North American Juniors

Juniors Game Night: 2-28-16

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Baie-Comeau Drakkar 1 @ Shawinigan Cataractes 5

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, 2 Hits
Season totals: 54 GP, 30-33-63, +6, 74 PIM
2014-2015 Season: 59 GP, 33-31-64, +23, 71 PIM

Shawinigan scored three times in the third period to blow open a close game. Yan has four points in his last 10 games.

Ontario Hockey League

Windsor Spitfires 4 @ Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 3

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 55 GP, 16-25-41, +15, 74 PIM
2014-15 totals: 63 GP, 21-24-45, -16, 100 PIM

Logan Brown (2016) had a hat trick for Windsor.

Peterborough Petes 2 @ Oshawa Generals 5

D Dominik Masin, PBO: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 49 GP, 8-22-30, +27, 40 PIM
2014-15 totals: 48 GP, 7-19-26, -13, 68 PIM

D Matt Spencer, PBO: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 52 GP, 4-18-22, -6, 46 PIM
2014-15 totals: 67 GP, 6-24-30, -15, 64 PIM

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 1-0-1, E, 0 PIM, 7 SOG, 13/26 FO, *Second Star*
Season totals: 56 GP, 20-33-53, -12, 25 PIM
2014-15 totals: 68 GP, 13-23-36, +34, 22 PIM

Cirelli scored his 20th goal of the season and was a game star for the third straight game as the Gens moved further ahead of the Hamilton Bulldogs for the final playoff berth in the East with a 5-2 win over the Petes.

Saginaw Spirit 2 @ Hamilton Bulldogs 1 (OT)

W Mitchell Stephens, SAG: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, 18/28 FO
Season totals: 31 GP, 15-13-28, +1, 12 PIM
2014-15 totals: 62 GP, 22-26-48, -17, 44 PIM

Stephens had the only assist on Saginaw’s overtime-winning goal.

Western Hockey League

Moose Jaw Warriors 4 @ Saskatoon Blades 1

C Brayden Point, MJ: 1-2-3, +2, 0 PIM, 7 SOG
Season totals: 39 GP, 31-46-77, +26, 21 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 38-49-87, +6, 46 PIM

Point had three points and new Panthers prospect Dryden Hunt also had a goal and two assists (and nine shots) as the Warriors beat the Blades, 5-2.

United States Hockey League

Omaha Lancers 2 @ Team USA 6

G Kris Oldham, OMA: Did not play
Season totals: 27 GP, 12-11-4, 2.74 GAA, .908 sv%, 1 SO
2014-15 totals: 33 GP, 21-6-4, 2.49 GAA, .908 sv%, 1 SO
(University of Nebraska-Omaha signee)

Oldham got the night off after starting both Friday and Saturday.

Juniors Game Night: 2-27-16

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Saint John Sea Dogs 5 @ Halifax Mooseheads 1

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, 1 Hit
Season totals: 39 GP, 4-11-15, -4, 70 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 13-15-28, +2, 137 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 1-2-3, +1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG, 1 Hit, *First Star*
Season totals: 54 GP, 32-36-68, +35, 55 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 21-21-42, +18, 46 PIM

Saint John swept its home-and-home series with Jonathan Drouin’s former team, winning 5-1 Saturday. Mathieu Joseph earned first star for his goal and two power play assists.

Charlottetown Islanders 1 @ Shawinigan Cataractes 3

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG, 1 Hit
Season totals: 53 GP, 30-33-63, +6, 74 PIM
2014-2015 Season: 59 GP, 33-31-64, +23, 71 PIM

Yan continued his quiet second half of the season with a scoreless performance in a win over Charlottetown. Alexis D’Aoust (undrafted) had two goals for the Cataractes to give him 40 for the season.

Ontario Hockey League

Kitchener Rangers 0 @ Oshawa Generals 5

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 1-1-2, +3, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, 18/27 FO, *Third Star*
Season totals: 55 GP, 19-33-52, -12, 25 PIM
2014-15 totals: 68 GP, 13-23-36, +34, 22 PIM

Cirelli was a game star for the second consecutive game and the Gens moved back into the 8-spot in the East for the playoffs with a 5-0 win over Kitchener. Oshawa is one point ahead of Hamilton for the final playoff spot.

