NA Juniors Game Night: 2-10-13
Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
Sherbrooke Phoenix 5 @ Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 4 (SO)
W Nikita Kucherov, R-N: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 6 SOG, 1 Hit
Season totals: 19 GP, 12-20-32, +5, 2 PIM
With R-N: 13 GP, 9-13-22, +6, 0 PIM
With Quebec: 6 GP, 3-7-10, -1, 2 PIM
Kucherov (pictured) returned to the Huskies lineup after missing three games with an injured hand. He had a third period assist to extend his point streak to nine games. Like in Ufa, Russia, at the WJCs, Kucherov was the last shooter with a chance to extend the shootout, but his attempt was saved. The Huskies scored the game’s final three goals to force overtime.
Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 1 @ Drummondville Voltigeurs 2 (OT)
C Cedric Paquette, BLB: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 5 SOG, 2 Hits
Season totals: 51 GP, 20-47-67, +21, 87 PIM
The Volts scored on their fourth shot of overtime to defeat the Armada, 2-1.
Ontario Hockey League
Plymouth Whalers 5 @ Brampton Battalion 2
D Dylan Blujus, BRAM: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM
Season totals: 54 GP, 2-20-22, -7, 46 PIM
Blujus’ scoreless streak is now at five games - the third time he’s had a scoreless streak of at least five games. Panthers third rounder Vincent Trocheck had four goals for the Whalers. He has seven goals in his last three games and 38 in 48 overall.
Barrie Colts 5 @ Sarnia Sting 6 (OT)
D Jake Dotchin, BAR: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM
Season totals: 51 GP, 4-14-18, -1, 56 PIM
With Barrie: 13 GP, 2-2-4, -2, 17 PIM
With Owen Sound: 38 GP, 2-12-14, +1, 39 PIM
Dotchin had an assist for the second consecutive game and Jets prospect Mark Scheifele had two goals, but the Colts fell in Sarnia, 6-5.
Note: Windsor’s Slater Koekkoek is out for the season with an injured shoulder.