Saturday: Lincoln 5, Omaha 4, OT
What went right: For the second consecutive night, Cross Hanas scored, and this time it came with 50 seconds left in overtime to give the Stars a win at Ralston Arena in Omaha. Five different Stars scored. Dominic James tallied his seventh goal of the season to knot the score 1-1 in the first period. Gleb Veremyev scored his second goal of the season to give the Stars a 2-1 lead in the second. Nikolai Mayorov put the Stars in front in the second frame 3-2 with his 11th goal of the season. Veremyev added his second point of the night on Stanley Cooley's third-period goal as the Stars took their third lead of the contest before Omaha forced overtime. It was the second overtime in a row for Lincoln following a 4-3 loss to Waterloo at the Ice Box on Friday.
What went wrong: Liam Devlin blew past the Stars defense early in period one after an expired penalty kill to put the Lancers up 1-0. Lincoln held three one-goal leads in regulation and Omaha had an answer to all of them. After Mayorov gave the Stars a 3-2 lead in period two, former Star Zach Dubinsky scored 34 seconds later to knot the game 3-3.
Up next: The Stars hit the road take on Des Moines on Friday. Puck drop is set for 7:05 p.m.