Game Night Results

  • 10 weeks 3 days ago

    Game (and possibly season) slips away from Tampa Bay.


    Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed 2 goals on 30 shots for the hard luck loss. He deserved better. He made a good number of timely saves but the Lightning couldn't finish their chances most of the night. It's a shame. A win would've been huge for the team and huge for Vasilevskiy's confidence.

    First Period
    16:18 TB Drouin (13), (Filppula, Palat)

    Second Period
    16:40 CBJ Anderson (10), (Savard)

    Third Period
    4:29 CBJ Foligno (15), (Werenski, Wennberg)(PP)
    18:55 CBJ Jenner (7), (unassisted)(SH)(EN)

    Jonathan Drouin was the game's third star.

    The Lightning couldn't finish their chances, let Columbus hang around, and eventually the Blue Jackets finished just enough of theirs. It's really simple. The Lightning played a pretty good game overall. They dominated the first 30 minutes of the contest and could've easily built a good sized lead with the scoring chances they had, but they allowed Columbus to hang around. The final 30 minutes of the game the Blue Jackets found some traction with their forecheck and eventually found the tying goal and drew the power play to get the winner. All things being equal, there wouldn't be a whole lot from this game to cry over, but things are not equal right now. The Lightning standings situation is fast becoming desperate and it's getting to the point where every night they fail to earn points puts them closer to an early trip to the golf course.

    Gabriel Dumont was -1 with 3 shots and 1 hit in 9:08. He was also 60% on 5 draws.

    Matthew Peca had 2 penalty minutes and 1 shot in 7:46.

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  • 10 weeks 3 days ago

    Crunch, goaltending tandem, outlast Marlies.


    Adam Wilcox allowed 3 goals on 20 shots before giving way to Kristers Gudlevskis, who allowed 1 goal on 7 shots the rest of the way for the win.

    First Period
    18:15 SYR Taormina (11), (Halmo, Richard)

    Second Period
    0:12 SYR Morin (7), (Vermin, Thomas)
    4:03 TOR Froese (15), (Leipsic, Lindberg)
    7:17 TOR Cameranesi (2), (Corrado, Clune)
    13:49 TOR Leipsic (10), (Nielsen, Kapanen)
    19:40 SYR Taormina (12), (Richard, Conacher)(PP)

    Third Period
    1:10 SYR Gourde (11), (Walcott)
    6:33 SYR Richard (8), (Conacher, Taormina)(PP)
    10:16 TOR Cameranesi (3), (Moore, Corrado)

    Matt Taormina and Yanni Gourde were the game's first and second stars.

    Syracuse holds a 1 point lead in the AHL North Division with 3 games in hand on second place Albany.

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  • 10 weeks 3 days ago

    By Jeremy Houghtaling

    The Syracuse Crunch seized the momentum late in the second period.

    The Crunch tied the score with 20 seconds left in the middle period, added the go-ahead goal 1:10 into the third and held on for a 5-4 win against the Toronto Marlies at the Onondaga County War Memorial Friday.

    “I’m very happy with the way we bounced back,” Crunch head coach Benoit Groulx said. “That game reminded me of the first game here. The momentum was shifting left and right. They have a good team, and we had to grind it out.”

  • 10 weeks 3 days ago

    Yaroslavl Jr. 1 vs. Dinamo Riga Jr. 0
    Oleg Sosunov, Yaroslavl Jr., 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
    Season totals: 25 GP, 0-0-0, -4, 50 PIM

    Oleg Sosunov returned to the lineup and was scoreless for Loko Jr. in their 1-0 defeat of Riga Jr. Goaltender Artyom Melnikov stopped all 18 shots he faced for the shutout victory.

  • 10 weeks 3 days ago

    St. Petersburg 9 vs. Novokuznetsk 1
    Nikita Gusev, St. Petersburg, 1-1-2, +2, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
    Season totals: 46 GP, 20-38-58, +33, 8 PIM

    Nikita Gusev scored the 9th and final goal in a Friday 13th massacre that concluded with SKA defeating Novokuznetsk 9-1. Gusev also had a power play helper in his 16:54 of ice time. Gusev's goal was his 20th of his season, making this the third straight season the young forward has hit 20 goals in the KHL, and he's now 1 goal shy of his career high of 21 set in 2014-2015 with Khanty-Mansiysk. Gusev's linemates Evgeny Dadonov and Vadim Shipachyov were the high men for SKA with 4 points each.

