Game Night Results

  • 5 years 10 weeks ago

    No. 4 Western Michigan Broncos 2 @ No. 3 Michigan Wolverines 5

    D Luke Witkowski, UWM: 0-1-1, Even, 2 PIM, 1 SOG
    Season totals: 9 GP, 0-3-3, +3, 27 PIM

    Michigan scored three third period goals to hand Western (6-1-3) their first loss of the season. Witkowski returned to the lineup and recorded his third assist of the season. The Broncos face Michigan State at home next weekend.

    No. 19 Quinnipiac Bobcats 2 @ Harvard Crimson 2 (OT)

    F Matthew Peca, QUI: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
    Season totals: 11 GP, 3-8-11, +3, 4 PIM

    F Alex Killorn, HAR: 0-1-1, Even, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
    Season totals: 2 GP, 2-1-3, +1, 2 PIM

    Peca's point streak now sits at 10 games with a first period assist. Killorn's assist gives him three points in the Crimson's first two games.

    Cornell Big Red 4 @ Brown Bears 5

    D Kirill Gotovets: COR: 0-1-1, Even, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
    Season totals: 3 GP, 1-1-2, -1, 4 PIM

    Brown scored two third period goals to come back on the Big Red and pick up their second win of the season. Gotovets recorded his first assist of the season in the loss.

    Vermont Catamounts 1 @ Providence Friars 5

    F Matt Marshall, UVM: Did not play
    Season totals: 2 GP, 0-0-0, -3, 2 PIM

    Vermont lost their fourth straight and dropped to 1-5-0 for the season. The Catamounts are at home against New Hampshire next Saturday.

    No. 15 North Dakota Fighting Sioux 2 @ No. 5 Minnesota Golden Gophers 3

    F Brendan O'Donnell, UND: Out - Leg Injury
    Season totals: 4 GP, 0-0-0, -3, 0 PIM

    Florida Panthers 2011 third round pick Kyle Rau scored with .46 seconds left in the third to complete the weekend sweep for Minnesota over North Dakota. The Sioux fall to 3-6-1 overall and 1-5-0 in WCHA play.

    Miami RedHawks 2 at Alaska Nanooks 1

    F Jimmy Mullin, MIA: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
    Season totals: 9 GP, 1-1-2, +1, 4 PIM

    Mullin (pictured) set up Max Cook with the game winning goal midway through the third period to give Miami their second win in a row. It was Mullin's first point since the season opener.

    USCHO rankings used

  • 5 years 10 weeks ago

    Norfolk needs some Ritola...

    NOR-2
    BRI-3

    Jaroslav Janus allowed 3 goals on 32 shots for the loss.

    First Period
    BRI Donovan, (2) (Ullstrom, Niederreiter), 10:29
    NOR Smith, (6) (Picard, Labrie), 18:48

    Second Period
    BRI Frischmon, (1) (Ness), 14:52

    Third Period
    BRI Ullstrom, (6) (Donovan, Nilsson), 7:50 (PP)
    NOR Ashton, (10) (Conacher, Angelidis), 17:09

    That's a very talented team that Bridgeport has. You see a lot of high draft picks and a smattering of veterans like Tim Wallace on that roster. They outshot Norfolk slightly by a 32-29 margin, and you get the feeling this may be a team the Admirals see in the playoffs.

    Now, after two straight losses, it appears this is a good time to get Mattias Ritola into the fold. He didn't play tonight, but I would hope he gets in the lineup tomorrow at Providence.

    Box score from TheAHL.com.

  • 5 years 10 weeks ago

    USHL

    Green Bay Gamblers 4 @ Waterloo Black Hawks 0

    G Adam Wilcox, GB: Win, 26 saves on 26 shots, shutout
    Season Totals: 4-2-0, 2.67 GAA, .906 sv%, 1 SO

    Wilcox (pictured) started for the second straight night with Ryan McKay out of the Green Bay lineup and notched his first shutout of the season. The University of Minnesota commit had one shutout last year.

    OHL

    London Knights 4 @ Erie Otters 3
    C Vladislav Namestnikov, LDN: 1-0-1, +1, 2 PIM (holding)
    Season Totals: 18 GP, 10-11-21, +9, 18 PIM

    London scored three times in the first period, then held on for a 4-3 win against the league’s worst team. Namestnikov had what turned out to be the game winning goal when he scored his 10th of the season late in the second period to give the Knights a 4-1 lead. He now has at least a point in seven of his last eight games.

