Lincoln scored three goals in the final frame and took an extended lap around the rink to thank the largest and loudest crowd they had all season.
The Lincoln Stars hit cruise control before Saturday's game ended in mania and a little Nikolai Mayorov celebration dance at center ice.
Lincoln scored first on a goal by the first native of Japan to play for the Stars, but the good feeling didn't last.
Griffin Jurecki stayed out of hot water as the Lincoln Stars stayed red hot Thursday.
Lincoln is now on a three-game win streak and a five-game point streak at home, going 4-0-1 over the past five games at the Ice Box.
Charles-Alexis Legault provided a spark, but the Lincoln Stars weren't able to stay hot Friday.
"Coming into this league this year as an older guy has been great so far. I don’t regret any of my choices.”
Stars head coach and general manager Chris Michael returned to the bench Friday after serving a four-game USHL suspension with some adjustments that helped the team in Friday's win.
Fred Hoiberg isn't the only sports mayor in town, as the Lincoln Stars' Nikolai Mayorov proved Sunday.
It may be a small step, but it was a step in the right direction for the Lincoln Stars, with many more to go.
Head coach, GM: “It’s never easy when you move on from a kid that’s given the organization as much as Zach has for three years.”
A look at how the Stars performed on Monday night.
It's desperation time for the Lincoln Stars.
After review, a third-period goal that would have tied the game was overturned and the Stars again trailed 1-0 before the Force won 3-0.
The goal-scorer may have been in doubt, but not the Stars' USHL victory over Tri-City.
The Stars allowed a hat trick to the Storm's Hunter Strand, who scored a goal in each period.
Omaha defeated Lincoln for the second night in a row.
The Lincoln Stars made several major roster moves Tuesday.
Buccaneers' fast start too much for Stars in Des Moines.
Stanley Cooley went to his go-to move in the shootout to give Lincoln a 3-2 victory Wednesday over Tri-City at the Ice Box.
The Stars' coach says the goaltenders were hung out to dry by the players in front of them in a loss to Tri-City.
Smith suffered a nagging injury in September last season after he scored five goals in 34 games. Flash forward to the last seven days, when he has three goals in the Stars' (3-5-1) last three tilts.
A capacity crowd (the allowable 25%, that is) and a Lincoln Stars victory made for a satisfying home opener at the Ice Box.
Lincoln Stars assistant coach Michael Sdao still gets that itch.
The Lincoln Stars schedule has been a wild ride in 2020. Here's the latest update on the team.