North American Juniors

Juniors Game Night: 11-21-15

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Saint John Sea Dogs 4 @ Chicoutimi Sagueneens 3 (SO)

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 0 SOG, 1 Hit
Season totals: 21 GP, 3-7-10, +1, 32 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 13-15-28, +2, 137 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 0-0-0, +2, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, 0 Hits
Season totals: 22 GP, 9-9-18, +5, 25 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 21-21-42, +18, 46 PIM

Joseph was scoreless in regulation but scored the game-clinching shootout goal for Saint John.

Ontario Hockey League

Owen Sound Attack 3 @ Windsor Spitfires 1

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 0-0-0, E, 4 PIM, 5 SOG
Season totals: 23 GP, 11-14-25, +15, 31 PIM
2014-15 totals: 63 GP, 21-24-45, -16, 100 PIM

DiGiacinto had his seven-game point streak snapped by Owen Sound. He took a roughing penalty as time expired in the third period.

Peterborough Petes 3 @ Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 0

D Dominik Masin, PBO: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 23 GP, 2-5-7, +20, 24 PIM
2014-15 totals: 48 GP, 7-19-26, -13, 68 PIM

D Matt Spencer, PBO: 0-0-0, +1, 4 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 24 GP, 3-8-11, +4, 27 PIM
2014-15 totals: 67 GP, 6-24-30, -15, 64 PIM

Matthew Mancina (undrafted) stopped all 39 shots he faced, leading the Petes to a 3-0 road win in the Soo. Masin is tied for third in the league at plus-20, five behind the leader, defenseman Victor Mete (2016 draft) of London.

Note: Saginaw’s Mitchell Stephens suffered a broken foot and is out indefinitely.

Western Hockey League

Moose Jaw Warriors 2 @ Spokane Chiefs 5

C Brayden Point, MJ: Did not play
Season totals: 19 GP, 18-25-43, +9, 8 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 38-49-87, +6, 46 PIM

Point, who is day-to-day with a shoulder injury but is on the road trip, did not dress Saturday.

Vancouver Giants 2 @ Kelowna Rockets 5

D Ben Thomas, VAN: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM
Season totals: 24 GP, 2-8-10, -18, 10 PIM
With Vancouver: 9 GP, 2-4-6, -3, 2 PIM
With Calgary: 13 GP, 0-3-3, -10, 8 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 7-24-31, +16, 28 PIM

Vancouver was down 4-0 before trying to mount a comeback, but could only get it to 4-2.

United States Hockey League

Waterloo Black Hawks 3 @ Omaha Lancers 4

G Kris Oldham, OMA: Win, 26 saves on 29 shots
Season totals: 10 GP, 7-2-1, 2.21 GAA, .928 sv%, 1 SO
2014-15 totals: 33 GP, 21-6-4, 2.49 GAA, .908 sv%, 1 SO
(University of Nebraska-Omaha signee)

After his shutout and first star effort Friday, Oldham got a rare back-to-back for Omaha. He got the win despite allowing three goals.

Green Bay Gamblers 1 @ Sioux City Musketeers 2

D Ryan Zuhlsdorf, SC: 0-1-1, -1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 17 GP, 0-13-13, -5, 20 PIM
2014-15 totals: 56 GP, 3-19-22, +25, 58 PIM
(University of Minnesota signee)

Zuhlsdorf had an assist on the game winning goal, scored on the power play with just over a minute left in regulation.

Juniors Game Night: 11-20-15

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Saint John Sea Dogs 2 @ Baie-Comeau Drakkar 3

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG, 2 Hits
Season totals: 21 GP, 3-7-10, +1, 32 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 13-15-28, +2, 137 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG, 0 Hits
Season totals: 21 GP, 9-9-18, +3, 25 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 21-21-42, +18, 46 PIM

The Drakkar scored twice in the third period to turn a 2-1 deficit into a 3-2 win. Joseph was coming off two goals Thursday night for Team QMJHL in their win over Russia in the CHL Canada-Russia Series. Joseph was named Player of the Game for the Q.

