This week the Great Western Futures Super Camp USHL Goalie of the Week is Kyle McClellan of the Omaha Lancers. After falling behind three goals in their first game this weekend, the Lancers called upon McClellan to relieve Jakob Dobes. Though he was able to stop seven of the eight Fargo shots he faced, Omaha would still fall, 5-2.
The next day, the Lancers would face the Force once more. This time coach David Wilkie would call on Kyle McClellan to start in net. It proved to be a wise decision. At 6:35 into the first Brian Silver scored off of a Jack Jensen assist to put Omaha ahead, 1-0. It would be the only goal of the game. After 60 minutes, 46 shots were taken in the game between both teams. McClellan stopped each one of the 20 that he faced. Kyle’s shutout is Omaha’s sixth win in seven games The victory moves the Lancers into third place in the Western Conference.
Kyle McClellan ’s statistics stand at:
W:8, L:5, T:0, SO:2, GAA:2.39, SV%:0.912
Kyle McClellan (20) is a native of Manchester, MO. He spent the majority of his youth playing with the St. Louis Selects and CarShield AAA. In the 2018-19 season, Kyle made the jump to Juniors playing with the Austin Bruins of the NAHL. He was originally drafted in 2019, #72 overall by the Sioux Falls Stampede in the USHL Entry Draft. McClellan has committed to play for Mercyhurst University beginning in 2020-21.
*Photo courtesy of Lancers.com
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