North American Juniors

Juniors Game Night: 1-24-16

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Shawinigan Cataractes 3 @ Chicoutimi Sagueneens 2 (SO)

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 0-1-1, +1, 4 PIM, 2 SOG, 3 Hits
Season totals: 40 GP, 28-29-57, +6, 52 PIM
2014-2015 Season: 59 GP, 33-31-64, +23, 71 PIM

Yan had his shootout attempt saved, but Shawinigan was able to win the skills competition anyway to claim victory.

Ontario Hockey League

Hamilton Bulldogs 2 @ Oshawa Generals 5

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, 16/19 FO
Season totals: 41 GP, 12-23-35, -10 19 PIM
2014-15 totals: 68 GP, 13-23-36, +34, 22 PIM

Oshawa jumped out to a 4-0 lead and coasted to a win over the Bulldogs.

Windsor Spitfires 5 @ Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 3

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 41 GP, 15-21-36, +22, 57 PIM
2014-15 totals: 63 GP, 21-24-45, -16, 100 PIM

Bradley Latour (undrafted) had two goals for Windsor in the Soo.

Saginaw Spirit 3 @ Ottawa 67’s 1

W Mitchell Stephens, SAG: 0-1-1, +1, 2 PIM, 0 SOG, 7/14 FO
Season totals: 17 GP, 9-8-17, +3, 10 PIM
2014-15 totals: 62 GP, 22-26-48, -17, 44 PIM

Evan Cormier (undrafted) stopped 29 of 30 shots for the win.

Western Hockey League

Vancouver Giants 1 @ Victoria Royals 5

D Ben Thomas, VAN: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 5 SOG
Season totals: 52 GP, 5-15-20, -17, 28 PIM
With Vancouver: 38 GP, 5-12-17, -7, 18 PIM
With Calgary: 14 GP, 0-3-3, -10, 10 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 7-24-31, +16, 28 PIM

Victoria outscored Vancouver 13-1 in their 2-game series this weekend.

Juniors Game Night: 1-23-16

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 5 @ Saint John Sea Dogs 7

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: Did not play
Season totals: 28 GP, 4-9-13, -1, 50 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 13-15-28, +2, 137 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 1-2-3, +4, 0 PIM, 7 SOG, 3 Hits
Season totals: 42 GP, 23-26-49, +26, 45 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 21-21-42, +18, 46 PIM

Saint John completed a 2-game mini-series sweep of the Eagles with a 7-5 win. Joseph had four points in the series.

Shawinigan Cataractes 5 @ Baie-Comeau Drakkar 2

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 1-0-1, +1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG, 1 Hit
Season totals: 39 GP, 28-28-56, +5, 48 PIM
2014-2015 Season: 59 GP, 33-31-64, +23, 71 PIM

Yan was one of five Cataractes who scored Saturday against the Drakkar.

Ontario Hockey League

Windsor Spitfires 3 @ Flint Firebirds 2

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 0-1-1, +1, 2 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 40 GP, 15-21-36, +22, 55 PIM
2014-15 totals: 63 GP, 21-24-45, -16, 100 PIM

DiGiacinto’s scoreless streak was stopped at five games when he registered an assist in Flint Saturday.

Peterborough Petes 5 @ Sarnia Sting 6

D Dominik Masin, PBO: 0-1-1, +1, 2 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 36 GP, 5-14-19, +26, 30 PIM
2014-15 totals: 48 GP, 7-19-26, -13, 68 PIM

D Matt Spencer, PBO: Did not play
Season totals: 40 GP, 3-16-19, E, 31 PIM
2014-15 totals: 67 GP, 6-24-30, -15, 64 PIM

Peterborough was playing its third game in three nights and dressed its backup goalie, yet nearly pulled off a win in Sarnia. Flyers pick Travis Konecny had two goals and two assists for the Sting.

Western Hockey League

Moose Jaw Warriors 3 @ Lethbridge Hurricanes 4 (OT)

C Brayden Point, MJ: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM
Season totals: 26 GP, 20-31-51, +12, 17 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 38-49-87, +6, 46 PIM

Tyler Wong (undrafted) scored the game-winning goal in overtime, his 27th goal of the season.

