Game Night Results

  • 6 years 4 weeks ago

    Great wisdom from Chief: "As Ohlund might tell you, as you get older it takes a little longer to get off your ice."


    Dwayne Roloson allowed 1 goal on 30 shots for the victory.

    First Period
    17:03 MIN Bouchard (11), Brodziak (20), Clutterbuck (14)

    Second Period
    05:09 TB Malone (12), Moore (14), Lundin (10)
    09:05 TB Downie (10), Gagne (20), Brewer (7)

    Third Period
    07:58 TB Bergenheim (14), St Louis (63)

    Ryan Malone and Roloson were the game's first and third stars.

    The Lightning seem like a completely different team with Downie and Malone in the lineup.

    The Lightning are now 1 point back of Pittsburgh for 4th place in the East. Only Vancouver is on a longer winning streak right now than the Lightning. Wouldn't it be interesting if Washington lost in regulation to Buffalo and then the Lightning cashed in their game in hand against Chicago tomorrow?

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  • 6 years 4 weeks ago

    South Carolina Stingrays 5 @ Florida Everblades 4
    LW Alex Hutchings: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM (cross-checking), 0 SOG
    Season totals: 49 GP, 13-13-28, -9, 37 PIM

    One game after the ‘Blades pulled ahead of South Carolina and Wheeling for fourth in the East, they fell behind again with a loss Friday to the Stingrays. Florida was down 2-0 and 5-2 in the game before mounting a comeback that fell short. They pulled within one goal with just under five minutes to go, but couldn’t get the equalizer. The ‘Blades are tied with the Stingrays for fifth at the moment, one point behind fourth place Wheeling. Florida has one more victory than South Carolina. All have one game left. South Carolina and Florida will play the final game of their regular seasons Saturday against each other in the Sunshine State. Goaltender Jaroslav Janus was recalled to AHL Norfolk Thursday.

  • 6 years 4 weeks ago


    QMJHL First Round

    No.12 Rimouski Oceanic 3 @ No.5 Gatineau Olympiques 4 (OT)
    Gatineau wins best of seven series 4-1

    D Adam Janosik, GAT: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM (roughing), 2 SOG, 1 Hit
    Season Totals: 60 GP, 7-25-32, +17, 37 PIM
    Playoff Totals: 5 GP, 1-2-3, -2, 6 PIM

    Gatineau overcame a 3-2 third period deficit to tie the game and win in overtime, giving them the series win over the Oceanic. Philippe Halley (2011) had the game winner. Janosik finished the series with three points in the five games. Every series in the league was finished in five games or less. Gatineau will play Drummondville in the second round after the re-seeding.

  • 6 years 4 weeks ago

    The Admirals look like April fools.


    Dustin Tokarski allowed 5 goals on 22 shots for the loss.

    First Period
    HER Gordon, (25) (Aucoin, Holtby), 5:14
    HER Bouchard, (11) (Kozek, Orlov), 16:02

    Second Period
    HER Souray, (4) (Orlov, Gordon), 3:09
    HER Perreault, (11) , 16:52
    NOR Milam, (15) , 17:08
    NOR Ritola, (4) (Milam, Pouliot), 18:17 (PP)

    Third Period
    HER Aucoin, (18) (Greentree, Willsie), 3:26 (PP)
    NOR Pouliot, (21) (Jones, Ritola), 18:23 (PP)
    HER Pinizzotto, (17) , 19:31 (EN/SH)

    Tory Milam was the game's third star.

    Any designs Norfolk had on 2nd place in the East Division were probably wiped out by tonight's loss. The club got very lucky that both Charlotte and Binghamton got waffled by similar scores tonight, but Worcester did win their game in the crossover. Norfolk is 3 points back of the 3rd place Checkers with 2 games in hand and 1 point up on 5th place Binghamton with 1 game in hand. Their lead over the Sharks is down to 6 points with 1 game in hand, though. The team picked a helluva time for a 3 game losing streak.

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  • 6 years 4 weeks ago


    Des Moines Buccaneers 3 @ Fargo Force 2
    C Jimmy Mullin, FGO: 0-1-1, E, 2 PIM (holding), 2 SOG
    Season totals: 48 GP, 20-34-54, +26, 26 PIM

    Mullin has just one assist in his last three games, two of those being losses. Fargo has clinched a playoff spot despite a mediocre 13-11-3 home record. They are in fourth in the West, but are two points out of second place.


