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

Orange, Black, and White

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 Rob Lippolis)
Franchise history
1986–2002 Omaha Lancers
2002–2004 River City Lancers
2004–present Omaha Lancers
Playoff championships Anderson Cup (5 times), Clark Cup (7 times league record), U.S. Junior National Champions (2 times)

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). Founded in 1986, the Lancers play in Ralston, Nebraska's Ralston Arena and 28th USHL season.

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 (2008–2014), New York Rangers (2014–present)
  • Jed Ortmeyer: NHL New York Rangers, Nashville Predators, San Jose Sharks, Minnesota Wild, Florida Panthers
  • Trevor Smith: NHL Toronto Maple Leafs, New York Islanders, Tampa Bay Lightning, Pittsburgh Penguins

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