Gatineau Olympiques 4 @ Shawinigan Cataractes 1

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 0-1-1, -2, 0 PIM, 1 SOG, 2 Hits
Season totals: 20 GP, 19-16-35, +8, 25 PIM
2014-2015 Season: 59 GP, 33-31-64, +23, 71 PIM

Yan has at least a point in 16 of his last 17 games.

Ontario Hockey League

Hamilton Bulldogs 3 @ Oshawa Generals 4

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 0-0-0, -E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 19 GP, 5-10-15, -7, 11 PIM
2014-15 totals: 68 GP, 13-23-36, +34, 22 PIM

Cirelli is scoreless in the two games he’s played since missing more than two weeks with an injury.

D Dominik Masin, PBO: 1-2-3, +3, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 22 GP, 2-5-7, +19, 24 PIM
2014-15 totals: 48 GP, 7-19-26, -13, 68 PIM

D Matt Spencer, PBO: 1-0-1, +3, 0 PIM, 6 SOG
Season totals: 23 GP, 3-8-11, +3, 23 PIM
2014-15 totals: 67 GP, 6-24-30, -15, 64 PIM

Dominik Masin scored his second goal of the year in overtime Friday, lifting the Petes to a 6-5 win in Sudbury. His goal, a wrist shot scored off a turnover and rush up the right wing, was unassisted. Tonight marked his first 3-point game in the OHL. Fellow Lightning prospect Matt Spencer had sent the game to overtime with a goal from the slot with 1.8 seconds remaining in regulation.

Western Hockey League

Moose Jaw Warriors 1 @ Kootenay Ice 2 (OT)

C Brayden Point, MJ: Did not play
Season totals: 19 GP, 18-25-43, +9, 8 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 38-49-87, +6, 46 PIM

Point, who is day-to-day with a shoulder injury but is on the road trip, did not dress Friday.

Victoria Royals 5 @ Vancouver Giants 4

D Ben Thomas, VAN: 0-1-1, -3, 0 PIM
Season totals: 23 GP, 2-8-10, -16, 10 PIM
With Vancouver: 9 GP, 2-4-6, -3, 2 PIM
With Calgary: 13 GP, 0-3-3, -10, 8 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 7-24-31, +16, 28 PIM

Vancouver had a 3-0 lead after the first period, then gave up the next four goals. They tied it late, but gave up a late game-winner. Thomas continues to find the scoresheet after his trade to Vancouver.

United States Hockey League

Team USA 0 @ Omaha Lancers 1

G Kris Oldham, OMA: Win, 21 saves on 21 shots, shutout, *First Star*
Season totals: 9 GP, 6-2-1, 2.12 GAA, .932 sv%
2014-15 totals: 33 GP, 21-6-4, 2.49 GAA, .908 sv%, 2 SO
(University of Nebraska-Omaha commit)

Oldham stopped all 21 shots he faced, shutting out the US National Team Development Program club, 1-0.

Green Bay Gamblers 3 @ Sioux City Musketeers 1

D Ryan Zuhlsdorf, SC: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 16 GP, 0-12-12, -4, 20 PIM
2014-15 totals: 56 GP, 3-19-22, +25, 58 PIM
(University of Minnesota signee)

Jon Cooper’s old club, Green Bay, got the best of Zuhlsdorf and Sioux City, 3-1.

Juniors Game Night: 11-19-15

Ontario Hockey League

Oshawa Generals 2 @ London Knights 5

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 0-0-0, -3, 4 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 18 GP, 5-10-15, -7, 11 PIM
2014-15 totals: 68 GP, 13-23-36, +34, 22 PIM

Cirelli played for the first time since November 1. He took a double-minor for high sticking and was minus-3.

Guelph Storm 2 @ Windsor Spitfires 3

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 0-1-1, +1, 4 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 22 GP, 11-14-25, +15, 27 PIM
2014-15 totals: 63 GP, 21-24-45, -16, 100 PIM

Windsor went ahead 3-2 early in the second period and held on for the win.
DiGiacinto extended his point streak to seven games.

NOTE: Mathieu Joseph had two goals and was named Player of the Game for Team QMJHL in its 6-4 win over Russia in the CHL Canada-Russia series. CHL teams finished the series 5-1, the only loss coming against the Q last game.

