The Fargo Force are at home once again for a pair of games vs. the Omaha Lancers. Kicking off with Ladies Night sponsored by Republic National on Friday, November 5 at 7:05pm followed by Girl Scout Night on Saturday, November 6 at 6:05pm.
We’re starting off the weekend right with $10 all you can drink wine (for ladies only) on Friday night. There will be a variety of wines to sample, and every bottle has been given over a +90 rating! All you can drink wine wristbands will be available to purchase in the upper-level lobby.
On Saturday night the Fargo Force are proud to host Girl Scout Night! Troops from all over the F/M area will be attending Saturday night’s game, so make sure to buy your tickets to cheer on the Force and support your local Girl Scouts! Tickets can be purchased at the Scheels Arena box office or online via www.ticketmaster.com.
This will be the second time the Force have met up with the Lancers this season. The first time the teams faced of Omaha came away with all four points on the weekend, taking home a 4-1 win on Oct. 22 and a 4-3 win on Oct. 23.
The Force played strong first periods in both games; tied 1-1 in game one and up 2-0 in game two heading into the locker room. However, both nights it was the second period that did them in. On the 22nd the Lancers scored two unanswered goals during the second frame and on the 23rd they tallied putting the Force down heading into the third on both nights. Third period penalties kept the Force from coming back both times as the Lancers secured a sweep of the weekend.
The Force went 0-1-1-0 last weekend in two games on home ice vs. the Waterloo BlackHawks. Omaha recorded that same 0-1-1-0 record vs the Tri-City Storm, falling 5-0 on Friday and 2-1 in OT on Saturday
Leading scorers for Fargo include Boston Bruins prospect Andre Gasseau (5G-3A) and Cole Knuble (3G-5A). Last time the teams met forwards Erik Bargholtz and Felikss Gavars both netted two goals apiece. The Force are led on the blue line by Jakob Stender (1G-3A) and Trevor Griebel (0G-4A)
Omaha is led by Garrett Wright (4G-6A) who tallied 2 goals and 3 assists against Fargo in their first matchup. Other key players include Michael Cameron (2G-3A), Alex Bump (2G-3A) and Cade Arenholz (3G-2A).
The Lancers are backstopped by Mason Kucenski (2-0-2-0) and Kevin Pasche (2-4-0-0). Kucenski played vs the Force on Oct 23 and made 21/24 saves in their 4-3 win, he currently leads the Lancers with a 2.44 GAA and is second in save percentage at .891. Pasche stopped 17/18 on the 22nd vs. the Force and currently sits at a 2.50GAA and a .906 SV%.
The Force’s trio of goaltenders is made up of Hugo Haas (1-3-0-0), Louden Hogg (0-0-1-0) and Anton Catsro (2-1-0-1). Between the three the Force netminders sit at a 3.51 GAA and .879 save percentage.
For more information visit www.fargoforce.com or call 701.356.7656