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Storm Host Lancers for Final Preseason Game

September 17, 2021 - United States Hockey League (USHL) - Tri-City Storm News Release

Kearney, NE. - The Tri-City Storm complete play in the 2021-2022 preseason tonight at the Viaero Center in a home game against in-state rival Omaha. Season Ticket Holders can attend tonight's game at no additional cost. The price for general admission is $5 for non-Season Ticket Holders. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:05pm.

Tonight's home preseason game will feature a 5-4-3-2-1 promotional deal. Tickets to the game will be available for only $5. $4 will be the price for a slice of pizza and a drink (either water or pop). Domestic cans of beer will be $3, bottles of pop $2, and bottles of water $1. Fully Vaccinated individuals will not be required to wear a mask inside the Viaero Center.

Those that are not vaccinated are encouraged to wear a mask at all times while inside the Viaero Center. It is still recommended to practice safe social distancing and to respect others who are attending the game.

Tri-City (2-2-0-0) returns to action tonight following a 4-2 road win over the Omaha Lancers last night at the auxiliary rink at Ralston Arena. Mitchell Miller scored twice for the Storm in the victory. Haden Kruse and Drew Montgomery also netted goals in the victory. Scoring leaders for Tri-City entering the final game of the preseason include Mitchell Miller (3), Tyler Kostelecky (2), Gavin Brindley (2), Andrew Strathmann (1), Haden Kruse (1), Jeremy Wilmer (1), Drew Montgomery (1), and Cole O'Hara (1). Arsenii Sergeev made 29 saves on 31 shots to record his second preseason victory of the year in net for Tri-City. After tonight's home game, Tri-City will open the 2021-2022 regular season at the 2021 DICK's Sporting Goods USHL Fall Classic against Dubuque on Thursday.

Omaha (1-1-0-1) dropped last night's home game to the Storm after allowing four unanswered goals. Andrew Centrella and Garrett Wright each scored in Omaha's loss. Kevin Pasche recorded the loss in net for Omaha after making 20 saves on Tri-City's 24 shots on goal during the game. Tonight's road game for the Lancers will serve as the team's fourth game of the exhibition schedule. After games against the Sioux Falls Stampede and the Sioux City Musketeers at the USHL Preseason Showcase last weekend, Omaha will battle the Storm in back-to-back games before concluding preseason play tomorrow in a home contest against the Sioux City Musketeers. After dropping a game to Sioux Falls in a shootout and defeating Sioux City, last night's result against the Storm was the first loss in regulation time the Lancers have recorded in the preseason.

Tonight's game is set to begin at 7:05pm CT and will be streamed on HockeyTV, and Storm Radio. #StormAhead

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