San Antonio 6 - Bakersfield 1
Mikko Rantanen's return to the lineup certainly helped things. Yet, it was Reid Petryk with the hot stick for the Rampage with two goals. Rantanen assisted on Dennis Everberg's (11) second period goal which opened the scoring in the game.
Alex Belzile (2), Garrett Thompson (1), and Michael Schumacher (7) also scored for San Antonio. The lone goal for the Condors was scored by former Denver Pioneer Joey LaLeggia. Roman Will made 29 saves in the win.
Fort Wayne 5 - Cincinnati 1
Fort Wayne struck three times in the second period. Brett Perlini had two goals for the Komets. Garrett Meurs and Gabriel Beaupre each had an assist in the win.
North Bay 4 - Hamilton 3 - F/OT
Two goals for Brett McKenzie in the second period for the Battalion. Kyle Wood had five shots in the game. Cam Dineen scored the overtime winner for North Bay.
Erie 5 - Kitchener 3
Nick Magyar had one shot in the game and was penalized for checking from behind in the opening period. Erie received two goals from Jordan Sambrook in the third period.
Blainville-Boisbriand 4 - Gatineau 3
Gatineau received a goal and two assists from Vitalii Abramov. Nicolas Meloche was even on the night. Four different skaters scored for the Armada in the win.
Drummondville 3 - Quebec 2
Still acting as captain, Sergei Boikov was credited with four hits and assisted on a second period power play goal for the Voltigeurs. The Remparts scored two power play goals in the game.
Rouyn-Noranda 4 - Victoriaville 1
AJ Greer had four shots in the game and even took a couple of face-offs. JC Beaudin had a busier night in the face-off dot; winning 13 of 22 opportunities. Julien Nantel (18) sealed the win for the Huskies with an empty net tally.
Val-d'Or 4 - Halifax 3
Alexis Pepin spent time in the penalty box with holding and slashing minors. Anthony Beauregard had two assists for the Foreurs in the win.
Swift Current 5 - Red Deer 4 - F/SO
The Broncos received two goals from Calvin Spencer. Conner Bleackley recorded goal number 13 in the second period. He assisted on the goal that forced overtime for the Rebels. Swift Current won the shoot-out 2-1 in five rounds.
St. Cloud State 8 - Western Michigan 2
Despite the goal total, St. Cloud State had five fewer shots in the game 31-36). Patrick Newell had two goals and an assist, whereas Joey Benik contributed with a goal and four helpers for the Huskies. Ben Storm had two shots in the game.
Denver 3 - Minnesota Duluth 2
The Pioneers received a strong performance in goal from starting netminder Evan Cowley. Cowley came up huge with 39 saves after he came in to replace starter Tanner Jaillet; who gave up two goals on seven shots in a little over six minutes of game time. Will Butcher had two shots in the game for Denver and finished even. Boston Bruins draft pick Danton Heinen scored twice for the Pioneers.