World Junior Championship
Russia 4 - Denmark 3 - F/OT
The Russians certainly received a big scare from the Danes; crawling back from two one goal deficits before scoring in the extra session. Sergei Boikov had one shot in the game, finishing even.
Finland 6 - Canada 5
Things were going well for the Canadians until the Finns got on the board with 11 seconds remaining in the opening period. The teams would continue to exchange goals until Finland went up for good on a 5-on-3 goal by Patrik Laine in the third. Mikko Rantanen served a minor penalty and had three shots in the game.
Fort Wayne 2 - Toledo 1
The Komets rallied in the second period with two goals. Garrett Meurs notched his eighth of the year for Fort Wayne. He was named the first star of the game.
Barrie 12 - North Bay 2
Barrie broke things wide open with six goals in the first period. The Battalion did manage 31 shots. Kyle Wood was minus six. Kevin Labanc recorded a hat trick for the Colts.
Red Deer 10 - Brandon 0
It was a short night for Wheat Kings netminder Jordan Papirny, who allowed five goals on 16 shots. He was pulled with 5:55 remaining in the first. Conner Bleackley (11) recorded a power play goal late in the opening period. He added an assist later in the game. Jake DeBrusk netted a hat trick for the Rebels.
St. Cloud State 7 - Arizona State 0
The Huskies held a 51-29 shot advantage. Patrick Russell scored twice for SCSU. Ben Storm had one shot in the game. The Huskies improve to 16-4-0.
Denver 2 - Notre Dame 2 - F/OT
Cal Petersen turned in another sterling performance for the Fighting Irish; stopping 43 shots. Will Butcher assisted on Dylan Gambrell's second period goal for Denver. The Pioneers won the shoot-out 1-0.