The Lincoln Stars announced today that they have acquired forward Blais Richartz from the Omaha Lancers in exchange for forward Ross Mitton.
Richartz, 19, has registered 20 goals and 29 assists in 137 regular-season games in the USHL, splitting his time between the Lancers and the Tri-City Storm over the past four seasons. This season, the Menomonie, WI native has two assists in nine games while playing for Omaha.
In 38 games last year, the Michigan Tech commit matched his USHL career-high in points with 17 (5G, 12A). Richartz will wear No. 27 in Lincoln and is expected to join the team this weekend.
Mitton played 29 games as a member of the Stars, scoring three goals and adding six assists. The Stars acquired the Copiague, NY native in January last season from the Fargo Force.
The Stars are back in action tonight against the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders at the Ice Box, trying to extend their point streak to five games! Puck drop is at 7:05 p.m.! Get your tickets online (https://stars.isportstix.com/event/40/lincoln-stars-vs-cedar-rapids-roughriders) or at the box office before tonight's game.