Johnstown left a point on the table tonight. With Toledo holding seven games in hand on them, they cannot afford anything less than two against bottomfeeders like Dayton.
Morgan Cey stopped 31 of 33 before falling in the shootout. Dimitri Tarabrin scored both goals for Johnstown on the power play.
Game sheet from ECHL.com.
Defenseman Andreas Holmqvist and the Linkopings offense have been forced to step up in the absence of netminder Fredrik Norrena. They did so again today in a 4-1 victory over Sodertalje. Holmqvist assisted on a 2nd period Tony Martensson power play goal to open the game's scoring en route to the victory. Holmqvist now has 17 points in 40 games this season.
Goaltender Karri Ramo left after the first period of his club's game today against SaiPa. Ramo had helped to stake HPK to a 1-0 lead through 20 minutes making 10 saves before giving way to backup Miika Wiikman. HPK went on to lose the match 5-2. Bolt Prospects is attempting ro ascertain Ramo's condition and will post updates when they become available.
Planet USA got pummelled by the Canadian AHLers tonight 9-4. Falcons center Ryan Vesce, who played for Planet USA, assisted on Patrick O'Sullivan's game opening goal. It was all downhill from there, however. Vesce finished -2 with three shots on goal.