Moncton 3 - Gatineau 2
Zack MacEwen had both goals for the Olympiques in the loss. Nicolas Meloche finished plus two and had one shot in the game. He was also penalized for checking to the head in the third period.
Rouyn-Noranda 3 - Chicoutimi 1
The Huskies broke a 1-1 tie with two goals in the third period. JC Beaudin assisted on the game winning marker and was penalized for roughing in the third period.
Prince George 5 - Vancouver 2
The teams combined to score five goals in the opening period. The Cougars scored twice on the power play. Josh Anderson was even for the game.
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Ohio State 3 - Denver 2
The Buckeyes stun Denver in their home opener on the strength of two goals in the second period. Will Butcher fired five shots on goal for the Pioneers, but was on the ice for two Ohio State tallies.
Notre Dame 9 - Arizona State 2
The Irish scored three goals in each period. Cam Morrison, skating on the second line for Notre Dame, racked up two power play assists in the second period. He finished with six shots in the game.
North Dakota 6 - Canisius 0
The defending champions did most of their damage with four goals in the second period. Tyson Jost scored his first collegiate goal in that second period and also added an assist. He was named third star of the game.