When: 7:05 p.m. Friday
Where: Ralston Arena
Radio: 1290 KKAR
Omaha scouting report: The 15-12 Lancers are 2-1 this season against the Musketeers, but the most recent game was a 2-1 setback last Saturday in Sioux City. … As the season inches toward the halfway point, the Lancers are in fifth place in the USHL’s Western Conference, just one point behind a third-place tie with Lincoln and Fargo and one point ahead of sixth place Des Moines. … Three players, Connor Chatham, Jake Randolph and Matias Cleland, are tied for the team lead with 18 points apiece. … Omaha is 7-3 at home this season and has outscored opponents 27-26 in those games. … The Lancers own the league’s best record in one-goal games at 10-4. … Defenseman Dominic Racobaldo is expected to play in his first game Friday in his second tour of duty with the Lancers. The veteran defenseman started his USHL career in Omaha during the 2010-11 season and will wear No. 10 after being traded from Fargo earlier this week.
Sioux City scouting report: The 5-15-4 Musketeers are in eighth place in the USHL’s Western Conference and are 1-0-2 against Omaha. One of those two shootout losses was in a 5-4 setback at Ralston Arena on Nov. 24. … Sioux City is 1-9-2 in road games this season and has been outscored 47-30 in those games. The Musketeers also are 2-6-4 in one-goal games.