Scouting Omaha: The Lancers (7-1) went 2-1 during their three-game road swing last weekend to take sole possession of first place in the Western Conference. Another three-game weekend awaits, but this time, two of those matchups are at home. ... Goalie Cole Bruns is now 6-1 with a goals-against average of 1.00 and .963 save percentage. ... Forward Jake Randolph leads the USHL in points (16), assists (12) and power-play assists (5). ... Defenseman Steven Johnson has been added to the roster for Team USA at the Nov. 4 to 10 World Junior A Challenge Tournament in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.
Scouting Sioux City: The Musketeers (4-2-1) are in fourth place in the Western Conference. ... Forwards Cedric Lacroix and Blake Heinrich are in the top 10 of the league in penalty minutes. ... Goaltending duties have been divided between Connor Girard (1.67 GAA, .932 save percentage) and Kyle Hayton (1.69, .942).