Lake Erie blanks Abbotsford in their home regular season finale 3-0. The Monsters are locked into second place of the North Division. Matt Ford scored his 24th goal of the season in the first period and his 25th marker in the second frame. David Van der Gulik capped off the game's scoring with his 15th of the season on the power play late in the second period.
Jason Bacashihua stopped all 26 shots he faced to earn his fourth shut out of the season. He was named the second star of the game. Ford and Van der Gulik nabbed first and third star of the game honors. The Lake Erie Monsters will end the regular season on Sunday in Rochester. They will host the Manitoba Moose in the first round of the Calder Cup playoffs.
Berry Conference Opening Round -- Best of 5 -- series tied at two
Tulsa upends Mississippi 5-2; advances to the second round. Trevor Cann stopped 32 shots and was named the third star of the game. Tulsa will face Bossier-Shreveport in the Berry Conference semifinals.
Western Conference Semifinals -- Best of 7 -- 1-0 Owen Sound
Owen Sound comes back to beat Plymouth 3-2. The Attack had to over come a two goal deficit in order to take the second game of the series. Shots in the contest were 31 a piece. Joey Hishon had the secondary assist on the game winning goal scored early in the third period. Game three is set for Monday.
Eastern Conference Semifinals -- Best of 7 -- 1-0 Kootenay
Kootenay stuns Saskatoon 3-2 in overtime; takes a surprising 2-0 lead in the series. The Blades fired 52 shots on the Ice net, but were 0-6 on the power play. Stefan Elliott did have the primary assist on Brayden Schenn's goal that tied the game with 1:05 left in regulation. Saskatoon will try to get back into the series when they visit Kootenay on Tuesday.
Frozen Four Championship Game (St. Paul, MN)
Minnesota-Duluth trips up Michigan in overtime 3-2. The Bulldogs have won their first Men's Division I Ice Hockey championship. Minnesota-Duluth had a 38-24 shot advantage. Luke Moffatt skated on the fourth line for Michigan and was held without a shot on goal. The freshman forward finished with 13 points in 35 games.