North American Juniors

Juniors Game Night: 1-17-15

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Moncton Wildcats 3 @ Quebec Remparts 2

W Adam Erne, QUE: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM, 2 SOG, 12/19 FO, 4 Hits
Season totals: 39 GP, 27-28-55, +19, 52 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 48 GP, 21-41-62, -3, 65 PIM

Quebec outshot the visiting Wildcats, 48-18, but couldn't get a third goal past Moncton goalie Alex Dubeau (undrafted).

Ontario Hockey League

Kitchener Rangers 5 @ Windsor Spitfires 4 (SO)

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 0-0-0, -1, 5 PIM
Season totals: 38 GP, 14-14-28, -9, 77 PIM
2013-14 totals: 50 GP, 17-11-28, +8, 101 PIM

DiGiacinto fought 6-4 defenseman Liam Maaskant (undrafted).

Ottawa 67's 3 @ Peterborough Petes 2 (SO)

D Dominik Masin, PBO: 1-0-1, E, 2 PIM
Season totals: 31 GP, 6-9-15, -22, 47 PIM
2013-14 totals: 39 GP, 2-19-21, +6, 102 PIM

Masin scored on the power play, but the Petes ultimately fell in a shootout, 3-2.

Western Hockey League

Lethbridge Hurricanes 0 @ Moose Jaw Warriors 5

C Brayden Point, MJ: 0-2-2, +2, 0 PIM
Season totals: 35 GP, 20-32-52, +12, 25 PIM
2013-14 totals: 72 GP, 36-55-91, -27, 53 PIM

Point had two assists Saturday as Moose Jaw beat the visiting Hurricanes, 5-0. Jiri Smejkal had two goals for the Warriors.

Victoria Royals 4 @ Calgary Hitmen 1

D Ben Thomas, CAL: 1-0-1, -1, 2 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 33 GP, 5-12-17, -3, 18 PIM
2013-14 totals: 72 GP, 7-24-31, +11, 39 PIM

Thomas scored the lone Hitmen goal in a 4-1 loss to Victoria. The goal was Thomas' fifth on the season. He had seven last year.

Juniors Game Night: 1-16-15

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Charlottetown Islanders 2 @ Sherbrooke Phoenix 0

C Cameron Darcy, SHR: 0-0-0, -1, 4 PIM, 3 SOG, 12/24 FO, 1 Hit
With Sherbrooke: 12 GP, 8-10-18, -6, 12 PIM
With Cape Breton: 19 GP, 1-13-14, -6, 14 PIM
Season totals: 31 GP, 9-23-32, -12, 26 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 65 GP, 35-47-82, +3, 51 PIM

Charlottetown goalie Mason McDonald (Flames) stopped all 31 shots he faced to shut out the Phoenix, 2-0.

Ontario Hockey League

Guelph Storm 2 @ Sault Ste Marie Greyhounds 3

D Anthony DeAngelo, SOO: 0-1-1, +1, 2 PIM
With SSM: 4 GP, 1-5-6, +3, 6 PIM
With Sarnia: 29 GP, 10-28-38, +1, 64 PIM
Season totals: 33 GP, 11-33-44, +4, 72 PIM
2013-14 totals: 51 GP, 15-56-71, -34, 90 PIM

The Soo got a late goal from Nick Ritchie (Ducks) to beat Guelph, 3-2.

Windsor Spitfires 2 @ London Knights 5

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 1-0-1, E, 4 PIM
Season totals: 37 GP, 14-14-28, -8, 72 PIM
2013-14 totals: 50 GP, 17-11-28, +8, 101 PIM

Windsor fought back from a 2-0 deficit to tie the game before the start of the second period, but London was too strong in the end. Likey top-10 pick in 2015 Mitch Marner had a goal and three assists for the Knights. Team Canada hero Max Domi had one assist.

