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AHL

Lake Erie edges rival Grand Rapids in a shoot-out 4-3. A Geoff Walker (5) goal late in the first period, cut the Giffins lead in half. Bill Thomas (20) tied the game at two on a power play early in the second period. The clubs exchanged goals within a span of 3:03 in the third period. Michael Sgarbossa (18) had the goal for Lake Erie.

The Monsters won the shoot-out 2-1; in which Joey Hishon was credited with the game winner. Sami Aittokallio made 29 saves for the Monsters. Karl Stollery had two assists in the game.

Box Score

CHL

Denver skates past Rapid City in overtime 6-5. AJ Gale had the hot stick for the Cutthroats, scoring four times, including the game winner. Joel Chouinard contributed with a couple of assists. Kieran Millan stopped 37 shots in net for Denver.

OHL

Western Conference Quarterfinals -- Game 1

Plymouth dumps Sarnia 11-2. Vincent Trocheck had a hat trick and a pair of assists for the Whalers. Garrett Meurs notched a couple of tallies for Plymouth. He was called for a tripping minor late in the first period. For Mitch Heard, he was plus one on the evening. Both goals for the Sting came on the power play. Shots in the contest were 50-33 for Plymouth.

QMJHL

First-Round -- Game 1

Chicoutimi doubles up Quebec 6-3. Dillon Donnelly returned to the lineup after serving his four game suspension. Early in the first period, he spent two minutes in the penalty box for roughing. Donnelly had a shot in the game and was plus two on the night. Simon Tremblay and Guillaume Asselin each scored twice for Chicoutimi.

WHL

Eastern Conference Quarterfinals -- Game 2 -- 1-0 Medicine Hat

Medicine Hat blanks Saskatoon 3-0; takes a 2-0 lead in the series.  Miles Koules had a goal and an assist for the Tigers. For Saskatoon, their playoff losing streak has now reached 10 games. Duncan Siemens was even for the game.

Western Conference Quarterfinals -- Game 1

Kamloops trims Victoria 3-2. Steven Hodges had both goals for the Royals. Colin Smith assisted on a Kale Kessy first period goal. JC Lipon scored twice for the Blazers, including the game winner.

NCAA

ECAC Hockey Semifinal

Union shuts down Yale 5-0. Defenseman Gus Young was held without a shot in the game and was minus one. Five different skaters scored for Union. Matt Wilkins had a couple of helpers. 

WCHA Final Five Semifinal

Colorado College stuns Minnesota 2-0. Joe Howe stood tall in net for the Tigers, stopping all 35 Gophers shots. Two of those shots belonged to Nate Condon, who centered the third line for Minnesota. Rylan Schwartz had the game winner for Colorado College just 59 seconds into the second period.