Lake Erie falls to Toronto 7-4. Lake Erie has lost four games in a row. The Monsters were done in by a hat trick by Marcel Mueller. Jason Bacashihua was pulled in the third period. He gave up five goals on 20 shots. Trevor Cann, who was called up earlier in the day, stopped five of six shots.
Julian Talbot recorded two goals for the Monsters. Curtis Fraser (3) and Luke Walker (4) had the other tallies for the home team. Ben Walter contributed with two assists. Talbot was named the third star of the game. The Monsters missed on an opportunity to jump into second place in the North Division.
Tulsa tops Wichita 7-4. Harrison Reed recorded his ninth goal of the season on a power play in the second period. He would also assist on a goal in the same period. Tom Fritsche has yet to find any groove offensively and registered a single shot on net. The Oilers are now two games under 0.500.
Belleville trims Brampton 2-1 in a shoot-out. The Battalion had the edge in shots 40-25. Stephen Silas was plus one during regulation. He did not participate in the shoot-out for the Bulls.
Portland upends Prince George 7-4. Portland only had 26 shots on goal, but they made those shots count with seven tallies. Troy Rutkowski was held off the score sheet and was even for the game. Prince George was 0-7 on the power play. The Winterhawks improve to 24-8-0-3.
Michigan blanks Michigan State 5-0. The game dubbed as "Big Chill at the Big House," was played in front of a crowd of 113,411. Luke Moffatt skated on the fourth line for the Wolverines, but did not factor in the game at all offensively. The forward did not record a shot on net. Michigan was 3-4 on the power play. The Wolverines improve to 10-5-4.
RPI skates past Boston University 4-1. Grant Rollheiser was replaced by Kieran Millan early in the second period. Rollheiser gave up three goals on 10 shots. Millan allowed one Engineers goal on 11 shots. The loss drops the Terriers to 8-4-5.