Allen destroys Tulsa 10-1. The Oilers were dominated in shots 47-19. Forward Harrison Reed was recalled to the Lake Erie Monsters before the game. Tom Fritsche was minus one for the game and failed to record a shot on net. The loss drops Tulsa to 15-16-1.
Niagara dumps Belleville 5-1. Stephan Silas had the lone helper on the only goal scored by the Bulls in the third period. He was minus two for the game and was penalized for cross-checking in the third period. Belleville suffered their 23rd loss this season in regulation.
Seattle holds off Portland 4-3. The Winterhawks out shot the Thunderbirds 38-27. Despite allowing a hat trick to Craig Cunningham, Calvin Pickard stopped 35 shots and earned his 16th win of the season. Pickard has secured all the victories for Seattle on the season.
Dodge Holiday Classic (Minneapolis, MN)
Union stuns Minnesota in overtime 3-2. Kent Patterson suffered his third loss of the season and made 27 saves for the Gophers. His team mate, Nate Condon, who centered the top line for Minnesota, did not record a shot on goal. Condon was even for the game. The loss drops the Gophers to 9-8-2.
Ledyard National Bank Classic Championship (Hanover, NH)
Boston College upends Mercyhurst 4-1, wins the Ledyard National Bank Classic. Paul Carey assisted on a power play goal scored by the Eagles in the first period. The tally turned out to be the game winner. The Eagles now have 13 wins on the season.
World Junior Championship
Finland blanks Slovakia 6-0. Sami Aittokallio played the third period for Finland and stopped all seven shots he faced. It was his first action of the tournament. Finland will play Russia in the quarter-finals on Sunday evening.
Canada falls to Sweden in a shoot-out 6-5. The Swedes earn an automatic bye into the semi-finals. Tyson Barrie fired a single shot on net for the Canadians and finished with a plus one rating. He did not get an opportunity to participate in the shoot-out. Canada will face Switzerland in the quarter-finals on Sunday.