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Submitted by pete on October 22, 2006 - 14:43
[url=vasily-koshechkin]Vasily Koshechkin's[/url] record dropped to 6-3-2 today as Togliatti was pummelled 7-0 by Cherepovets. Alexei Glukhov had 2 assists for Severstal. Anton But was scoreless as SKA fell to Ufa 4-2. Albert Vishnyakov had a goal in Dynamo's 4-2 win over Amur. The talley was Vishnyakov's 6th goal of the year and 9th point in 13 games this year. [url=denis-kazionov]Denis Kazionov[/url] was scoreless in Tver's 4-2 win over the Soviet Wings. [url=alexander-polushin]Alex Polushin[/url] remains on IR for Khimik who fell 4-2 to Omsk.
Submitted by pete on October 21, 2006 - 20:51
[url=marek-bartanus]Marek Bartanus[/url] had an assist in Owen Sound's 6-3 loss to Saginaw. [url=dane-crowley]Dane Crowley[/url] remains out for Swift Current. [url=vladimir-mihalik]Vladimir Mihalik's[/url] Prince George plays later against Tri-City, but Mihalik is still nursing his shoulder injury.
Submitted by pete on October 21, 2006 - 20:36
Offense clicking and back to .500. Time to unleash some revenge on the Canes. TB-6 WSH-4 Marc Denis stopped 29 of 33 for the win. Nikita Alexeev, of all people, had a pair of goals while Brad Richards and Martin St. Louis had a goal and an assist each. Vincent Lecavalier and Andreas Karlsson also had goals while Pratt, Tarnasky, Taylor, Afanasenkov and Boyle all had individual helpers. For [url=nick-tarnasky]Nick Tarnasky[/url], it was his first point of the season. Game sheet from [url=http://www.nhl.com/scores/htmlreports/20062007/GS020110.HTM]NHL.com[/url]. Doug Janik blocked one shot in 8:44. Eric Perrin was -1 with 1 block in 12:36. Tarnasky was +1 in 3:39 with 4 penalty minutes. It cannot be underestimated how important it was for Brad Richards to finally score a goal or what a great omen it is for "the big three" to all get goals tonight. The Lightning should be going into these upcoming games against Carolina confident and ready to prove they've got a legitimate contender for the division title this year.
Submitted by pete on October 21, 2006 - 20:31
Steve Stirling's got to coach up these young men to win some of these one goal games. BIN-4 SPR-3 Sean Burke stopped 30 of 34 in the loss. Eric Healey had a goal and an assist for Falcons and [url=blair-jones]Blair Jones[/url] and [url=norm-milley]Norm Milley[/url] each had a pair of assists. Zdenek Blatny and Andy Delmore had Springfield's other goals while [url=justin-keller]Justin Keller[/url] had an individual helper. Game sheet from [url=http://stats.theahl.com/stats/game-summary.php?game_id=1002299]TheAHL.com[/url].
Submitted by pete on October 21, 2006 - 17:48
Tonight is the season opener for a Johnstown team that has had an almost complete identity overhaul in the offseason. Gone are former GM Toby O'Brien as well as many of the familiar ECHL veterans who used to make up the team. In their place the Lightning have set up a new management team and a revamped roster that includes much more youth, skill and speed. Coach Frank Anzalone is the constant, and the veteran coach will go for his 300th ECHL win tonight. Stanislav Lascek and Radek Smolenak should form a potent offensive attack for the Chiefs and they are expected to get strong goaltending from Gerald Coleman and Morgan Cey, but it's the progress of the team's defensemen that may decide how much it can improve over last season's short playoff run. PEN-2 JHN-5 Congratulations to Coach Anzalone on his 300th ECHL win. [url=morgan-cey]Morgan Cey[/url] stopped 31 of 33 for the win. Veteran Jean Desrochers had a first period natural hat trick to set the pace for the Chiefs. Doug Andress had a goal and two assists while [url=zbynek-hrdel]Zbynek Hrdel[/url] racked up three assists. Doug Adams had two assists and Radek Smolenak added his first professional goal while individual helpers went to [url=pj-atherton]PJ Atherton[/url], [url=stanislav-lascek]Stanislav Lascek[/url] and Brandon Elliot. And that's just game one. Game sheet from [url=http://echl.leaguestat.com/stats/game-summary.php?game_id=918]ECHL.com[/url].