North American Juniors
World Junior A Challenge
Canada West 2 vs. Canada East 7 (Exhibition)
C Brendan Oâ€™Donnell, CW: 0-0-0, 0 PIM
Canada East scored 5 times in the second period to take a 5-0 lead. West cut it to 5-2 early in the third, but couldnâ€™t come back any further. Oâ€™Donnell wasnâ€™t listed on the scoresheet.
Fargo Force 3 @ Tri-City Storm 4
C Jimmy Mullin, FGO: Did not play.
Season totals: 10 GP, 5-4-9, +1, 10 PIM
Mullin is currently with Team USA for the World Junior A Challenge.
Drummondville Voltigeurs 3 @ Gatineau Olympiques 2
D Adam Janosik, GAT: 0-1-1, -1, 2 PIM (cross checking), 0 SOG, 0 Hits
Season Totals: 18 GP, 2-4-6, +5, 12 PIM
Janosik earned his sixth point of the year with a primary power play assist. He had 35 points in 63 games last season.
Quebec Remparts 4 @ Montreal Juniors 5 (SO)
D Charles Landry, MTL: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG, 0 Hits
Season Totals: 7 GP, 0-4-4, +5, 0 PIM
Montreal scored twice in the late third to send the game to an extra session, then defeated the CHLâ€™s top ranked team in a shootout. Patrick Roy and Quebec are 15-2-0-2 on the year. They're 0-1-0-1 this week - the same week Roy blamed Lightning coach Guy Boucher for the lack of offense in the QMJHL. #GuyBoucherKarma
Oshawa Generals 3 @ Sault Ste Marie Greyhounds 7
G Michael Zador, OSH: No decision, 6 saves on 9 shots
Season Totals: 7-3-1-1, 3.48 GAA, .880 sv%, 1 SO
D Brock Beukeboom, SSM: 0-1-1, +3, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 15 GP, 0-1-1, -5, 36 PIM
Beukeboom (pictured) finally earned his first point of the year, although it was part of a poor performance by his fellow Lightning prospect Michael Zador. Zador was pulled in the first period.
Belleville Bulls 0 @ Kitchener Rangers 8
C/W Richard Panik, BEL: 0-0-0, -5, 0 PIM
Season totals: 17 GP, 11-10-21, E, 21 PIM
A snowman in Kitchener. Panik was a team-worst minus-5. The next worst was minus-3. Possible 2011 Lightning draft target right-handed defenseman Ryan Murphy just had an assist in the game. He has 10 goals and 28 points in 16 games so far this year for the Rangers and is now playing himself into the top of the first round it seems (and too high for the Lightning?).
Owen Sound Attack 0 @ Erie Otters 4
D Geoffrey Schemitsch, OS: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 17 GP, 1-10-11, +9, 2 PIM
Schemitsch had 4 points in his last 2 games coming into the Erie game.
Moose Jaw Warriors 3 @ Regina Pats 1
RW Carter Ashton, REG: 0-1-1, -2, 0 PIM
Season totals: 15 GP, 6-6-12, -7, 32 PIM
Ashton has at least a point in 4 of his last 5 games.
Edmonton Oil Kings 3 @ Prince George Cougars 6
RW Brett Connolly, PG: 1-1-2, -1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 18 GP, 15-10-25, -2, 6 PIM
Connolly had gone his last 5 games without registering multiple points. This was his sixth multi-point game of the year.
Sarnia Sting 7 @ Sault Ste Marie Greyhounds 3
D Brock Beukeboom, SSM: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 14 GP, 0-0-0, -8, 36 PIM
The Soo fell to 5-9-3 on the year after the home ice blowout.
Barrie Colts 1 @ Owen Sound Attack 3
D Geoffrey Schemitsch, OS: 0-1-1, +2, 0 PIM
Season totals: 16 GP, 1-10-11, +10, 2 PIM
Schemitsch has 4 points in his last 2 games. Owen Sound peppered Barrie goaltender Peter DiSalvo (undrafted) with 51 shots. He stopped 49. DiSalvo is 1-10-1 on the year but you wouldnâ€™t know it by his First Star performance Wednesday. DiSalvo was a teammate of Steven Stamkos a few years ago in Sarnia.
Saskatoon Blades 5 @ Swift Current Broncos 4
D Teigan Zahn, SAS: 0-0-0, +2, 2 PIM (roughing)
Season totals: 17 GP, 1-1-2, +6, 28 PIM
The Blades extended their lead atop the East Division by scoring 3 times in the third period vs. Swift Current to beat the Broncos.