    Owen Sound Attack 1 @ Belleville Bulls 2

    D Geoffrey Schemitsch, OS: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM
    Season Totals: 17 GP, 0-6-6, -1, 14 PIM

    After starting the season slowly, Schemitsch has an assist in three of his last five games.

  • 5 years 10 weeks ago

    Florida Everblades 5 @ Greenville Road Warriors 2

    LW Alex Hutchings, FLA: 0-3-3, +1, 2 SOG, 0 PIM
    Season Totals: 11 GP, 4-5-9, +2, 8 PIM
    RW Philip-Michael Devos, FLA: 0-0-0, +1, 1 SOG, 0 PIM
    Season Totals: 10 GP, 4-5-9, E, 6 PIM (Norfolk property)
    G Pat Nagle, FLA: Did not play (backup)
    Season Totals: 6 GP, 2-4-0, 4.22 GAA, .840 sv%, 0 SO

    Florida (4-6-0-1) won their second in as many nights after a suffering through a four game losing streak. Hurricanes prospect John Muse was solid in net again for the 'Blades, which means unless he’s called back up to Charlotte, Lightning prospect Pat Nagle will be watching more than he’s playing. Alex Hutchings (pictured) had a three point night to inch closer to a point-per-game pace for the season. He and Devos are tied with defenseman and former New Hampshire Wildcat Chris Murray for the team points lead with nine. Murray had two goals and an assist for First Star honors Saturday night.

  • 5 years 10 weeks ago

    SM-liiga (Finland):
    JYP 5 @ HIFK 1
    Riku Helenius, JYP, DNP
    Season totals: 10 GP, 6-4-0, 4 SO, 1.51 GAA, .933 sv%

    Riku Helenius sat backup on the second half of the back-to-back as JYP defeated HIFK 5-1. Ex-Lightning forward Eric Perrin had a helper in the win. JYP's next match is a week from Tuesday against TPS as Europe heads into the Karjala Cup break.

    Elitserien (Sweden):
    AIK 0 @ Lulea 2
    Johan Harju, Lulea, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
    Season totals: 20 GP, 7-3-10, +2, 8 PIM

    Johan Harju was scoreless in Lulea's 2-0 shutout win over AIK. AIK goaltender Viktor Fasth, rumored as a Lightning target in the offseason, stopped 35/37 in the loss. Lulea is off until a week from Thursday for the Karjala Cup, when they'll play Timra.

    As expected, Nikita Kucherov did not appear for CSKA Jr. today in their 4-1 loss to Mytischi Jr., as he is headed to North America to participate in the annual Subway Superseries.

  • 5 years 11 weeks ago

    A streak reaches double digits for one player while another starts his season with a bang as all seven NCAA teams with Lightning prospects were in action.

  • 5 years 11 weeks ago

    USHL

    Green Bay Gamblers 0 @ Des Moines Buccaneers 4

    G Adam Wilcox, GB: Loss, 29 saves on 33 shots
    Season Totals: 3-2-0, 3.21 GAA, .890 sv%, 0 SO

    Wilcox couldn’t make the most of a rare start for the Gamblers, allowing four goals in a shutout loss in Iowa.

    QMJHL

    PEI Rocket 7 @ Gatineau Olympiques 6 (OT)

    D Adam Janosik, GAT: 0-1-1, -3, 2 PIM (hooking), 0 SOG, 0 Hits
    Season Totals: 15 GP, 1-10-11, -5, 15 PIM

    Janosik (pictured) had an assist in a wild game against PEI, but also finished a team-worst minus-3.

    Moncton Wildcats 2 @ Halifax Mooseheads 1 (OT)

    D Daniel Milan, MON: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 0 SOG, 0 Hits
    Season Totals: 15 GP, 0-3-3, -4, 13 PIM

    Milan has only registered a point in one of his last 13 games. He had a quiet night on the scoresheet Friday, but is no doubt happy Moncton got a win in Halifax.

    OHL

    Brampton Battalion 2 @ London Knights 4

    C Vladislav Namestnikov, LDN: 0-1-1, E, 2 PIM (check from behind)
    Season Totals: 17 GP, 9-11-20, +8, 16 PIM

    Namestnikov now has points in six of his last seven games.

    Owen Sound Attack 1 @ Ottawa 67’s 5

    D Geoffrey Schemitsch, OS: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM (playing with broken stick)
    Season Totals: 16 GP, 0-5-5, -1, 14 PIM

    Schemitsch seems a long way away from his 40 point rookie season, but he’s really developed positionally.

