NCAA/USHS

NA Juniors Game Night: 1-19-2014

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Halifax Mooseheads 9 @ Acadie-Bathurst Titan 1

C/W Jonathan Drouin, HAL: 1-3-4, +2, 5 SOG, 0 Hits, 10/17 FO, *First Star*
Season totals: 26 GP, 18-42-60, +24, 28 PIM
2011-2012 Season: 49 GP, 41-64-105, +48, 32 PIM

Drouin finished his 2-game weekend with eight points (1-7-8) and two First Stars. Yeah, he’s good. Halifax outscored their two opponents 17-2. The Titan fired their coach, too.

Ontario Hockey League

Niagara IceDogs 1 @ North Bay Battalion 5

D Dylan Blujus, NB: 0-0-0, +2, 2 PIM
Season totals: 32 GP, 3-12-15, -1, 38 PIM
2012-13 totals: 68 GP, 2-27-29, -8, 57 PIM

Blujus is plus-13 in the last six games.

Kingston Frontenacs 1 @ Guelph Storm 6

W Henri Ikonen, KGN: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM
Season totals: 33 GP, 13-32-45, +11, 31 PIM
2012-13 totals: 61 GP, 22-29-51, +2, 30 PIM

Kingston went up against one of the best teams in the league and didn’t come out very well, losing 6-1.

Sudbury Wolves 1 @ Windsor Spitfires 3

D Slater Koekkoek, WSR: 0-0-0, +2, 0 PIM
Season totals: 43 GP, 11-26-37, +33, 30 PIM
2012-13 totals: 42 GP, 6-23-29, -24, 28 PIM

Koekkoek had his first plus game in three contests, finishing plus-2 in a strong home win over the East’s second place team.

NCAA Game Night: 1-18-2014

Colgate Raiders 4 @ Harvard Crimson 2

F Brian Hart, HAR: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 18 GP, 1-7-8, -4, 12 PIM
2012-2013 totals: 29 GP, 4-13-17, +1, 10 PIM

Harvard fell to 5-10-3 overall this year and 2-8-3 in the ECAC. The Crimson tried to climb out of a 3-0 hole but couldn’t complete the comeback. Colgate added an empty net goal late.

Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks 5 @ Miami RedHawks 1

F Jimmy Mullin, MIA: 0-1-1, +1, 15 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 19 GP, 1-6-7, +4, 21 PIM
2012-2013 totals: 38 GP, 6-8-14, E, 14 PIM

Mullin (pictured) was back in the RedHawks lineup, but only for a half a game as he was ejected midway through the second period for a boarding major. Miami is 9-10-3 this year, 3-8-1 in conference (NCHC).

Bemidji State Beavers 2 @ No. 20 North Dakota 4

F Brendan O’Donnell, UND: 0-0-0, E, 0 SOG
Season totals: 15 GP, 3-2-5, -1, 6 PIM
2012-2013 totals: 29 GP, 2-8-10, E, 20 PIM

North Dakota had a 4-1 lead by the early second period and cruised to a 4-2 win.

No. 5 Quinnipiac Bobcats 3 @ Merrimack Warriors 6

F Matthew Peca, QU: 0-1-1, -1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 26 GP, 6-12-18, +4, 14 PIM
2013-2014 totals: 39 GP, 15-15-30, +14, 36 PIM

Merrimack earned a split of their weekend series with the Bobcats, winning 6-3 on Saturday. The Warriors scored four times in the third period.

Ohio State 2 @ No. 1 Minnesota Golden Gophers 4

G Adam Wilcox, MIN: Win, 25 saves on 27 shots
Season totals: 20 GP, 16-2-3, 2.02 GAA, .928 sv%, 2 SO
2012-2013 totals: 39 GP, 25-8-5, 1.88 GAA, .921 sv%, 3 SO

The No. 1 Gophers spotted that school in Ohio with a 2-0 lead before taking their lunch money and winning, 4-2. Wilcox won his 16th of the season, which is third-best in the country.

