Mytischi 2 vs. Ekaterinburg 3 (SO)
Dmitry Korobov, Mytischi, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 40 GP, 1-8-9, E, 51 PIM
Dmitry Korobov was scoreless in 24:04 of ice time in Mytischi's 3-2 shootout loss to Ekaterinburg. Defenseman Albert Yarullin had a helper in defeat for Mytischi and now has 5 goals and 16 points in 23 games since joining the team. Ex-NHLer Anton Babchuk also had a goal in the loss.
Dinamo Minsk 3 vs. Khanty-Mansiysk 1
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, 1-0-1, -1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 49 GP, 19-13-32, +2, 12 PIM
Nikita Gusev had Yugra's only goal, his 19th of the campaign, and 16:35 of ice time in their 3-1 loss to Minsk. Gusev had 8 goals and 14 points in 44 games with Yugra last season. Ex-Edmonton farmhand Charles Linglet led the way for Minsk with 2 goals and 3 points.
No. 6 Harvard Crimson 0 @ No. 15 Yale Bulldogs 3
F Brian Hart, HAR: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 21 GP, 6-5-11, +3, 17 PIM
2013-2014 totals: 30 GP, 7-8-15, -8, 20 PIM
Former Minnesota high schooler Alex Lyon (undrafted) stopped all 24 shots he faced to shut out rival Harvard, 3-0.
No. 3 Boston University Terriers 5 @ No. 12 UMass-Lowell Redhawks 2
D John MacLeod, BU: 0-1-1, +1, 2 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 23 GP, 2-4-6, +10, 38 PIM
2013-2014 totals: 19 GP, 1-4-5, +1, 36 PIM
MacLeod (Daily Free Press photo) had the only assist on Evan Rodrigues’s first of three goals on the night in BU’s 5-2 win Friday over UMass-Lowell. BU is now 18-4-4.
No. 16 Quinnipiac Bobcats 1 @ Cornell Big Red 0 (OT)
F Matthew Peca, QU: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 27 GP, 5-21-26, +1, 23 PIM
2014-2015 totals: 40 GP, 12-26-38, +4, 16 PIM
Travis St. Denis (undrafted) scored in overtime to break a scoreless tie and lift Quinnipiac to victory.
Ohio State Buckeyes 2 @ Minnesota Golden Gophers 4
G Adam Wilcox, MIN: Win, 21 saves on 23 shots
Season totals: 26 GP, 13-8-3, 2.64 GAA, .902 sv%, 3 SO
2013-2014 totals: 38 GP, 26-6-6, 1.97 GAA, .932 sv%, 4 SO
Minnesota skated out to leads of 2-0 and 4-1 before giving up a late goal to give the game its final score.
*USCHO poll used
Syracuse backs into the AHL's top spot.
Kristers Gudlevskis allowed 2 goals on 32 shots for the OT loss. Quality start for the Yak.
BRI Graham, (3) (Conacher, Mouillierat), 7:41
SYR Namestnikov, (9) (Gourde, Smith), 8:37
BRI Mouillierat, (16) (Graham), 3:36
Gudlevskis was the game's second star.
The point from the OTL moves Syracuse into a tie with Oklahoma City for the top spot in the AHL and moves their edge in the Eastern Conference to 2 points over Manchester.
The big news of the day, however, was the Lightning's acquisition of Carter Ashton and David Broll in exchange for a conditional 7th round pick in 2016. Ashton, of course, is a former Lightning first round pick who was shipped out of the organization in exchange for Keith Aulie (a deal we can now safely say neither team won). He's an accomplished power forward at the AHL level who should fill nicely for the injured Mike Blunden. Broll, a former 6th rounder in 2011, brings muscle, albeit not much else. He was playing for the Orlando Solar Bears in the ECHL prior to today's transaction.
Box score from TheAHL.com.
Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
Sherbrooke Phoenix 2 @ Saint John Sea Dogs 5
C Cameron Darcy, SHR: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM, 4 SOG, 17/25 FO, 2 Hits
With Sherbrooke: 21 GP, 13-16-29, -6, 24 PIM
With Cape Breton: 19 GP, 1-13-14, -6, 14 PIM
Season totals: 40 GP, 14-29-43, -11, 38 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 65 GP, 35-47-82, +3, 51 PIM
One night after losing to Halifax, Sherbrooke fell in Saint John to the Sea Dogs. The Maritimes haven’t been kind to the Phoenix.
Shawinigan Cataractes 2 @ Quebec Remparts 6
W Adam Erne, QUE: 0-1-1, E, 2 PIM, 5 SOG, 5/12 FO, 3 Hits
Season totals: 46 GP, 30-36-66, +16, 78 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 48 GP, 21-41-62, -3, 65 PIM
Quebec easily disposed of Shawinigan, 6-2, in a game broadcast nationally in Canada. Erne has points in five of his past six games.
Ontario Hockey League
Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 6 @ Erie Otters 1
D Anthony DeAngelo, SOO: 1-3-4, +2, 0 PIM, *First Star*
With SSM: 11 GP, 4-17-21, +9, 21 PIM
With Sarnia: 29 GP, 10-28-38, +1, 64 PIM
Season totals: 40 GP, 14-45-59, +10, 85 PIM
2013-14 totals: 51 GP, 15-56-71, -34, 90 PIM
DeAngelo extended his point streak to 10 games with a goal and three assists. He earned first star in the Soo’s statement win over Connor McDavid and Erie. The two teams are projected to meet in the Western Conference Finals in a few months. The Greyhounds are now five points ahead of Erie for the top seed in the West. McDavid had an assist in Friday’s game.
Windsor Spitfires 2 @ Oshawa Generals 5
W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 45 GP, 15-18-33, -7, 85 PIM
2013-14 totals: 50 GP, 17-11-28, +8, 101 PIM
The Gens were too much for Windsor and extended their lead in the Eastern Conference to 18 points over the next best team, Barrie.
Peterborough Petes 5 @ Ottawa 67’s 2
D Dominik Masin, PBO: 0-2-2, E, 2 PIM
Season totals: 39 GP, 7-16-23, -16, 64 PIM
2013-14 totals: 39 GP, 2-19-21, +6, 102 PIM
Masin has seven points in his last seven games. He’s really come on offensively in the second half of the season, as is typical for an import player in his first year.
Western Hockey League
Spokane Chiefs 3 @ Moose Jaw Warriors 2
C Brayden Point, MJ: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 41 GP, 21-35-56, +8, 32 PIM
2013-14 totals: 72 GP, 36-55-91, -27, 53 PIM
Point created a turnover in front of the Spokane net that led to the Warriors’ second goal, but he was not credited with an assist. Moose Jaw put six forwards on the ice after pulling their goalie late in the game, but they couldn’t find the tying goal. They came close a few times, including once where Point was in front but couldn’t bat an airborne puck into the net. Moose Jaw retired Ryan Smyth’s jersey before the game. Smyth’s son was reportedly mostly interested in meeting Point because of his performance at the World Junior tournament.
With a second point on the table in overtime, the Syracuse Crunch came up just short.
The Crunch stopped the best power play in league on an extended 5-on-3 advantage in the second period, answered less than a minute after the Sound Tigers scored in the third, and Kristers Gudelvskis finished with 30 saves, but Bridgeport's Kael Mouillierat was able to score on a breakaway in the extra session to top Syracuse, 2-1, at the Onondaga County War Memorial Friday.
With points in each of the last six games, the Crunch has tied the Oklahoma City Barons for the most points in the AHL.
"I think it's tough when you lose any game, especially like that," said Crunch captain Mike Angelidis. "I think we had a good chance to win the game. We came back after they scored. We just have to keep bearing down and hopefully we'll keep getting points as we go along."