North American Juniors

NCAA Game Night: 10-27-15

No. 8 Boston University Terriers 2 @ Connecticut Huskies 5

D John MacLeod, BU: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 4 GP, 0-0-0, +2, 6 PIM
2014-2015 totals: 37 GP, 2-7-9, +19, 58 PIM

UConn got revenge on BU, beating the Terriers 5-2 after BU had won in their previous matchup on the weekend. BU outshot the Huskies, 38-24.

Juniors Game Night: 10-25-15

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Saint John Sea Dogs 3 @ Moncton Wildcats 4

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 0-1-1, +1, 4 PIM, 2 SOG, 1 Hit
Season totals: 12 GP, 3-3-6, -2, 19 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 13-15-28, +2, 137 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 0-0-0, -2, 2 PIM, 2 SOG, 0 Hits
Season totals: 12 GP, 6-6-12, +8, 13 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 21-21-42, +18, 46 PIM

Moncton completed a home-and-home sweep of Saint John with a victory Sunday. Conor Garland (Coyotes) had two goals and two assists for Moncton. The 2015 fifth round pick has 28 points in 12 games.

Shawinigan Cataractes 4 @ Victoriaville Tigres 3

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 1-0-1, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG, 2 Hits, *Third Star*
Season totals: 10 GP, 11-9-20, +2, 15 PIM
2014-2015 Season: 59 GP, 33-31-64, +23, 71 PIM

Yan returned from a one-game suspension and scored the game-winning goal Sunday, breaking a 3-3 tie at the 7-minute mark of the third period.

Ontario Hockey League

London Knights 3 @ Windsor Spitfires 6

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 1-1-2, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 13 GP, 6-7-13, +4, 21 PIM
2014-15 totals: 63 GP, 21-24-45, -16, 100 PIM

DiGiacinto is now on a point-per-game pace after notching two points in Sunday’s win over the visiting Knights.

Peterborough Petes 1 @ Ottawa 67’s 4

D Dominik Masin, PBO: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 12 GP, 0-1-1, +9, 14 PIM
2014-15 totals: 48 GP, 7-19-26, -13, 68 PIM

D Matt Spencer, PBO: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 13 GP, 2-1-3, -2, 10 PIM
2014-15 totals: 67 GP, 6-24-30, -15, 64 PIM

The Petes lost again, this time on the road in Ottawa. Peterborough is winless in its last five games (0-2-1-1).

Note: Saginaw’s Mitchell Stephens suffered a broken foot and is out indefinitely.

United States Hockey League

Des Moines Buccaneers 4 @ Omaha Lancers 3 (SO)

G Kris Oldham, OMA: Did not play
Season totals: 5 GP, 3-1-1, 2.43 GAA, .924 sv%
2014-15 totals: 33 GP, 21-6-4, 2.49 GAA, .908 sv%, 1 SO
(University of Nebraska-Omaha commit)

Zackarias Skog got the start for the second straight day for Omaha, who lost in a shootout, 4-3. Oldham had been a game star in his last two games.

Juniors Game Night: 10-24-15

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Moncton Wildcats 4 @ Saint John Sea Dogs 2

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 7 SOG, 1 Hit
Season totals: 10 GP, 3-2-5, -2, 15 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 13-15-28, +2, 137 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 1-0-1, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG, 1 Hit
Season totals: 11 GP, 6-6-12, +10, 11 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 21-21-42, +18, 46 PIM

Mathieu Joseph scored his sixth goal of the year Saturday against the visiting Wildcats.

Ontario Hockey League

Oshawa Generals 2 @ Ottawa 67’s 4

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 13 GP, 3-5-8, -4, 5 PIM
2014-15 totals: 68 GP, 13-23-36, +34, 22 PIM

Flyers first rounder Travis Konecny had two goals and an assist to lead Ottawa to a win over the Gens.

Note: Saginaw’s Mitchell Stephens suffered a broken foot and is out indefinitely.

Western Hockey League

Moose Jaw Warriors 0 @ Swift Current Broncos 3

C Brayden Point, MJ: 0-0-0, -3, 0 PIM
Season totals: 10 GP, 10-14-24, +8, 2 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 38-49-87, +6, 46 PIM

Brayden Point was minus-3 Saturday and is minus-5 in his last two games.

