North American Juniors Game Night: 2-25-12

USHL

Lincoln Stars 2 @ Tri-City Storm 3 (OT)

G Adam Wilcox, TC: Win, 43 saves on 45 shots, *First Star*
Season Totals (with Tri-City): 23 GP, 11-11-1, 2.99 GAA, .916 sv%, 1 SO
Season Totals (with Green Bay): 9 GP, 7-2-0, 2.27 GAA, .918 sv%, 2 SO

Wilcox does it again. The future Golden Gopher stopped 43 of 45 shots and earned the first star for the second night in a row. The Storm were outshot 45-24 in the game. Wilcox (pictured) finally evened his record with Tri-City and dropped his GAA under three. Tri-City has climbed within one point of Sioux City for the final playoff spot in the West.

OHL

London Knights 2 @ Belleville Bulls 3

C Vladislav Namestnikov, LDN: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 53 GP, 20-47-67, +18, 44 PIM

A day after putting up 10 on Kingston, the Knights could only pocket two goals in a 3-2 loss to Belleville. The Bulls entered the game as the eighth seed in the East, 30 points behind London, the West’s top seed.

Oshawa Generals 3 @ Saginaw Spirit 2 (SO)

D Geoffrey Schemitsch, OSH: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 41 GP, 0-14-14, +4, 22 PIM
With Oshawa: 14 GP, 0-3-3, +2, 4 PIM
With Owen Sound: 27 GP, 0-11-11, +3, 20 PIM

Scott Laughton (2012) scored in regulation and then added the shootout winner to give the Gens two points in Michigan.