Game Night Results

  • 6 years 5 days ago

    Back to work in Europe.

    TPS 1 @ JYP 5
    Riku Helenius, JYP, DNP
    Season totals: 10 GP, 6-4-0, 4 SO, 1.51 GAA, .933 sv%

    Riku Helenius sat backup in JYP's 5-1 win over TPS. Ex-Lightning forward Eric Perrin had a pair of helpers in the match and was named second star. JYP faces HPK next on Friday.

  • 6 years 6 days ago

    Rock bottom?


    Dwayne Roloson allowed 4 goals on 22 shots for the loss before giving way to Mathieu Garon, who allowed 1 on 17 shots. Roloson got sidetracked with doing a little acting trying to embellish contact around his crease, which he is wont to do, and lost focus, in my opinion. At the point this team is at, extracurriculars like that can't be put before fundamentals. Can't be.

    First Period
    WPG Kane (6), (Byfuglien, Burmistrov), 4:51
    WPG Byfuglien (3), (Kane), 13:02

    Second Period
    WPG Flood (3), (Stapleton, Little)(PP), 7:49
    TB St. Louis (4), (Stamkos, Lecavalier), 10:47
    WPG Ladd (5), (Oduya, Stapleton), 12:14

    Third Period
    WPG Stapleton (2), (Glass), 10:04
    TB Stamkos (11), (Gilroy), 10:26

    Steven Stamkos was second star. Small solace.

    That's a team that the Lightning haven't lost to in 2 years. 12 straight games. And they got rolled. Now you're hearing accusations that there are passengers on the team, people are questioning the goaltender, and Boucher just can't seem to get any of his mind tricks to work. At some point, when coaching fails, the GM has to make a move on the roster, and if there are passengers, there need to be consequences. No one is entitled to dress and play in the NHL or pull an NHL game check. These last 2 games have been utterly embarrassing after the triumph of the Flyers win.

    Brett Connolly was -2 with 2 shots in 14:43.

    Box score and extended statistics from

  • 6 years 6 days ago

    OHL All-Stars 6 @ Russia 3
    Nikita Kucherov, Russia, 1-0-1, 0 PIM
    Series totals: 4 GP, 2-2-4, 0 PIM

    Nikita Nesterov, Russia, 0-0-0, 0 PIM
    Series totals: 3 GP, 0-1-1, 2 PIM

    Nikita Kucherov had a second period goal after the game got out of hand in Russia's 6-3 loss to the OHL All-Stars. Nikita Nesterov was scoreless in the match. The OHL sweeps the second leg of the Super Series. Russia moves on to face the WHL-All Stars on Wednesday.

    Note: This thread will be updated with extended stats as they become available.

  • 6 years 6 days ago


    Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 1 @ Moncton Wildcats 5

    D Daniel Milan, MON: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG, 0 Hits
    Season Totals: 18 GP, 0-4-4, -2, 13 PIM

    Milan broke a personal seven-game scoreless streak with an assist Sunday. He’s got a long way to go to match his rookie season totals of 14-24-38.

  • 6 years 1 week ago

    Sweden 4 @ Finland 3
    Johan Harju, Sweden, 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
    Tournament totals: 3 GP, 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM

    Sweden held off a fierce late game rally to best Scandinavian rival Finland 4-3 in their final match of the Karjala Cup. Ex-Lightning netminder Karri Ramo was chased at 13:36 of the second period, and took a no-decision in the match. Ex-Blues d-man Christian Backman had the eventual game winner on a shorthanded goal. For his part, Lightning prospect Johan Harju was scoreless in all 3 games of the tournament.

    Elsewhere, Russia got a pair of third period goals to best Czech Republic 2-1. Russia wins the Karjala Cup with a 2-0-1 record in the tournament. Finland, Czech Republic, and Sweden, in that order, rounded out the table.

  • 6 years 1 week ago


    Chicago Steel 1 @ Green Bay Gamblers 6

    G Adam Wilcox, GB: Win, 18 saves on 18 shots in 40 minutes, *Third Star*
    Season Totals: 6-2-0, 2.59 GAA, .911 sv%, 1 SO

    Wilcox played two periods and shut out Chicago for both stanzas before being pulled with a 6-0 lead. Wilcox has started the last four games for Green Bay. He raised his save percentage over .910 for the year.


    Gatineau Olympiques 4 @ Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 2

    D Adam Janosik, GAT: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG, 2 Hits
    Season Totals: 17 GP, 1-12-13, -3, 17 PIM

    Janosik has five hits in two games this weekend.

    Baie-Comeau Drakkar 0 @ Moncton Wildcats 4

    D Daniel Milan, MON: 0-0-0, +2, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, 0 Hits
    Season Totals: 17 GP, 0-3-3, -3, 13 PIM

    Milan is scoreless in 14 of his last 15 games.


    Erie Otters 1 @ London Knights 4
    C Vladislav Namestnikov, LDN: 2-1-3, +1, 0 PIM, *First Star*
    Season Totals: 20 GP, 14-12-26, +10, 20 PIM

    Namestnikov (pictured) is making a strong play for Prospect of the Week this week with his second straight two-goal game. He was First Star in both of London’s matches this weekend. He is up to 14th in league scoring and one behind Lightning camper Seth Griffith for the team point lead. Namestnikov’s 14 goals are third in the league, five behind the leader, Tyler Toffoli (LA Kings) of Ottawa.

