Grand Rapids eges Lake Erie 3-2. The Monsters were held to 26 shots, just four in the final period. Patrick Rissmiller played his first game of the season for the Monsters and finished plus one for the contest. Lake Erie received second period goals from Ryan Stoa (7) and Hugh Jessiman (11). Jessiman leads the team in goals scored.
Trevor Cann was the hard luck loser; stopping 29 shots in the game. Stoa earned third star of the game honors. Greg Mauldin led the club in shots with seven. The two teams will face each other again on Saturday.
Plymouth blanks Oshawa 5-0. The Whalers led in shots 39-30 and scored twice on six power play chances. Garrett Meurs assisted on goals scored in the first and third periods. He was plus two on the night. He was also named the third star of the game. Plymouth's winning streak now stands at five.
Shawinigan skates past Val-d'Or 3-1. The Foreurs had just 19 shots on net. Dillon Donnelly was plus two for the Cataractes. He found himself penalized for hooking and roughing in the third period. Gabriel Beaupre had the secondary assist on the lone goal scored by Val-d'Or. He was called for checking to the head in the first frame. Val-d'Or is winless in their last four games.
Moose Jaw doubles up Saskatoon 4-2. Each club scored once on the power play. Duncan Siemens finished with a minus one rating. The Blades have dropped back to back games and have won only three of their last 10.
Seattle falls to Tri-City 5-1. Calvin Pickard allowed all five Americans goals on 30 shots. Tri-City was 3-6 on the power play, whereas the Thunderbirds were 0-6. Tri-City extends their winning streak to seven games.