Portland holds off Vancouver 5-4. Troy Rutkowski assisted on an early second period goal for the Winterhawks. He was plus one on the night. Each team scored once on the power play. Portland has won seven of their last 10 games.
Spokane scores four times in the third period, throttles Seattle 7-3. Calvin Pickard allowed all seven Chiefs goals on 35 shots. Seattle was 0-6 on the power play, where as Spokane finished 2-4. The Thunderbirds have now dropped their sixth game in a row.
Boston University skates past Harvard 3-1, in the opening game of the Beanpot. Kieran Millan stopped 29 shots for the Terriers. The lone goal scored by the Crimson came on the power play in the later stages of the second period. BU finished 1-5 with the man advantage.
Boston college hammers Northeastern 7-1. BC will face rival BU in the Beanpot final a week from tonight. Paul Carey opened the scoring with his eighth goal of the season in the first period. He would also close out the scoring with a power play goal late in the final frame. BC finished with two goals on four power play opportunities. Carey ended up with three shots in the game.