    Western Conference Quarterfinals

    No.2 Saginaw Spirit 4 @ No.7 Guelph Storm 3
    Best of seven series tied 2-2

    C/W Richard Panik, GUE: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM
    Season Totals: 51 GP, 27-29-56, -6, 75 PIM
    Playoff Totals: 4 GP, 1-2-3, -1, 6 PIM

    Guelph had a chance to go up 3-1 at home as underdogs in their series and held a 2-0 lead going into the second period before giving up four goals in the middle stanza. The pivotal Game 5 is Saturday in Michigan.

    Western Conference Quarterfinals

    No.1 Owen Sound Attack 2 @ No.8 London Knights 5
    Best of seven series tied 2-2

    D Geoffrey Schemitsch, OS: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM
    Season Totals: 45 GP, 1-19-20, +17, 14 PIM
    Playoff Totals: 2 GP, 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM
    G Michael Zador, OS: 12 saves on 12 shots
    Season Totals: 31 GP, 19-5-1-1, 3.23 GAA, .888 sv%, 0 SO
    Playoff Totals: 1 GP, 0-0-0, 0.00 GAA, 1.000 sv%, 0 SO

    Zador entered the game down 5-1 at 8:02 of the third period and was perfect for the remainder of the game. The Knights pounded Top seeded Owen Sound is struggling with London as the series goes back to Owen Sound for Game 5 Saturday.


    Western Conference Quarterfinals

    No.7 Chilliwack Bruins 2 @ No.2 Spokane Chiefs 4
    Spokane leads best of seven series 3-1

    C Tyler Johnson, SPO: Did not play.
    Season Totals: 71 GP, 53-62-115, +27, 48 PIM
    Playoff Totals: 3 GP, 2-2-4, +1, 0 PIM

    Johnson missed the game due to an injury sustained when he was elbowed by Chilliwack’s Tyler Stahl in the second period of Game 3. Stahl was suspended for Thursday’s game. No timetable has been given for Johnson’s return. Spokane was able to overcome not playing with the WHL’s leading goal scorer and second leading point producer in Game 4, but unless Johnson returns, their shot at the conference and/or league titles is in jeopardy. The Bruins have their own distractions now since there are heavy rumors the team is moving to Victoria, B.C. after being sold. The Chiefs can close it out Saturday at home in Game 5.

    Eastern Conference Quarterfinals

    No.1 Saskatoon Blades 2 @ No.8 Prince Albert Raiders 5
    Best of seven series tied 2-2

    D Teigan Zahn, SAS: 0-0-0, E, 4 PIM (goaltender interference, roughing)
    Season Totals: 72 GP, 3-20-23, +39, 133 PIM
    Playoff Totals: 4 GP, 0-2-2 +1, 6 PIM

    The WHL’s top team, Saskatoon, now finds themselves tied with upstart Prince Albert 2-2 in their conference quarterfinals series. The Raiders outshot the Blades by a wide margin (41-30) for the second straight game. Game 5 is Saturday in Saskatoon.

  • 6 years 4 weeks ago

    Bugsy returns!


    Dwayne Roloson allowed 1 goal on 37 shots for the victory.

    First Period
    04:51 TB Downie (9), Gagne (19), Stamkos (45)
    10:13 TB St Louis (30), Lecavalier (28), Hedman (23)

    Second Period

    Third Period
    04:31 PIT Rupp (7), Kovalev (16)

    Roloson, Martin St. Louis, and Steve Downie were the game's three stars.

    First the Lightning got Downie back, and with Ryan Malone now back the team has its full measure of sandpaper, forechecking, and net front presence back in the lineup. Whether they have enough time to get everything tuned up for the postseason in the 5 games remaining in the regular season, especially if Malone sits out another couple of games as a coach's precaution, I don't know. I do know that when the Lightning have physical edge, they're frightening.

    I also know that while I respect Pittsburgh, I don't fear them. It'll be a tough series whether the Lightning have home ice or not and whether Crosby's back or not, but it's winnable for the Lightning. And with the Lightning just 3 points back of the Pens with 1 game in hand, the plot certainly thickens as far as getting the 4th seed. An extra home game used to mean about $1M bucks in gross revenue from the gate to the franchise about 15 years ago. I don't know what it's worth now, but I'm sure it's better than a kick in the teeth.

