For games scheduled on October 18, 2013.
Lake Erie earns a 3-2 shoot-out win over Hamilton. Brad Malone was an offensive gem for the Monsters; scoring a power play goal late in the first period and scoring a short-handed marker in the second frame. Two goals by Nick Tarnasky tied the game for the Bulldogs in the third period.
Goals by Mike Sgarbossa, Bryan Lerg, and Joey Hishon, who is playing in his first game of the season, won the shoot-out for the Monsters 3-0. Sami Aittokallio made 23 saves during regulation and overtime. Malone and Hishon, who had an assist during regulation, were named the first and second stars of the game.
Denver opens the regular season with a 4-1 win over Tulsa. Kieran Millan was sharp in goal for the Cutthroats with 36 saves. He was named the first star of the game. Former DU Pioneer Matt Glasser had short-handed marker in the third period for Denver.
Owen Sound doubles up Sarnia 4-2. The Attack scored three times in the final period. Chris Bigras was plus one for Owen Sound. Zach Nastasiuk had two goals for the Attack.
Vancouver upends Kamloops 5-1. The Giants exploded for three goals in the third period. Mason Geertsen was plus two on the evening. The Blazers were 0-3 on the power play.
Prince George trims Seattle 5-4 in a shoot-out. Shots in the game were 51-44 for the Cougars. Troy Bourke assisted on a power play goal in the second period. Bourke was credited with the goal that tied the game at four with 56 seconds remaining in regulation. Prince George won the shoot-out 2-1; in which Bourke had one of the goals. He was named the second star of the game.
New Hampshire and Michigan skate to a 1-1 tie. Luke Moffatt was held without a shot in the game. The Wolverines as a team only had 18 shots in the contest. Tyler Motte had the loan goal for Michigan.
Minnesota skates past Bemidji State 6-3. Nate Condon was penalized for interference in the opening period. He notched his first goal of the season in the final frame. Sam Warning had a goal and two assists for the Gophers. The Beavers scored twice on the power play.
Alaska (Fairbanks) stuns Denver in overtime 3-2. The Pioneers gave up a two goal lead. The first goal for the Nanooks came with less than 15 seconds remaining in the second period. Will Butcher was even and did not have a shot in the game. Garrick Perry was the overtime hero for Alaska.