Houston upends Lake Erie 2-1. The Monsters winning streak ends at five games. Lake Erie was held off the score sheet until early in the third period when David Van der Gulik recorded his fifth goal of the season. Power play problems crept in for the Monsters as they were 0-6 on the night.
John Grahame stopped 19 shots in the loss. He dropped his eighth loss in regulation this season. Van der Gulik was named the third star of the game. The Monsters home stand continues on Sunday against Peoria.
Belleville tops Guelph 5-2. The Bulls end a seven game losing streak. Stephen Silas is still looking for his first goal of the season, but was plus two for the Bulls. Belleville now has a record of 13-27-0-3.
Sault Ste. Marie dumps Owen Sound 6-2. Joey Hishon had a quiet offensive game for the Attack and finished with a minus one rating. However, the forward left the game due to injury. Owen Sound fired 34 shots on net, but was 0-7 with the man advantage.
Portland skates past Seattle 5-1. The Winterhawks launched 49 shots on the Seattle net, and Calvin Pickard stopped 44 of the them. Defenseman Troy Rutkowski was plus one for the Winterhawks and was involved in a fighting incident in a penalty filled third period between the two clubs. With the win, the Winterhawks improve to 31-14-0-3.
Calgary falls to Saskatoon 5-1. Stefan Elliott assisted on a second period goal scored by the Blades. Elliott has reached the 50 point mark on the season and needs 15 more points to match his production from 2009-10. Saskatoon had the edge in shots 38-28. The win improves their league best record to 34-10-0-2.
Kelowna overcomes a 3-1 deficit, beats Spokane 5-3. Tyson Barrie was even for the game and did not factor in on any of the Rockets goals. The Chiefs were 0-5 on the power play. Kelowna did all their damage despite being held to 17 shots. The Rockets improve to 26-20-0-0.
Boston College stops UMass-Lowell 5-3. The Eagles fired 46 shots on the RiverHawks net. Paul Carey had six of those shots and recorded his 10th goal of the season. Carey has tied his point production (21) from the 2009-10 season. BC improves to 17-6-0.
Boston University holds off New Hampshire 2-1. After a tough evening on Friday versus rival Boston College, Kieran Millan turned in a strong performance stopping 38 of 39 Wildcats shots. Millan was named the first star of the game and he improved his individual record to 8-5-6.
North Dakota doubles up Nebraska-Omaha 4-2; splits series. Brad Malone was held without a shot on goal and was minus one for the Sioux. He was penalized for roughing in the first period. After allowing five power play goals to the Mavericks on Friday, Nebraska-Omaha was 0-4 on the night. North Dakota now stands at 18-7-2.