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Submitted by chad on October 1, 2006 - 15:52
Kevin Beech, playing his third game in under 48 hours, came up short in his bid to win all three as he let 5 of 38 shots get by him in a 5-4 Sudbury loss to Toronto. Sudbury held a 4-3 lead in the early third but couldn't hang on for the win. For the weekend, Beech stopped 89 of 97 shots, including a 27-save shutout Friday night. Vlad Mihalik and Prince George play Vancouver later today.
Submitted by pete on September 30, 2006 - 22:04
Pretty disconcerting collapse from a 3-0 lead. TB-3 DAL-4 (OT) Marc Denis stopped 21 of 22 shots faced through 2 periods before giving way to Johan Holmqvist who allowed 3 goals on 15 shots faced for the loss. Ruslan Fedotenko led the way offensively in his first game back from injury with 2 assists. The Lightning goals were scored by Vaclav Prospal, Dimitry Afanasenkov and Tim Taylor. Individual helpers went to Vincent Lecavalier, Brad Richards, [url=nick-tarnasky]Nick Tarnasky[/url] and Eric Perrin. The Lightning were outshot 37 to 20 in the game and went 1-for-6 on the power play. Game sheet from [url=http://www.nhl.com/scores/htmlreports/20062007/GS010102.HTM]NHL.com[/url]. Doug Janik played 24:48 of even hockey with 2 shots and 3 hits. Perrin played 12:11 of even hockey with 1 shot and 1 hit. He was also 42% on draws. Tarnasky played 7:30 and was +1 with 2 hits and 1 blocked shot.
Submitted by pete on September 30, 2006 - 20:51
[url=kevin-beech]Kevin Beech[/url] stopped 29 of 32 shots faced for the victory in Sudbury's 5-3 win over Belleville. He was 11 for 11 in the third period as the Wolves came behind for the victory. [url=chris-lawrence]Chris Lawrence[/url] had a pair of power play goals as Mississauga beat Barrie 5-2. Lawrence was -1 with 4 PIMs in the game. For the second time this year, Lawrence was named First Star in a game. Travis Fuller, who played for the Lightning in Traverse City and spent a week at Springfield's camp as a free agent, had two assists in his return to the OHL. Fuller was acquired from Barrie in the offseason. Marek Bartanus had a power play assist in Owen Sound's 5-2 win over Kitchener. Bartanus was even in the game. [url=dane-crowley]Dane Crowley[/url] was scoreless and even as Swift Current defeated Lethbridge 2-1. In his first regular season game with the Cougars, [url=vladimir-mihalik]Vladimir Mihalik[/url] had a power play assist and was with 4 PIMs (two minors for interference) to help Prince George beat expansion Chilliwack 5-3. Mihalik was named the game's No.3 Star.
Submitted by pete on September 30, 2006 - 20:45
PRO-3 SPR-1 [url=http://www.falconsahl.com/]According to Falconsahl.com[/url], [url=justin-keller]Justin Keller[/url] was the lone goal scorer for Springfield. [url=http://www.providencebruins.com/press_releases/index.php?id=493&pbruins_session=ca3ef14b20eb5b9d37bb19110f4c5a07]The Providence Bruins website reports[/url] the assists went to [url=stanislav-lascek]Stanislav Lascek[/url] and Eric Healey. [url=karri-ramo]Karri Ramo[/url] was in net for Springfield and got the loss.
Submitted by chad on September 30, 2006 - 19:55
The Springfield Falcons sent out a release stating Norm Milley has cleared waivers and was reassigned to the Falcons. Milley gets the "honor" of being the last cut of the 2006 Lightning camp.