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.
Belleville Bulls 3 @ Niagara IceDogs 2
RW Kyle DeCoste, BEL: 1-0-1, +2, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 23 GP, 5-5-10, +1, 22 PIM
With Bulls: 10 GP, 3-4-7, +3, 2 PIM
With SSM: 13 GP, 2-1-3, -2, 20 PIM
Defenseman Shawn Lalonde (Blackhawks 3/2008) scored the game winner late in the third period. DeCosteâ€™s goal briefly gave the Bulls a 2-1 lead early in the third.
Barrie Colts 5 @ Mississauga-St. Michaelâ€™s Majors 2
LW/C Alex Hutchings, BAR: 1-0-1, +1, 2 PIM (diving)
Season Totals: 26 GP, 13-16-29, +11, 16 PIM
Hutchings has scored in three straight games and has points in his last four. Barrie is on a 14-0-0-1 streak.
Erie Otters 5 @ Guelph Storm 4 (OT)
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, who reportedly has been battling â€œbumps and bruisesâ€ since returning to the OHL from Norfolk, did not make the trip to Guelph. He left the Ottersâ€™ previous game in the third period with an apparent leg injury.
Peterborough Petes 2 @ Windsor Spitfires 3 (SO)
C Richard Panik, WSR: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, *Third Star*
Season Totals: 27 GP, 7-8-15, +13, 8 PIM
Panik (pictured), who hit a post during the game, did not participate in the shootout. This was his second Third Star of the season. Windsor, the top-ranked team in the Canadian Hockey League, has at least a point in 19 straight games (17-0-0-2).
Owen Sound Attack 4 @ Sudbury Wolves 2
LW Matais Sointu, OTT: 0-0-0, -2, 2 PIM (interference)
Season Totals: 22 GP, 3-7-10, +5, 8 PIM
With Sudbury: 1 GP, 0-0-0, -2, 2 PIM
With Ottawa: 21 GP, 3-7-10, +7, 6 PIM
Sointu made his debut for Sudbury after coming over in a trade from Ottawa earlier in the week. The CHL import is wearing No.28 with the Wolves, with whom he is expected to get more ice time.
Oshawa Generals 3 @ Ottawa 67â€™s 6
G Michael Zador, OSH: No decision, 25 saves on 28 shots (pulled briefly)
Season Totals: 19 GP, 7-10-2-0, 3.48 GAA, .893 sv%, 1 SO
Zador was pulled briefly in the second period, but was re-inserted into the lineup when his backup gave up three goals on 11 shots.
Lethbridge Hurricanes 2 @ Saskatoon Blades 3 (SO)
RW Carter Ashton, LET: 1-0-1, E, 2 PIM (tripping)
Season Totals: 24 GP, 13-12-25, -6, 46 PIM
The Hurricanes held a 2-0 lead in this game before watching that lead disappear. Ashton, Lethbridgeâ€™s fourth shooter, had his shootout attempt saved.