Juniors Game Night: 11-18-15

Ontario Hockey League

Ottawa 67’s 3 @ Peterborough Petes 6

D Dominik Masin, PBO: 0-0-0, +2, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 21 GP, 1-3-4, +16, 24 PIM
2014-15 totals: 48 GP, 7-19-26, -13, 68 PIM

D Matt Spencer, PBO: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 22 GP, 2-8-10, E, 23 PIM
2014-15 totals: 67 GP, 6-24-30, -15, 64 PIM

Peterborough scored three unanswered goals in the first period to take a 3-1 lead en route to a 6-3 win Wednesday. Lightning prospect Dominik Masin left the game with a leg injury, but after the game Petes coach Jody Hull said it wasn’t anything serious and Masin is considered day-to-day. He wanted to return for the third period but he was held out. Matt Spencer had an assist, his eighth of the season. Masin continues to lead the Petes in plus/minus, plus-6 ahead of the next highest players.

Juniors Game Night: 11-17-15

Western Hockey League

Moose Jaw Warriors 1 @ Prince Albert Raiders 4

C Brayden Point, MJ: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 19 GP, 18-25-43, +9, 8 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 38-49-87, +6, 46 PIM

Brayden Point's point streak ended at eight games when he went scoreless Tuesday on the road in Prince Albert.

Edmonton Oil Kings 6 @ Vancouver Giants 2

D Ben Thomas, VAN: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM
Season totals: 22 GP, 2-7-9, -13, 10 PIM
With Vancouver: 9 GP, 2-4-6, -3, 2 PIM
With Calgary: 13 GP, 0-3-3, -10, 8 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 7-24-31, +16, 28 PIM

Edmonton outshot Vancouver 42-28 in Vancouver, beating the Giants, 6-2. Thomas has two 2-point games this month.

NOTES: Cristiano DiGiacinto was scoreless, plus-1, and had a minor penalty in Team OHL’s 2-1 win over Russia Monday. On Tuesday, Mathieu Joseph was scoreless in the Q’s 3-2 loss to the Russians. In other news, USHL prospects Ryan Zuhlsdorf and Kristian Oldham were both named to Team USA for the World Junior A Challenge next month in Canada. Jimmy Mullin and Brendan O’Donnell are former participants in that tournament.

Juniors Game Night: 11-16-15

Ontario Hockey League

Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 2 @ Windsor Spitfires 3 (OT)

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 21 GP, 10-13-23, +14, 23 PIM
2014-15 totals: 63 GP, 21-24-45, -16, 100 PIM

DiGiacinto continues to produce, this time notching an assist in a Windsor overtime win. DiGi had the only assist on the overtime-winner. The Spits are seven points up on Sarnia for first in the West Division.

Peterborough Petes 1 @ Hamilton Bulldogs 2 (OT)

D Dominik Masin, PBO: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 20 GP, 1-3-4, +14, 22 PIM
2014-15 totals: 48 GP, 7-19-26, -13, 68 PIM

D Matt Spencer, PBO: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 21 GP, 2-7-9, -1, 23 PIM
2014-15 totals: 67 GP, 6-24-30, -15, 64 PIM

Coming off a huge win over Sudbury, Peterborough forced overtime with a goal with 1:04 left in regulation, but were outshot 5-0 in the extra session en route to a 2-1 loss to last-place Hamilton.

Note: Saginaw’s Mitchell Stephens suffered a broken foot and is out indefinitely.

Juniors Game Night: 11-14-15

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Saint John Sea Dogs 3 @ Halifax Mooseheads 2 (OT)

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 0 SOG, 2 Hits
Season totals: 20 GP, 3-6-9, E, 32 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 13-15-28, +2, 137 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 0-1-1, +1, 4 PIM, 3 SOG, 0 Hits
Season totals: 20 GP, 9-9-18, +4, 21 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 21-21-42, +18, 46 PIM

Thomas Chabot (Senators first rounder) scored on a breakaway in overtime to beat the Mooseheads in Halifax, 3-2.

