North American Juniors

NA Juniors Game Night: 3-9-2014

Ontario Hockey League

Sudbury Wolves 1 @ North Bay Battalion 4

D Dylan Blujus, NB: 0-2-2, +2, 0 PIM
Season totals: 52 GP, 4-25-29, +6, 56 PIM
2012-13 totals: 68 GP, 2-27-29, -8, 57 PIM

Blujus tied last year’s point total of 29, and is just five points off his career-high of 34, set in his draft year.

Barrie Colts 2 @ Niagara IceDogs 5

D Jake Dotchin, BAR: 0-1-1, +2, 0 PIM
Season totals: 60 GP, 10-24-34, +19, 115 PIM
2012-13 totals: 66 GP, 4-18-22, E, 81 PIM

Dotchin was on the ice for both Colts goals and none of Niagara’s five. He was hurt last game, but not enough to keep him out of Sunday’s contest.

Mississauga Steelheads 3 @ Kingston Frontenacs 5

W Henri Ikonen, KGN: 1-2-3, +3, 0 PIM, *Second Star*
Season totals: 50 GP, 22-45-67, +17, 49 PIM
2012-13 totals: 61 GP, 22-29-51, +2, 30 PIM

Ikonen (pictured) earned second star honors for scoring a goal and adding three assists vs Mississauga. His goal was the insurance marker for the Fronts with just over two minutes remaining in regulation.

NA Juniors Game Night: 3-8-2014

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Halifax Mooseheads 4 @ Saint John Sea Dogs 0

C/W Jonathan Drouin, HAL: Did not play
Season totals: 43 GP, 25-71-96, +47, 43 PIM
2011-2012 Season: 49 GP, 41-64-105, +48, 32 PIM

Drouin was out sick on Saturday. Usually it’s just his hands that are sick. Halifax held Saint John to 12 shots.

NA Juniors Game Night: 3-7-2014

Ontario Hockey League

North Bay Battalion 4 @ Mississauga Steelheads 0

D Dylan Blujus, NB: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM
Season totals: 51 GP, 4-23-27, +4, 56 PIM
2012-13 totals: 68 GP, 2-27-29, -8, 57 PIM

Blujus helped the Battalion to a shutout win in Mississauga. Jake Smith (2014) had 19 saves for North Bay.

Oshawa Generals 2 @ Kingston Frontenacs 5

W Henri Ikonen, KGN: 0-1-1, E, 5 PIM
Season totals: 47 GP, 21-44-65, +16, 44 PIM
2012-13 totals: 61 GP, 22-29-51, +2, 30 PIM

Ikonen fought Canucks draft pick Cole Cassels in the first period.

Windsor Spitfires 1 @ Erie Otters 6

D Slater Koekkoek, WSR: Did not play
Season totals: 62 GP, 15-38-53, +44, 51 PIM
2012-13 totals: 42 GP, 6-23-29, -24, 28 PIM

Koekkoek is out for the season with a dislocated right shoulder. He previously had surgery twice on his left shoulder. He already has a pro contract, so his junior career is finished.

NA Juniors Game Night: 3-6-2014

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Charlottetown Islanders 4 @ Halifax Mooseheads 7

C/W Jonathan Drouin, HAL: 0-1-1, E, 2 PIM, 7 SOG, 0 Hits, 9/14 FO
Season totals: 43 GP, 25-71-96, +47, 43 PIM
2011-2012 Season: 49 GP, 41-64-105, +48, 32 PIM

Halifax broke open a tie game in the third period with three goals en route to a 7-4 win. Drouin had one assist in the game. He had six points in his previous game. Rising 2014 prospect Nikolaj Ehlers had a goal and two assists for the Mooseheads, snapping his streak of games with a hat trick at three.

Note: After spending two weeks at home in Connecticut nursing a minor spleen laceration, Adam Erne has returned to Quebec City. No word yet when he'll be back in the Remparts lineup.

Ontario Hockey League

Belleville Bulls 1 @ North Bay Battalion 8

D Dylan Blujus, NB: 0-2-2, +4, 0 PIM
Season totals: 50 GP, 4-23-27, +4, 56 PIM
2012-13 totals: 68 GP, 2-27-29, -8, 57 PIM

Snowman in North Bay.

Owen Sound Attack 4 @ Barrie Colts 5

D Jake Dotchin, BAR: 0-1-1, -1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 59 GP, 10-23-33, +17, 115 PIM
2012-13 totals: 66 GP, 4-18-22, E, 81 PIM

Dotchin was injured in the game (KICX photo). No word yet on the severity of the injury.

Kingston Frontenacs 2 @ Peterborough Petes 5 (OT)

W Henri Ikonen, KGN: 1-0-1, -1, 2 PIM
Season totals: 46 GP, 21-43-64, +16, 39 PIM
2012-13 totals: 61 GP, 22-29-51, +2, 30 PIM

Power forward Nick Ritchie (6-3, 225; 2014 eligible) scored his 37th goal of the season in overtime for the Petes. Ikonen scored his 21st goal of the year on the power play with 11 seconds left in regulation to force overtime.

Saginaw Spirit 8 @ Windsor Spitfires 3

D Slater Koekkoek, WSR: 0-0-0, E, 7 PIM
Season totals: 62 GP, 15-38-53, +44, 51 PIM
2012-13 totals: 42 GP, 6-23-29, -24, 28 PIM

The Spits took it on the chin at home to Saginaw. Koekkoek left the game injured after his fight with Jeremiah Addison (6-0, 183; 2014 eligible). Addison made a big, clean check on a Spitfire and Koekkoek answered by dropping his gloves. Neither player got a punch in before Addison wrestled/twisted Koekkoek to the ice. According to Windsor Star reporter Jim Parker, the team is calling Koekkoek’s ailment an upper body injury and he will not play Friday. This will be Koekkoek’s first game missed due to injury this year after missing at least half of the last two seasons.

NA Juniors Game Night: 3-5-2014

Ontario Hockey League

Barrie Colts 2 @ Sudbury Wolves 4

D Jake Dotchin, BAR: 0-0-0, -2, 2 PIM
Season totals: 58 GP, 10-22-32, +18, 115 PIM
2012-13 totals: 66 GP, 4-18-22, E, 81 PIM

Barrie sits in fifth in the Eastern Conference, currently matched up with No. 4 North Bay.

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