San Antonio 3 - Lake Erie 2 - F/OT
San Antonio managed to gain some traction in the second of two games against the Monsters. Lake Erie had the game in hand after scoring an empty net goal with 81 seconds remaining and with the Rampage on a power play.
Yet, at the 19:00 mark, Mikko Rantanen (18) cashed in on the power play and Maxim Noreau (10) tied it up with 23 seconds left in regulation. Reto Berra, on a conditioning stint with the Rampage, stopped 39 shots.
San Antonio won the shoot-out 2-1 in seven rounds. Colin Smith and Noreau had the goals. Noreau and Berra were first and second stars of the game respectively. Smith, a seventh round pick of the Avalanche back in 2012, was traded on Sunday afternoon to the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Toledo 4 - Fort Wayne 3
The Walleye received two goals from Shane Berschbach. His second goal, the game winner, was scored late in the third period on the power play. Troy Bourke scored his fifth goal of the season in the second period for the Komets. Spencer Martin made 27 saves.
Rouyn-Noranda 3 - Gatineau 1
Another goal for AJ Greer (6), who is finding his comfort level with the Huskies. JC Beaudin was minus one and was under 50 percent in the face-off dot.
Val-d'Or 6 - Saint Jean 2
Anthony Richard had a goal and three helpers for the Foreurs in the win. Alexis Pepin had one shot on goal and was credited with one hit in the game.
Swift Current 4 - Kootenay 2
The Broncos struck three times in the final period. Gustav Olhaver was even for the game. Dom Schmiemann had a goal and an assist for Swift Current.
St. Cloud State 6 - Omaha 3
Blake Winiecki potted two goals for the Huskies. Ben Storm fired one shot on goal for SCSU. The team improved its overall record to 25-6-1.
Battle on Blake (Coors Field - Denver, CO)
Denver 4 - Colorado College 1
Over 35,000 hockey fans piled into Coors Field to witness the first collegiate outdoor game. The Pioneers didn't disappoint their fans, completing the four game sweep over their in-state rival. Will Butcher assisted on two power play goals for Denver early in the third period.