Calgary Hitmen 0 @ Kelowna Rockets 3

D Ben Thomas, CAL: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 13 GP, 0-3-3, -10, 8 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 7-24-31, +16, 28 PIM

Overage goalie Jackson Whistle stopped all 26 shots he faced in Kelowna’s 3-0 win over the Hitmen.

United States Hockey League

Omaha Lancers 4 @ Waterloo Black Hawks 3

G Kris Oldham, OMA: Did not play
Season totals: 5 GP, 3-1-1, 2.43 GAA, .924 sv%
2014-15 totals: 33 GP, 21-6-4, 2.49 GAA, .908 sv%, 1 SO
(University of Nebraska-Omaha commit)

Oldham got the night off.

Tri-City Storm 3 @ Sioux City Musketeers 5

D Ryan Zuhlsdorf, SC: 0-1-1, -1, 2 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 10 GP, 0-9-9, E, 20 PIM
2014-15 totals: 56 GP, 3-19-22, +25, 58 PIM
(University of Minnesota commit)

Zuhlsdorf continues to lead all USHL defensemen in points with nine.

Juniors Game Night: 10-23-15

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Victoriaville Tigres 6 @ Shawinigan Cataractes 4

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: Did not play.
Season totals: 9 GP, 10-9-19, +3, 15 PIM
2014-2015 Season: 59 GP, 33-31-64, +23, 71 PIM

Yan was suspended for one game because of what may have been a “gesture” made during Sunday’s game. (translation issues)

Ontario Hockey League

Oshawa Generals 2 @ Ottawa 67’s 4

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 13 GP, 3-5-8, -4, 5 PIM
2014-15 totals: 68 GP, 13-23-36, +34, 22 PIM

Flyers first rounder Travis Konecny had two goals and an assist to lead Ottawa to a win over the Gens.

Windsor Spitfires 1 @ Sudbury Wolves 3

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 12 GP, 5-6-11, +4, 21 PIM
2014-15 totals: 63 GP, 21-24-45, -16, 100 PIM

Zack Bowman (undrafted) stopped 34 of 35 shots to beat Windsor, 4-1, in his first game with Sudbury since coming over from Flint.

Peterborough Petes 1 @ Kitchener Rangers 4

D Dominik Masin, PBO: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 11 GP, 0-1-1, +10, 14 PIM
2014-15 totals: 48 GP, 7-19-26, -13, 68 PIM

D Matt Spencer, PBO: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 12 GP, 2-1-3, -1, 10 PIM
2014-15 totals: 67 GP, 6-24-30, -15, 64 PIM

Both Masin and Spencer were scoreless in the Petes 4-1 loss to Kitchener.

Note: Saginaw’s Mitchell Stephens suffered a broken foot and is out indefinitely.

Western Hockey League

Moose Jaw Warriors 2 @ Prince Albert Raiders 7

C Brayden Point, MJ: 0-2-2, -2, 0 PIM, 5 SOG
Season totals: 9 GP, 10-14-24, +13, 2 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 38-49-87, +6, 46 PIM

Moose Jaw allowed 52 shots on goal Friday in a 7-2 blowout loss in Prince Albert. Point remains two points up for the WHL scoring lead.

Calgary Hitmen 4 @ Kamloops Blazers 2

D Ben Thomas, CAL: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 13 GP, 0-3-3, -10, 8 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 7-24-31, +16, 28 PIM

Thomas (pictured) notched his third assist of the season as the Hitmen won in Kamloops, 4-2.

United States Hockey League

Tri-City Storm 4 @ Omaha Lancers 3 (OT)

G Kris Oldham, OMA: OTL, 30 saves on 34 shots, *Second Star*
Season totals: 5 GP, 3-1-1, 2.43 GAA, .924 sv%
2014-15 totals: 33 GP, 21-6-4, 2.49 GAA, .908 sv%, 1 SO
(University of Nebraska-Omaha commit)

Oldham was second star in Omaha’s 4-3 overtime loss to one of Adam Wilcox’s former teams.

Des Moines Buccaneers 1 @ Sioux City Musketeers 4

D Ryan Zuhlsdorf, SC: 0-1-1, +1, 12 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 9 GP, 0-8-8, +1, 18 PIM
2014-15 totals: 56 GP, 3-19-22, +25, 58 PIM
(University of Minnesota commit)

Zuhlsdorf had a 10-minute misconduct added to a checking-from-behind penalty.

