Ralston, Neb. – The Tri-City Storm surrendered 12 shots on goal, tying a team record for fewest allowed, but the Omaha Lancers scored two goals late in the second frame and outlasted Tri-City, 3-2, Sunday at Ralston Arena. The 12 shots allowed marked the sixth time the Storm has equaled the record. Tri-City yielded a season-low two shots in the third and took ten. Omaha goalie Peter Thome denied 24 Storm shots and was perfect in the third. Tri-City finished the game with a 26-12 shot edge.
Tri-City’s Paul Washe had two assists to move to a team-best six points. The returning forward assisted on goals by Alex Limoges and Nick Azar. David Tomeo allowed three goals and made seven saves in two periods. Dayton Rasmussen stopped two Lancers shots in the third.
The Storm has a pair of home games this week and kicks off its Storm Fights Cancer Weekend this Thursday with its “Paint The Ice” Event from 5-9 p.m. at the Viaero Center.