Kamloops 1 @ Seattle Thunderbirds 2
G Riku Helenius, SEA: Win, 25 saves on 26 shots, *First Star*
One night after Helenius earned Second Star honors, he gets the First Star for Seattle against Kamloops.
Kelowna Rockets 1 @ Spokane Chiefs 2
G Torrie Jung, KEL: Loss, 25 saves on 27 shots, *Third Star*
Even after a great week from Kristofer Westblom and no Sunday game, Jung got the start against the (pre-game) 5-1-1-1 Chiefs and nearly pulled off a win while earning Third Star honors. Jung had good numbers against the Chiefs last season.
Massachuettes -3 @ #12 St. Lawerence-1
Defensemen John Wessbecker picked up an assist on Chris Davis' third period shorthanded goal that put the Minutemen up by two at 4:11 into the period. Wessbecker finished a +2.
IceBreaker Invitational Championship- St. Paul, MN
#9 Michigan 3 - #6 Minnesota 4
Freshman Kevin Quick made his college debut tonight as the Wolverines dropped the four team tournament championship to Minnesota. Quick finished scoreless and a +1.
Jonathan Boutin stopped 14 of 15 shots as the Mississippi Sea Wolves fired 44 shots of their own enroute to a 3-1 pre-season win Friday evening against the Texas Brahmas of the Central Hockey League in North Richland Hills, TX.
The Sea Wolves continue ECHL vs. CHL pre-season action tonight on the road in Austin, TX against the CHL's Austin Ice Bats.
At least they made a spirited comeback attempt.
Johan Holmqvist took the no decision allowing 4 goals on 15 shots while Marc Denis got the backdoor loss allowing 2 goals on 13 shots the rest of the way.
Florida 2:33, Nathan Horton 3 (power play) (unassisted)
Florida 4:39, Ruslan Salei 1 (Stephen Weiss, Rostislav Olesz)
Florida 18:57, Stephen Weiss 1 (Nathan Horton, Ruslan Salei)
Florida 2:34, Richard Zednik 1 (Ville Peltonen, Olli Jokinen)
Tampa Bay 2:58, Andre Roy 1 (Craig MacDonald, Shane O'Brien)
Florida 1:26, Jozef Stumpel 1 (Olli Jokinen, Cory Murphy)
Tampa Bay 5:51, Vaclav Prospal 4 (Vincent Lecavalier, Brad Richards)
Tampa Bay 8:00, Vaclav Prospal 5 (Vincent Lecavalier, Paul Ranger)
Tampa Bay 8:44, Jan Hlavac 1 (Brad Richards, Brad Lukowich)
Florida 12:32, Olli Jokinen 2 (power play) (Cory Murphy)
Ryan freaking Munce!
Ryan Munce stopped an awe inspiring 36 shots in regulation and overtime before going 5-for-5 on penalty shots in the shootout for the big win. He was the obvious first star of the game.
NOR Schneider, (1) (Milley, Jancevski), 5:52 (PP)
ALB Samson, (2) (Hughes, Aucoin), 19:48 (PP)