    Mississauga St. Michaels Majors 3 @ Owen Sound Attack 4 (SO)

    D Geoffrey Schemitsch, OS: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM (tripping)
    Season Totals: 20 GP, 0-8-8, -1, 14 PIM

    Another win for Owen Sound, who is on a three-game win streak and back over .500 for the year at 11-10-1-1.

  • 6 years 1 week ago

    Wheeling Nailers 4 @ Florida Everblades 1

    LW Alex Hutchings, FLA: 0-0-0, E, 1 SOG, 0 PIM
    Season Totals: 14 GP, 7-5-12, +3, 10 PIM
    RW Philip-Michael Devos, FLA: 0-0-0, -2, 2 SOG, 2 PIM (high sticking)
    Season Totals: 13 GP, 4-6-10, E, 8 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

    After two straight losses to the Everblades the Nailers obviously had enough of getting beat and made it known Saturday night. Wheeling outshot Florida (6-7-0-1) 45-17 en route to a 4-1 win. John Muse started his fifth straight game in net for Florida and took the loss despite keeping the ‘Blades tied 1-1 entering the third period. After his hat trick Friday night, Lightning prospect Alex Hutchings was scoreless Saturday with only one shot on goal.

  • 6 years 1 week ago

    Michigan State Spartans 4 @ No. 5 Western Michigan Broncos 2

    D Luke Witkowski, UWM: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
    Season totals: 11 GP, 0-3-3, +4, 27 PIM

    The Spartans swept the weekend series with the Broncos. Western has now lost three straight.

    No. 4 Michigan Wolverines 3 @ Miami RedHawks 3 (OT)

    F James Mullin, MIA: 0-0-0, Even, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
    Season totals: 11 GP, 2-1-3, +2, 4 PIM

    Miami came away from the weekend series with Michigan with three points.

    St. Lawrence Saints 1 @ No. 19 Quinnipiac Bobcats 0 (OT)

    F Matthew Peca, QUI: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
    Season totals: 13 GP, 3-9-12, +2, 4 PIM

    St. Lawrence goalie Matt Weninger picked up his second shutout of the season as the Saints blanked the Bobcats. Peca's point streak was snapped ending at 11 games.

    No. 18 Colgate Raiders 2 @ Harvard Crimson 4

    F Alex Killorn, HAR 1-1-2, +1, 2 PIM, 6 SOG
    Season totals: 4 GP, 3-2-5, +2, 19 PIM

    Killorn picked up a goal and an assist, both on the powerplay, as Harvard upset No. 18 Colgate.

    Cornell Big Red 3 @ No. 17 Darmouth Big Green 2

    D Kirill Gotovets, COR: Did not play
    Season totals: 3 GP, 1-1-2, -1, 4 PIM

    Cornell knocked off Dartmouth in the battle of the big colors. Gotovets sat for the second straight game.

    New Hampshire Wildcats 4 @ Vermont Catamounts 4 (OT)

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

    Vermont skated to a tie in their lone game this weekend. They play at BU and at Northeastern next weekend.

  • 6 years 1 week ago

    Simultaneously frustrating and embarrassing.


    Mathieu Garon allowed 3 goals on 24 shots for the loss.

    First Period
    STL Russell (3), (Grachev, Polak), 18:51

    Second Period
    STL Shattenkirk (2), (Steen, Langenbrunner), 19:54

    Third Period
    STL Oshie (5), (Backes)(SH), 6:26

    Yuck. The Lightning only managed 18 shots on goal because they didn't have the puck all game long. There was no forecheck and no flow. The passing was off. They had no jump. That was really hard to watch. They just got whipped tonight. That was textbook.

    Brett Connolly was -1 with 3 shots in 12:50.

    Blair Jones was -1 with 2 hits in 6:46. We've always been big boosters of Blair on this site, but at some point he needs to be a little more than just a plumber. He's got something to give offensively, but it hasn't shown in the past few games. At all.

    Box score and extended statistics from

  • 6 years 1 week ago

    Norfolk re-finds its offense.


    Dustin Tokarski allowed 3 goals on 26 shots for the victory.

    First Period
    WBS Williams, (3) (McDonald, Lerg), 1:13
    NOR Gudas, (3) (Tyrell, Wyman), 15:01 (SH)

    Second Period
    WBS Street, (2) (Bortuzzo, Sneep), 0:56 (PP)
    WBS Dimitrakos, (4) (Gibbons), 1:52

    Third Period
    NOR Conacher, (7) (Fornataro, Barberio), 1:56 (PP)
    NOR Barberio, (3) (Dimmen, Smith), 8:26 (PP)
    NOR Tyrell, (4) (Barberio, Angelidis), 11:23
    NOR Conacher, (8) (Dimmen), 19:58 (EN/PP)

    Mark Barberio (pictured) and Dana Tyrell were the game's first and second stars.

    It took 40 minutes, but the Admirals re-found their offense and their power play, based partly on Barberio's 3-point period. His effort moved him back into the top slot amongst all AHL defensemen in scoring. What's more exceptional, to me, is that he's at 15 points in 14 games. A point-a-game pace is so difficult to maintain at the AHL level, and especially by a defenseman. He had 31 points all of last season, in 68 games. He's pretty much halfway to that mark already.

    Tyrell snapped a 5 game scoreless streak with his 3rd multi-point game of the season.

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