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AHL Game Night: 1-7-12 Devils at Admirals

Ads lose weekend, division lead.

ALB-3
NOR-1

Jaroslav Janus allowed 3 goals on 23 shots for the loss.

First Period
ALB Gelinas, (7) (Zajac, Sislo), 17:05

Second Period
ALB Veilleux, (5) (Anderson, Zajac), 1:07 (PP)
ALB Berube, (1) (Mills, Gelinas), 10:38

Third Period
NOR Panik, (6) (Barberio, Smith), 7:43 (PP)

The Panik Attack has now lasted 4 games. Richard Panik has 2 goals and 5 points over that span.

Norfolk drops 2 points behind Hershey for the division lead. They return to action Tuesday against Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

Box score from TheAHL.com.

European Game Day: 1-7-12

SM-liiga (Finland):
JYP 2 @ Tappara 1
Riku Helenius, JYP, Win, 32/33, 1.00 GAA, .970 sv%
Season totals: 18 GP, 12-6-0, 6 SO, 1.44 GA, .937 sv%

Riku Helenius stopped 32 shots in his first game back from a shoulder injury to lead JYP to a 2-1 lead over Tappara. Ex-Lightning forward Eric Perrin scored JYP's opening goal. JYP draws Pelicans Lahti next on Tuesday.

KHL (Russia):
Mytischi 3 @ Cherepovets 0
Vasily Koshechkin, Cherepovets, DNP
Season totals: 22 GP, 11-8-0, 2 SO, 2.57 GAA, .919 sv%

Vasily Koshechkin did not dress for Cherepovets' 3-0 loss to Mytischi. Ex-NHLer Nikolai Zherdev had a helper in the match for Mytischi. Cherepovets draws Novgorod next on Monday.

Traktor Chelyabinsk's first game since the U20 WJC's is on Monday against Magnitogorsk. We'll see if Nikita Nesterov makes his KHL return in that match. CSKA's next match is against Khabarovsk on Sunday, but in all likelihood Nikita Kucherov will return to CSKA's MHL side. CSKA Jr. returns to action Monday against Astana Jr.

Elitserien (Sweden):
Lulea 1 @ MODO 3
Johan Harju, Lulea, 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 35 GP, 12-6-18, +5, 10 PIM

Ex-NHLer Niklas Sundstrom had 1 goal and 1 assist to lead MODO to a 3-1 win over Lulea. Lulea draws Brynas on Thursday.

NCAA Game Night: 1-6-12

Miami RedHawks 2 @ No. 15 Michigan State Spartans 1 (OT)

F Jimmy Mullin, MIA: 1-0-1, Even, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 20 GP, 5-4-9, +4, 6 PIM

In their first game in almost a month the Redhawks won in overtime on Jimmy Mullin's fifth goal of the season. Mullin now has a three game point streak and was awared first star of the game.

Quinnipiac Bobcats 2 @ No. 20 Yale Bulldogs 1

F Matthew Peca, QUI: 0-0-0, Even, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 22 GP, 4-11-15, +1, 8 PIM

The win put the Bobcats into third place in the ECAC behind Colgate and Cornell.

Harvard Crimson 3 @ No. 14 Union Dutchmen 3 (OT)

F Alex Killorn, HAR: 1-1-2, Even, 2 PIM, 5 SOG
Season totals: 13 GP, 9-9-18, +3, 29 PIM

Killorn's point streak now moves to eight games and has a goal streak of three games.

No. 1 Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs 4 @ No. 8 Western Michigan Broncos 1

D Luke Witkowski, UWM: 0-0-0, Even, 2 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 20 GP, 0-4-4, +7, 33 PIM

The Broncos jumped out to a one goal lead early in the first period but gave up three third period goals to the top ranked Bulldogs. Undrafted center Jack Connolly, who is tied for the NCAA lead in points, had three assists in the game for UMD.

No. 13 Cornell Big Red 3 @ No. 6 Colorado College Tigers 1

D Kirill Gotovets, COR: 0-0-0, Even, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 9 GP, 1-1-2, -1, 6 PIM

Cornell picked up a huge non-conference win over a higher ranked opponent on the road. Big Red goalie Andy Iles made 38 saves in the win.

USCHO Rankings used

North American Juniors Game Night: 1-6-12

USHL

Tri-City Storm 1 @ Green Bay Gamblers 8

G Adam Wilcox, TC: Loss, 14 saves on 18 shots
Season Totals (with Tri-City): 8 GP, 3-5-0, 3.22 GAA, .909 sv%, 1 SO
Season Totals (with Green Bay): 9 GP, 7-2-0, 2.27 GAA, .918 sv%, 2 SO

Ouch. This was a big game for Wilcox, who was coming off a 34-save shutout and facing the team that traded him just a few weeks ago. Wilcox gave up two in the first period, then two quick ones early in the third to take the loss. He was pulled in favor of backup Phoenix Copley.

QMJHL

Gatineau Olympiques 1 @ Moncton Wildcats 5

D Adam Janosik, GAT: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 6 SOG, 1 Hit
Season Totals: 30 GP, 2-16-18, -1, 27 PIM

Janosik played his first game back with the Olympiques after serving as an alternate captain for Team Slovakia in the U20 World Junior Championships. Janosik, who led the team with six shots on goal Friday, and his team were throttled by a Moncton club who is in the process of selling off their most valuable pieces.

Victoriaville Tigres 3 @ Blainville-Boisbriand 2 (SO)

D Daniel Milan, VIC: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG, 0 Hits
Season Totals: 35 GP, 0-6-6, -13, 31 PIM
With Victoriaville: 2 GP, 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM
With Moncton: 33 GP, 0-5-5, -13, 31 PIM

Milan (pictured) played his second game in a Tigres uniform and earned his first point for Victoriaville in a 3-2 shootout win. Hopefully Milan, who has struggled this year offensively, uses this fresh start to get untracked.

OHL

London Knights 4 @ Sudbury Wolves 1

C Vladislav Namestnikov, LDN: 0-0-0, +1, 4 PIM (roughing, tripping)
Season Totals: 35 GP, 17-27-44, +13, 32 PIM

Namestnikov failed to register a point a game after he had four assists in a win over the Soo. Recently acquired center Gregg McKegg (Maple Leafs) had a goal and an assist for London. The Knights are stacked and poised for a long playoff run.

Owen Sound Attack 3 @ Niagara IceDogs 4 (SO)

D Geoffrey Schemitsch, OS: 0-1-1, +1, 2 PIM (hooking)
Season Totals: 27 GP, 0-11-11, +3, 20 PIM

Schemitsch has points in three of his last four games. He has four points in seven games since returning from injury. He remains on the trade block as the OHL trade deadline nears.

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