North American Juniors

Juniors Game Night: 3-7-15

Western Hockey League

Saskatoon Blades 1 @ Moose Jaw Warriors 7

C Brayden Point, MJ: 1-3-4, +1, 0 PIM, *Second Star*
Season totals: 54 GP, 32-44-76, +13, 44 PIM
2013-14 totals: 72 GP, 36-55-91, -27, 53 PIM

Moose Jaw won its second game of the weekend, beating the Blades 7-1. Point had four points on the evening to give him 24 points in his last 15 games. Swift Current lost, so Moose Jaw pulled within two points of the last guaranteed playoff spot in the East Division. Swift Current has a game in hand, however.

Calgary Hitmen 2 @ Edmonton Oil Kings 3

D Ben Thomas, CAL: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 54 GP, 6-24-30, +14, 22 PIM
2013-14 totals: 72 GP, 7-24-31, +11, 39 PIM

Calgary fell late to Edmonton, 3-2, after giving up a 2-1 lead in the third period. The Hitmen have two more games left on their 3-week road trip caused by a curling tournament in the Saddledome.

Note: Dominik Masin (OHL Peterborough) is out for the season after undergoing surgery for facial fractures.

Juniors Game Night: 3-6-15

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Gatineau Olympiques 4 @ Sherbrooke Phoenix 3 (OT)

C Cameron Darcy, SHR: 0-1-1, E, 2 PIM, 4 SOG, 5/15 FO, 4 Hits
With Sherbrooke: 32 GP, 18-23-41, -9, 32 PIM
With Cape Breton: 19 GP, 1-13-14, -6, 14 PIM
Season totals: 51 GP, 19-36-55, -14, 48 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 65 GP, 35-47-82, +3, 51 PIM

Sherbrooke finally scored after being shut out in consecutive games, but gave up a 1-goal lead in the third period and lost in overtime.

Quebec Remparts 2 @ Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 5

W Adam Erne, QUE: 0-0-0, -2, 4 PIM, 4 SOG, 6/12 FO, 4 Hits
Season totals: 55 GP, 38-41-79, +21, 95 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 48 GP, 21-41-62, -3, 65 PIM

Erne scored in five straight games, then has gone without a goal in three of his last four.

Ontario Hockey League

Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 5 @ Sarnia Sting 4

D Anthony DeAngelo, SOO: 0-3-3, +1, 6 PIM *First Star*
With SSM: 22 GP, 12-34-46, +25, 47 PIM
With Sarnia: 29 GP, 10-28-38, +1, 64 PIM
Season totals: 51 GP, 22-62-84, +26, 111 PIM
2013-14 totals: 51 GP, 15-56-71, -34, 90 PIM

DeAngelo extended his point streak to 21 games with three assists Friday. In his last four games, he has three first stars and a second star. He has at least three points in three consecutive games and four of his past five. He has 19 points in his last six games.

Windsor Spitfires 4 @ Kitchener Rangers 5 (SO)

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM
Season totals: 56 GP, 19-21-40, -9, 91 PIM
2013-14 totals: 50 GP, 17-11-28, +8, 101 PIM

DiGiacinto assisted on a Windsor power play goal that tied the game in the third period and sent the game to overtime. He did not participate in the shootout.

Western Hockey League

Swift Current Broncos 2 @ Moose Jaw Warriors 3

C Brayden Point, MJ: 1-1-2, -1, 2 PIM
Season totals: 53 GP, 31-41-72, +12, 44 PIM
2013-14 totals: 72 GP, 36-55-91, -27, 53 PIM

Moose Jaw scored a big win at home, pulling within four points of the Broncos for third in the division. The Warriors are unlikely to earn a wild card spot as the eighth seed in the conference, but could leapfrog Swift Current into third in the division, which is an automatic berth.

Note: Dominik Masin (OHL Peterborough) is out for the season after undergoing surgery for facial fractures.

NCAA Game Night: 3-6-15

Brown Bears 2 @ No. 19 Harvard Crimson 6
ECAC First Round
Harvard leads best-of-3 series, 1-0

F Brian Hart, HAR: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 29 GP, 6-8-14, +1, 19 PIM
2013-2014 totals: 30 GP, 7-8-15, -8, 20 PIM

Harvard took Game 1 of their series opener against Brown, 6-2. The Crimson built a 4-0 lead and coasted. Hart now has points in three consecutive games. Game 2 of the series is Saturday at Harvard.