Windsor Spitfires 6 @ Flint Firebirds 4

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 0-1-1, -1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 54 GP, 16-25-41, +16, 74 PIM
2014-15 totals: 63 GP, 21-24-45, -16, 100 PIM

Windsor had a 6-3 lead after the second period and coasted to a 6-4 road win.

Sudbury Wolves 6 @ Peterborough Petes 3

D Dominik Masin, PBO: 0-1-1, +1, 2 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 48 GP, 8-22-30, +29, 40 PIM
2014-15 totals: 48 GP, 7-19-26, -13, 68 PIM

D Matt Spencer, PBO: 1-1-2, E, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 51 GP, 4-18-22, -5, 46 PIM
2014-15 totals: 67 GP, 6-24-30, -15, 64 PIM

Matt Spencer (pictured) had his first multi-point game since December 11, and Dominik Masin matched his games-played totals from last season, but the Petes fell at home to Sudbury, 6-3. Dmitry Sokolov (2016) had a hat trick for Sudbury.

Saginaw Spirit 2 @ Erie Otters 4

W Mitchell Stephens, SAG: 1-0-1, -1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG, 18/31 FO
Season totals: 30 GP, 15-12-27, E, 12 PIM
2014-15 totals: 62 GP, 22-26-48, -17, 44 PIM

Stephens’ goal gave the Spirit a brief 2-1 lead in the second period, but the high-powered Otters scored within a minute and eventually took the lead. Saginaw, the 8-seed in the West, pressed for the tying goal with the conference’s top seed, but couldn’t get it, giving up an empty net goal in the process.

Western Hockey League

Prince Albert Raiders 3 @ Moose Jaw Warriors 5

C Brayden Point, MJ: 1-1-2, +1, 2 PIM
Season totals: 38 GP, 30-44-74, +24, 21 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 38-49-87, +6, 46 PIM

Moose Jaw pulled within four points of Prince Albert for second place in the East Division with a 5-3 win Saturday. Brayden Point had a goal and an assist. His high-scoring linemate, Dryden Hunt, signed with the Florida Panthers Saturday as an overage free agent. He reportedly had three contract options to consider, though there was never a report the Lightning were involved. The Flames were believed to be one other team.

Vancouver Giants 2 @ Kamloops Blazers 4

D Ben Thomas, VAN: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 66 GP, 7-19-26, -28, 44 PIM
With Vancouver: 52 GP, 7-16-23, -18, 34 PIM
With Calgary: 14 GP, 0-3-3, -10, 10 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 7-24-31, +16, 28 PIM

The Blazers outshot the Giants, 40-29, en route to a 4-2 win Saturday.

United States Hockey League

Omaha Lancers 2 @ Muskegon Lumberjacks 4

G Kris Oldham, OMA: Loss, 19 saves on 22 shots
Season totals: 27 GP, 12-11-4, 2.74 GAA, .908 sv%, 1 SO
2014-15 totals: 33 GP, 21-6-4, 2.49 GAA, .908 sv%, 1 SO
(University of Nebraska-Omaha signee)

Oldham got the start for the second straight night, but like Friday, ended up with a close loss. Muskegon had an empty-net goal late.

Des Moines Buccaneers 3 @ Dubuque Fighting Saints 1

D Ryan Zuhlsdorf, DBQ: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 32 GP, 0-24-24, -9, 53 PIM
With Dubuque: 2 GP, 0-1-1, -2, 2 PIM
With Sioux City: 30 GP, 0-23-23, -7, 51 PIM
2014-15 totals: 56 GP, 3-19-22, +25, 58 PIM
(University of Minnesota signee)

Dubuque outshot Des Moines, 36-22, but could only beat future Yale Bulldog Nick MacNab once.

Juniors Game Night: 2-26-16

Western Hockey League

Kelowna Rockets 4 @ Vancouver Giants 3

D Ben Thomas, VAN: 0-1-1, -2, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 65 GP, 7-19-26, -27, 44 PIM
With Vancouver: 51 GP, 7-16-23, -17, 34 PIM
With Calgary: 14 GP, 0-3-3, -10, 10 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 7-24-31, +16, 28 PIM

Thomas had an assist on a second period goal by the Giants, who fell at home to Kelowna, 4-3. Vancouver is in the Western Conference cellar with no realistic shot at the playoffs. Kelowna is in first.

