl tallied a second goal at 3:33 to double the lead, 2-0. Stars defenseman Cole Krygier answered back at 6:28 with a backhanded shot in the right circle to cut the lead in half, 2-1.

The Stars maintained pressure and momentum throughout the contest, outpacing the Lancers in shots in each period. However, despite the effort, the Stars fell just short in a 2-1 loss.

Lancers goaltender Zach Driscoll (11-5-1) saved 36 of 37 shots in the win, while Stars netminder Derek Schaedig (6-3-1) stopped 12 of 14 shots in the loss. The Stars host the Sioux City Musketeers on Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 7:05 p.m. at the Ice Box.

Tickets are available by calling 402-474-7827, going to or stopping by the box office. Coverage is available on 93.7 The Ticket, Hockey TV and Lincoln Stars Radio.

Group and jump-in season tickets for the 2017-18 season are available by calling 402-474-7827. The Stars mobile app is also available in the iTunes and Google Play stores with "tap to buy" tickets, in-game push notifications and a rewards program that puts fans in the skates of a player. Download Now!

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