No. 1 North Dakota 2 @ Miami Redhawks 1

F Brendan O’Donnell, UND: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG*
Season totals: 30 GP, 10-6-16, +11, 29 PIM
2013-2014 totals: 34 GP, 7-11-18, +7, 10 PIM

North Dakota won the Penrose Cup as regular season conference champs and will be the No. 1 seed in the upcoming NCHC tournament. (UND photo)

No. 15 Minnesota Golden Gophers 4 @ Ohio State Buckeyes 2

G Adam Wilcox, MIN: Win, 22 saves on 24 shots
Season totals: 32 GP, 18-10-3, 2.53 GAA, .907 sv%, 4 SO
2013-2014 totals: 38 GP, 26-6-6, 1.97 GAA, .932 sv%, 4 SO

Minnesota carried a 4-2 lead into the third period and Wilcox made 10 saves in the final stanza to seal the win.

*USCHO poll used

Juniors Game Night: 3-4-15

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Quebec Remparts 9 @ Victoriaville Tigres 3

W Adam Erne, QUE: 0-2-2, +2, 4 PIM, 2 SOG, 7/13 FO, 0 Hits
Season totals: 54 GP, 38-41-79, +23, 91 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 48 GP, 21-41-62, -3, 65 PIM

Quebec put a beating on Victoriaville, scoring nine times. New Arizona Coyote prospect Anthony Duclair was one of three Remparts scoring twice.

Ontario Hockey League

Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 6 @ Windsor Spitfires 4

D Anthony DeAngelo, SOO: 2-2-4, +1, 0 PIM *Second Star*
With SSM: 21 GP, 12-31-43, +25, 41 PIM
With Sarnia: 29 GP, 10-28-38, +1, 64 PIM
Season totals: 50 GP, 22-59-81, +26, 105 PIM
2013-14 totals: 51 GP, 15-56-71, -34, 90 PIM

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 1-0-1, -1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 55 GP, 19-20-39, -9, 91 PIM
2013-14 totals: 50 GP, 17-11-28, +8, 101 PIM

DeAngelo followed up consecutive first star games with a second star effort Thursday in a 6-4 win over Cristiano DiGiacinto and Windsor. DiGiacinto scored the game’s opening goal and had several opportunities throughout the game while a desperate Windsor team tried to get at least a point. The Spits entered the game in a 3-way tie for eighth in the West. As for DeAngelo, he now has a 20-game point streak and is averaging more than two points per game since joining the Soo. He has 16 points in his last five games. Not everything was positive, however, as DeAngelo tried to get his first career hat trick into an open net twice while protecting a one-goal lead. The second attempt was from his own end line and caused an icing. Soo coach Sheldon Keefe took DeAngelo off the ice and sat him on the bench. The Greyhounds scored into an empty net seconds later.

Juniors Game Night: 3-4-15

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Sherbrooke Phoenix 0 @ Rimouski Oceanic 6

C Cameron Darcy, SHR: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, 11/21 FO, 0 Hits
With Sherbrooke: 31 GP, 18-22-40, -9, 30 PIM
With Cape Breton: 19 GP, 1-13-14, -6, 14 PIM
Season totals: 50 GP, 19-35-54, -14, 46 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 65 GP, 35-47-82, +3, 51 PIM

Sherbrooke was shut out for the second straight game, falling 6-0 at the former home of Lecavalier, Richards, and Crosby.

Western Hockey League

Medicine Hat Tigers 0 @ Moose Jaw Warriors 3

C Brayden Point, MJ: 1-1-2, +2, 2 PIM, *Second Star*
Season totals: 52 GP, 30-40-70, +13, 42 PIM
2013-14 totals: 72 GP, 36-55-91, -27, 53 PIM

Zach Sawchenko (2016) stopped 33 shots and Brayden Point scored his 30th goal of the season to lead the Warriors to an upset win over Medicine Hat, 3-0. Moose Jaw is six points back of Swift Current for the last playoff spot in the East. Both teams have eight remaining games.

Calgary Hitmen 2 @ Prince George Cougars 3

D Ben Thomas, CAL: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM
Season totals: 53 GP, 6-24-30, +15, 22 PIM
2013-14 totals: 72 GP, 7-24-31, +11, 39 PIM

Calgary fell 3-2 to Prince George as part of their 2-plus week road trip through the U.S. Pacific Northwest and B.C. They now head to Edmonton for a match-up against the Oil Kings. Thanks to the Warriors’ win over Medicine Hat, Calgary maintains a 2-point lead over the Tigers for the Central Division title.

Note: Dominik Masin (OHL Peterborough) is out for the season after undergoing surgery for facial fractures.

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