Pregame: Nebraska-Omaha v Colorado College (Mar. 1)

Below the jump are line charts, scouting reports and more information pertaining to Friday’s NCHC tilt between Nebraska-Omaha and Colorado College at CenturyLink Center in Omaha.

MAR. 1, 2014

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

8 Jaycob Megna – 11 Nick Seeler
2 Brian Cooper – 28 Brian O’Rourke
7 Michael Young – 2 Matt Youso

31 Ryan Massa
1 Reed Peters
29 Kirk Thompson

Scratches: 13 Zahn Raubenheimer; 24 Ian Brady; 25 Justin Parizek

Scouting the Mavericks: UNO comes into Friday’s game in third place in the NCHC on 36 points, three behind St. Cloud State in second on 39 and six behind North Dakota in first on 42…The Mavericks downed CC 6-0 Friday, scoring three goals inside the first six minutes of the game…Forward Josh Archibald broke UNO’s school record for goals in a season Friday on his second of two goals on the night. He now stands at 28 on the season with at least five games remaining, including Saturday’s rematch with CC…Ryan Massa gets the start in the UNO nets again Saturday. He stopped all 20 shots he faced Friday against the Tigers…Form (last five games): W-L-W-L-W.

16 Andrew Krushelnyski – 9 Sam Rothstein – 28 Alex Roos
12 Archie Skalbeck – 21 Jeff Collett – 24 Jared Hanson
18 Scott Wamsganz – 10 Cody Bradley – 17 Charlie Taft
19 Michael Morin – 15 Christian Heil – 23 Matt Hansen

6 Peter Stoykewych – 13 Gustav Olofsson
27 Aaron Harstad – 5 Jaccob Slavin
3 Michael King – 7 Eamonn McDermott

39 Josh Thorimbert
29 Courtney Lockwood

Scouting the Tigers: CC is currently in seventh place in the NCHC on 24 points, seven points behind both Minnesota-Duluth and Western Michigan on 31 and seven above Miami in last place on 17. The Tigers can lock up at least a seventh-place finish in the NCHC with a win Saturday against UNO…Senior goaltender Josh Thorimbert again Saturday for CC. Thorimbert started Friday night’s game for the Tigers, as well, but was pulled after UNO’s third goal early in the first period…Form: SOL-SOW-W-W-L.

Referees: Brad Shepherd (33); Dan Dreger (2)
Linesmen: Scott Fitzpatrick (77); Nate Stanton (79)


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