Vancouver Giants 0 @ Victoria Royals 8

D Ben Thomas, VAN: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 51 GP, 5-15-20, -16, 28 PIM
With Vancouver: 37 GP, 5-12-17, -6, 18 PIM
With Calgary: 14 GP, 0-3-3, -10, 10 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 7-24-31, +16, 28 PIM

Thomas was the only Vancouver player who avoided a minus in an 8-0 game. Quite an accomplishment… in a way.

United States Hockey League

Lincoln Stars 3 @ Omaha Lancers 1

G Kris Oldham, OMA: Loss, 19 saves on 22 shots
Season totals: 19 GP, 11-6-2, 2.43 GAA, .921 sv%, 1 SO
2014-15 totals: 33 GP, 21-6-4, 2.49 GAA, .908 sv%, 1 SO
(University of Nebraska-Omaha signee)

Omaha had a chance to tie Lincoln for the division lead, but the Stars got a big road win in the Lancers’ barn.

Juniors Game Night: 1-22-16

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 2 @ Saint John Sea Dogs 3 (SO)

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: Did not play
Season totals: 28 GP, 4-9-13, -1, 50 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 13-15-28, +2, 137 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 1-0-1, +1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG, 3 Hits
Season totals: 41 GP, 22-24-46, +22, 45 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 21-21-42, +18, 46 PIM

Saint John won what had been a wide-open game in a shootout, 3-2. Joseph scored in regulation, but had his shootout attempt saved.

Ontario Hockey League

Oshawa Generals 3 @ Ottawa 4 (SO)

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG, 14/21 FO
Season totals: 40 GP, 12-22-34, -11 19 PIM
2014-15 totals: 68 GP, 13-23-36, +34, 22 PIM

The Gens lost three 1-goal leads in the game before it went to a shootout, which was won by Ottawa, 2-0.

Peterborough Petes 4 @ London Knights 2

D Dominik Masin, PBO: 0-1-1, +4, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 35 GP, 5-13-18, +25, 28 PIM
2014-15 totals: 48 GP, 7-19-26, -13, 68 PIM

D Matt Spencer, PBO: Did not play
Season totals: 40 GP, 3-16-19, E, 31 PIM
2014-15 totals: 67 GP, 6-24-30, -15, 64 PIM

Peterborough upset the mighty Knights in London, 4-2. Goaltender Matthew Mancina (undrafted) stopped 30 of 32 shots for the win and first star.

Saginaw Spirit 1 @ Kingston Frontenacs 6

W Mitchell Stephens, SAG: 0-0-0, -3, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, 10/23 FO
Season totals: 16 GP, 9-7-16, +2, 8 PIM
2014-15 totals: 62 GP, 22-26-48, -17, 44 PIM

Saginaw is 3-6-0-1 in its last 10 games. They are holding down the 8-spot in the Western Conference, seven points up on Flint, but six points back of Sault Ste. Marie.

Western Hockey League

Moose Jaw Warriors 5 @ Calgary Hitmen 1

C Brayden Point, MJ: 1-3-4, +2, 0 PIM, 5 SOG, *First Star*
Season totals: 25 GP, 20-31-51, +12, 17 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 38-49-87, +6, 46 PIM

Point factored in four of the Warriors’ five goals and was first star as Moose Jaw won in Calgary, 5-1.

Medicine Hat Tigers 1 @ Vancouver Giants 4

D Ben Thomas, VAN: 1-1-2, +3, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 50 GP, 5-15-20, -16, 28 PIM
With Vancouver: 36 GP, 5-12-17, -6, 18 PIM
With Calgary: 14 GP, 0-3-3, -10, 10 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 7-24-31, +16, 28 PIM

Thomas scored one of Vancouver’s three third period goals and assisted on another as the Giants beat the visiting Tigers, 4-1.