Western Hockey League

Moose Jaw Warriors 0 @ Swift Current Blazers 5

C Brayden Point, MJ: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM
Season totals: 34 GP, 20-30-50, +10, 25 PIM
2013-14 totals: 72 GP, 36-55-91, -27, 53 PIM

It was an ugly night for the Warriors, losing on the road to Swift Current, 5-0. The Broncos outshot Moose Jaw, 45-24.

Juniors Game Night: 1-15-15

Ontario Hockey League

Sudbury Wolves 1 @ Windsor Spitfires 4

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 0-0-0, +1, 7 PIM
Season totals: 36 GP, 13-14-27, -8, 68 PIM
2013-14 totals: 50 GP, 17-11-28, +8, 101 PIM

DiGiacinto’s career-high nine-game point streak was snapped, but the Spits got a home win over Sudbury, 4-1. The 5’11” DiGiacinto fought 6’6”, 209-pound center Matt Schmalz (undrafted) after DiGi took a boarding penalty.

Owen Sound Attack 3 @ Peterborough Petes 1

D Dominik Masin, PBO: 0-1-1, -1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 30 GP, 5-9-14, -22, 45 PIM
2013-14 totals: 39 GP, 2-19-21, +6, 102 PIM

Masin (pictured) had a power play assist on a late third period goal that cut the Attack’s lead to 3-1, but it was too little too late for the Petes.

Juniors Game Night: 1-14-15

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Acadie-Bathurst Titan 0 @ Quebec Remparts 6

W Adam Erne, QUE: 2-1-3, +3, 0 PIM, 4 SOG, 9/10 FO, 5 Hits, *First Star*
Season totals: 38 GP, 27-28-55, +20, 50 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 48 GP, 21-41-62, -3, 65 PIM

Quebec moved Adam Erne off a line with recent New York Ranger Anthony Duclair and onto a line with Ukrainian dynamo Dmytro Timashov, and the duo combined for six points Wednesday in a 6-0 win over the Titan. Canadian gold medalist Zach Fucale (Montreal second rounder) had a shutout (11/11) in his Remparts debut. He was traded from Halifax earlier this month.

Ontario Hockey League

Saginaw Spirit 5 @ Sault Ste Marie Greyhounds 12

D Anthony DeAngelo, SOO: 1-3-4, +3, 0 PIM
With SSM: 3 GP, 1-4-5, +2, 4 PIM
With Sarnia: 29 GP, 10-28-38, E, 64 PIM
Season totals: 32 GP, 11-32-43, +2, 68 PIM
2013-14 totals: 51 GP, 15-56-71, -34, 90 PIM

DeAngelo made his home debut for the Greyhounds, scoring once and adding three assists in a 12-5 romp of Saginaw. The Soo was up 5-1 after one period and 9-3 after two. Newly acquired forward Nick Ritchie (Ducks) had four goals for the Soo. This was the fourth time DeAngelo has scored four points in a game – his career high. He was 1+3 in October 2013 for the Sting against Saginaw, and 1+3 twice in January 2013 for Sarnia.

Western Hockey League

Kootenay Ice 3 @ Moose Jaw Warriors 4

C Brayden Point, MJ: 3-0-3, +2, 4 PIM, *First Star*
Season totals: 33 GP, 20-30-50, +10, 25 PIM
2013-14 totals: 72 GP, 36-55-91, -27, 53 PIM

Point (pictured, MJ Warriors photo) notched his second hat trick of the season Wednesday night, leading the Warriors to a 4-3 win over last year’s first overall pick, Sam Reinhart, and the Kootenay Ice. Point had two hat tricks last season on his way to 91 points.

Red Deer Rebels 5 @ Calgary Hitmen 4 (SO)

D Ben Thomas, CAL: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM
Season totals: 32 GP, 4-12-16, -2, 16 PIM
2013-14 totals: 72 GP, 7-24-31, +11, 39 PIM

Red Deer needed a shootout to get an extra point from rival Calgary. Ben Thomas, who remains in a top-4 role for the Hitmen, was scoreless. Avalanche first rounder Conner Bleakley had two goals for Red Deer.

