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Submitted by pete on October 14, 2006 - 20:34
[url=chris-lawrence]Chris Lawrence[/url] and [url=marek-bartanus]Marek Bartanus[/url] were both injury scratches tonight as Owen Sound took on Mississauga. [url=vladimir-mihalik]Vladmimir Mihalik[/url] was an injury scratch for Prince George against Lethbridge. [url=dane-crowley]Dane Crowley[/url] did not dress for Swift Current's matchup with Regina.
Submitted by pete on October 14, 2006 - 20:22
Ouch. SPR-1 NOR-8 Sean Burke allowed 5 goals on 14 shots for the loss before being lifted for [url=karri-ramo]Karri Ramo[/url] who allowed 3 on 17. Jared Aulin scored the lone Falcons goal. [url=marek-kvapil]Marek Kvapil[/url] was a scratch for Springfield. It should also be noted Ramo got multiple penalties for leaving the crease and initiating a fight with Admirals goaltender Sebastien Caron in a bloody and fight marred third period. Game sheet from [url=http://stats.theahl.com/stats/game-summary.php?game_id=1002266]TheAHL.com.[/url] Following this disasterous effort I expect some changes might be made before next weekend's batch of game. It was already a likelihood that some of the lower line/healthy scratches like [url=andre-deveaux]Deveaux[/url], [url=adam-henrich]Henrich[/url] or [url=zbynek-hrdel]Hrdel[/url] might be on their way down for Johnstown's opener, but given the strong play of [url=stanislav-lascek]Lascek[/url] and [url=radek-smolenak]Smolenak[/url] in the Chiefs' preseason games this weekend, now might be the time for Springfield to entertain more wholesale changes.
Submitted by pete on October 14, 2006 - 20:13
And the over/under for [url=stanislav-lascek]Stan Lascek's[/url] recall to Springfield now is set at ohhhhh, about 5 minutes. WHE-3 JHN-5 Lascek again led the offense for the Chiefs with 2 goals, 1 an empty netter, and an assist. Linemate Gus Katsuras had 1 goal and 1 assist and [url=radek-smolenak]Radek Smolenak had 1 helper.[/url] The other Johnstown goals were scored by Doug Andress and Jean Desrochers with individual helpers going to [url=pj-atherton]PJ Atherton[/url], Ben Wallace, John Toffey and Andrew Martens. [url=gerald-coleman]Gerald Coleman[/url] got the win before giving way to [url=morgan-cey]Morgan Cey[/url] who allowed all three Nailers goals. Game sheet from [url=http://echl.leaguestat.com/stats/game-summary.php?game_id=1814]ECHL.com.[/url] [b]Updated:[/b] [url=http://johnstownsports.proboards42.com/index.cgi?board=general&action=display&thread=1160877215&page=1#1160881311]Here's a good game summary[/url] from BrianV on the unofficial Chiefs message board.
Submitted by pete on October 14, 2006 - 20:05
Big win. FLA-1 TB-4 Martin St. Louis finally got his first goal of the season and goals were also added by Lecavalier, Fedotenko and Afansenkov. Overage prospect Eric Perrin got a helper on Afanasenkov's third period wrap around goal. Marc Denis stopped 23 of 24 for the win. Game sheet from [url=http://www.nhl.com/scores/htmlreports/20062007/GS020066.HTM]NHL.com[/url]. Hopefully this game starts to rejuvenate the offense, although Brad Richards still has yet to talley his first goal. Doug Janik was even in 16:14 with 1 shot, 1 hit and 1 block. Eric Perrin was +1 in 13:50 and 50% on draws. [url=nick-tarnasky]Nick Tarnasky[/url] played his best game of the year thus far with 2 shots in 5:10. It seems the more the Lightning can get multi-goal leads, the more they'll be willing to give Tarnasky on the job training.
Submitted by pete on October 14, 2006 - 17:19
[url=vasily-koshechkin]Vasily Koshechkin[/url] got the day off as Mike Fountain backstopped Togliatti to a 2-1 win over Chekhov. So far this season, Koshechkin has gotten the benefit of Fountain's experience but still retained the lion's share of Lada's starts, so it's seemingly been a win-win situation thus far. [url=evgeny-artyukhin]Evgeny Artyukhin[/url] was scoreless in Yaroslavl's 5-2 win over SKA. He did, however, manage to run his penalty minute total to 70 in 14 games. Anton But was scoreless for St. Petersburg in the loss. [url=denis-kazionov]Denis Kazionov[/url] was scoreless in Tver's 6-5 loss to Omsk. The 2006 7th round pick is still looking for his first point of the season.