Shawinigan Cataractes 1 @ Sherbrooke Phoenix 4

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 1-0-1, +1, 2 PIM, 4 SOG, 1 Hit
Season totals: 19 GP, 19-15-34, +10, 25 PIM
2014-2015 Season: 59 GP, 33-31-64, +23, 71 PIM

Yan is approaching the 20-goal mark for the season. He has at least one goal in three of his last four games. Yan opened the scoring Saturday, but the Cataractes never scored again.

Ontario Hockey League

Oshawa Generals 2 @ Hamilton Bulldogs 4

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: Did not play
Season totals: 17 GP, 5-10-15, -4, 7 PIM
2014-15 totals: 68 GP, 13-23-36, +34, 22 PIM

Cirelli remains out with an undisclosed injury.

Sudbury Wolves 4 @ Peterborough Petes 8

D Dominik Masin, PBO: 1-0-1, +2, 0 PIM, 9 SOG
Season totals: 19 GP, 1-3-4, +14, 22 PIM
2014-15 totals: 48 GP, 7-19-26, -13, 68 PIM

D Matt Spencer, PBO: 0-1-1, +3, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 20 GP, 2-7-9, -1, 21 PIM
2014-15 totals: 67 GP, 6-24-30, -15, 64 PIM

Dominik Masin (pictured) scored his first goal of the season and the Petes had a 8-2 lead before Sudbury scored twice to end the game.

Note: Saginaw’s Mitchell Stephens suffered a broken foot and is out indefinitely.

Western Hockey League

Red Deer Rebels 4 @ Moose Jaw Warriors 1

C Brayden Point, MJ: 0-1-1, -1, 2 PIM
Season totals: 18 GP, 18-25-43, +11, 8 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 38-49-87, +6, 46 PIM

Brayden Point extended his point streak to eight games in a 4-1 loss to visiting Red Deer. This was Point’s first single-point game of the season. Every other game he’s either been scoreless or registered two or more points.

Portland Winterhawks 5 @ Vancouver Giants 3

D Ben Thomas, VAN: 0-2-2, -2, 0 PIM
Season totals: 21 GP, 2-7-9, -13, 10 PIM
With Vancouver: 8 GP, 2-4-6, -3, 2 PIM
With Calgary: 13 GP, 0-3-3, -10, 8 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 7-24-31, +16, 28 PIM

United States Hockey League

Des Moines Buccaneers 2 @ Omaha Lancers 1

G Kris Oldham, OMA: Did not play
Season totals: 8 GP, 5-2-1, 2.41 GAA, .926 sv%
2014-15 totals: 33 GP, 21-6-4, 2.49 GAA, .908 sv%, 1 SO
(University of Nebraska-Omaha commit)

Oldham had the night off.

NCAA Game Night: 11-14-15

No. 1 Providence Friars 3 @ No. 11 Boston University Terriers 3 (OT)

D John MacLeod, BU: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 9 GP, 1-0-1, +1, 12 PIM
2014-2015 totals: 37 GP, 2-7-9, +19, 58 PIM

Providence and BU tied for the second straight night, this time 3-3. It was 1-1 Friday. The Friars had an early 2-0 lead but needed the game’s final goal to force overtime.

Minnesota State Mavericks 3 @ Minnesota Golden Gophers 2

W Jimmy Mullin, MSU: Did not play
Season totals: 7 GP, 1-0-1, -4, 0 PIM
2013-2014 totals (Miami): 19 GP, 1-6-7, 23 PIM

Mullin, a senior, remains out with a head injury.

*USCHO poll used

Juniors Game Night: 11-13-15

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 1 @ Saint John Sea Dogs 5

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 0-1-1, +1, 7 PIM, 1 SOG, 3 Hits
Season totals: 19 GP, 3-5-8, E, 32 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 13-15-28, +2, 137 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 1-1-2, +2, 2 PIM, 7 SOG, 1 Hit
Season totals: 19 GP, 9-8-17, +3, 21 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 21-21-42, +18, 46 PIM

A day after being shut out at home by Moncton, Saint John responded with a big win vs the visiting Eagles. Boko Imama was back in action after taking a puck to the face Thursday, and Mathieu Joseph had his third shorthanded goal of the season – tied for second in the league. Imama was ejected midway through the third period for a questionable check to the head.