Juniors Game Night: 1-11-15

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Quebec Remparts 4 @ Drummondville Voltigeurs 5 (SO)

W Adam Erne, QUE: 0-0-0, E, 4 PIM, 5 SOG, 11/18 FO, 1 Hit
Season totals: 37 GP, 25-27-52, +17, 50 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 48 GP, 21-41-62, -3, 65 PIM

Despite all their added skill, Quebec fell to the Volts, 5-4 in a shootout. Adam Erne, who had two goals last game, was scoreless in the contest. He did not participate in the shootout.

Western Hockey League

Brandon Wheat Kings 5 @ Calgary Hitmen 4

D Ben Thomas, CAL: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 31 GP, 4-12-16, -2, 16 PIM
2013-14 totals: 72 GP, 7-24-31, +11, 39 PIM

In a game broadcast on NHL Network, Brandon beat Calgary, 5-4. Thomas hasn’t registered a point in four games.

Juniors Game Night: 1-10-15

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Baie-Comeau Drakkar 2 @ Sherbrooke Phoenix 3

C Cameron Darcy, SHR: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG, 6/19 FO, 0 Hits
With Sherbrooke: 11 GP, 8-10-18, -5, 8 PIM
With Cape Breton: 19 GP, 1-13-14, -6, 14 PIM
Season totals: 30 GP, 9-23-32, -11, 22 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 65 GP, 35-47-82, +3, 51 PIM

Sherbrooke was outshot 18-5 in the third period, but 16-year-old, 6’4” goaltender Evan Fitzpatrick stopped them all en route to a 3-2 win.

Ontario Hockey League

Sault Ste Marie Greyhounds 3 @ Plymouth Whalers 0

D Anthony DeAngelo, SOO: 0-1-1, E, 2 PIM
With SSM: 2 GP, 0-1-1, -1, 4 PIM
With Sarnia: 29 GP, 10-28-38, E, 64 PIM
Season totals: 31 GP, 10-29-39, -1, 68 PIM
2013-14 totals: 51 GP, 15-56-71, -34, 90 PIM

DeAngelo (pictured) earned his first point with the Greyhounds, an assist on a first period power play goal.

Windsor Spitfires 3 @ Kingston Frontenacs 2 (OT)

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 35 GP, 13-14-27, -9, 61 PIM
2013-14 totals: 50 GP, 17-11-28, +8, 101 PIM

DiGiacinto extended his point streak to nine games with an assist vs the Fronts.

Oshawa Generals 0 @ Peterborough Petes 1

D Dominik Masin, PBO: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM
Season totals: 29 GP, 5-8-13, -21, 45 PIM
2013-14 totals: 39 GP, 2-19-21, +6, 102 PIM

Masin and his teammates shut out the high-powered Generals, 1-0, on Saturday night. Former Guelph goalie Matthew Mancina (undrafted) stopped 26 shots for the shutout. Oshawa is the CHL’s top-ranked club.

Western Hockey League

Edmonton Oil Kings 3 @ Moose Jaw Warriors 4

C Brayden Point, MJ: 0-2-2, +2, 0 PIM
Season totals: 32 GP, 17-30-47, +8, 21 PIM
2013-14 totals: 72 GP, 36-55-91, -27, 53 PIM

Moose Jaw scored the game-winning goal just over three minutes into the third period to break a 3-3 tie.

Calgary Hitmen 5 @ Lethbridge Hurricanes 3

D Ben Thomas, CAL: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 30 GP, 4-12-16, -3, 16 PIM
2013-14 totals: 72 GP, 7-24-31, +11, 39 PIM

After missing last game for an unreported reason, Thomas was back in the Hitmen lineup Saturday. Calgary outshot the Hurricanes, 41-16.

