Pregame: Nebraska-Omaha v Bentley (Oct. 12)

Bentley players celebrate Max French's second goal Friday night during the Falcons' 6-4 win at Nebraska-Omaha. (Photo: Matthew Semisch)

Bentley players celebrate Max French’s second goal Friday night during the Falcons’ 6-4 win at Nebraska-Omaha. (Photo: Matthew Semisch)

Listed after the jump are line charts, scouting reports and more information pertaining to Saturday’s non-conference tilt at CenturyLink Center between Nebraska-Omaha of the NCHC and Bentley of Atlantic Hockey.

NEBRASKA-OMAHA (0-1-0, 0-0-0 NCHC) V BENTLEY (1-0-0, 0-0-0 AHA)
OCT. 12, 2013

17 Ryan Walters – 14 Dominic Zombo – 15 Josh Archibald
23 Johnnie Searfoss – 20 Jake Guentzel – 16 Austin Ortega
19 Tanner Lane – 12 Brock Montpetit – 18 Jono Davis
25 Justin Parizek – 27 Aaron Pearce – 10 Alex Simonson

8 Jaycob Megna – 11 Nick Seeler
7 Michael Young – 24 Ian Brady
2 Brian Cooper – 28 Brian O’Rourke

29 Kirk Thompson
1 Reed Peters
31 Ryan Massa

UNO scratches: 6 Matt Youso; 9 James Polk; 13 Zahn Raubenheimer

Scouting the Mavericks: Freshman goaltender Kirk Thompson gets the first official start of his collegiate career Saturday night against Bentley. Thompson played the whole of Monday’s second period in a 6-1 exhibition win over the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, stopping all 12 shots he faced…Although UNO lost 6-4 to Bentley Friday, forwards Zahn Raubenheimer, Josh Archibald and Austin Ortega and defenseman Nick Seeler all picked up their first goals of the season, scoring one apiece…UNO went 0-for-6 on the power play Friday against the Falcons.

25 Brett Switzer – 12 Andrew Gladiuk – 26 Brett Gensler
16 Max French – 23 Alex Grieve – 10 Will Suter
27 Jared Rickord – 17 Alex Kubiak – 3 Justin breton
9 Andrew Fitzstephens – 22 Derek Bacon – 14 Tyler Krause

24 Steve Weinstein – 2 Matt Maher
6 Mike Berry – 19 Zach Marginsky
20 Zach Ledford – 4 Kyle O’Brien

30 Branden Komm
29 Blake Dougherty
1 Gabe Antoni

Bentley scratches: 21 Matt Blomquist; 11 Tyler Deresky; 15 Charlie Donners; 18 Michael Reardon

Scouting the Falcons: Bentley was a special teams dynamo in Friday night’s 6-4 win over UNO, with the Falcons scoring on two of their six power play opportunities and also netting a pair of shorthanded goals…Freshman forward Max French and senior forward Brett Gensler both scored two goals against the Mavericks Friday…Bentley senior goaltender Branden Komm made 34 saves Friday against UNO and, despite conceding four goals, probably should have rounded out the game’s ‘three stars’ list.

Referees: Derek Shepherd (3); Steve Patafie (18)
Linesmen: Nate Stanton (79); Chad Evers (72)


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