United States Hockey League

Omaha Lancers 2 @ Muskegon Lumberjacks 3 (OT)

G Kris Oldham, OMA: Loss, 23 saves on 31 shots
Season totals: 26 GP, 12-10-4, 2.72 GAA, .909 sv%, 1 SO
2014-15 totals: 33 GP, 21-6-4, 2.49 GAA, .908 sv%, 1 SO
(University of Nebraska-Omaha signee)

Oldham has played reasonably well in the last month, but is in a 1-5-2 slump for a team that is 4-4-2 in its last 10 games.

Green Bay Gamblers 0 @ Dubuque Fighting Saints 5

D Ryan Zuhlsdorf, DBQ: 0-1-1, E, 2 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 31 GP, 0-24-24, -7, 53 PIM
With Dubuque: 1 GP, 0-1-1, E, 2 PIM
With Sioux City: 30 GP, 0-23-23, -7, 51 PIM
2014-15 totals: 56 GP, 3-19-22, +25, 58 PIM
(University of Minnesota signee)

Zuhlsdorf, Sioux City’s captain, was part of a major trade within the USHL when he was dealt to East-leading Dubuque. The Saints are tied for the league’s highest point total with conference rival Cedar Rapids. Zuhlsdorf will give them a top-pair puck-moving defenseman for the stretch run. He got an assist in his Saints debut, a commanding win over Jon Cooper's former team.

Juniors Game Night: 2-25-16

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Halifax Mooseheads 0 @ Saint John Sea Dogs 2

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 0-1-1, +1, 5 PIM, 2 SOG, 2 Hits, *Second Star*
Season totals: 36 GP, 4-11-15, -3, 59 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 13-15-28, +2, 137 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 1-0-1, +1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG, 2 Hits
Season totals: 53 GP, 31-34-65, +32, 51 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 21-21-42, +18, 46 PIM

Alex Bishop (undrafted) stopped all 32 shots he faced and Mathieu Joseph scored the eventual game-winning goal in the first period as the Sea Dogs beat the visiting Mooseheads, 2-0. Boko Imama earned second star honors.

Ontario Hockey League

Barrie Colts 2 @ Windsor Spitfires 4

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 53 GP, 16-24-40, +19, 72 PIM
2014-15 totals: 63 GP, 21-24-45, -16, 100 PIM

Windsor got goals from four different players in their 4-2 win over Barrie.

London Knights 7 @ Peterborough Petes 4

D Dominik Masin, PBO: 0-2-2, -1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 47 GP, 8-21-29, +28, 42 PIM
2014-15 totals: 48 GP, 7-19-26, -13, 68 PIM

D Matt Spencer, PBO: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 50 GP, 3-17-20, -4, 46 PIM
2014-15 totals: 67 GP, 6-24-30, -15, 64 PIM

Leafs first rounder Mitch Marner had a goal and two assists to lead the Knights to a 7-4 shellacking of Peterborough Thursday. The game was 2-2 early in the second period before London exploded for the game’s next five goals.

Juniors Game Night: 2-24-16

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Victoriaville Tigres 3 @ Shawinigan Cataractes 2

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 1-0-1, +1, 4 PIM, 4 SOG, 5 Hits
Season totals: 52 GP, 30-33-63, +7, 74 PIM
2014-2015 Season: 59 GP, 33-31-64, +23, 71 PIM

Yan hit the 30-goal mark for the second straight year and also set a career high for penalty minutes in a season during the Cataractes’ 3-2 home loss to the Tigres.

Ontario Hockey League

Mississauga Steelheads 5 @ Oshawa Generals 4 (OT)

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 1-1-2, E, 0 PIM, 5 SOG, 18/27 FO, *First Star*
Season totals: 53 GP, 18-32-50, -15, 25 PIM
2014-15 totals: 68 GP, 13-23-36, +34, 22 PIM

Cirelli was first star in the Gens’ overtime loss to Mississauga Wednesday. His assist came after he dangled through two defenders and his shot trickled to the goal line. A teammate banged it home. He scored his 18th goal of the season earlier in the game on a wrist shot from just outside the Stamkos circle. Oshawa gave up the tying goal with two seconds left in regulation.