Juniors Game Night: 1-9-15

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Sherbrooke Phoenix 7 @ Quebec Remparts 4

C Cameron Darcy, SHR: 1-1-2, +4, 2 PIM, 7 SOG, 12/19 FO, 0 Hits, *First Star*
With Sherbrooke: 10 GP, 8-10-18, -4, 8 PIM
With Cape Breton: 19 GP, 1-13-14, -6, 14 PIM
Season totals: 29 GP, 9-23-32, -10, 22 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 65 GP, 35-47-82, +3, 51 PIM

W Adam Erne, QUE: 2-0-2, -2, 0 PIM, 6 SOG, 12/20 FO, 3 Hits, *Third Star*
Season totals: 36 GP, 25-27-52, +17, 46 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 48 GP, 21-41-62, -3, 65 PIM

Sherbrooke went into La Colisee Pepsi and overcame three 1-goal deficits to eventually pull past the Remparts and win. Quebec had Anthony Duclair in the lineup and he and Erne played on the same line together. Duclair set up Erne’s first goal. Cam Darcy was dominant for the Phoenix, scoring once and setting up another goal. He and Erne scored 18 seconds apart in the second period, with Erne’s coming on a shorthanded penalty shot.

Ontario Hockey League

Sault Ste Marie Greyhounds 3 @ Saginaw Spirit 1

D Anthony DeAngelo, SOO: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM
With SSM: 1 GP, 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM
With Sarnia: 29 GP, 10-28-38, E, 64 PIM
Season totals: 30 GP, 10-28-38, -1, 66 PIM
2013-14 totals: 51 GP, 15-56-71, -34, 90 PIM

DeAngelo made his Sault Ste Marie debut, but wasn’t able to find the scoresheet. The Soo is loaded after acquiring DeAngelo, Justin Bailey, and Connor Boland.

Windsor Spitfires 4 @ Ottawa 67’s 8

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 0-2-2, E, 2 PIM
Season totals: 34 GP, 13-13-26, -10, 61 PIM
2013-14 totals: 50 GP, 17-11-28, +8, 101 PIM

DiGiacinto extended his point streak to eight games with two assists in a rough loss in Ottawa. The Spits actually outshot the 67’s, 47-37. Ottawa scored six times in the second period.

Western Hockey League

Everett Silvertips 6 @ Moose Jaw Warriors 2

C Brayden Point, MJ: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM
Season totals: 31 GP, 17-28-45, +6, 21 PIM
2013-14 totals: 72 GP, 36-55-91, -27, 53 PIM

Point had his league-best 13-game point streak snapped by Everett. The ‘Tips got a goal and an assist from 2014 Montreal first rounder Nikita Scherbak.

NCAA Game Night: 1-9-15

No. 2 Boston University Terriers 3 @ Wisconsin Badgers 3 (OT)

D John MacLeod, BU: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 16 GP, 2-3-5, +6, 36 PIM
2013-2014 totals: 19 GP, 1-4-5, +1, 36 PIM

BU junior defenseman Ahti Oksanen (undrafted) scored his ninth and 10th goals of the season in the last two minutes of the game – the final goal coming with three seconds left in regulation – to force a 3-3 tie with Wisconsin. The Badgers had taken a 3-1 lead with just under three minutes remaining to set up the dramatic finish.

No. 7 Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs 4 @ No. 1 North Dakota 1

F Brendan O’Donnell, UND: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 18 GP, 5-2-7, +1, 25 PIM
2013-2014 totals: 34 GP, 7-11-18, +7, 10 PIM

North Dakota tied the game at one midway through the third period, but the Bulldogs surged ahead and capped the upset win with an empty-netter.

RPI Engineers 2 @ No. 15 Quinnipiac Bobcats 4

F Matthew Peca, QU: 1-2-3, +1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG, *First Star*
Season totals: 21 GP, 4-16-20, -2, 19 PIM
2014-2015 totals: 40 GP, 12-26-38, +4, 16 PIM

Matt Peca climbed within a point of being at a point-per-game pace, scoring once and assisting on two other goals Friday night. He opened the game’s scoring with his fourth goal of the season.

No. 9 Minnesota Golden Gophers 3 @ Michigan Wolverines 4 (OT) (Mariucci Classic)

G Adam Wilcox, MIN: Loss, 26 saves on 30 shots
Season totals: 17 GP, 10-6-1, 2.28 GAA, .917 sv%, 3 SO
2013-2014 totals: 38 GP, 26-6-6, 1.97 GAA, .932 sv%, 4 SO

Wilcox matched last year’s total of losses in half the games played as the Gophers fell at Yost, 4-3. The Wolverines outshot Minnesota 3-0 in the extra session.