  • 10 weeks 3 days ago

    Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

    Rimouski Oceanic 3 @ Shawinigan Cataractes 2

    W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 3 SOG, 1 Hit
    Season Totals: 37 GP, 28-22-50, +20, 42 PIM
    2015-2016 Season: 62 GP, 32-37-69, +8, 86 PIM

    Yan was scoreless for the second-straight game as L’Oceanic beat Shawinigan, 3-2. The Cataractes chipped away at a 3-0 deficit to make it 3-2 early in the third period, but they couldn’t get any closer. Alexandre Legace (undrafted) stopped 38 of 40 shots for Rimouski.

    Ontario Hockey League

    Oshawa Generals 4 @ Peterborough Petes 5 (OT)

    W/C Christopher Paquette, NIA: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 2 SOG
    Season Totals: 38 GP, 12-17-29, -7, 16 PIM
    With Petes: 1 GP, 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM
    With Niagara: 37 GP, 12-17-29, -7, 14 PIM
    2015-2016 Season: 57 GP, 5-11-16, -6, 18 PIM

    D Matt Spencer, PBO: 0-1-1, -2, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
    Season Totals: 32 GP, 5-16-21, +5, 33 PIM
    2015-2016 Season: 60 GP, 5-19-24, -4, 46 PIM

    W Jonne Tammela, PBO: Did not play
    Season Totals: 2 GP, 1-0-1, +1, 2 PIM
    2015-2016 (Finland): 37 GP, 5-8-13, +10, 16 PIM

    Paquette made his Petes debut wearing No. 12, but was scoreless in Peterborough’s overtime win over the Cirelli-less Oshawa Generals. Panthers prospect Jonathan Ang scored the overtime winner for the Petes.

  • 10 weeks 4 days ago

    Bishop returns.


    Ben Bishop returned from IR and allowed 2 goals on 26 shots for the victory. He was hung out to dry on the first shot of the game after a three week layoff, but pretty well held down the fort with timely saves from there on out, while also helping a shaky d-corps with his ability to conduct traffic with his puckhandling. It was welcome relief.

    First Period
    2:58 BUF Moulson (9), (Girgensons, Fedun)
    5:37 TB Palat (8), (Johnson, Drouin)(PP)

    Second Period
    5:18 TB Palat (9), (Nesterov, Namestnikov)
    12:58 TB Kucherov (17), (Hedman, Palat)

    Third Period
    10:30 BUF Kane (11), (Eichel, Falk)
    19:42 TB Stralman (2), (Filppula, Boyle)(PP)(EN)

    Ondrej Palat, Nikita Kucherov, and Bishop were the game's three stars.

    There's an obvious talent gap between Tampa Bay and Buffalo, so I'm not ready to start a parade for the Lightning beating an inferior team. For tonight's effort to matter, they need to keep this going against Columbus tomorrow night.

    Gabriel Dumont was -1 with 1 shot an 1 hit in 10:06. He was also 75% on 4 draws.

    Matthew Peca had 1 shot in 9:57.

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  • 10 weeks 4 days ago

    Crunch lose a goaltending duel.

    UTI-2 (OT)

    Kristers Gudlevskis allowed 2 goals on 31 shots for the OT loss.

    First Period

    Second Period
    4:34 UTI Grenier (12), (Valk, Archibald)

    Third Period
    7:04 SYR Halmo (12), (Taormina, Conacher)(PP)

    3:11 UTI Archibald (10), (Grenier, Demko)

    Gudlevskis was the game's third star.

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  • 10 weeks 5 days ago

    SaiPa 1 vs. Jukurit 0
    Saku Salminen, SaiPa, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
    Season totals: 30 GP, 2-4-6, -5, 39 PIM

    Saku Salminen was scoreless in 7:33 of ice time as SaiPa defeated Jukurit 1-0. Ex-Oilers pick Frans Tuohimaa turned aside all 23 shots he faced for the shutout.

  • 10 weeks 5 days ago

    St. Petersburg 5 vs. Omsk 3
    Nikita Gusev, St. Petersburg, 0-2-2, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
    Season totals: 45 GP, 19-37-56, +31, 8 PIM

    Nikita Gusev had a pair of power play helpers in 15:44 of ice time as SKA defeated Avangard Omsk 5-3. Ex-NHL'er Ilya Kovalchuk had 1 goal and 3 points for SKA in the win.

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