Juniors Game Night: 2-23-16

Western Hockey League

Vancouver Giants 3 @ Seattle Thunderbirds 5

D Ben Thomas, VAN: 0-0-0, -3, 0 PIM
Season totals: 64 GP, 7-18-25, -27, 44 PIM
With Vancouver: 50 GP, 7-15-22, -17, 34 PIM
With Calgary: 14 GP, 0-3-3, -10, 10 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 7-24-31, +16, 28 PIM

Thomas is getting dangerously close to the minus-30 mark.

United States Hockey League

Sioux City Musketeers 1 @ Tri-City Storm 4

D Ryan Zuhlsdorf, SC: 0-0-0, -2, 17 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 30 GP, 0-23-23, -7, 51 PIM
2014-15 totals: 56 GP, 3-19-22, +25, 58 PIM
(University of Minnesota signee)

Zuhlsdorf got in a fight in his third game back from a concussion, accumulating 17 minutes in penalties when a 10-minute misconduct was tacked on to his fighting major vs Wade Allison (and earlier minor penalty).

Juniors Game Night: 2-21-16

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Shawinigan Cataractes 7 @ Drummondville Voltigeurs 2

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 0-2-2, +1, 2 PIM, 1 SOG, 1 Hit
Season totals: 51 GP, 29-33-62, +6, 70 PIM
2014-2015 Season: 59 GP, 33-31-64, +23, 71 PIM

Yan set a new career high for assists in a season with 33. He’s closing in on his high for points at 64. Sunday was his first multipoint game since January 10. He had 14 multipoint games before January 10.

Ontario Hockey League

Ottawa 67’s 1 @ Oshawa Generals 2

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 1-0-1, +1, 0 PIM, 5 SOG, 13/28 FO
Season totals: 52 GP, 17-31-48, -14, 21 PIM
2014-15 totals: 68 GP, 13-23-36, +34, 22 PIM

Cirelli scored a dazzling goal in overtime to beat the 67’s, 2-1. (https://vine.co/v/irXl11pB9hQ)

Hamilton Bulldogs 2 @ Windsor Spitfires 6

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 1-0-1, -1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 52 GP, 16-24-40, +19, 72 PIM
2014-15 totals: 63 GP, 21-24-45, -16, 100 PIM

DiGiacinto scored for the first time in 17 games as the Spits beat the Bulldogs in Hamilton, 6-2.

Peterborough Petes 3 @ North Bay Battalion 9

D Dominik Masin, PBO: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 46 GP, 8-19-27, +29, 42 PIM
2014-15 totals: 48 GP, 7-19-26, -13, 68 PIM

D Matt Spencer, PBO: 0-0-0, -2, 2 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 49 GP, 3-17-20, -2, 46 PIM
2014-15 totals: 67 GP, 6-24-30, -15, 64 PIM

Dominik Masin set a new career high for points in a season, but it came in a losing cause – big time – to North Bay, 9-3.

Western Hockey League

Swift Current Broncos 1 @ Moose Jaw Warriors 5

C Brayden Point, MJ: 0-3-3, +2, 0 PIM
Season totals: 37 GP, 29-43-72, +23, 19 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 38-49-87, +6, 46 PIM

Point had three assists and free agent linemate Dryden Hunt had a hat trick and an assist to lead the Warriors over Swift Current, 5-1. Hunt, a 6-1 forward who reportedly has at least four NHL teams after him, has five hat tricks in his last eight games. He would be a good match for the Lightning system if Steve Yzerman is interested. He’s had luck signing free agent prospects out of the WHL before (Tyler Johnson).

Kelowna Rockets 3 @ Vancouver Giants 4 (SO)

D Ben Thomas, VAN: 0-0-0, +1, 4 PIM
Season totals: 63 GP, 7-18-25, -24, 44 PIM
With Vancouver: 49 GP, 7-15-22, -14, 34 PIM
With Calgary: 14 GP, 0-3-3, -10, 10 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 7-24-31, +16, 28 PIM

The Giants blew a 3-0 lead, but got the second point in the shootout.

