North American Juniors

NA Juniors Game Night: 2-5-2014

Ontario Hockey League

Barrie Colts 1 @ Owen Sound Attack 5

D Jake Dotchin, BAR: 0-0-0, -1, 5 PIM
Season totals: 48 GP, 9-20-29, +22, 105 PIM
2012-13 totals: 66 GP, 4-18-22, E, 81 PIM

Dotchin fought for the second straight game, this time against Daniel Milne (undrafted). Dotchin was thrown out of the game. Before he was ejected, Dotchin hit Owen Sound’s Zach Nastasiuk (Red Wings), who was helped off the ice after hitting his head against the glass. As a correction to a previous Game Night update, this was Dotchin’s 16th fight of his OHL career, per hockeyfights.com; his sixth this year. He's over 100 PIM for the first time in his OHL career.

NA Juniors Game Night: 2-4-2014

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Baie-Comeau Drakkar 4 @ Quebec Remparts 2

C/W Adam Erne, QUE: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM, 2 SOG, 10/22 FO, 5 Hits
Season totals: 41 GP, 19-37-56, -2, 59 PIM
2012-2013 Season: 68 GP, 28-44-72, +11, 67 PIM

Quebec fell to 0-2 since crushing rival Halifax, 8-2, last week. Erne was scoreless for just the second time in the last 12 games.

NA Juniors Game Night: 2-2-2014

Ontario Hockey League

Sault Ste Marie Greyhounds 1 @ North Bay Battalion 2

D Dylan Blujus, NB: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 37 GP, 3-16-19, +4, 42 PIM
2012-13 totals: 68 GP, 2-27-29, -8, 57 PIM

North Bay put forth a strong defensive effort, limiting the Soo to 22 shots and one en route to a 2-1 win. The Soo is one of the “big 4” in the OHL, with the third most points in the league and a playoff berth clinched. North Bay moved to within two points of Sudbury for second in the Eastern Conference.

NA Juniors Game Night: 2-1-2014

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Halifax Mooseheads 3 @ Blainville-Boisbriand 4 (SO)

C/W Jonathan Drouin, HAL: 1-1-2, -1, 0 PIM, 6 SOG, 1 Hit, 14/26 FO, *Second Star*
Season totals: 31 GP, 21-50-71, +28, 34 PIM
2011-2012 Season: 49 GP, 41-64-105, +48, 32 PIM

Drouin was reportedly spectacular on Saturday night, scoring a goal and an assist, but Halifax lost in a shootout, 4-3. Drouin had his shootout attempt saved by first star Etienne Marcoux (undrafted). Drouin, who hit the 70-point mark for the season in the game, was second star.

Ontario Hockey League

London Knights 5 @ Barrie Colts 4

D Jake Dotchin, BAR: 0-0-0, E, 9 PIM
Season totals: 46 GP, 9-20-29, +22, 96 PIM
2012-13 totals: 66 GP, 4-18-22, E, 81 PIM

Dotchin (pictured) fought Chandler Yakimowicz (2014) and was charged with an instigator penalty. Yakimowicz, a rookie with one assist to his name, apparently had a questionable hit on Colt center Zach Hall, so Dotchin jumped in. Dotchin reportedly went down injured in the fight and Yakimowicz threw another punch. Per hockeyfights.com, Dotchin has four fights in his OHL career and he’s received an instigator on three of them.

Kingston Frontenacs 2 @ Saginaw Spirit 4

W Henri Ikonen, KGN: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM
Season totals: 38 GP, 14-36-50, +13, 33 PIM
2012-13 totals: 61 GP, 22-29-51, +2, 30 PIM

Ikonen’s assist gave him 50 points for the season. He’s one off his career high, set in considerably more games last year.

Guelph Storm 1 @ Windsor Spitfires 3

D Slater Koekkoek, WSR: 0-1-1, +2, 0 PIM
Season totals: 47 GP, 12-29-41, +40, 30 PIM
2012-13 totals: 42 GP, 6-23-29, -24, 28 PIM

Koekkoek reached the plus-40 mark in an upset win over Guelph on Saturday night. The Windsor captain finished plus-2 in the game and had the lone assist on the game-winning goal, scored with just over three minutes left in regulation. He was on the ice for Windsor’s empty-netter to seal the victory.

NA Juniors Game Night: 1-31-2014

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Halifax Mooseheads 4 @ Shawinigan Cataractes 3

C/W Jonathan Drouin, HAL: 2-1-3, +3, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, 0 Hits, 6/18 FO, *First Star*
Season totals: 30 GP, 20-48-68, +29, 34 PIM
2011-2012 Season: 49 GP, 41-64-105, +48, 32 PIM

Drouin and his mates bounced back from a big loss to Quebec on Thursday night with a 4-3 road win on Friday night. The Lightning’s 2013 first round pick had two goals to give him 20 in 30 games. A goal and an assist tonight came shorthanded.

Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 6 @ Quebec Remparts 4

C/W Adam Erne, QUE: 0-2-2, -1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, 4 Hits
Season totals: 40 GP, 19-37-56, -1, 57 PIM
2012-2013 Season: 68 GP, 28-44-72, +11, 67 PIM

One night after crushing rival Halifax, the Remparts were defeated at home, 6-4 by the Armada. Quebec had 13 shots through two periods, then 20 in the third.

Ontario Hockey League

North Bay Battalion 5 @ Oshawa Generals 1

D Dylan Blujus, NB: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM
Season totals: 36 GP, 3-15-18, +3, 42 PIM
2012-13 totals: 68 GP, 2-27-29, -8, 57 PIM

North Bay scored four times in the third period to break open a 1-1 game.

Barrie Colts 6 @ Kitchener Rangers 4

D Jake Dotchin, BAR: 0-2-2, +3, 0 PIM
Season totals: 45 GP, 9-20-29, +22, 87 PIM
2012-13 totals: 66 GP, 4-18-22, E, 81 PIM

Dotchin had a good night, notching two third period assists to give him a new career high for assists in a season.

Kingston Frontenacs 3 @ Plymouth Whalers 2

W Henri Ikonen, KGN: 0-1-1, +1, 2 PIM, *Third Star*
Season totals: 37 GP, 14-35-49, +13, 33 PIM
2012-13 totals: 61 GP, 22-29-51, +2, 30 PIM

Kingston survived a fight-filled game to win, 3-2, in Michigan.

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