Lake Erie upends Oklahoma City 5-3. The Monsters were out shot 31-18. Each club scored three times in the third period. Ryan Stoa, the game's first star, scored twice. Kevin Montgomery notched his first goal of the season and was named the second star of the contest.
Mark Olver (9) and Ben Walter (7) had the other goals for Lake Erie, who ended up splitting the two game set with the Barons. Patrick Rissmiller, Travis Gawryletz, and Julian Talbot each contributed with two assists. Trevor Cann started the game for the Monsters and stopped 28 shots. He was named the third star of the game.
Notes: Joel Chouinard and Colby Cohen continue to miss time due to injury/ illness. It is unknown as to when either play will return. Defenseman Jonas Holos was recalled up to the Colorado Avalanche after Friday's game against Oklahoma City.
Tulsa doubles up Evansville 6-3. Harrison Reed scored twice and assisted on two other Oilers goals. He fired six shots on net and was named the second star of the game. Reed's team mate, Tom Fritsche was held off the score sheet and finished minus one for the contest. Despite the win, the Oilers remain in last place in the Berry Conference.
Erie dumps Kitchener 7-3. After posting a shut out on Friday night, Brandon Maxwell was lit up for three goals in the first period alone. He would play the entire game for the Rangers and stop 44 shots. Maxwell's record falls to 12-5.
Owen Sound blanks Sudbury 6-0. Joey Hishon assisted on two power play goals for the Attack. He finished with an even rating. His club ended up out shooting Sudbury 48-25. Hishon is 15th in the league in scoring with 34 points in 16 games.
Saskatoon hammers Prince Albert 6-2. Stefan Elliott did not record a point for the Blades, but was plus two for the game. Both clubs combined to go 0-7 on the power play. Saskatoon improves to 18-6-0-1.
Kelowna trips Spokane in overtime 3-2. Tyson Barrie assisted on two of the three Rockets goals, including on the game winner. The Kelowna captain was named the third star of the game. Two of the Rockets goals came with the man advantage.
Kootenay thumps Seattle 6-2. Calvin Pickard had his worst outing of the season. He was pulled early in the second period after allowing five goals on 23 shots. Pickard suffered his sixth loss in regulation this season for the Thunderbirds.
Tri-City edges Portland in a shoot-out 3-2. Troy Rutkowski did not factor in the game offensively for the Winterhawks. He was penalized for roughing in the first period and tripping in the second frame. Tri-City won the shoot-out 1-0.
Brown and Boston University skate to a 4-4 tie. Kieran Millan made 19 saves in the game for the Terriers. The Terriers were 1-7 on the power play. The record for BU now stands at 7-1-5.
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Notre Dame and North Dakota finish in a 2-2 draw. Brad Malone, who centered the second line for North Dakota, failed to record a shot on goal and finished with a minus one rating. He was assessed with an elbowing minor in the first period and a high-sticking infraction in the final frame.
Blues skate by Ilves 2-1. Sami Aittokallio stopped 27 shots in the loss. In eight games with Ilves, Aittokallio has a goals against average of 3.64 and save percentage of 0.868.