United States Hockey League

Omaha Lancers 5 @ Des Moines Buccaneers 1

G Kris Oldham, OMA: Win, 33 saves on 34 shots
Season totals: 18 GP, 11-5-2, 2.39 GAA, .923 sv%, 1 SO
2014-15 totals: 33 GP, 21-6-4, 2.49 GAA, .908 sv%, 1 SO
(University of Nebraska-Omaha signee)

Oldham wasn’t a game star, but stopped all but one of the 34 shots he faced Friday. Omaha is third in the Western Conference, two points back of co-leaders Tri-City and Lincoln.

Sioux City Musketeers 0 @ Lincoln Stars 7

D Ryan Zuhlsdorf, SC: Did not play
Season totals: 27 GP, 0-22-22, -5, 30 PIM
2014-15 totals: 56 GP, 3-19-22, +25, 58 PIM
(University of Minnesota signee)

Zuhlsdorf remains out of the Sioux City lineup.

NCAA Game Night: 1-22-16

No. 11 Boston University Terriers 5 @ Maine Black Bears 2

D John MacLeod, BU: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM 0 SOG
Season totals: 21 GP, 1-1-2, -2, 20 PIM
2014-2015 totals: 37 GP, 2-7-9, +19, 58 PIM

Ahti Oksanen (undrafted) had two goals and two assists to pace BU to a 5-2 win over Ben Bishop’s alma mater. Minnesota pick Jordan Greenway had three assists for the Terriers.

Lake Superior State Lakers 0 @ No. 20 Minnesota State Mavericks 8

W Jimmy Mullin, MSU: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 16 GP, 1-3-4, -4, 4 PIM
2013-2014 totals (Miami): 19 GP, 1-6-7, 23 PIM

Jimmy Mullin registered an assist for the second straight game and junior Cole Huggins (undrafted) stopped all 17 shots he faced as the Mavs put a snowman up on the Lakers, 8-0.

*USCHO poll used

Juniors Game Night: 1-21-16

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Saint John Sea Dogs 4 @ Charlottetown Islanders 5 (OT)

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: Did not play
Season totals: 28 GP, 4-9-13, -1, 50 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 13-15-28, +2, 137 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM, 5 SOG, 1 Hit
Season totals: 40 GP, 21-24-45, +21, 45 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 21-21-42, +18, 46 PIM

Saint John came back from 3-0 and 4-1 deficits to force overtime, but lost in the final minute of the extra session.

Shawinigan Cataractes 3 @ Quebec Remparts 1

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG, 2 Hits
Season totals: 38 GP, 27-28-55, +4, 48 PIM
2014-2015 Season: 59 GP, 33-31-64, +23, 71 PIM

Yan registered an assist Thursday, as did Leafs prospect Dmytro Timashov – against the team that just traded him. Former Lightning camper Philippe Cadorette had 30 saves and was named first star for Shawinigan.

Ontario Hockey League

Flint Firebirds 3 @ Windsor Spitfires 5

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 39 GP, 15-20-35, +21, 53 PIM
2014-15 totals: 63 GP, 21-24-45, -16, 100 PIM

DiGiacinto’s scoreless streak reached five games.

Saginaw Spirit 1 @ Peterborough Petes 3

W Mitchell Stephens, SAG: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 5 SOG, 6/20 FO
Season totals: 15 GP, 9-7-16, +5, 8 PIM
2014-15 totals: 62 GP, 22-26-48, -17, 44 PIM

D Dominik Masin, PBO: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 34 GP, 5-12-17, +21, 28 PIM
2014-15 totals: 48 GP, 7-19-26, -13, 68 PIM

D Matt Spencer, PBO: Did not play
Season totals: 40 GP, 3-16-19, E, 31 PIM
2014-15 totals: 67 GP, 6-24-30, -15, 64 PIM

Masin had his 5-game point streak snapped in a 3-1 win over Mitchell Stephens and Saginaw. Matt Spencer remains out with an injury that was originally believed to be day-to-day, but has turned seemingly into week-to-week.

