CHL Game Night: 11-20-09

Panik breaks out of his slump ... overtime games galore ... tough night for goalies.


PEI Rocket 4 @ Moncton Wildcats 5
D Mark Barberio, Q: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM, 8 SOG
Season Totals: 21 GP, 2-12-14, +3, 22 PIM

Barberio’s eight shots on goal led the Wildcats.


Barrie Colts 3 @ Brampton Battalion 2 (OT)
LW/C Alex Hutchings, BAR: 0-1-1, -1, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 23 GP, 10-14-24, +7, 10 PIM

Hutchings set up Darren Archibald (undrafted) with the winner in overtime.

Erie Otters 4 @ London Knights 5 (OT)
G Jaroslav Janus, ERIE: OT Loss, 29 saves on 34 shots
Season Totals: 5 GP, 3-1-1-0, 3.19 GAA, .911 sv%
With Norfolk (AHL): 2 GP, 0-2-0, 1.52 GAA, .939 sv%

Erie scored twice in the third period to force overtime on the road, but the Knight’s Jared Knight (he’s on the right team) scored his second of the game to give London the win. Knight is 2010 draft eligible and a former commit to the University of Michigan. He’s a native of Michigan.

Windsor Spitfires 7 @ Sarnia Sting 1
C Richard Panik, WSR: 2-0-2, +2, 0 PIM, *Third Star*
Season Totals: 24 GP, 6-8-14, +13, 8 PIM

Panik hadn’t registered a point in his last five games, but broke out in a big way against Sarnia with two goals and a Third Star honor.

Plymouth Whalers 3 @ Ottawa 67’s 4
LW Matais Sointu, OTT: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 21 GP, 3-7-10, +7, 6 PIM

Ottawa scored three times in the third period to steal a win over Tyler Seguin and Plymouth. The NHL’s Central Scouting Bureau ranked Seguin ahead of Windsor’s Taylor Hall for No.1 this week in their preliminary list of 2010 draft prospects from the OHL. Seguin had just an assist in the game.

Peterborough Petes 4 @ Oshawa Generals 3 (OT)
G Michael Zador, OSH: OT Loss, 37 saves on 41 shots
Season Totals: 18 GP, 7-9-2-0, 3.45 GAA, .893 sv%, 1 SO

Oshawa had tied the game with just over a minute left in the third. Zador is 1-8-1-0 in his last 10.