With Lynx captain Aaron Slattengren signing an AHL contract with Portland (and scoring against the Admirals) on Thursday and Justin Keller still out of the lineup due to injury, the Augusta offense was on short circuit as the Lynx was blanked 5-0 by the Charlotte Checkers. Riku Helenius allowed 5 goals on 31 shots for his first regulation loss of the season.
Augusta 0 @ Reading 5
G Riku Helenius: 5 GA; 60 MIN; 31 SH; 26 SV
D Kevin Quick: 0-0-0; Even; 2 PIM; 2 SOG
W Justin Keller: did not play
Augusta next plays on November 5th in Biloxi against the Mississippi Sea Wolves.
Victoria Grizzlies 3 @ Alberni Valley Bulldogs 2 (Tuesday)
W Justin Courtnall, VIC: 0-0-0, 2 PIM + Game (checking from behind, game misconduct)
Season totals: 21 GP, 6-11-17, 34 PIM
Rimouski Oceanic 4 @ Baie-Comeau Drakkar 0
W/C Luca Cunti, RIM: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 15 GP, 3-9-12, -3, 12 PIM
Lethbridge Hurricanes 2 @ Kamloops Blazers 5
C Mitch Fadden, LET: 0-1-1, -2, 0 PIM
Season totals: 8 GP, 2-3-5, +2, 2 PIM
Spokane Chiefs 2 @ Everett Silvertips 3
G Dustin Tokarski, SPO: Loss, 28 saves, *Third Star*
Season totals: 13 GP, 8-3-0-2, 1.60 GAA, .950 sv%, 3 shutouts
Dartmouth Big Green 1 @ No.20 Harvard Crimson 4 (ECAC)
C/W Alexander Killorn, HAR: 0-1-1, +1, 2 PIM (hooking), 2 SOG
Killorn earned a primary assist in his first official collegiate game. He had a goal in an exhibition match-up for the Crimson.
Providence Friars 4 @ UMass Minutemen 9 (Hockey East)
D John Wessbecker , UMass: 0-1-1, +4, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 3 GP, 0-2-2, +7, 6 PIM
There continues to be a large disconnect in Norfolk between the talent the team has on paper and the results that are showing up on ice.
Karri Ramo allowed 4 goals on 18 shots in the loss.
POR Kennedy, (2) (Mancari, Darche), 10:16
POR Schutz, (1) (Bonneau, Fretter), 11:01
POR Gerbe, (7) (Gragnani, Baier), 15:10
POR Slattengren, (1) (Murphy), 4:52
Box score from TheAHL.com.
PEI Rocket 2 @ Moncton Wildcats 3 (SO)
D Mark Barberio, MON: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 6 SOG
Season totals: 15 GP, 4-11-15, +9, 8 PIM
Moncton is first overall in the league at 15-0-2-0, setting a record earning points in the first 17 games of the season. The 1972-73 Quebec Remparts held the previous league record for best start to a season by earning points in the first 16 games.
Kingston Frontenacs 3 @ Brampton Battalion 4
W Kyle DeCoste, BRA: 0-0-0, -1, 4 PIM (interference, hooking)
Season totals: DeCoste: 12 GP, 3-2-5, -4, 17 PIM
Of Note: Both Dana Tyrell and Dustin Tokarski were named to Team WHL for the upcoming ADT Canada-Russia Challenge. They are the only two Lightning prospects named to the WHL, OHL, or QMJHL teams as Mark Barberio was passed over for the Q's squad.
Sioux Falls Stampede 1 @ Fargo Force 2
D Luke Witkowski, FAR: 1-0-1,+1, 19 PIM (interference, checking from behind, fighting, 10 min misconduct), 4 SOG
Season totals: 5 GP, 1-1-2, +2, 26 PIM
Witkowskiâ€™s first goal of the year was the game winner for Fargo in their home debut.