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  • 6 years 4 weeks ago
    [b][i]QMJHL[/b][/i] [b]QMJHL First Round [/b] [b] No.5 Gatineau Olympiques 4 @ No. 12 Rimouski Oceanic 3 (OT)[/b] [i]Gatineau leads best of seven series 3-1[/i] [i]D [b][url=/adam-janosik]Adam Janosik[/url][/b], GAT: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, 1 Hit[/i] Season Totals: 60 GP, 7-25-32, +17, 37 PIM Playoff Totals: 4 GP, 1-2-3, -2, 4 PIM Jean-Gabriel Pageau (2011) scored his third goal of the series at 5:41 of overtime to lift Gatineau to a Game 4 win over Rimouski. Game 5 is Friday in Gatineau. [b] No.2 Montreal Juniors 4 @ No.15 Halifax Mooseheads 2 [/b] [i]Montreal wins best of seven series 4-0[/i] [i]D [b][url=/charles-landry]Charles Landry[/url][/b], MTL: 0-0-0, +1, 4 PIM (roughing, checking from behind), 3 SOG, 0 Hits[/i] Season Totals: 57 GP, 11-29-40, +26, 30 PIM Playoff Totals: 4 GP, 1-0-1, +6, 8 PIM Montreal made quick work of the Mooseheads, sweeping them in four games. Landry finished the series plus-6. The top four teams in the Q all swept their opponents, as did No.11 seed Victoriaville, who swept the Titan 4-0. In this new format, all teams are re-seeded in the second round, so the Juniors will play the second-lowest seed to come out; likely No.8 Lewiston, who is up 3-1 on Moncton. [i][b]WHL[/b][/i] [b]Western Conference Quarterfinals[/b] [b] No.4 Tri-City Americans 5 @ No.5 Vancouver Giants 1[/b] [i] Tri-City wins best of seven series 4-0[/i] [i]RW [b][url=/carter-ashton]Carter Ashton[/url][/b], TC: 1-1-2, +1, 0 PIM[/i] Season Totals: 62 GP, 33-38-71, -6, 106 PIM Playoff Totals: 4 GP, 2-1-3, +2, 2 PIM Carter Ashton scored his second game winning goal of the series as the Americans made a clean sweep of the Giants in their conference quarterfinal series. Vancouver, needing a win to stay alive, only registered 18 shots in the game as they went out with a whimper. Ashton’s goal came in the late first period on the power play. [b]Western Conference Quarterfinals [/b] [b] No.2 Kelowna Rockets 4 @ No.7 Prince George Cougars 2 [/b] [i] Kelowna wins best of seven series 4-0[/i] [i]RW [b][url=/brett-connolly]Brett Connolly[/url][/b], PG: Did not play (injured - shoulder) [/i] Season Totals: 59 GP, 46-27-73, -5, 26 PIM Playoff Totals: 1 GP, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM The Cougars outshot the Rockets for the second straight game, but without their captain, leading scorer, and star player Brett Connolly, they couldn’t put the puck in the net enough and now are done for the year. Connolly missed all but half of a period in the series due to a shoulder separation. If he’s healthy, he can join the Norfolk Admirals of the AHL since Prince George is finished, but that’s a big “if” and Lightning GM Steve Yzerman may not want him rushing back into play to risk further injury. Despite missing a couple weeks with a knee injury, it was a successful year for Connolly, who flirted with 50 goals and played for Team Canada at the World Junior Tournament. Yzerman told the Tampa Tribune recently Connolly must get stronger if he is to play at the NHL level. Next year Connolly will either be back in Prince George or in Tampa with the Lightning as he cannot begin a season in the AHL until 2012, after he turns 20. [b]Western Conference Quarterfinals[/b] [b]No.7 Chilliwack Bruins 4 @ No.2 Spokane Chiefs 3 (OT) [/b] [i] Spokane leads best of seven series 2-1[/i] [i]C [b][url=/tyler-johnson]Tyler Johnson[/url][/b], SPO: 1-1-2, +1, 0 PIM [/i] Season Totals: 71 GP, 53-62-115, +27, 48 PIM Playoff Totals: 3 GP, 2-2-4, +1, 0 PIM Johnson had a goal and an assist, but was knocked out of the game in the second period after being elbowed by Chilliwack’s Tyler Stahl (pictured – Spokesman Review photo). Spokane had just scored to go up 3-0 when the incident occurred. Johnson, who had an assist on the goal being scored when the hit took place, is listed as questionable for Game 4. Stahl was given a major penalty and game misconduct and now faces a possible suspension. The Bruins scored the game’s next four goals. Kevin Sundher (Sabres) had both the game tying and overtime winning goals for the Bruins. Game 4 is Thursday in Spokane. The series is following a 2-3-1-1-1 format. [b]Eastern Conference Quarterfinals[/b] [b] No.1 Saskatoon Blades 3 @ No.8 Prince Albert Raiders 6[/b] [i] Saskatoon leads best of seven series 2-1[/i] [i]D [b][url=/teigan-zahn]Teigan Zahn[/url][/b], SAS: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM[/i] Season Totals: 72 GP, 3-20-23, +39, 133 PIM Playoff Totals: 3 GP, 0-2-2 +1, 2 PIM The Raiders came out flying, outshooting the Blades 22-6 in the first period, but needed a three goal third period to beat the WHL’s best team 6-3. Zahn was scoreless after his First Star award and two assists in Game 2. Brandon Herrod (undrafted) had two goals and was First Star for the Raiders. Game 4 is Thursday in Prince Albert.
  • 6 years 4 weeks ago