*USCHO poll used

NCAA Game Night: 1-17-2014

No. 12 Cornell Big Red 3 @ Harvard Crimson 2

F Brian Hart, HAR: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 17 GP, 1-7-8, -4, 10 PIM
2012-2013 totals: 29 GP, 4-13-17, +1, 10 PIM

Former Lightning prospect defenseman Kirill Gotovets (Was sent to Chicago in Philippe Paradis trade) was scoreless, plus-1, with two shots on goal. The senior has no goals and two assists this year. He hasn’t scored a goal since his sophomore year.)

Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks 2 @ Miami RedHawks 2

F Jimmy Mullin, MIA: Did not play
Season totals: 18 GP, 1-5-6, +3, 6 PIM
2012-2013 totals: 38 GP, 6-8-14, E, 14 PIM

Mullin was a scratch on Friday. The RedHawks only managed 13 shots on goal (including overtime). Miami dropped out of the USCHO top-20 this past week.

No. 20 North Dakota 1 @ Bemidji State Beavers 1

F Brendan O’Donnell, UND: 0-0-0, E, 5 SOG
Season totals: 14 GP, 3-2-5, -1, 6 PIM
2012-2013 totals: 29 GP, 2-8-10, E, 20 PIM

O’Donnell finished third on the team in shots on goal with five. The leaders had six. UND snuck back into the USCHO top-20 this week at No. 20.

Merrimack Warriors 1 @ No. 5 Quinnipiac Bobcats 6

F Matthew Peca, QU: 0-1-1, +2, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 25 GP, 6-11-17, +5, 14 PIM
2013-2014 totals: 39 GP, 15-15-30, +14, 36 PIM

Peca continues to put hit the scoresheet, this time with an assist. He seems to have settled into a 2-way center role after playing top-line wing most of last season.

Ohio State 0 @ No. 1 Minnesota Golden Gophers 1

G Adam Wilcox, MIN: Win, 21 saves on 21 shots, shutout, *Second Star*
Season totals: 19 GP, 15-2-3, 2.02 GAA, .928 sv%, 2 SO
2012-2013 totals: 39 GP, 25-8-5, 1.88 GAA, .921 sv%, 3 SO

Wilcox shut out the visiting Buckeyes before more than 45,000 people outdoors on the Gophers’ football field. It was the largest crowd to ever see a hockey game in Minnesota – which is saying something. (Michael Russo photo)

*USCHO poll used

NCAA Game Night: 1-13-2014

No. 1 Minnesota Golden Gophers 5 @ Penn State Nittany Lions 2

G Adam Wilcox, MIN: Win, 34 saves on 36 shots
Season totals: 18 GP, 14-2-3, 2.13 GAA, .925 sv%, 2 SO
2012-2013 totals: 39 GP, 25-8-5, 1.88 GAA, .921 sv%, 3 SO

Minnesota scored three times in the final period en route to a 5-2 win and 2-game sweep over Penn State. Best sign of the night was the PSU fan calling Happy Valley “Hockey Valley.” Well done. Wilcox stopped 34 of 36 shots, including a short-handed breakaway when the game was 2-0 early in the third.

*USCHO poll used

NCAA Game Night: 1-12-2014

No. 1 Minnesota Golden Gophers 3 @ Penn State Nittany Lions 2

G Adam Wilcox, MIN: Win, 26 saves on 28 shots
Season totals: 17 GP, 13-2-3, 2.14 GAA, .923 sv%, 2 SO
2012-2013 totals: 39 GP, 25-8-5, 1.88 GAA, .921 sv%, 3 SO

Minnesota made its first visit to State College and defeated Penn State, 3-2. Wilcox won his 13th game of the season, which is tied for third in the country. The Gophers improved to a conference-leading 4-0-1 in the Big 10. PSU is pointless in conference at 0-3.

*USCHO poll used

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