Lake Erie suffers their second straight loss to Texas 4-2. The club is quickly losing ground, having only won just one of their last 10 games. Calvin Pickard was relieved by Kent Patterson in the third period after he gave up all four Stars goals on 34 shots. Patterson made seven saves in his 13:19 of ice time.
After falling behind 3-0, Karl Stollery (5) got the Monsters on the board with a power play goal in the second period. Michael Sgarbossa, recently reassigned to the team, had the other Lake Erie tally, his 17th of the season, also on the power play. Paul Carey assisted on both Monsters goals and was named the third star of the game.
Denver skates past Quad City 5-2. The Mallards had 16 shots in the third period. Mikael Bedard scored twice for the Cutthroats and was named the first star of the game. Kieran Millan had a strong game for Denver, stopping 35 shots. The Cutthroats improve to 17-9-3 on home ice.
Belleville upends Peterborough 5-2. The Bulls striked three times on the power play. Michael Clarke was even for the game. Daniil Zharkov and Tyler Graovac each scored twice for the Bulls. Belleville extends their winning streak to eight games.
Plymouth shuts down Sarnia 4-0. Four different players scored for the Whalers. Garrett Meurs assisted on an early third period goal for Mitchell Heard. Heard has seven goals on the season. Meurs was called for tripping in the opening frame. The Whalers have won nine of their last 10 games.
Quebec doubles up Val-d'Or 6-3. Shots in the game were 50-41 for the Foreurs. The Remparts scored four times in the final period. Dillon Donnelly was minus one on the evening, but stayed out of the penalty box. Nick Sorensen scored twice for the Remparts. Quebec has won six of 10.
Saskatoon hammers Moose Jaw 7-1; extends league's longest winning streak to 15 games. The Blades received goals from seven different players. Duncan Siemens was plus one for Saskatoon. He was called for boarding and hooking penalties in the second and third periods respectively. The Blades had three power play goals in the contest.
Portland dumps Prince George 6-1. Ty Rattie and Brandon Leipsic each scored twice for the Winterhawks. Troy Bourke was penalized for roughing in the opening period. He finished the contest with a minus one rating. The Cougars have lost three straight games.
Spokane blanks Kamloops 2-0. The Chiefs scored both of their goals in the second period. Colin Smith was on the ice for both Spokane goals. He was penalized for slashing in the second frame. The loss is just the second for the Blazers in their last 10 games.
Michigan skates past Ohio State 6-3; sweeps weekend series. Phil Di Giuseppe scored twice for the Wolverines. Luke Moffatt had one shot in the game for Michigan. Despite the sweep, the Wolverines are six games under 0.500 for the season.
Yale edges Princeton 4-3. Tommy Fallen had a goal and two assists for the Bulldogs. Gus Young finished with two shots on goal for Yale, and a minus one rating. The Bulldogs are 7-2 against Ivy League opponents this season.
Minnesota and Minnesota-Duluth skate to a 2-2 tie. Each club had one power play goal in the game. Nate Condon had two shots in the game for the Gophers. Minnesota is second in the conference with a 13-6-5 record. They trail first place St. Cloud State by two points.