Game Night Results

  • 6 years 14 weeks ago

    Western Ontario Mustangs 2 @ No. 9 Miami RedHawks 6 (exhibition)

    F Jimmy Mullin, MIA: 1-1-2, +2, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
    2011-2012 season totals: 37 GP, 11-15-26, +17, 10 PIM

    On Saturday, Western Ontario stunned Western Michigan University, tying them, 2-2. Miami took them seriously from the get-go, outshooting the Mustangs 16-4 in the first and 49-14 for the game. Mullin (pictured), now a sophomore, had a goal and an assist and his linemate, 2012 Lightning prospect camper Austin Czarnik, had a pair of goals. The third member of that line, Riley Barber (Capitals), had three helpers. Miami opens Friday against Colgate.

    Acadia Axemen 2 @ Quinnipiac Bobcats 0 (exhibition)

    F Matthew Peca, QU: Did not play
    Season totals: 1 GP, 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM

    Quinnipiac beat Maine on Saturday to start their regular season, then rested players – including Peca – for an exhibition game on Sunday. The Bobcats fell to the Axemen, 2-0.

  • 6 years 14 weeks ago

    Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

    Quebec Remparts 2 @ Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 4

    C Cedric Paquette, BLB: 0-1-1, +1, 2 PIM (roughing), 1 SOG, 0 Hits
    Season totals: 9 GP, 4-5-9, +8, 16 PIM

    Woah. The Armada came out flying, outshooting Quebec 19-9 in the first period, en route to a 4-2 win over Patrick Roy’s Remparts. It was Quebec’s first loss of the season. They came into the weekend as the top-ranked team in Canadian Juniors. They started the season 7-0. Lightning prospect Nikita Kucherov remains out for the Remparts while he rehabs his shoulder injury. Paquette (pictured) took 31 faceoffs in the game for the Armada, winning 16 of them. The 31 faceoffs were nearly 50 percent of the draws in the game.

    Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 3 @ Val-d’Or Foreurs 7

    D Artem Sergeev, VDO: 0-2-2, E, 0 PIM, 8 SOG, 3 Hits
    Season totals: 7 GP, 1-4-5, -1, 4 PIM

    Val-d’Or got a hat trick from Anthony Mantha (2013) to beat the Eagles, 7-3. Cape Breton beat the Foreurs 5-3 on Saturday. Sergeev led the Foreurs in shots and hits during the game.

  • 6 years 14 weeks ago

    KHL (Russia)
    Dynamo Riga 0 vs. Cherepovets 1
    Vasily Koshechkin, Cherepovets, Win, SO, 29/29, 0.00 GAA, 1.000 sv%
    Season totals: 13 GP, 6-6-1, 2 SO, 1.89 GAA, .937 sv%

    This just in: "old man" Vasily (pictured) is still good. The 29 year old netminder turned away all 29 shots he faced to lead Severstal to a 1-0 shutout of Dynamo Riga. They'll face Donetsk next on Tuesday.

    Bratislava 2 vs. Dynamo Minsk 3
    Jaroslav Janus, Bratislava, Loss, 25/28, 3.03 GAA, .893 sv%
    Season totals: 12 GP, 7-4-1, 2 SO, 2.04 GAA, .929 sv%

    Despite a pair of goals from Miroslav Satan, Bratislava fell to Dynamo Minsk 3-2. Alexander Ovechkin had 1 goal and 1 assist in the victory for Minsk, while ex-Lightning draft pick Marek Kvapil assisted on Minsk's game winner. Bratislava will regroup and wait for Nizhnekamsk on Thursday.

  • 6 years 14 weeks ago

    Alex Killorn (pictured) had 3 goals and 1 assist to lead Syracuse to a 6-5 overtime victory over St. John's. Richard Panik also had a multi-point game with 1 goal and 1 assist, as did Mark Barberio with a pair of assists, including 1 on Ondrej Palat's overtime winner. Reigning AHL MVP Cory Conacher also had a goal and J.T. Brown and Keith Aulie added single helpers.

    Dustin Tokarski was between the pipes for the Crunch.

    Syracuse completes its preseason 3-0-0, sweeping the IceCaps, and moves on to Rochester where they'll face the Americans on opening night of the regular season on Friday.