Juniors Game Night: 2-20-16

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Saint John Sea Dogs 2 @ Val-d’Or Foreurs 6

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 0-0-0, E, 5 PIM, 2 SOG, 4 Hits
Season totals: 35 GP, 4-10-14, -4, 54 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 13-15-28, +2, 137 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG, 0 Hits
Season totals: 52 GP, 30-34-64, +31, 51 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 21-21-42, +18, 46 PIM

Saint John took a 1-0 lead at 12:14 of the first period, then gave up the game’s next four goals en route to a 6-2 loss. Boko Imama fought David Henley in the third period. Mathieu Joseph was scoreless for the second straight game after a 12-game point streak was snapped Friday.

Ontario Hockey League

Oshawa Generals 2 @ Barrie Colts 6

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG, 14/25 FO
Season totals: 51 GP, 16-31-47, -15, 21 PIM
2014-15 totals: 68 GP, 13-23-36, +34, 22 PIM

The Gens continue to struggle to finish out the season after being in selling mode at the deadline.

Windsor Spitfires 4 @ Hamilton Bulldogs 1

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 51 GP, 15-24-39, +20, 72 PIM
2014-15 totals: 63 GP, 21-24-45, -16, 100 PIM

Ducks second rounder Julius Nattinen had two goals for Barrie.

Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 4 @ Saginaw Spirit 1

W Mitchell Stephens, SAG: 0-1-1, -1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG, 13/22 FO
Season totals: 29 GP, 14-12-26, +1, 12 PIM
2014-15 totals: 62 GP, 22-26-48, -17, 44 PIM

Saginaw had its modest 2-game winning streak to start the Moe Mantha era snapped. Stephens assisted on a power play goal with just over a minute remaining to avoid the shutout.

Western Hockey League

Edmonton Oil Kings 3 @ Moose Jaw Warriors 2

C Brayden Point, MJ: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, *Second Star*
Season totals: 36 GP, 29-40-69, +21, 19 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 38-49-87, +6, 46 PIM

Moose Jaw dropped a key home game Saturday to the Oil Kings.

Kelowna Rockets 2 @ Vancouver Giants 4

D Ben Thomas, VAN: 0-0-0, +1, 2 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 62 GP, 7-18-25, -25, 40 PIM
With Vancouver: 48 GP, 7-15-22, -15, 30 PIM
With Calgary: 14 GP, 0-3-3, -10, 10 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 7-24-31, +16, 28 PIM

The Giants scored three times in the third period to beat visiting Kelowna.

United States Hockey League

Omaha Lancers 4 @ Tri-City Storm 6

G Kris Oldham, OMA: Loss, 7 saves on 9 shots
Season totals: 25 GP, 12-10-3, 2.72 GAA, .910 sv%, 1 SO
2014-15 totals: 33 GP, 21-6-4, 2.49 GAA, .908 sv%, 1 SO
(University of Nebraska-Omaha signee)

Oldham took the back door loss after replacing Zacharias Skog to start the third period, down 4-3.

Lincoln Stars 5 @ Sioux City Musketeers 2

D Ryan Zuhlsdorf, SC: 0-1-1, -1, 2 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 29 GP, 0-23-23, -5, 34 PIM
2014-15 totals: 56 GP, 3-19-22, +25, 58 PIM
(University of Minnesota signee)

Zuhlsdorf established a new career high for assists in a season with 23. He played both games this weekend after missing more than a month with a concussion.

Juniors Game Night: 2-19-16

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Saint John Sea Dogs 1 @ Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 4

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 0-0-0, -1, 4 PIM, 0 SOG, 2 Hits
Season totals: 35 GP, 4-10-14, -4, 54 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 13-15-28, +2, 137 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM, 5 SOG, 1 Hit
Season totals: 51 GP, 30-34-64, +32, 51 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 21-21-42, +18, 46 PIM

Sharks first rounder Timo Meier had a goal and an assist for the Huskies, Nikita Kucherov’s former team. Joseph’s scoreless night snapped his point streak at 10 games.

Shawinigan Cataractes 4 @ Baie-Comeau Drakkar 1

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 0 SOG, 1 Hit
Season totals: 50 GP, 29-31-60, +5, 64 PIM
2014-2015 Season: 59 GP, 33-31-64, +23, 71 PIM

Yan had another quiet night on the scoresheet, finishing with just a minor penalty. He has one point in his last six games.

