Moncton Wildcats 3 @ Shawinigan Cataractes 4
D Mark Barberio, MCT: 0-2-2, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season Totals: 24 GP, 2-17-19, +7, 24 PIM
Barberio has five points in his last three games after his second consecutive two assist game.
Belleville Bulls 4 @ Owen Sound Attack 5
RW Kyle DeCoste, BEL: 2-1-3, +1, 0 PIM, *Second Star*
Season Totals: 24 GP, 7-6-13, +2, 22 PIM
With Bulls: 11 GP, 5-5-10, +4, 2 PIM
With SSM: 13 GP, 2-1-3, -2, 20 PIM
This was DeCosteâ€™s (pictured) first three point game of the year, and second multipoint game. It was his first three point game since September 28, 2007, when he had three assists for Brampton.
Sudbury Wolves 3 @ Barrie Colts 4 (SO)
LW Matais Sointu, SBY: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 23 GP, 3-7-10, +4, 8 PIM
With Sudbury: 2 GP, 0-0-0, -3, 2 PIM
With Ottawa: 21 GP, 3-7-10, +7, 6 PIM
LW/C Alex Hutchings, BAR: 1-0-1, E, 2 PIM (roughing)
Season Totals: 27 GP, 14-16-30, +11, 18 PIM
Hutchings has scored in four straight games and has points in his last five. Barrie is on a 15-0-0-1 streak. Sointu was one of five Sudbury shooters who failed to score in the shootout. Hutchings did not participate. Hutchings hit the 30-point mark for the season. He had 68 points in 63 games last season.
London Knights 3 @ Erie Otters 4
G Jaroslav Janus, ERIE: Did not play.
Season Totals: 7 GP, 4-2-1-0, 2.93 GAA, .915 sv%
With Norfolk (AHL): 2 GP, 0-2-0, 1.52 GAA, .939 sv%
Janus did not dress for the game as he is still nursing an undisclosed injury. His backup, Ramis Sadikov (2010 draft), stopped 42 shots for the win.
Brampton Battalion 2 @ Oshawa Generals 1 (SO)
G Michael Zador, OSH: Shootout loss, 27 saves on 28 shots, *Third Star*
Season Totals: 20 GP, 7-9-2-1, 3.34 GAA, .897 sv%, 1 SO
One of two Brampton shooters scored against Zador. All three Generals shooters failed to beat Battalion goalie Patrick Killeen (Penguins 6/2008).
Lethbridge Hurricanes 1 @ Prince Albert Raiders 6
RW Carter Ashton, LET: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM (hooking)
Season Totals: 25 GP, 13-12-25, -6, 48 PIM
Lethbridge is last in the Eastern Conference at 8-15-3-1. Their 20 points are the second fewest in the league, 10 points ahead of Prince George.
Western Michigan Broncos 2 @ Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks 4
D Luke Witkowski , UWM: Did not play.
Season Totals: 13 GP, 1-3-4, -9, 16 PIM
Witkowski may have just received the night off as there have been no reports of an injury. WMU fell to 5-7-2 on the year.
Grabbed a point in a very tough spot.
Mike Smith allowed 4 goals on 38 shots for the overtime loss.
TB 6:18, Szczechura 2 (unassisted)
DAL 15:44, Robidas 7 (Modano, Richards)(PP)
DAL 16:55, Lehtinen 1 (Richards, Robidas)(PP)
DAL 3:34, Morrow 10 (Benn, Ribeiro)(PP)
TB 15:06, Stamkos 17 (Meszaros)(PP)
TB 15:53, Halpern 3 (Tanguay, Hedman)
DAL 2:12, Wandell 4 (Eriksson)
It's tough to hop on the plane after playing last night and fall behind by a couple of goals, so lots of credit to the Lightning for coming back and clawing away a point.
Zenon Konopka had 3 hits in 5:49.
Paul Szczechura had a goal and was +1 with 3 shots and 1 hit in 13:15. He's really coming on.
James Wright was +1 with 5 hits in 11:30.
Victor Hedman had a helper, 2 shots, and 2 hits in 21:21.
So hard to defeat a team on back to back nights.
Riku Helenius allowed 3 goals on 29 shots in the loss.
NOR Craig, (8) (Jones, Wishart), 5:03
ALB Boychuk, (6) (Chaput, Samson), 13:53
ALB Micflikier, (3) (Hennigar, Harrison), 14:50
ALB Carson, (3) (Boychuk, Chaput), 6:26 (PP)
NOR Graham, (1) (Hall, Jones), 12:30
Ethan Graham and Blair Jones were named the game's second and third stars. Jones has been absolutely unstoppable with 5 goals and 16 points in his last 13 games.
Box score from TheAHL.com.
Kazan 5 @ Nizhnekamsk 3
Dimitry Kazionov, Kazan, 1-0-1, +1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 29 GP, 8-1-9, E, 12 PIM
Dimitry Kazionov had the game winning goal for Kazan and played 10:50 in the match. Kazan also got a pair of helpers from former NHLer Niko Kapanen in the game.