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  • 6 years 15 weeks ago

    Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

    Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 1 @ Gatineau Olympiques 2

    C Cedric Paquette, BLB: 0-0-0, -1, 4 PIM (slashing, roughing), 4 SOG, 3 Hits
    Season totals: 8 GP, 4-4-8, +7, 14 PIM

    Paquette had his two game multi-point streak come to an end. He led the team in hits on Saturday against Gatineau. The Armada outshot the Olympiques 32-21, including 16-5 in the first period. They also had a 1-0 lead half-way through the final stanza before Gatineau took over.

    Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 5 @ Val-d’Or Foreurs 3

    D Artem Sergeev, VDO: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM (interference), 2 SOG, 0 Hits
    Season totals: 6 GP, 1-2-3, -1, 4 PIM

    Alexandre Lavoie (undrafted) had two goals and a couple helpers to pace the Eagles.

    Note: Nikita Kucherov (Quebec) remains out with a shoulder injury.

    Ontario Hockey League

    Guelph Storm 3 @ Owen Sound Attack 4 (SO)

    C/W Tanner Richard, GUE: 0-1-1, -1, 2 PIM (roughing)
    Season totals: 7 GP, 1-8-9, +2, 12 PIM
    D Jake Dotchin, OS: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM (high sticking)
    Season totals: 7 GP, 0-2-2, -1, 8 PIM

    Guelph completed their third game in three nights, losing in a shootout to Owen Sound, 4-3. The Storm earned five of a possible six points in the three games. Richard (pictured) had five assists in the stretch. Owen Sound leads the Midwest Division with 11 points to Guelph’s nine.

    Peterborough Petes 3 @ Barrie Colts 4

    D Slater Koekkoek, PBO: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM
    Season totals: 6 GP, 0-2-2, -5, 6 PIM

    A day after Petes captain Koekkoek spoke called his team out for their recent play, Peterborough put forth a better effort, but came up short in Barrie. The Petes had been outscored 14-3 in their last three games, all losses.

  • 6 years 15 weeks ago

    Quinnipiac Bobcats 2 @ No. 15 Maine Black Bears 1

    F Matthew Peca, QU: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
    2011-2012 Season totals: 39 GP, 8-31-39, E, 12 PIM

    Quinnipiac started their season off on the right note by going into Maine and defeating the Black Bears, 2-1, in a non-conference match-up. Peca was held off the scoresheet, but is expected to be a big contributor to the Bobcats success this year. Maine outshot QU, 32-18. Bobcats goalie Eric Hartzell (undrafted), a senior, made 31 saves in the win. Quinnipiac plays an exhibition game on Sunday against Acadia. Quinnipiac received the 23rd most votes in the latest USCHO poll.

    Manitoba 3 @ No. 4 North Dakota Fighting Sioux 5 (exhibition)

    F Brendan O’Donnell, UND: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 0 SOG

    O’Donnell made his return to the Sioux lineup after missing most of last season with a shoulder injury. He didn’t figure into the scoring in UND’s first exhibition game of the year. They will play another exhibition game next Friday against the USA Under-18 squad. Now a sophomore, O’Donnell had five goals and an assist in 17 games last year before getting hurt.

    Lethbridge Pronghorns 0 @ No. 2 Minnesota Golden Gophers 7 (exhibition)

    G Adam Wilcox, MIN: 7 saves on 7 shots, shared shutout

    Freshman Adam Wilcox (pictured) played the second half of Minnesota’s exhibition win over the University of Lethbridge, stopping all seven shots he faced. Wilcox starred for Tri-City in the USHL last year after a trade from Green Bay. Sophomore Michael Shibrowski started the game for the Gophers and made nine saves in 29:30. Christian Isackson (Sabres) had three goals for Minnesota.

    Western Ontario Mustangs 2 @ No. 10 Western Michigan Broncos 2 (exhibition)

    D Luke Witkowski, WMU: 0-0-0, E, 6 PIM (interference, elbowing, unsportsmanlike conduct), 2 SOG

    Broncos co-captain Luke Witkowski went scoreless, but spent six minutes in the penalty box as WMU tied Western Ontario in exhibition play on Saturday. WMU outshot the Mustangs 46-20. Former Lightning fifth round pick (2008) Kyle De Coste now plays for UWO. He had one shot and two penalty minutes in the game. De Coste was never signed by the Lightning. The best junior season he had was a 19-goal effort in 2010-2011 for Sault Ste Marie and Belleville.

    *USCHO poll used

  • 6 years 15 weeks ago

    Florida completed their preseason 2-0 by beating the newest version of the Solar Bears 5-1 on Saturday, a day after beating them 6-3.

