The Muskegon Lumberjacks have not been playing their best hockey on the road of late.
The Lumberjacks continue their struggles on the road, losing to the Omaha Lancers 4-1 at Ralston Arena.
The Lumberjacks will look overturn their road woes on Thursday morning against the Youngstown Phantoms. Puck drop will be 10:00 a.m. EST.
Omaha opened the scoring on a goal from Brian Matthews at the 15:06 mark of the first period to give the Lancers a 1-0 lead.
The Lancers increased their lead to 2-0 with a goal by Erlends Klavins 6:19 into the second period.
Mitch Perrault added a goal another Lancer goal 2:28 later to give Omaha a 3-0 advantage.
The Lumberjacks responded at the 17:33 mark of the second period on an unassisted goal from Matt Steeves to cut Muskegon’s deficit to 3-1 heading into the third period.
The Lancers closed out the scoring with an empty net goal by Austin Alger at the 18:01 mark of the third period.
Omaha goaltender Tommy Nappier stopped 17 of 18 Lumberjack shots, while Muskegon’s Adam Brizgala stopped 17 of 20 shots.