Lake Erie over comes a two goal deficit, beats defending champion Hershey in a shoot-out 3-2. The Monsters are now 3-3 on their road trip. Mark Olver (13) and Ben Walter (12) scored for the Monsters in regulation. Jonas Holos and Greg Mauldin played in their first games since being reassigned by the Avalanche this week. Holos had an assist in the game.
John Grahame stopped 32 shots in regulation and overtime. Olver and Patrick Rissmiller scored for the Monsters in the shoot-out. Rissmiller and Walter were named the first and second stars of the game. The Monsters conclude their seven game road trip in Rochester on Sunday.
Tulsa dumps Bossier-Shreveport 7-3. Trevor Cann earned his sixth win of the season with the Oilers, stopping 37 of 40 shots. He was named the second star of the game. Tom Fritsche did not factor in on the scoring, but was penalized for high sticking (double minor), tripping and hooking. With the win, the Oilers move a game above 0.500.
Windsor throttles Belleville 10-2. Stephen Silas is still looking for his first goal of the season. The defenseman has 16 assists in 42 games this year for the Bulls. In the game against the Spitfires, Silas was minus one. The Bulls currently have the second worst record in the league at 12-27-0-3.
Saginaw scores three times in the third period to upend Kitchener 4-1. Brandon Maxwell gave up three of the Spirit goals on 33 shots. His club only managed 20 shots on goal in the game. Maxwell's record falls to 16-9-3.
Owen Sound takes advantage of Kitchener's loss, beats Guelph 3-1. The Attack move back into first place, of the Midwest Division, with 54 points to the Rangers 42 (though the Rangers have two games in hand). Joey Hishon notched his 27th goal of the season for Owen Sound in the third period to help the seal the win.
Swift Current holds off Saskatoon 3-2. Stefan Elliott recorded his 20th goal of the season in the second period. He was named the second star of the game. The Blades were 0-3 on the power play. However, the club retains the best record in the league despite the loss. Elliott has 49 points in 44 games.
Portland skates past Kamloops 5-2. Troy Rutkowski assisted on a third period goal scored by the Winterhawks. A melee broke out at the end of regulation, in which Rutkowski was hit with a 10-minute misconduct penalty. Portland improves to 28-14-0-3.
Everett trips up Seattle 6-5. Calvin Pickard was in net for all six Silvertips tallies. He stopped 31 shots in the loss. Seattle falls back to 0.500 with a record of 18-18-4-4.
Medicine Hat tops Kelowna 5-2. The shots slightly favored Medicine Hat 30-29. Rockets captain, Tyson Barrie, recorded his sixth goal of the season in the second frame. He was penalized for tipping early in the second period, which lead to a power play goal for the Tigers. In fact, three of the Medicine Hat goals came with the man advantage.
Michigan thumps Ferris State 6-1. Luke Moffatt had a quiet game for the Wolverines as he was held to a single shot on net. The freshman forward skated on the third line for Michigan and was even for the game. Michigan improves to 15-6-4.
North Dakota earns a series split, beats Minnesota 4-1. Brad Malone was credited with the game winning goal as he scored his ninth tally of the season in the first period. Malone would later assist on a third period goal for the Sioux. He was hit with a holding penalty early in the second period, but was named the second star of the game.
For Minnesota, freshman Nate Condon, was regulated to fourth line duty and failed to record a shot on net. He finished even for the contest. Condon was penalized for tipping early in the first period. Kent Patterson was saddled with the loss. He made 22 saves as his record falls to 8-4-3.
Harvard falls to Boston University 5-2. BU was 1-5 on the power play. Kieran Millan allowed two goals on 33 shots for the Terriers. He earned his seventh win of the season as his club improved to 10-5-6.