    ORL – 1
    FLA – 5

    Lightning prospect Pat Nagle sat backup to Rob Madore, who stopped 23 of 24 shots. Madore was 5-21-1 last year for the University of Vermont and was a teammate of former Lightning prospect Matt Marshall the last four years. Dan Milan (pictured) was scoreless and plus-2 for the ‘Blades on Saturday. He was on the ice, killing a penalty when Florida scored their fourth goal.

    Florida starts their regular season on Friday at home against Orlando. The ‘Blades and Solar Bears will play four games to start the regular season.

  • 6 years 15 weeks ago

    Elitserien (Sweden)
    Frolunda 1 vs. Brynas 2
    Johan Harju, Brynas, 1-0-1, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
    Season totals: 10 GP, 5-2-7, +6, 4 PIM

    Johan Harju (pictured) scored a game tying second period power play goal and Daniel Widing scored the game winner less than 2 minutes later to lead Brynas to a 2-1 win over Frolunda. Brynas now sits at 3rd on the Elitserien table. They face Rogle on Tuesday.

    KHL (Russia)
    Khabarovsk 2 vs. Chelyabinsk 1
    Nikita Nesterov, Chelyabinsk, 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
    Season totals (KHL): 8 GP, 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM
    Season totals (MHL): 1 GP, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM

    Nikita Nesterov was -1 in 4:14 of ice time in Chelyabinsk's 2-1 loss to Khabarovsk. Ex-NHLer Stan Chistov had the winning third period goal for Chelyabinsk. They face Novosibirsk on Monday.

  • 6 years 15 weeks ago

    The ECHL preseason got underway for the defending champion Florida Everblades on Friday night, as they the return of the Orlando Solar Bears with a 6-3 victory.

    ORL – 3
    FLA – 6

    Lightning prospect Pat Nagle went the distance in net for the ‘Blades, stopping 29 of 32 shots. Dan Milan, playing his first professional game, was scoreless with a shot on goal and two penalty minutes.

    The two teams face off again on Saturday night.

  • 6 years 15 weeks ago

    Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

    PEI Rocket 2 @ Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 6

    C Cedric Paquette, BLB: 1-1-2, +3, 0 PIM, 4 SOG, 1 Hit, *Second Star*
    Season totals: 7 GP, 4-4-8, +8, 10 PIM

    Paquette had a goal and an assist for the second straight game, and was second star for the second straight game as the Armada beat the Rocket, 6-2. Christopher Clapperton had a hat trick for Blainville-Boisbriand. He went undrafted in 2012, but camped with the Flyers, scoring a hat trick in their prospect scrimmage. Paquette is up over a point-per-game pace for the season. He has four multi-point games this year.

    Note: Nikita Kucherov (Quebec) remains out with a shoulder injury.

    Ontario Hockey League

    Brampton Battalion 1 @ Erie Otters 5

    D Dylan Blujus, BRAM: 0-1-1, E, 2 PIM (interference)
    Season totals: 6 GP, 0-3-3, -3, 8 PIM

    Blujus had an assist for the second straight game, but Brampton was stonewalled by Blue Jackets second rounder (2012) Oscar Dansk, who stopped 34 of 35 shots. Dansk is 2-3 on the year with a 4.51 GAA and .891 save percentage.

    Owen Sound Attack 4 @ Sarnia Sting 3

    D Jake Dotchin, OS: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM
    Season totals: 6 GP, 0-2-2, E, 6 PIM

    Owen Sound avenged a 2-1 loss to the Sting in their last game. Habs first rounder (2012) Alex Galchenyuk had a goal and an assist for Sarnia. Dotchin hasn’t registered a point since accumulating two assists in the season opener.

    Plymouth Whalers 4 @ Guelph Storm 5

    C/W Tanner Richard, GUE: 0-1-1, E, 2 PIM (roughing)
    Season totals: 6 GP, 1-7-8, +3, 10 PIM

    Guelph is now 2 for 2 in their key 3-games-in-3-nights stretch this weekend. They defeated Windsor 5-0 on Thursday. Richard had three assists Thursday night and added a helper Friday. Justin Auger (undrafted) had a hatter for the Storm, including the game-winning goal with five seconds left in the game. Guelph overcame a 3-1 deficit to win.

    News: Unhappy with his team’s 3-game losing streak in which they’ve been outscored 14-3, Peterborough captain and Lightning first rounder Slater Koekkoek (pictured) boldly told the Peterborough Examiner that something may have to change with team personnel.

    “I'm not going to do the GM's job by any means but if there are certain players in here not willing to compete then something has to happen,” he said. “We're not good enough.”

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