Tyrell was the only Cougar to beat Helenius Sunday night, scoring early in the third period. Tyrell extended his point streak to 6 games and Helenius broke a personal 3 game losing streak (0-2-0-1).
Regina Pats 3 @ Lethbridge Hurricanes 2 (OT)
C Mitch Fadden, LET: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM
The third place Hurricanes fell five points behind second place Regina in the Eastern Conference standings. Lethbridge was without Zach Boychuk, who was serving a one game suspension for a check-from-behind. Boychuk is a possible Lightning target at the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. Another possible draft choice, Everett's Kyle Beach, will miss Wednesday's CHL Top Prospects Game due to an injury. Boychuck, of course, is listed on the event's roster.
No.10 Massachusetts 1 @ No.15 UMass-Lowell 3
D John Wessbecker, UMASS: Did not play (undisclosed injury)
No.8 Notre Dame 1 @ No.1 Michigan 5
D Kevin Quick, UM: 0-1-1, E, 2 PIM (holding), 0 shots on goal
Michigan completed a weekend sweep of the Irish with a decisive 5-1 win. Quick earned the lone assist on Louie Caporussoâ€™s second period goal that gave Michigan a 3-1 lead. The freshman defenseman has 2 goals and an assist in his last 4 games.
Saturday night's highlights:
- Smoke Eaters no match for Justin Courtnall
- Fadden earns Third Star for 1+1 night
- Tyrell on a 5 game point streak for the struggling Cougars
- Jung could return Wednesday
Anton But had 1 goal and 1 assist as St. Petersburg defeated Novosibirsk 3-0.
Evgeny Artyukhin was scoreless as CSKA blew out Nizhnekamsk 10-1.
Dimitri Kazionov had 1 assist in Kazan's 5-2 win over Tver. In net for Tver was former Lightning 3rd round pick Evgeny Konstantinov.
Alexei Glukhov was scoreless in Cherepovets' 2-1 overtime win over Dynamo.
Denis Kazionov was scoreless as Omsk beat Khimik 4-3.