Omaha Lancers

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Omaha Lancers
Omaha Lancers Logo.svg
City Omaha, Nebraska
League USHL
Division West
Founded 1986
Home arena Ralston Arena
Colors

Orange, Black, and Gray

              
Owner(s) Ben Robert (President & Managing Partner), John Donovan, Mike Hastings
Head coach Brian Kaufman (Head Coach & GM), Chris Michael (Assistant Coach), John Faulkner (Assistant Coach
Media 1290 KOIL (Broadcaster Tony Brown)
Franchise history
1986–2002, 2004–present Omaha Lancers
2002–2004 River City Lancers
Championships
Playoff championships Anderson Cup (5 times), Clark Cup (7 times league record), U.S. Junior National Champions (2 times)

Founded in 1986, the Omaha Lancers are a Tier 1 junior ice hockey team and are members of the West Division of the United States Hockey League (USHL). In 2013-14, the Lancers drop the puck on their sophomore campaign in Ralston, Nebraska's Ralston Arena and 28th USHL season.

The most storied club in league history, the Lancers have claimed a league-record 7 Clark Cup championships as USHL playoff champions, five Anderson Cup titles as regular season USHL champs and two USA Hockey national championships. In addition, the Lancers have aided in the development of hundreds of NCAA Division 1 hockey players, National Hockey League (NHL) draft picks and dozens of NHL players.

Lancers NHL alumni[edit]

  • Keith Ballard: NCAA University of Minnesota, NHL Phoenix Coyotes (2004-2008), NHL Florida Panthers (2008-2010), NHL Vancouver Canucks (2010-2013), NHL Minnesota Wild (2013–present)
  • Ryan Malone: NHL Pittsburgh Penguins (2003-2008), Tampa Bay Lightning (2008-present)
  • Jed Ortmeyer: NHL New York Rangers, Nashville Predators, San Jose Sharks, Minnesota Wild
  • Trevor Smith: NHL Toronto Maple Leafs, New York Islanders, Tampa Bay Lightning, Pittsburgh Penguins

External links[edit]

(http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keith_Ballard)