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ECHL Game Night: 11-26-14

Quad City Mallards 0 at Wichita Thunder 2

F Danick Gauthier, WIC: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals (ECHL): 15 GP, 6-8-14, +3, 8 PIM, 47 SOG
Season totals (AHL): 1 GP, 0-0-0, -2, 2 PIM

D Daniel Milan, WIC: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 15 GP, 0-3-3, -3, 21 PIM, 13 SOG

The Thunder allowed just 12 Quad City shots Wednesday night for the 2-0 shutout. Lightning prospect Danick Gauthier was credited with the primary helper on the power-play empty-net insurance goal with 61 seconds remaining. Wichita next plays a three-in-three this weekend against Missouri, Allen, and Tulsa.

AHL Game Night: 11-26-14 Crunch at Comets

Oh Vasya...

SYR-4
UTI-5

After his Frozen Dome brilliance, Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed 5 goals on 35 shots for the loss. Still waiting for that one cathartic moment when it all clicks for the big Russian.

First Period
NO SCORING

Second Period
SYR Gourde, (9) (Paradis), 1:23
UTI DeFazio, (8) (Archibald), 5:37
UTI Archibald, (2) (DeFazio, Acton), 11:27
UTI Grenier, (6) (Jensen, Biega), 15:42 (PP)
SYR Paradis, (2) (Dotchin, Gourde), 16:09
UTI Kenins, (4) (Tommernes, Shinkaruk), 18:34 (PP)

Third Period
SYR Marchessault, (7) (Nesterov), 11:29 (PP)
SYR Richard, (4) (Gourde, Cote), 12:44
UTI Archibald, (3) (Jensen, Acton), 15:48

Unfortunately, after climbing all the way back into the 4-4 tie, the team promptly coughed up the lead goal to Utica, erasing any hope at moral victories. At least Yanni Gourde, Tanner Richard, and Philippe Paradis continue to raise holy hell for the Crunch. That trio has 33 points in 11 games in the month of November. Kind of a Modin/Richards/St. Louis-esque trio there in how the line works.

Box score from TheAHL.com.

KHL Game Day: 11-26-14

Mytischi 2 vs. Sochi 4
Dmitry Korobov, Mytischi, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 17 GP, 1-2-3, E, 16 PIM

Dmitry Korobov was scoreless in 21:56 of ice time in Mytischi's 4-2 loss to HC Sochi. Sochi got a goal from ex-Wings pick Cory Emmerton in the match.

The BoltProspects Podcast, Volume 9

This week's edition of the BoltProspects Podcast (now on Lightning Radio's iHeart station) includes the following topics:

· The Marty St. Louis Story – It shouldn't have ended this way
· Jonathan Drouin should play for Canada
· Interview with Joel Vermin
· BP Mailbag (Koekkoek’s progress… who replaces Brewer? … projecting Tanner Richard)
· Weekly prospect review

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To listen on Lightning Radio, go to TBLPowerPlay.com.

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NCAA Game Night: 11-25-14

No. 18 Harvard Crimson 3 @ No. 1 Boston University 2 (OT)

F Brian Hart, HAR: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 9 GP, 4-2-6, E, 2 PIM
2013-2014 totals: 30 GP, 7-8-15, -8, 20 PIM

D John MacLeod, BU: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 10 GP, 1-1-2, +4, 16 PIM
2013-2014 totals: 19 GP, 1-4-5, +1, 36 PIM

Boston University’s first game as the country’s top-ranked team ended up an overtime loss to Harvard, 3-2. Kyle Criscuolo (undrafted) had the game-winning goal for the Crimson. Neither Lightning prospect figured in the game’s scoring.

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