Juniors Game Night: 1-20-16

Western Hockey League

Moose Jaw Warriors 1 @ Red Deer Rebels 6

C Brayden Point, MJ: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 23 GP, 20-29-49, +12, 17 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 38-49-87, +6, 46 PIM

Point was back in the Moose Jaw lineup after serving a 1-game suspension for a clipping major. The Warriors, who held onto Point at the trade deadline with the hopes of making a run in their captain’s final junior season, have lost two straight and are 5-4-1-0 in their last 10 games. They are third in the east, five points behind Prince Albert and 12 points up on the first team out of the Wild Card spot.

Juniors Game Night: 1-19-16

Western Hockey League

Moose Jaw Warriors 1 @ Edmonton Oil Kings 3

C Brayden Point, MJ: Did not play
Season totals: 22 GP, 20-29-49, +13, 17 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 38-49-87, +6, 46 PIM

Point was not in the lineup Tuesday in Edmonton as he was suspended one game for a clipping major.

Vancouver Giants 1 @ Tri-City Americans 5

D Ben Thomas, VAN: 0-0-0, -3, 0 PIM
Season totals: 49 GP, 4-14-18, -19, 28 PIM
With Vancouver: 35 GP, 4-11-15, -9, 18 PIM
With Calgary: 14 GP, 0-3-3, -10, 10 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 7-24-31, +16, 28 PIM

Thomas has one assist in his last eight games. Vancouver dropped a decision to Portland on Monday. Thomas was -1 in that game.

Juniors Game Night: 1-17-16

Ontario Hockey League

Sarnia Sting 4 @ Oshawa Generals 2

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG, 6/16 FO
Season totals: 39 GP, 12-21-33, -12 19 PIM
2014-15 totals: 68 GP, 13-23-36, +34, 22 PIM

Travis Konecny (Flyers) had two goals and an assist for Sarnia.

Windsor Spitfires 0 @ Saginaw Spirit 2

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 38 GP, 15-20-35, +23, 53 PIM
2014-15 totals: 63 GP, 21-24-45, -16, 100 PIM

W Mitchell Stephens, SAG: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 0 SOG, 5/20 FO
Season totals: 14 GP, 9-7-16, +5, 8 PIM
2014-15 totals: 62 GP, 22-26-48, -17, 44 PIM

Saginaw’s Evan Cormier (2016) stopped 29 shots for the shutout. DiGiacinto’s scoreless streak reached four games.

Peterborough Petes 4 @ Guelph Storm 3 (SO)

D Dominik Masin, PBO: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 33 GP, 5-12-17, +22, 28 PIM
2014-15 totals: 48 GP, 7-19-26, -13, 68 PIM

D Matt Spencer, PBO: Did not play
Season totals: 40 GP, 3-16-19, E, 31 PIM
2014-15 totals: 67 GP, 6-24-30, -15, 64 PIM

Masin extended his point streak to five games with an assist. Guelph is the worst team in the league, point-wise, yet is on a 3-0-0-1 streak.

Juniors Game Night: 1-16-16

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Halifax Mooseheads 2 @ Saint John Sea Dogs 5

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: Did not play
Season totals: 28 GP, 4-9-13, -1, 50 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 13-15-28, +2, 137 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 5 SOG, 2 Hits
Season totals: 39 GP, 21-24-45, +20, 45 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 21-21-42, +18, 46 PIM

Joseph was scoreless for only the second time in the last 17 games.

Ontario Hockey League

Ottawa 67’s 5 @ Peterborough Petes 2

D Dominik Masin, PBO: 0-1-1, -1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 32 GP, 5-11-16, +22, 28 PIM
2014-15 totals: 48 GP, 7-19-26, -13, 68 PIM

D Matt Spencer, PBO: Did not play
Season totals: 40 GP, 3-16-19, E, 31 PIM
2014-15 totals: 67 GP, 6-24-30, -15, 64 PIM

Masin extended his point streak to four games. The 67’s pulled into a second-place tie with Peterborough in the East Division.

Kitchener Rangers 7 @ Saginaw Spirit 4

W Mitchell Stephens, SAG: 1-1-2, +2, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, 12/17 FO, *Second Star*
Season totals: 13 GP, 9-7-16, +5, 6 PIM
2014-15 totals: 62 GP, 22-26-48, -17, 44 PIM

Stephens was second star, but Saginaw allowed seven goals for the second straight game, losing to Kitchener, 7-4.

