Abbotsford skates past Lake Erie 5-3. The Heat scored three times in the final period to seize control of the game. Sami Aittokallio struggled, allowing all five Abbotsford goals on 23 shots. Roman Horack was credited with two of those tallies for the Heat. He was named the first star of the game. The teams combined to go 0-10 on the power play.
The Monsters did open the game with a 2-0 lead on goals by Paul Carey (2) and Luke Walker (2) in the first period. The Heat scored three staight goals before Michael Sgarbossa (2) notted up the game at three in the third frame. Yet, Abbotsford would take the lead for good less than a minute after the Monsters goal. David van der Gulik had two assists and was named the third star of the game.
Rapid City edges Denver 3-2. The Cutthroats were unable to convert on any of their eight power play chances in the game. Kieran Millan stopped 25 shots in the loss. Gabriel Beaupre recorded his first professional point with an assist on Luke Fulghum's third period goal. He finished with four shots in the game.
Windsor upends Guelph 6-4. Each team had 35 shots in the game. Michael Clarke assisted on an opening period tally for the Spitfires. He also scored his sixth goal of the season in the second period on the power play. Guelph scored three times with the man advantage.
Kitchener trims Owen Sound 3-2 in a shoot-out. The Attack were not awarded with a power play opportunity in the game; whereas the Rangers were 0-3. Joseph Blandisi was credited with a first period assist, but did not score in the shoot-out. The Rangers were the victors in the shoot-out 1-0. Blandisi served roughing and goaltender interference minors in the second and third periods respectively.
Plymouth holds off London 3-2. The Knights had a 14-3 shot advantage in the final period. Garrett Meurs recorded his sixth goal of the season in the second frame; which turned out to be the game winner. The clubs combined to go 0-5 on the power play. Meurs was named the third star of the game.
Kamloops dumps Brandon 8-1. The Blazers scored five times in the first period. Colin Smith opened the game's scoring with his 10th goal of the season. His night did not end there; he assisted on two goals in the first period and added another helper in the second frame. Overall, the Blazers were 3-6 on the power play. Smith was named the first star of the game.
Michigan doubles up Miami 4-2. Each club scored once on the power play. Luke Moffatt did not have a shot in the game, but did assist on a second period goal for the Wolverines. He was penalized for holding in the same frame. Michigan improves to 3-1-0 with the victory.
Yale and Dartmouth skate to a 2-2 tie; Big Green wins the shoot-out 2-0. Gus Young had one shot on goal for Yale and was plus one for the contest. His club held a 37-20 shot advantage. Antoine Laganiere scored twice for the Bulldogs.
The US U-18 Team earns a 2-2 tie with Minnnesota. Nate Condon assisted on a late second period goal, scored by Nick Bjugstad, for the Gophers that tied the game at two. Tom Serratore had the other goal for Minnesota.