Mississauga St. Michaels Majors 4 @ Oshawa Generals 1
G Michael Zador, OSH: Loss, 20 saves on 24 shots
Season Totals: 7-3-1-1, 3.31 GAA, .885 sv%, 1 SO
Zador was back in the Gens nets after a night off, but gave up four goals in the final two periods to pick up a loss. One of the four goals against was a shorthanded penalty shot by Derek Schoenmakers (undrafted). There were 6 fights in the game.
Prince George Cougars 2 @ Kelowna Rockets 6
RW Brett Connolly, PG: 0-1-1, -1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 17 GP, 14-9-23, -1, 6 PIM
Connolly broke his miniature 2-game scoreless streak, but the Cougars fell to last-place Kelowna 6-2 despite outshooting them 30-27. James Priestner (undrafted) stopped 21 of 27 shots in the loss. PG is 9-7-1-0 for the year and sit in second in the B.C. Division. Tyson Barrie, a Colorado Avalanche draft pick and son of former Lightning owner Len Barrie, had a goal and 2 assists for Kelowna. The defenseman and captain of the Rockets has 6 points in 8 games after scoring 72 in 63 last year.
Spokane Chiefs 3 @ Saskatoon Blades 2
D Teigan Zahn, SAS: 0-1-1, -1, 5 PIM (fighting vs. Dominik Uher)
Season totals: 16 GP, 1-1-2, +4, 26 PIM
Zahn earned his second point of the year, but the assist came in a losing effort for Saskatoon. He fought 6â€™0â€ center and Czech native Dominik Uher in the second period.
Sault Ste Marie Greyhounds 2 @ Sarnia Sting 3 (OT)
D Brock Beukeboom, SSM: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 13 GP, 0-0-0, -6, 36 PIM
Nail Yakupov (2012 draft) scored his second goal of the game and 13th of the season in the extra session to propel Steven Stamkosâ€™ former junior team to an OT win over the Soo.
Saskatoon Blades 5 @ Calgary Hitmen 3
D Teigan Zahn, SAS: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM (roughing)
Season totals: 15 GP, 1-0-1, +5, 21 PIM
The teams combined for 7 third period goals on 15 total shots. Zahn hasnâ€™t registered a point since the second game of the season.
Penticton Vees 2 @ Trail Smoke Eaters 6
C Brendan Oâ€™Donnell, PEN: 0-0-0, 0 PIM
Season totals: 21 GP, 8-9-17, 8 PIM
Trail scored 5 times in the third period.
Fargo Force 1 @ Sioux Falls Stampede 2
C Jimmy Mullin, FGO: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM (slashing), 4 SOG
Season totals: 10 GP, 5-4-9, +1, 10 PIM
Sioux Falls moved into a tie for first in the West with the win, one point ahead of Fargo (5-4-1).
Gatineau Olympiques 1 @ Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 2 (SO)
D Adam Janosik, GAT: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG, 2 Hits
Season Totals: 17 GP, 2-3-5, +4, 10 PIM
Gatineau fell to 9-7-1-2 with the shootout loss.
Sudbury Wolves 1 @ Belleville Bulls 6
C/W Richard Panik, BEL: 0-1-1, +2, 0 PIM
Season totals: 16 GP, 11-10-21, +5, 21 PIM
Belleville was looking for more offense, and certainly got it Saturday night despite their leading scorer, Panik, only earning an assist.
Kingston Frontenacs 5 @ Owen Sound Attack 4 (SO)
D Geoffrey Schemitsch, OS: 0-3-3, +1, 0 PIM, *Second Star*
Season totals: 15 GP, 1-9-10, +8, 2 PIM
Schemitsch had a season-high 3 points and earned a Second Star award.
Oshawa Generals 4 @ Erie Otters 2
G Michael Zador, OSH: Did not play.
Season Totals: 7-2-1-1, 3.24 GAA, .889 sv%, 1 SO
Zador got the night off.
Spokane Chiefs 11 @ Regina Pats 1
RW Carter Ashton, REG: 0-0-0, -1, 7 PIM (fighting, holding)
Season totals: 14 GP, 6-5-11, -5, 32 PIM
Regina had won 3 straight before the Halloween Eve Massacre.
Prince George Cougars 4 @ Tri-City Americans 3 (SO)
RW Brett Connolly, PG: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM
Season totals: 16 GP, 14-8-22, E, 6 PIM
Connolly was scoreless for the second straight game. He failed to convert his shootout attempt. Itâ€™s a good sign for the Cougars team that they can win when Connolly is not producing statistically night in and night out like he has been.
Saskatoon Blades 1 @ Red Deer Rebels 7
D Teigan Zahn, SAS: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM (cross-checking)
Season totals: 14 GP, 1-0-1, +5, 19 PIM