Denver opens up their inagural season with a thrilling 4-3 overtime win over Missouri. Jamie MacQueen was the overtime hero for the Cutthroats. Kent Patterson stopped 29 shots in his first regular season pro start. Gabriel Beaupre was called for diving in the second period and tripping in the third. Ben Wilson had one shot on goal for the Cutthroats. The game was played in front of an announced crowd of 5,182.
Plymouth dumps Kingston 8-3. The Whalers struck twice on the power play. Garrett Meurs was credited for one of those power play goals in the first period and added another marker in the second frame. It was a tough evening for the Frontenacs who were out-shot 49-24. Meurs was named the second star of the game.
Brampton tops Windsor 4-1. The Spitfires came up empty handed on two power play chances. The Battalion started hot with three first period goals. Michael Clarke was minus two for the game. Brampton had a 39-20 shot advantage in the contest.
Owen Sound skates past Ottawa 4-1. Joseph Blandisi was penalized for interference in the opening period. He ended up even for the game. The lone tally for Ottawa came on the power play. Daniel Catenacci had two assists in the game for the Attack.
Kamloops holds off Lethbridge in overtime 5-4. Colin Smith assisted on Tim Bozon's opening period goal. He recorded his eighth goal of the season on a power play in the second period. Three of the goals scored by the Blazers came on the power play. The winning tally off the stick of Brendan Ranford was at the 3:20 mark of the overtime session.
Swift Current edges Saskatoon 2-1. Despite a 44-28 shot advantage, the Blades came up empty handed on all four of their power play chances. Duncan Siemens was minus one and found himself in the penalty box for a double minor infraction at the end of the second period.
Michigan Tech stuns Minnesota 5-3. After falling behind 1-0 in the opening period, Nate Condon assisted on Nate Schmidt's tying goal. He would also add a helper on a third period power play tally for the Gophers. He had five shots in the game. Blake Pietila had two goals for the Huskies.
Michigan doubles up Bentley 6-3. Despite a 1-0 deficit heading into the second period, the Wolverines had three goals in the second frame and in the third period. Luke Moffatt had an assist on one of the second period goals for Michigan. AJ Treais and Alex Guptill each scored twice for the Wolverines.