Lake Erie falls to Peoria 2-0. Derek Nesbitt and Andrew Murray scored for the Rivermen in the first and second periods respectively. Calvin Pickard made 33 saves for the Monsters who have dropped back-to-back games. Andrew Agozzino led Lake Erie in shots with six. The loss puts Lake Erie six points out of the final playoff spot in the Western Conference, with seven games remaining on their schedule.
Western Conference Quarterfinals -- Game 5 -- 3-1 Kamloops
Victoria upends Kamloops 4-2; forces a game six. The Royals scored twice in the last 10 minutes of regulation to break a 2-2 tie. Colin Smith notched his first goal of the playoffs on a power play in the second period. Brett Cote was credited with the game winner for Victoria.
National Tournament West Regional Final
Yale skates past North Dakota 4-1; advances to Frozen Four. All four goals for the Bulldogs were in the last eight minutes of regulation. Jesse Root who was the overtime hero on Friday against Minnesota, had one of the tallies for Yale. Gus Young was penalized for boarding and interference penalties in the first period. He was credited with two shots in the game. North Dakota ends the season with a 22-13-7 record.