Juniors Game Night: 10-22-15

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Acadie-Bathurst Titan 3 @ Saint John Sea Dogs 8

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG, 0 Hits
Season totals: 10 GP, 3-2-5, -2, 15 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 13-15-28, +2, 137 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 1-2-3, +2, 0 PIM, 2 SOG, 1 Hit, *First Star*
Season totals: 10 GP, 5-6-11, +10, 11 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 21-21-42, +18, 46 PIM

Mathieu Joseph (pictured) continued his hot start to the season, notching a goal and two assists in an 8-3 win over the Titan. Joseph, who has a four-game point streak, was named the game’s first star for his efforts. He is third on the Sea Dogs in scoring, two points behind the leader, Sam Povorozniouk (undrafted). Fellow Lightning prospect Boko Imama had an assist in Thursday’s game.

Ontario Hockey League

Oshawa Generals 5 @ Peterborough Petes 4 (OT)

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 12 GP, 3-5-8, -4, 5 PIM
2014-15 totals: 68 GP, 13-23-36, +34, 22 PIM

D Dominik Masin, PBO: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 10 GP, 0-1-1, +10, 12 PIM
2014-15 totals: 48 GP, 7-19-26, -13, 68 PIM

D Matt Spencer, PBO: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 11 GP, 2-1-3, E, 10 PIM
2014-15 totals: 67 GP, 6-24-30, -15, 64 PIM

Oshawa’s Matt Mistele (Kings) scored on a penalty shot in overtime to give the Gens a road win in Peterborough.

Windsor Spitfires 5 @ North Bay Battalion 2

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 1-1-2, +1, 2 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 11 GP, 5-6-11, +5, 19 PIM
2014-15 totals: 63 GP, 21-24-45, -16, 100 PIM

DiGiacinto had a third period assist and an empty net goal, helping the Spits to secure a road win in North Bay.

Juniors Game Night: 10-21-15

Western Hockey League

Swift Current Broncos 1 @ Moose Jaw Warriors 6

C Brayden Point, MJ: 1-3-4, +3, 0 PIM, *Third Star*
Season totals: 8 GP, 10-12-22, +15, 2 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 38-49-87, +6, 46 PIM

Brayden Point had four points by the end of the second period, helping Moose Jaw to a 6-0 lead before the second break. The Warriors lost the shutout in the third period. With his four additional points, Point is up to 22 points in eight games, which leads the WHL by two points despite Brayden missing three games due to an extended stay at Lightning camp.

Calgary Hitmen 0 @ Prince George Cougars 5

D Ben Thomas, CAL: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 11 GP, 0-2-2, -10, 8 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 7-24-31, +16, 28 PIM

Former Hitman goalie Mack Shields (undrafted) stopped 23 shots for a shutout Wednesday night against his former team. Shields played three seasons for Calgary.

Bolt Prospect of the Week

We continue our Bolt Prospect of the Week award, an honor (virtually) given to one Tampa Bay Lightning prospect for his recent contributions on and off the ice.

The Bolt Prospect of the Week for the week ending October 19 is … Ryan Zuhlsdorf, D, Sioux City Musketeers, USHL.

Has Al Murray done it again?

Juniors Game Night: 10-18-15

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Saint John Sea Dogs 3 @ Gatineau Olympiques 2

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 0-0-0, -1, 5 PIM, 1 SOG, 3 Hits
Season totals: 8 GP, 3-1-4, -3, 15 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 13-15-28, +2, 137 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 0-1-1, +2, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, 4 Hits
Season totals: 7 GP, 4-4-8, +6, 9 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 21-21-42, +18, 46 PIM

Joseph assisted on Adam Marsh’s first period goal and the Sea Dogs beat the Olympiques in Gatineau, 3-2. Boko Imama fought Jonathon Masters (undrafted).

Shawinigan Cataractes 5 @ Sherbrooke Phoenix 4 (SO)

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 1-0-1, -1, 5 PIM, 1 SOG, 1 Hit
Season totals: 9 GP, 10-9-19, +3, 15 PIM
2014-2015 Season: 59 GP, 33-31-64, +23, 71 PIM

Yan scored his 10th goal of the season, but was ejected from the game for spearing before the half-way point. Shawinigan won the 8-round shootout, 4-3, after fighting back from a 4-1 deficit.