Shawinigan Cataractes 4 @ Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 5 (OT)

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 1-1-2, E, 2 PIM, 3 SOG, 1 Hit
Season totals: 18 GP, 18-15-33, +9, 23 PIM
2014-2015 Season: 59 GP, 33-31-64, +23, 71 PIM

Yan scored again, his 18th goal in 18 games. His is fourth in the league in goals. The Armada scored twice at the end of the second period to tie the game at 4, then scored in overtime after a scoreless third period.

Ontario Hockey League

Oshawa Generals 4 @ Erie Otters 6

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: Did not play
Season totals: 17 GP, 5-10-15, -4, 7 PIM
2014-15 totals: 68 GP, 13-23-36, +34, 22 PIM

Cirelli remains out with an undisclosed injury.

Windsor Spitfires 7 @ Mississauga Steelheads 4

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 2-1-3, +3, 0 PIM, 5 SOG, *First Star*
Season totals: 20 GP, 10-12-22, +13, 23 PIM
2014-15 totals: 63 GP, 21-24-45, -16, 100 PIM

Cristiano DiGiacinto (pictured) was first star in Windsor’s convincing road win over Mississauga. It was DiGiacinto’s first 2-goal game since he had a hat trick December 20, 2013. He didn’t score his 10th goal of the season last year until December 28.

Note: Saginaw’s Mitchell Stephens suffered a broken foot and is out indefinitely.

Western Hockey League

Lethbridge Hurricanes 2 @ Moose Jaw Warriors 4

C Brayden Point, MJ: 2-1-3, -1, 0 PIM, *Second Star*
Season totals: 17 GP, 18-24-42, +12, 6 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 38-49-87, +6, 46 PIM

Brayden Point extended his point streak to seven games with two goals and an assist. He has 18 points in those seven games and five goals in his last two games.

Kamloops Blazers 3 @ Vancouver Giants 4 (OT)

D Ben Thomas, VAN: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 20 GP, 2-5-7, -11, 10 PIM
With Vancouver: 7 GP, 2-2-4, -1, 2 PIM
With Calgary: 13 GP, 0-3-3, -10, 8 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 7-24-31, +16, 28 PIM

Ty Ronning, (undrafted), son of former NHLer Cliff Ronning, had two goals and an overtime assist to lead the Giants to a 4-3 win Friday.

United States Hockey League

Omaha Lancers 2 @ Sioux Falls Stampede 4

G Kris Oldham, OMA: Loss, 36 saves on 39 shots
Season totals: 8 GP, 5-2-1, 2.41 GAA, .926 sv%
2014-15 totals: 33 GP, 21-6-4, 2.49 GAA, .908 sv%, 1 SO
(University of Nebraska-Omaha commit)

Oldham fell to 5-2-1 despite a 36-save effort Friday. Sioux Falls had an empty net goal.

Des Moines Buccaneers 3 @ Sioux City Musketeers 2

D Ryan Zuhlsdorf, SC: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 15 GP, 0-12-12, -3, 20 PIM
2014-15 totals: 56 GP, 3-19-22, +25, 58 PIM
(University of Minnesota signee)

Zuhlsdorf signed his national letter of intent this week to attend the University of Minnesota, making his commitment official.

Juniors Game Night: 11-12-15

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Moncton Wildcats 5 @ Saint John Sea Dogs 0

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG, 1 Hit
Season totals: 17 GP, 3-4-7, -1, 25 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 13-15-28, +2, 137 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM, 4 SOG, 1 Hit
Season totals: 18 GP, 8-7-15, +1, 19 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 21-21-42, +18, 46 PIM

Moncton scored three times in the first period and twice in the second to coast to a 5-0 road shutout win. 18-year-old 5-9 rookie Sebastien Dupre (undrafted) had a 29-save shutout for Moncton. Boko Imama took a puck to the face and left the game woozy.

NOTE: Matthew Spencer of Peterborough was scoreless with a charging penalty in Team OHL’s 3-0 win over Russia in the CHL Canada-Russia series Thursday.

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