    South Carolina Stingrays 1 @ Florida Everblades 4
    LW Alex Hutchings: 1-0-1, +1, 4 PIM (spearing attempt), 4 SOG
    Season totals: 48 GP, 13-13-26, -9, 37 PIM
    G Jaroslav Janus: Did not play (backup)
    Season totals: 27 GP, 12-13-0-0, 3.06 GAA, .912 sv%, 0 SO

    The ‘Blades pulled ahead of South Carolina and Wheeling for fourth in the East after beating the Stingrays 4-1 in the first game of a three game set to finish the regular season. It’s possible these teams could play 10 games in a row as they could be meeting each other in the first round of the playoffs. South Carolina is currently in sixth, but just two points behind Florida and one behind Wheeling. All have played 70 games. Alex Hutchings scored his 13th goal of the season then ignited a brawl of sorts after the play by attempting to spear an opponent. Jarsolav Janus sat backup to Mike Zacharias (34/35) in his latest return to the ECHL from Norfolk.

  • 6 years 4 weeks ago

    Comeback falls just short.


    Dustin Tokarski allowed 4 goals on 27 shots for the loss.

    First Period
    WBS Sterling, (24) (Hutchinson), 2:22 (PP)
    NOR Jones, (21) (Ritola, Berry), 8:43
    WBS Veilleux, (9) (Walker, Potter), 14:44 (PP)
    WBS Sterling, (25) (Lerg, Hutchinson), 18:53 (PP)
    WBS Craig, (19) , 19:38

    Second Period
    NOR Milam, (14) (Ritola, Harju), 8:26 (PP)

    Third Period
    NOR Ritola, (3) (Roy, Pouliot), 11:42

    Mattias Ritola was the game's second star.

    For those wondering, Pat Nagle was Tic's backup tonight.

    Norfolk burned up a very critical game in hand that they really needed to cash in. They sit at 88 points, 6 back of 2nd place Hershey, 3 back of 3rd place Charlotte, and 1 up on 5th place Binghamton. They now hold 2 games in hand on the Bears and Checkers, and 1 game in hand on the Senators. The good news is, the Admirals to face the Bears twice this weekend, so a couple of wins would put them in decent position to overtake Hershey. They're also still 8 points up on the Atlantic's 4th place team, Worcester, in the crossover, which is the safety net for the Admirals, and they have a game in hand on the Sharks. There are 7 games remaining in the regular season, and if the season ended tonight, Norfolk would be traveling to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton to play these same Penguins in the opening round.

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  • 6 years 4 weeks ago

    Sodertalje 1 @ Orebro 4
    Riku Helenius, Sodertalje, DNP
    Season totals: 18 GP, 4-11-0, 0 SO, 3.03 GAA, .884 sv%
    Kval till Elitserien totals: 2 GP, 0-0-1, 0 SO, 3.00 GAA, .800 sv%

    Sodertalje is in trouble. Orebro scored 3 unanswered 3rd period goals to defeat the Elitserien club 4-1 today in the 7th round of the Kval till Elitserien promotion/relegation tournament. With 3 games left to go, Sodertalje now sits in 3rd place, 2 points behind Allsvenskan side Rogle and 6 points behind another Allsvenskan side, Vaxjo. If the Kval till Elitserien ended today, Sodertalje would be relegated to the Allsvenskan. Complicating matters is Sodertalje's razor-thin tiebreaker lead over MODO, which is the other Elitserien club in the tournament. Sodertalje faces Rogle on Sunday in what is, essentially, a must-win for the club. A regulation loss for Sodertalje would make keeping their spot in Sweden's top league a near impossibility. It's hard to believe this is the same club that came within an eyelash of making the Elitserien playoffs just a few weeks ago.

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