Kearney, NE – The Tri-City Storm dropped a 1-0 decision to rival Omaha Wednesday night at the Viaero Center. With under seven minutes to play, Omaha’s Brian Silver netted his fifth goal of the season to give the Lancers a 1-0 road win. Tri-City returns to action on Saturday night in a road matchup against rival Lincoln. The Storm’s final two home games before the Christmas break will be played on Friday, December 6th and Saturday, December 7th against the Fargo Force. Tickets to each remaining home game are available for purchase at www.StormHockey.com and by calling 308-338-8144.
Tri-City’s dropped its second consecutive game Wednesday night after outshooting rival Omaha 9-6 in the 1st period, 15-4 in the 2nd period, and 11-5 in the 3rd period, and 35-15 overall. Storm goaltender Daniel Allin made 14 saves on 15 shots in the loss. Entering the 3rd period in a 0-0 tie, Omaha broke through for the game’s only goal. Brian Silver scored at 13:55 of the 3rd period with assists going to Cole Kodsi and Logan Will. Lancers netminder Jakub Dobes stopped all 35 of Tri-City’s shots to record the shutout in net.
The loss for Tri-City dropped the team to 8-9-2-1 in the 2019-2020 regular season. With the 1-0 loss to Omaha,Tri-City fell from 4th to 6th in the Western Conference standings. Dependent on this weekend’s results, the Storm still have an opportunity to climb as high as 2nd in the conference standings at week’s end.
Saturday’s game is scheduled to begin at 7:05pm CT, and will be streamed live on HockeyTV, and Storm Radio. To purchase tickets to Storm home games at the Viaero Center, visit www.StormHockey.com or call 308-338-8144.