Ontario Hockey League

Oshawa Generals 0 @ Kitchener Rangers 5

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM, 0 SOG, 13/20 FO
Season totals: 50 GP, 16-30-46, -16, 21 PIM
2014-15 totals: 68 GP, 13-23-36, +34, 22 PIM

Coyotes pick Ryan MacInnis, son of former NHLer Al MacInnis, had a hat trick for the Rangers Friday.

Peterborough Petes 6 @ Sudbury Wolves 4

D Dominik Masin, PBO: 1-1-2, E, 4 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 45 GP, 8-18-26, +28, 42 PIM
2014-15 totals: 48 GP, 7-19-26, -13, 68 PIM

D Matt Spencer, PBO: 0-0-0, +2, 4 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 48 GP, 3-17-20, E, 44 PIM
2014-15 totals: 67 GP, 6-24-30, -15, 64 PIM

Dominik Masin set a new career high for goals in a season with eight, and tied his point total from last year in three less games. As for Spencer, he has two points in his last 11 games.

Erie Otters 1 @ Saginaw Spirit 3

W Mitchell Stephens, SAG: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, 6/18 FO
Season totals: 28 GP, 14-11-25, +2, 12 PIM
2014-15 totals: 62 GP, 22-26-48, -17, 44 PIM

Saginaw won its second game in a row since firing coach Greg Gilbert and replacing him with former Jets forward Moe Mantha. The Spirit beat the West-leading Otters Friday, 3-1. Saginaw has beaten the top two teams in the conference the last two days. They have a 10-point lead on Flint for the final playoff spot in the West. They’ll likely play Erie in the first round.

Western Hockey League

Moose Jaw Warriors 4 @ Prince Albert Raiders 3 (OT)

C Brayden Point, MJ: 1-0-1, E, 0 PIM, 5 SOG
Season totals: 35 GP, 29-39-68, +21, 19 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 38-49-87, +6, 46 PIM

Brayden Point scored his 29th goal in 35 games as the Warriors topped the Raiders in overtime, 4-3. Moose Jaw pulled within one point of Prince Albert for second in the East Division.

Vancouver Giants 5 @ Kelowna Rockets 6

D Ben Thomas, VAN: 0-0-0, -2, 2 PIM
Season totals: 61 GP, 7-18-25, -26, 38 PIM
With Vancouver: 47 GP, 7-15-22, -16, 28 PIM
With Calgary: 14 GP, 0-3-3, -10, 10 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 7-24-31, +16, 28 PIM

Thomas has been minus-2 in each of his last four games.

United States Hockey League

Omaha Lancers 2 @ Lincoln Stars 3

G Kris Oldham, OMA: Loss, 28 saves on 31 shots
Season totals: 24 GP, 12-9-3, 2.66 GAA, .911 sv%, 1 SO
2014-15 totals: 33 GP, 21-6-4, 2.49 GAA, .908 sv%, 1 SO
(University of Nebraska-Omaha signee)

Oldham is now 1-4-1 in his last six games. That follows a 3-0-1 stretch in January.

Fargo Force 2 @ Sioux City Musketeers 3

D Ryan Zuhlsdorf, SC: 0-0-0, +1, 2 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 28 GP, 0-22-22, -4, 32 PIM
2014-15 totals: 56 GP, 3-19-22, +25, 58 PIM
(University of Minnesota signee)

Zuhlsdorf, the Musketeers’ captain, returned to the Sioux City lineup for the first time since suffering a concussion January 8.

Juniors Game Night: 2-18-16

Ontario Hockey League

Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 4 @ Windsor Spitfires 1

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 50 GP, 15-23-38, +20, 72 PIM
2014-15 totals: 63 GP, 21-24-45, -16, 100 PIM

DiGiacinto has just three assists in his last 16 games after being a fairly consistent scorer through the first half of the season. He’s been playing on the third line lately.

Kingston Frontenacs 4 @ Peterborough Petes 5

D Dominik Masin, PBO: 0-1-1, +1, 4 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 44 GP, 7-17-24, +28, 38 PIM
2014-15 totals: 48 GP, 7-19-26, -13, 68 PIM

D Matt Spencer, PBO: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 47 GP, 3-17-20, -2, 40 PIM
2014-15 totals: 67 GP, 6-24-30, -15, 64 PIM

Dominik Masin had an assist and Hunter Garlent had three assists to lead the Petes to a 5-4 win over visiting Kingston. The Fronts scored all four of their goals in the third period.

Syndicate content