  • 5 years 11 weeks ago

    Florida Everblades 1 @ South Carolina Stingrays 0

    LW Alex Hutchings, FLA: 0-0-0, E, 2 SOG, 0 PIM
    Season Totals: 10 GP, 4-2-6, +1, 8 PIM
    RW Philip-Michael Devos, FLA: 0-0-0, E, 3 SOG, 4 PIM (hooking, boarding)
    Season Totals: 9 GP, 4-5-9, -1, 6 PIM (Norfolk property)
    G Pat Nagle, FLA: Did not play (backup)
    Season Totals: 6 GP, 2-4-0, 4.22 GAA, .840 sv%, 0 SO

    Florida snapped their four-game losing streak when Hurricanes prospect John Muse made his return to the Everblades nets and shut out the Stingrays 1-0 Friday. Florida outshot South Carolina 27-22 in the game while improving to 3-6-0-1 on the year.

  • 5 years 11 weeks ago

    Big win. Big, big win.

    CHI-4
    TB-5 (OT)

    Dwayne Roloson allowed 4 goals on 32 shots for the victory. The stat line isn't a beauty, but his first period was superlative to give the Lightning a chance.

    First Period
    NO SCORING

    Second Period
    TB Stamkos (7), (Malone, Bergeron), 0:15
    CHI Sharp (4), (Toews, Kane)(PP), 1:05
    TB Connolly (2), (St. Louis, Lecavalier), 4:55
    CHI Hossa (7), (Kane, Montador), 6:17
    CHI Carcillo (1), (unassisted), 7:10
    CHI Sharp (5), (Kane, Hossa), 7:22
    TB Stamkos (8), (Purcell), 11:45
    TB Stamkos (9), (St. Louis, Malone)(PP), 19:27

    Third Period
    NO SCORING

    Overtime
    TB Lecavalier (6), (St. Louis, Bergeron), 4:06

    Steven Stamkos and Martin St. Louis were the game's first and second stars.

    What a roller coaster. Chicago should be considered a legitimate contender to come out of the West this year, and they looked like they totally outclassed the Lightning in the first period in terms of speed and puck possession. It was a bit of a clinic, with the saving grace being Dwayne Roloson's play.

    The Lightning started to take some baby steps in the second period, getting a couple of 1 goal leads, but then you had some mistakes, particularly a M.A. Bergeron turnover at the point that led to Daniel Carcillo's breakaway goal. 3 goals very quickly by Chicago and the Lightning looked like dead meat. Then Steven Stamkos reminded the NHL why he deserves to be mentioned in the same breath with Crosby and Ovechkin. He bodied a defender to force a turnover that led to his second goal, and then Marty St. Louis made a magical read and pass to set Stammer for an easy one-timer goal for the hat trick. Stammer was absolutely dominant in the third period, too, and could've had 6-7 goals with a little luck. Amazing. The Hawks should be glad he got drafted by an Eastern Conference team because he absolutely owns Chicago when he plays them.

    It was a strong third period on the forecheck for the Lightning, with just a few scary moments against Chicago's top line. And then, in overtime, M.A. Bergeron redeemed himself with a great play to steal the puck in the offensive zone, roll over his wrists on a tough pass that Marty St. Louis made a great pick on, and then the easy 2 on 1 conversion down low by Lecavalier. That play was like stealing.

    The game, as a whole, is not something you want to do every night. The defensive sloppiness and a 3 quick goal scenario is something that can't keep happening. But, when you have your best player show how dominant he can be and when you defeat a team that is a legitimate Cup contender, that works wonders for a team's confidence. It certainly feels better than sitting at .500 after getting fed their helmets by the Canes.

    Brett Connolly had a goal and 2 penalty minutes with 2 shots in 13:37.

    Box score and extended statistics from NHL.com.

  • 5 years 11 weeks ago

    Norfolk shut down for the first time this year.

    NOR-0
    ALB-1

    Dustin Tokarski allowed just 1 goal on 21 shots, but took the hard luck loss.

    First Period
    NO SCORING

    Second Period
    NO SCORING

    Third Period
    ALB Taormina, (2) (Gionta, Zharkov), 5:20

    Norfolk outshot Albany 34-21 in the game. Not too complicated, though: you have to score goals to win game.

    Norfolk rolls into Bridgeport tomorrow.

    Box score from TheAHL.com.

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