Tulsa topples Texas 5-1. Trevor Cann made his first start since being reassigned and stopped 30 of 31 Texas shots. His efforts earned him third star of the game honors. Cann improves his record with the Oilers to 3-1. Offensively, Harrison Reed assisted on the opening goal for Tulsa. He finished the game with a plus two rating and fired three shots on net. Tom Fritsche was held pointless and registered two shots on goal.
In a battle of divisional foes, Kitchener thumps Owen Sound 6-2. Brandon Maxwell made 31 saves for the Rangers. Maxwell has 14 wins this season for his club. For Owen Sound, Joey Hishon did not fare as well. He did not record a point for the Attack and finished minus one for the contest. Both clubs have 40 points and 19 wins, but Kitchener has played two fewer games and now currently resides in first place of the Midwest Division.
Saskatoon trips up Everett in overtime 5-4. Saskatoon fired 47 shots on the Everett net, including three in the overtime session. Each club scored a power play goal. Stefan Elliott notched his 11th goal of the season in the second period. He would later assist on a third period goal for the Blades. Elliott would finish the game with a minus one rating.
Kelowna skates past Red Deer 5-1. Kelowna captain Tyson Barrie did not factor offensively in the game for the Rockets. The clubs combined to go 0-8 on the power play. Barrie was even for the game. The win puts the Rockets one point behind BC Division leading Vancouver.
Portland upends Prince George 4-1. Defenseman Troy Rutkowski assisted on two second period goals for the Winterhawks. He was later penalized for high sticking in the third period. Rutkowski finished plus two and was named the first star of the game.
Seattle falls to Tri-City 4-1. Calvin Pickard suffered his ninth loss in regulation this season. He did all he could to keep his club in the game by stopping 44 of 48 shots. The Americans had a whopping 10 power plays in the game. The Thunderbirds trail US Division leader Portland by 16 points.
North Dakota edges Minnesota State 4-3. The Sioux scored three goals in the final frame. Brad Malone assisted on two of those goals. In the second period, he was penalized for hooking. Malone centered the top line for North Dakota, but managed just one shot on net. The Sioux improve to 12-5-2.
Minnesota holds off Minnesota-Duluth 3-2. Kent Patterson was splendid in net for the Gophers stopping 37 shots. He was named the first star of the game. He improved his personal record to 7-2-1. Nate Condon had a quiet game for Minnesota and recorded a single shot on net.
CSKA nips Ak Bars in a shoot-out 3-2. Denis Parshin did not factor in on either regulation goal for CSKA. He did participate in the shoot-out and was able to convert on his opportunity. Parshin only had one shot on goal during regulation in over 21 minutes of ice time.
LeKi doubles up HeKi 6-3. Sami Aittokallio started the game for LeKi and made 30 saves.