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NA Juniors Game Night: 3-3-13

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 3 @ Gatineau Olympiques 2 (SO)

C Cedric Paquette, BLB: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 6 SOG, 4 Hits
Season totals: 60 GP, 26-51-77, +25, 101 PIM

Paquette led the Armada in hits with four. He did not participate in the game-winning shootout.

Ontario Hockey League

Ottawa 67’s 2 @ Brampton Battalion 4

D Dylan Blujus, BRAM: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 61 GP, 2-23-25, -5, 51 PIM

Brampton now holds onto the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference, tied with Sudbury but with a game in hand.

Guelph Storm 4 @ Sudbury Wolves 2

C/W Tanner Richard, GUE: 0-1-1, -1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 45 GP, 8-49-57, +18, 90 PIM

Richard notched his fourth assist of the weekend in a win over the Wolves. Guelph sits in fifth in the Western Conference, which has all eight playoff teams set.

AHL Game Night: 3-3-13 Crunch at Bears

Late game meltdown.


Cedrick Desjardins allowed 5 goals on just 19 shots. Ouch.

First Period
HER DiSalvatore, (15) (Taffe, Almeida), 6:53
SYR Wilson, (5) (Jacques, Namestnikov), 8:47
SYR Johnson, (29) (Panik, Barberio), 19:25

Second Period
SYR Oberg, (1) (Panik, Taormina), 1:43
HER Taffe, (14) (Oleksy, Carman), 10:42
HER Taffe, (15) (Carman, Schilling), 16:33

Third Period
HER Schilling, (6) (Taffe, DiSalvatore), 11:16
HER Wellman, (11) (Oleksy, McNeill), 14:47

Ondrej Palat did not dress for the Crunch, fueling speculation he may be on his way up to the show.

Syracuse outshot Hershey 33-19, but still got belted on the scoreboard. Rotton bad weekend for Syracuse. They face Toronto on Wednesday.

Box score from

Elitserien Game Night: 3-2-13

Elitserien (Sweden)
Brynas 1 @ AIK 0

Johan Harju, Brynas, 0-0-0, +1, 2 SOG, 0 PIM
Season totals: 53 GP, 17-9-26, -7, 16 PIM

In what has been a rare occurrence in recent weeks, Brynas, which received a perfect showing from former Lightning netminder Johan Holmqvist, won its second-consecutive game, outlasting AIK in a defensive struggle. Johan Harju managed a secondary assist on the game's lone goal, a power play tally by Ryan Gunderson just past the midpoint of the third period. Brynas (17-19-6-12, 75 PTS) finishes its regular season Tuesday with a home match against Linkopings (26-19-4-5, 91 PTS).

Official Recap | Box Score | Highlights

KHL Playoff Game Day: 3-3-13

KHL Playoffs (Russia):

Eastern Conference
(6)Astana 4 vs. (3)Chelyabinsk 2
Series Tied 3-3
Nikita Nesterov, Chelyabinsk, 0-1-1, E, 4 PIM, 0 SOG
Playoff totals: 6 GP, 0-2-2, E, 6 PIM
Regular season totals (KHL): 35 GP, 0-1-1, +6, 14 PIM
Regular season totals (MHL): 2 GP, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM

Nikita Nesterov assisted on a Second Period goal and took two minors for roughing in Chelyabinsk's 4-2 Game Six loss to Astana. The defenseman did all that in just 4:36 of ice time. Ex-NHLer Nigel Dawes led the way for Astana with his 6th and 7th goals of the playoffs. Game Seven is Tuesday.

(5)Ufa 5 vs. (4)Magnitogorsk 4
Series Tied 3-3
Andrey Vasilevskiy, Ufa, DNP
Playoff totals: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 SO, 0.00 GAA, 1.000 sv%
Regular season totals (KHL): 8 GP, 4-1-0, 1 SO, 2.22 GAA, .924 sv%
Regular season totals (MHL): 27 GP, 20-6-1, 3 SO, 1.93 GAA, .930 sv%

Ex-Lightning draft pick Alexei Glukhov assisted on Brent Sopel's game winning marker in Ufa's 5-4 win over Magnitogorsk. Ex-NHLer Alexander Korolyuk had 1 goal and 1 assist in defeat for Magnitogorsk. Game Seven is Tuesday.

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