Lake Erie blows lead to Texas; falls 4-3 in a shoot-out. The teams combined to go 0-5 on the power play. After falling behind 1-0, Mike Connolly (5) and Paul Carey (14) gave the Monsters a 2-1 lead to end the first period.
In the second frame, Connolly got on the board again with a short-handed tally. Past the midway point of the third, the Stars made it a one score game when Francis Wathier notched his second goal of the season. Texas would eventually tie the game with 1:06 left in regulation.
The clubs combined for seven shots on net in the overtime session. In the shoot-out, Carey had the lone goal for the Monsters, whereas Jamie Oleksiak (who had the game tying goal in regulation) and Tom Wandell scored for Texas. Calvin Pickard stopped 39 shots in the loss.
Quad City edges Denver in a shoot-out 4-3. After a scoreless first period, the Cutthroats took a 2-0 lead with goals by Jeff Neitenbach and Gabe Gauthier. After Quad City scored twice to tie the game, Troy Schwab gave Denver a 3-2 lead. The lead lasted less than three minutes.
The Mallards got the edge against the Cutthroats in an 11 round shoot-out 2-1. Kieran Millan had a solid performance in net for Denver making 22 saves in regulation and overtime. He was named the third star of the game.
Plymouth throws 51 shots on net, dumps Windsor 9-1. Cody Payne and Rickard Rakell each had a hat trick in the game for the Whalers. Mitchell Heard and Garrett Meurs each had an assist on a late first period goal for Plymouth. The Whalers extend their winning streak to seven games.
Oshawa skates past Ottawa 4-1. The 67's were held to just 18 shots on goal. Joseph Blandisi was called for a hooking minor in the second period for Ottawa. He ended the evening with a minus one rating. His club is now on a six game losing streak.
Rouyn-Noranda doubles up Quebec 4-2. The Huskies scored three times in the second period after falling behind 2-0 in the opening frame. Dillon Donnelly was penalized for tripping early in the second period. Quebec was 0-3 on the power play.
Saskatoon upends Brandon 7-4; extends winning streak to 14 games. Matej Stransky recorded a hat trick in the game for the Blades. Duncan Siemens spent two minutes in the penalty box in the first period for roughing. He ended the night with a plus two rating.
Portland thumps Prince George 6-2. Ty Rattie notched two goals in the game for the Winterhawks. Troy Bourke had one of the two goals for the Cougars. He recorded his 11th tally of the season past the midway point of the third period.
Kamloops blanks Vancouver 6-0. Six different players scored for the Blazers in the contest. One of those goals belonged to Colin Smith, who tallied for Kamloops on the power play in the second period. Smith also had an assist earlier in the frame. He was named the second star of the contest.
Michigan tops Ohio State 5-3. The Wolverines struck twice on the power play. Luke Moffatt recorded his fifth goal of the season for Michigan in the third period. He finished with three shots in the game. The Wolverines improved to 8-15-2 within the conference.
Yale falls to Quinnipiac 4-1. The teams combined to go 0-11 on the power play. Gus Young had an even rating for the contest and fired four shots on goal. Connor James had a goal and two assists for the Bobcats. Yale's overall record dropped to 13-10-3.
Minnesota gets the best of Minnesota-Duluth with a 5-3 win over their in-state rival. All three goals for the Bulldogs came in the second period, two on the power play. Nate Condon opened the game's scoring with his 11th tally of the season. He added an assist in the second period and collected three shots in the contest. The Gophers improve their conference record to 13-6-4.