Western Hockey League

Moose Jaw Warriors 4 @ Brandon Wheat Kings 1

C Brayden Point, MJ: 1-1-2, +2, 5 PIM
Season totals: 22 GP, 20-29-49, +13, 17 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 38-49-87, +6, 46 PIM

Point scored his 20th goal of the season in his 24th game. The goal turned out to be the game-winner. Point took a major penalty for clipping.

Prince George Cougars 6 @ Vancouver Giants 4

D Ben Thomas, VAN: 0-0-0, -2, 2 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 47 GP, 4-14-18, -15, 28 PIM
With Vancouver: 33 GP, 4-11-15, -5, 18 PIM
With Calgary: 14 GP, 0-3-3, -10, 10 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 7-24-31, +16, 28 PIM

Brad Morrison (Rangers) had a hat trick for Prince George.

United States Hockey League

Sioux Falls Stampede 3 @ Omaha Lancers 5

G Kris Oldham, OMA: Did not play
Season totals: 17 GP, 10-5-2, 2.47 GAA, .920 sv%, 1 SO
2014-15 totals: 33 GP, 21-6-4, 2.49 GAA, .908 sv%, 1 SO
(University of Nebraska-Omaha signee)

Oldham got the night off. He had an overtime loss Friday.

Juniors Game Night: 1-15-16

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Charlottetown Islanders 7 @ Saint John Sea Dogs 8 (OT)

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: Did not play
Season totals: 28 GP, 4-9-13, -1, 50 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 13-15-28, +2, 137 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 1-2-3, +5, 2 PIM, 6 SOG, 3 Hits
Season totals: 38 GP, 21-24-45, +20, 43 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 21-21-42, +18, 46 PIM

Joseph (pictured) scored in overtime to give Saint John an 8-7 win in an old-fashioned QMJHL shootout.

Shawinigan Cataractes 2 @ Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 4

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM, 1 SOG, 1 Hit
Season totals: 37 GP, 27-27-54, +3, 48 PIM
2014-2015 Season: 59 GP, 33-31-64, +23, 71 PIM

No points for Yan in a close loss to the junior alma mater of Cedrick Paquette and Daniel Walcott.

Ontario Hockey League

Oshawa Generals 1 @ Sarnia Sting 4

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG, 11/15 FO
Season totals: 38 GP, 12-21-33, -12 19 PIM
2014-15 totals: 68 GP, 13-23-36, +34, 22 PIM

Cirelli had his 6-game point streak snapped.

Saginaw Spirit 1 @ London Knights 7

W Mitchell Stephens, SAG: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG, 5/14 FO
Season totals: 12 GP, 8-6-14, +3, 6 PIM
2014-15 totals: 62 GP, 22-26-48, -17, 44 PIM

London got two goals each from Christian Dvorak (Coyotes), Max Jones (2016), and Aaron Berisha (undrafted).

Western Hockey League

Everett Silvertips 3 @ Vancouver Giants 2

D Ben Thomas, VAN: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 46 GP, 4-14-18, -13, 26 PIM
With Vancouver: 32 GP, 4-11-15, -3, 16 PIM
With Calgary: 14 GP, 0-3-3, -10, 10 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 7-24-31, +16, 28 PIM

Vancouver blew a 2-1 lead to visiting Everett.

United States Hockey League

Sioux City Musketeers 3 @ Omaha Lancers 2 (OT)

D Ryan Zuhlsdorf, SC: Did not play
Season totals: 27 GP, 0-22-22, -5, 30 PIM
2014-15 totals: 56 GP, 3-19-22, +25, 58 PIM
(University of Minnesota signee)

G Kris Oldham, OMA: Loss, 23 saves on 26 shot*
Season totals: 17 GP, 10-5-2, 2.47 GAA, .920 sv%, 1 SO
2014-15 totals: 33 GP, 21-6-4, 2.49 GAA, .908 sv%, 1 SO
(University of Nebraska-Omaha signee)

Oldham was named the USHL Goaltender of the Week for his performance last week.

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