Stars: 3-1-0

Ontario Hockey League

Kingston Frontenacs 1 @ Oshawa Generals 0

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 0-0-0, E, 5 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 11 GP, 3-5-8, -4, 5 PIM
2014-15 totals: 68 GP, 13-23-36, +34, 22 PIM

Cirelli fought Juho Lammikko at the end of the first period. Lucas Peressini (undrafted) had a 35-save shutout for the Fronts.

Windsor Spitfires 3 @ Owen Sound Attack 4 (OT)

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 0-0-0, +1, 6 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 9 GP, 4-5-9, +4, 12 PIM
2014-15 totals: 63 GP, 21-24-45, -16, 100 PIM

DiGiacinto doubled his penalty minute total for the season in one game. The Spits are tied for the league lead in overtime losses with Kitchener at three.

Western Hockey League

Regina Pats 1 @ Calgary Hitmen 5

D Ben Thomas, CAL: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM
Season totals: 10 GP, 0-2-2, -9, 8 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 7-24-31, +16, 28 PIM

Ben Thomas had his second assist of the season, a primary helper on Calgary’s fifth and final goal in a 5-1 win.

United States Hockey League

Waterloo Black Hawks 5 @ Sioux City Musketeers 7

D Ryan Zuhlsdorf, SC: 0-3-3, +3, 0 PIM
Season totals: 8 GP, 0-7-7, E, 6 PIM
2014-15 totals: 56 GP, 3-19-22, +25, 58 PIM
(University of Minnesota commit)

Ryan Zuhlsdorf had a season-high three assists, helping the Musketeers to a 7-5 win over visiting Waterloo. Zuhlsdorf is second in team scoring for Sioux City.

NCAA Game Night: 10-17-15

Wisconsin Badgers 1 @ No. 6 Boston University Terriers 4

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

MacLeod took a boarding call in the first period of BU’s home non-conference win over unranked Wisconsin.

No. 14 Minnesota State Mavericks 0 @ No. 12 St. Cloud State Huskies 3

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

The Mavs have now been shut out in three straight games. They’ll likely fall out of the polls next week.

*USCHO poll used

Juniors Game Night: 10-17-15

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Saint John Sea Dogs 5 @ Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 3

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 4 SOG, 3 Hits
Season totals: 7 GP, 3-1-4, -2, 10 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 13-15-28, +2, 137 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 1-1-2, +2, 0 PIM, 5 SOG, 1 Hit
Season totals: 6 GP, 4-3-7, +4, 9 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 21-21-42, +18, 46 PIM

One night after falling in Victoriaville, Saint John earned a win vs the Armada. Mathieu Joseph had a goal and an assist for the Sea Dogs.

Ontario Hockey League

Mississauga Steelheads 5 @ Saginaw Spirit 4 (OT)

W Mitchell Stephens, SAG: Did not play
Season totals: 7 GP, 5-1-6, +1, 6 PIM
2014-15 totals: 62 GP, 22-26-48, -17, 44 PIM

Stephens suffered a broken foot last game and is out indefinitely.

Western Hockey League

Moose Jaw Warriors 3 @ Edmonton Oil Kings 2

C Brayden Point, MJ: 1-1-2, +1, 0 PIM, 5 SOG, *Second Star*
Season totals: 7 GP, 9-9-18, +10, 2 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 38-49-87, +6, 46 PIM

Point’s ninth goal of the season, scored mid-way through the second period, ended up the game-winner as Moose Jaw won in Edmonton.

Calgary Hitmen 0 @ Medicine Hat Tigers 6

D Ben Thomas, CAL: 0-0-0, -3, 0 PIM
Season totals: 9 GP, 0-1-1, -9, 8 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 7-24-31, +16, 28 PIM

Calgary got knocked around in Medicine Hat, 6-0. Overager Austin Lotz had a 27-save shutout for the Tigers.

United States Hockey League

Omaha Lancers 4 @ Sioux Falls Stampede 1

G Kris Oldham, OMA: Win, 31 saves on 32 shots, *Third Star*
Season totals: 4 GP, 3-1, 2.03 GAA, .936 sv%
2014-15 totals: 33 GP, 21-6-4, 2.49 GAA, .908 sv%, 1 SO
(University of Nebraska-Omaha commit)

Oldham earned the game’s third star award for his performance in Saturday’s 3-1 road win over Tri-City.

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