Lake Erie holds off San Antonio 3-2. The Monsters have now earned points in seven straight games. Patrick Rissmiller opened the game's scoring in the first period with his 10th goal of the season. Greg Mauldin (13) scored a short-handed goal early in the second frame to give the club a 2-0 lead.
The teams would exchange power play goals in the second period. Brad Malone (9) would give the Monsters a 3-1 lead by the end of the period. The Ramapage scored late in the third frame, but were unable to come up with the tying score despite out shooting the Monsters 12-8 in the period.
Mauldin and Malone were named the first and second stars of the game. Cedrick Desardins stopped 23 shots and now has 12 wins on the season. After Sunday's games, the Monsters currently have possession of eighth place in the Western Conference.
Plymouth scores three times in the second period, edges Owen Sound 4-3. All four goals for the Whalers came on the power play. Garrett Meurs did not factor in on the scoring and was minus one for the game. The Whalers extend their winning streak to nine games.
Saint John falls to Shawinigan 6-2. The Cataractes had a 49-30 shot advantage. Dillon Donnelly was plus three for Shawinigan and was credited with a shot in the game. He also assisted on a first period goal and was penalized for roughing in the final frame. Shawinigan has won seven of their last 10.
Rouyn-Noranda trips up Val-d'Or 3-2. The clubs combined to go 0-9 on the power play. Gabriel Beaupre found himself in the penalty box for high sticking in the third period. He finished with one shot in the game. The Foreurs winning streak ends at seven games.
Seattle trims Everett in overtime 3-2. The Thunderbirds had 49 shots in the game, including 20 shots in the third period. Calvin Pickard made 30 saves in the game and earned his 23rd win of the season. Seattle trails eighth place Victoria by three points in the Western Conference.
Harvard ends Yale's season; hammers the Bulldogs 8-2. Three power play goals were scored in the game, two by the Crimson. Gus Young did not register a shot on goal and was minus four for the game. He had a 10-minute misconduct penalty in the second period and was called for slashing in the third. After an injury riddled freshman season, Young contributed three goals and nine assists this season for the Bulldogs in 35 games.
Hockey East Tournament
Boston University upends New Hampshire in double overtime 5-4. Alex Chiasson had the winning tally at the 6:42 mark of the second overtime period. Kieran Millan saved the Terriers time after time throughout the contest as he came up with 68 stops in the game. He earned first star of the game honors. BU will face Maine in the semifinals.