Lake Erie scores twice in the first period, holds off Rochester 3-1. The Monsters win the back half of the home and home with the Rochester Americans. Stefan Elliott was the offensive star for Lake Erie, scoring his fourth and fifth goals of the season in the first period. He was named the first star of the game.
Evan Brophey (14) capped off the scoring for Lake Erie on the power play in second period. He was the game's third star. Gerald Coleman rebounded from Friday's performance and made 29 saves. Rochester was 0-7 on the power play. Coleman was named the second star of the game.
The Monsters will next face Toronto on Monday afternoon.
Belleville uses four second period goals to topple Mississauga 8-3. The Bulls scored three times with the man advantage. Stephen Silas broke out offensively with a power play goal in the first period and an even strength goal in the second frame. He also assisted on a third period power play tally. Silas found himself in the penalty box for holding in the second period, but he earned second star of the game honors. Belleville is 5-5 in their last 10 games.
Guelph dumps Plymouth 9-1. The Whalers have lost back-to-back games. The Storm dominated in shots 57-31. Garrett Meurs was minus one for the Whalers. Three of the nine goals for Guelph came on the power play. Plymouth is currently second in the Western Conference with a record of 37-17-2-1.
Portland hammers Seattle 11-2. Troy Rutkowski did not factor in on the scoring for the Winterhawks, but was plus four for the game. He was called for a delay of game penalty late in the second period. Calvin Pickard was given a rare night off for Seattle. Portland extends their winning streak to six games.
Michigan trips up Northern Michigan in overtime 3-2; sweeps two game set. Luke Moffatt skated on the fourth line for the Wolverines and did not register a shot on goal. The winning tally for Michigan came at the 1:20 mark of the overtime session. Michigan has reached 20 wins on the season.
Harvard falls to Yale 7-1. The win puts the Bulldogs within a game of 0.500. Gus Young assisted on a Yale goal scored early in the second period. He finished the game with two shots on goal and a plus two rating.
UMass-Lowell doubles up Boston University 4-2. Each club scored once on the power play. Kieran Millan stopped 25 shots in the loss before giving way to fellow senior Grant Rollheiser at the midway point of the third period. The loss drops the Terriers to 18-11-1.
Boston College edges Merrimack 2-1. Paul Carey had three shots in the game for the Eagles. His goal at the 14:29 mark of the third period turned out to be the game winner. It was his 11th goal of the season. Carey was named the first star of the game.
Minnesota skates past Bemidji State 4-1. Minnesota sweeps the weekend series. The lone tally scored by the Beavers came on the power play. Nate Condon did not have a shot in the game and was credited with an assist on the empty net goal scored by Minnesota. Kent Patterson made 21 saves to earn his 21st game of the season.