Lake Erie trips up Toronto 3-2. The Monsters have won the first two games of their five game road trip. After falling behind 2-0, Lake Erie received goals from newcomer Shawn Belle (4) and Greg Mauldin (11) in the second period to tie the game. Julian Talbot (9) recorded the game winner past the midway point of the third frame.
Jason Bacashihua stopped 29 shots to earn his 16th win of the season. Belle was named the first star of the game. Patrick Bordeleau earned third star of the game honors. The Monsters penalty kill prevented the Marlies from scoring on six opportunities. Lake Erie will next take the ice on Friday in Grand Rapids.
Belleville falls to Barrie 5-2. Stephen Silas assisted on a second period power play goal scored by the Bulls. He was even for the game. Belleville has lost six of their last 10 games.
Owen Sound skates past London 5-2. The Knights had a 31-26 shot advantage. Joey Hishon assisted on power play goals scored in the first and second periods. He recorded his 36th goal of the seasson past the midway point of the final frame. Hishon was named the second star of the game. Now with 83 points on the season, Hishon has surpassed his 81 points from the 2008-09 season.
Saskatoon blanks Edmonton 4-0. Stefan Elliott opened the scoring for the Blades, in the second period, with his 31st tally of the season. He would go on to assist on a third period goal for Saskatoon. Elliott was plus two for the contest and was named the first star of the game. He set a franchise record with 240 career points for a defenseman.
Portland edges Everett 2-1. The Winterhawks were out shot 37-32. Troy Rutkowski assised on a first period power play goal scored by Portland. He finished plus one for the game. The Winterhawks have won eight of their last 10 games.
Kelowna trims Kamloops in a shoot-out 2-1. Neither team was able to convert on four power play opportunities. Tyson Barrie was penalized for cross-checking in the third period. He scored the winning goal in the shoot-out. The Rockets have won four games in a row.
Prince George scores four times in the third period to top Seattle 5-1. The Thunderbirds were 0-4 on the power play. Calvin Pickard allowed four goals on 34 shots. The Thunderbirds are 6-4 in their last 10 games.
CCHA Tournament -- Quarterfinals Game 2 -- 1-0 Michigan
Michigan dumps Bowling Green 4-1; sweeps series. Luke Moffatt skated on the fourth line for the Wolverines and had a quiet night. He fired a shot on net and was plus one for the game. Bowling Green was 0-5 on the power play.
ECAC Tournament -- Quarterfinals Game 2 -- 1-0 St. Lawrence
Yale forces a deciding game three with a 5-2 win over St. Lawrence. Defeneman Gus Young returned to the lineup and was plus two for the game. Each club scored once with the man advantage.
Hockey East Tournament -- Quarterfinals Game 2 -- 1-0 Boston College
Boston College doubles up Massachusetts 4-2. The Eagles advance to the next round with the series sweep. Paul Carey registered two shots on goal, but was minus one for the game. He was penalized for cross-checking early in the first period.
WCHA Tournament -- First Round Game 2 -- 1-0 Alaska-Anchorage
Alaska-Anchorage shuts down Minnesota 2-0; sweeps series. Minnesota's season comes to a surprising end on home ice. Nate Condon dropped to the third line for Minnesota. He was minus two for the Gophers and fired a single shot on net. Kent Patterson made 23 saves and finished the season with a record of 14-9-6.
First Round Game 2 -- 1-0 North Dakota
North Dakota advances to the WCHA Final Five with a 3-1 win over Michigan Tech. The Fighting Sioux had a 38-19 shot advantage. Brad Malone had three shots on net and was even for the game. Due to their regular season finish, and defeat of the Huskies, North Dakota will have a bye into the semi-finals.