Oklahoma City edges Lake Erie in a shoot-out 2-1. The Barons held a 33-27 shot advantage and won the shoot-out 3-1. Both goals in regulation were scored in the third period. Evan Brophey (16) had the Monsters tally. Cedrick Desjardins, who was named the third star of the game, stopped 31 shots in the contest. Each team was 0-4 on the power play.
Plymouth upends Kitchener 5-2. The Whalers scored three times in the second period. Garrett Meurs assisted on an empty net goal and was plus one for the game. He also found himself in the penalty box in the third frame for cross-checking. Plymouth extends their winning streak to eight games.
Belleville falls to Sudbury 3-1. The Bulls came up empty on five power play chances. Stephen Silas was even on the night. Michael Sgarbossa assisted on a second period power play goal and was penalized for hooking in the final frame. The Wolves have won five of their last 10 games.
Rimouski skates past Shawinigan 5-3. The Oceanic scored four times on the power play. Dillon Donnelly was plus one for the Cataractes. He was involved in a fight during the second period. Despite the loss, Shawinigan holds the second best record in the league at 43-15-3-4.
Val-d'Or trips up Gatineau in overtime 6-5. The Foreurs dominated in shots 51-31. Gabriel Beaupre was minus four on the night and fired two shots on net in the game. He was also credited with a hit in the contest. Val-d'Or is playing some of their best hockey of the year and now have won seven games in a row.
Saskatoon dumps Brandon 6-2. The Blades have clinched a playoff spot. Saskatoon scored four times in the third period. Duncan Siemens did not factor offensively for the Blades, but was plus one on the night. He also found himself in the penalty box for slashing in the third period. Saskatoon has won back-to-back games.
Portland trims Everett 4-3. The Winterhawks were 0-5 on the power play. Troy Rutkowski was credited with the game winning goal with 1:31 remaining in the game. It was his 12th goal of the season. Rutkowski was named the third star of the game. Portland has won seven of their last 10 contests.
Michigan nips Notre Dame 2-1 in double overtime. Shots in the game were 42-38 for the Wolverines. The winning score came at the 3:11 mark of the second overtime. Luke Moffatt had four shots in the game and was minus one for Michigan. He was penalized for charging in the third period.
Yale drops Harvard in overtime 2-1. The teams combined to go 0-5 on the power play. Gus Young registered one shot on goal and a plus one rating. The winning tally, scored by Kenny Agostino, was scored nearly four minutes into the overtime session.
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Boston College tops Massachusetts 2-1. The Eagles were held to 18 shots on goal. Paul Carey had two of those shots and assisted on the game winning goal scored near the end of the second period. Carey finished plus two on the night.
New Hampshire stuns Boston University 3-2 in overtime. Neither team was able to score on a combined seven power play chances. Kieran Millan surrendered the three Wildcats goals on 50 shots. Despite the loss, he earned second star of the game honors.
Minnesota beats Alaska-Anchorage 2-1. Kent Patterson stopped 16 shots to earn his 25th win of the season. The lone goal scored by the Seawolves came on the man advantage. Nate Condon fired two shots on goal for the Gophers and was even for the game.