NA Juniors Game Night: 3-9-13

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League s

Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 8 @ Rimouski Oceanic 2

W Nikita Kucherov, R-N: 3-2-5, +4, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, 0 Hits, *Second Star*
Season totals: 30 GP, 26-32-58, +16, 12 PIM
With R-N: 24 GP, 23-25-48, +17, 10 PIM
With Quebec: 6 GP, 3-7-10, -1, 2 PIM

Kucherov (pictured) scored three times on three shots and added two assists to lead the Huskies over the Oceanic, 8-2. His centerman, Jean-Sebastien Dea (undrafted), also had a hat trick and was named first star. Kucherov’s five-point night was his fourth of the season. It was his eighth game with at least three points.

Ontario Hockey League

Belleville Bulls 2 @ Barrie Colts 3 (OT)

D Jake Dotchin, BAR: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 62 GP, 4-18-22, +2, 68 PIM
With Barrie: 24 GP, 2-6-8, +1, 29 PIM
With Owen Sound: 38 GP, 2-12-14, +1, 39 PIM

Barrie got an overtime goal from former London Knight Andreas Athanasiou (Red Wings), giving the Colts a win over the Bulls.

Saginaw Spirit 5 @ Guelph Storm 3

C/W Tanner Richard, GUE: 1-0-1, -2, 0 PIM
Season totals: 48 GP, 10-50-60, +17, 92 PIM

Richard scored his 10th goal and 60th point of the season in a loss to Saginaw, who clinched the league’s last playoff spot.

Note: Windsor’s Slater Koekkoek is out for the season with an injured shoulder.