*USCHO poll used

Juniors Game Night: 1-8-15

Ontario Hockey League

Ottawa 67’s 3 @ Peterborough Petes 2

D Dominik Masin, PBO: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM
Season totals: 28 GP, 5-8-13, -21, 45 PIM
2013-14 totals: 39 GP, 2-19-21, +6, 102 PIM

Masin made his return to the Peterborough lineup after representing the Czech Republic at the World Junior Championships. Masin had one assist and a minus-4 rating in five games for the Czechs.

Juniors Game Night: 1-7-15

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Shawinigan Cataractes 3 @ Sherbrooke Phoenix 2 (OT)

C Cameron Darcy, SHR: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG, 11/14 FO, 0 Hits
With Sherbrooke: 9 GP, 7-9-16, -8, 6 PIM
With Cape Breton: 19 GP, 1-13-14, -6, 14 PIM
Season totals: 30 GP, 8-22-30, -14, 20 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 65 GP, 35-47-82, +3, 51 PIM

Sherbrooke scored twice in the third period to send the game in overtime, but the Cataractes prevailed in the extra session.

Quebec Remparts 1 @ Baie-Comeau Drakkar 4

W Adam Erne, QUE: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM, 6 SOG, 16/20 FO, 1 Hit
Season totals: 35 GP, 23-27-50, +19, 46 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 48 GP, 21-41-62, -3, 65 PIM

Quebec lost its second straight game after a five-game win streak, falling on the road to the Drakkar, who sit just behind Quebec in the league table. The Remparts are reportedly going to receive Anthony Duclair from the Rangers, last seen winning a gold as part of Canada’s top line.

Ontario Hockey League

Windsor Spitfires 6 @ Belleville Bulls 5 (OT)

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 0-1-1, E, 2 PIM
Season totals: 33 GP, 13-11-24, -10, 59 PIM
2013-14 totals: 50 GP, 17-11-28, +8, 101 PIM

Windsor won again on the road, defeating the Bulls in overtime. Former Lightning camper Brett Welychka was first star for notching a goal and three assists for Belleville. The undersized, gritty forward has 21 points in 27 games with Belleville after being traded from London earlier this year.

TRADE: Lightning prospect Anthony DeAngelo was traded by Sarnia to Sault Ste Marie on Wednesday. The Soo is ranked No. 6 in the entire Canadian Hockey League, and third in the OHL. DeAngelo will be a part of what should be a long championship run for the Greyhounds. Their main competition will be the top-ranked Oshawa Generals, and Connor McDavid’s Erie Otters.

Western Hockey League

Moose Jaw Warriors 1 @ Prince Albert Raiders 5

C Brayden Point, MJ: 0-1-1, -3, 0 PIM, 6 SOG
Season totals: 30 GP, 17-28-45, +8, 21 PIM
2013-14 totals: 72 GP, 36-55-91, -27, 53 PIM

Point (Moose Jaw Times photo) returned to the Moose Jaw lineup after winning gold with Canada, but couldn’t spark the Warriors to victory. He did extend his point streak to 13 games, the longest active streak in the WHL.

Calgary Hitmen 4 @ Prince Albert Raiders 5 (SO)

D Ben Thomas, CAL: Did not play
Season totals: 29 GP, 4-12-16, -3, 16 PIM
2013-14 totals: 72 GP, 7-24-31, +11, 39 PIM

There hasn’t been any word so far about an injury to Thomas. Calgary had a 3-1 lead entering the third period, and a 4-3 lead in the last minute and let the game get to overtime. Jake DeBrusk had two goals for Swift Current. His dad is Louie DeBrusk, who played one season for the Lightning in the late 90’s. Jake is a 2015 draft eligible prospect who is expected to go late in the first or early in the second round.

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