Lake Erie falls to 0-4, loses to Toronto 5-3. The Monsters recorded their first multi-goal game of the season, but had difficulty keeping the puck out of their own net. Lake Erie actually opened the scoring with an early first period goal by Luke Walker (1).
David Van der Gulik (1) would even the game at two by the end of the first period. The Marlies would take over in the scoring department with three staight tallies. Justin Mercier managed to record his first of the season before the end of the contest.
Trevor Cann allowed four goals on 21 shots. While the three goals was a nice change, the Monsters were 0-6 on the power play. Lake Erie will face the Marlies once again on Sunday afternoon.
Despite being out shot 42-25, Belleville holds off Brampton in a shoot-out 3-2. Both clubs were 0-4 on the power play. Stephen Silas was penalized for holding in the third period. The Bulls won the shoot-out 1-0.
Sarnia pounds 51 shots on Plymouth, beats them in overtime 5-4. Garrett Meurs assisted on a goal scored late in the second period. He was plus one on the evening. The Whalers were 0-4 on the power play.
Rouyn-Noranda scores twice in the first and third periods, topples Shawinigan 4-1. The Cataractes are expected to be without their captain and former Avalanche draft pick, Michael Bournival, for up to a month. Defenseman Dillon Donnelly was minus two for the game. Each team scored once on the power play.
Saint John holds Val-d'Or to 15 shots, wins 4-1. Gabriel Beaupre was minus one for the contest and did not have a shot on net. Val-d'Or falls to 6-6-0-2.
Portland hammers Brandon 6-1. The Winterhawks have won their fifth game of the season. Troy Rutkowski did not factor in on the scoring and was even for the game. Portland was 2-5 on the power play.
Seattle wins their third straight, doubles up Saskatoon 4-2. Calvin Pickard stopped 43 shots and was named the second star of the game. He helped to shut down the Saskatoon power play, which was 0-6 on the night. Duncan Siemens was minus three and was involved in a fight early in the third period. The Blades fall to 7-2.
Boston College scores three times in the first, dumps New Hampshire 5-1. Despite the outcome, the Wildcats had a 40-25 shot advantage. Paul Carey had six shots on goal and found the back of the net for the first time this season. He also assisted on another Eagles tally. Carey was named the first star of the game as BC improves to 3-1.
Minnesota over comes a two goal deficit, beats Minnesota-Duluth 5-4. The Gophers sweep the two game set. The Bulldogs had a whopping 50-16 shot advantage. Nate Condon scored in both the first and second periods. He was minus one for the game. Kent Patterson put up another outstanding performance with 46 saves. Minnesota improves to 4-0 on the season.
Boston University holds off a third period rally by Denver, wins 4-3. Kieran Millan had 35 saves and improves to 2-1 on the season. The Pioneers were 0-6 on the power play, where as BU was 1-7.