Wichita dumps Denver 9-5. The Thunder produced four goals in both the second and third periods. Three skaters for the Thunder had two goals each. For Denver, AJ Gale scored twice in the game. Kieran Millan was in net for all nine Wichita tallies. The Thunder scored five times on the power play. Joel Chouinard scored his fourth goal of the season.
Quebec holds off Victoriaville 5-3. In a penalty filled affair, Dillon Donnelly received instigator, fighting, and misconduct penalties in the third period. On the offensive front, Logan Shaw, had a goal and two assists for the Remparts. Each club had two power play goals in the contest. Quebec has won back-to-back games.
Saskatoon doubles up Medicine Hat 6-3. Boston Leier potted two of the three goals for the Tigers. Duncan Siemens assisted on a first period tally for the Blades. He was plus two for the game. In the third period he was penalized for checking to the head. The win ends a brief two game skid for the Blades.
Kelowna trims Kamloops 3-2. Both goals for the Blazers came in the first period. Colin Smith was held without a point and was minus one for the contest. He took a roughing penalty just 28 seconds into the game. Cole Linaker had the game winning tally for the Rockets near the midway point of the third period. Kelowna has won seven out of 10.
Prince George nips Seattle in a shoot-out 2-1. Troy Bourke had the lone regulation goal for the Cougars. He has 14 goals on the season. Bourke was penalized for slashing in the second period. He sat for a delay of game infraction in the overtime session. Bourke did not capitalize on his shoot-out opportunity, but the Cougars ended up winning the shoot-out 2-1.
Michigan trips up Northern Michigan 3-2 in the opening game of the best-of-three series. Kevin Lynch scored twice for the Wolverines. Luke Moffatt registered a single shot in the game and was on the ice for both Wildcats tallies. All three goals for Michigan were of the special teams variety.
Minnesota tops Bemidji State 4-3. Nate Condon assisted on a first period goal for the Gophers. Nick Bjugstad was the offensive star for Minnesota with two tallies. The Gophers were successful on two of four power play opportunities.