North American Juniors

Juniors Game Night: 11-6-15

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Saint John Sea Dogs 2 @ Drummondville Voltigeurs 3

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 0 SOG, 3 Hits
Season totals: 15 GP, 3-4-7, -2, 25 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 13-15-28, +2, 137 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 2 SOG, 3 Hits
Season totals: 16 GP, 7-7-14, +6, 17 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 21-21-42, +18, 46 PIM

Saint John got a goal with 30 seconds remaining in regulation, but couldn’t complete a comeback in Drummondville.

Quebec Remparts 2 @ Shawinigan Cataractes 8

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 0-1-1, E, 2 PIM, 1 SOG, 1 Hit
Season totals: 15 GP, 16-13-29, +7, 21 PIM
2014-2015 Season: 59 GP, 33-31-64, +23, 71 PIM

Yan extended his point streak to 12 games with a late assist Friday.

Ontario Hockey League

Hamilton Bulldogs 3 @ Oshawa Generals 6

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: Did not play
Season totals: 17 GP, 5-10-15, -4, 7 PIM
2014-15 totals: 68 GP, 13-23-36, +34, 22 PIM

Cirelli is day-to-day with an injury.

Peterborough Petes 2 @ Erie Otters 7

D Dominik Masin, PBO: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 16 GP, 0-3-3, +12, 18 PIM
2014-15 totals: 48 GP, 7-19-26, -13, 68 PIM

D Matt Spencer, PBO: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 17 GP, 2-3-5, -3, 19 PIM
2014-15 totals: 67 GP, 6-24-30, -15, 64 PIM

The Petes have lost seven of their last eight games and one has to wonder how long Jody Hull keeps his job. Alex DeBrincat (2016) had a hat trik and two assists, and Coyotes prospect Dylan Strome had two goals and three assists for the Otters.

Western Hockey League

Moose Jaw Warriors 7 @ Saskatoon Blades 4

C Brayden Point, MJ: 1-1-2, +1, 2 PIM, 4 SOG, *First Star*
Season totals: 15 GP, 13-21-34, +10, 6 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 38-49-87, +6, 46 PIM

Point was first star as Moose Jaw toppled the Blades in Saskatoon, 7-4.

Kamloops Blazers 1 @ Vancouver Giants 2

D Ben Thomas, VAN: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM
Season totals: 17 GP, 0-5-5, -13, 10 PIM
With Vancouver: 4 GP, 0-2-2, -3, 2 PIM
With Calgary: 13 GP, 0-3-3, -10, 8 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 7-24-31, +16, 28 PIM

Vancouver outshot the visiting Blazers, 32-21, but could only beat Connor Ingram (undrafted) once.

United States Hockey League

Omaha Lancers 4 @ Sioux City Musketeers 2

G Kris Oldham, OMA: Win, 26 saves on 28 shots
Season totals: 7 GP, 5-1-1, 2.30 GAA, .926 sv%
2014-15 totals: 33 GP, 21-6-4, 2.49 GAA, .908 sv%, 1 SO
(University of Nebraska-Omaha commit)

D Ryan Zuhlsdorf, SC: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 13 GP, 0-11-11, -1, 20 PIM
2014-15 totals: 56 GP, 3-19-22, +25, 58 PIM
(University of Minnesota commit)

Oldham (pictured) and the Lancers got the better of Zuhlsdorf and the Musketeers Friday, 4-2. Sioux City scored their second goal with 20 seconds left in regulation and the game well in hand for Omaha. Zuhlsdorf had his five-game point streak snapped.

Juniors Game Night: 11-5-15

Ontario Hockey League

Windsor Spitfires 4 @ Niagara IceDogs 5

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 1-2-3, E, 2 PIM, 2 SOG, *Third Star*
Season totals: 17 GP, 7-11-18, +6, 23 PIM
2014-15 totals: 63 GP, 21-24-45, -16, 100 PIM

The Spitfires, No. 10 in the most recent CHL Top-10 rankings, lost by a goal in St. Catherines. DiGiacinto had his first three-point game since last November against Saginaw. It was his fourth career game with three or more points.

North Bay Battalion 5 @ Peterborough Petes 3

D Dominik Masin, PBO: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 15 GP, 0-3-3, +14, 18 PIM
2014-15 totals: 48 GP, 7-19-26, -13, 68 PIM

D Matt Spencer, PBO: 0-0-0, -1, 9 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 16 GP, 2-3-5, -1, 19 PIM
2014-15 totals: 67 GP, 6-24-30, -15, 64 PIM

The Petes have now lost six of their last seven games. Matt Spencer got an instigator and fighting major shortly after Peterborough cut North Bay’s lead to 4-2 mid-way through the third period. He also received a misconduct.

Juniors Game Night: 11-4-15

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Saint John Sea Dogs 3 @ Sherbrooke Phoenix 2 (OT)

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG, 2 Hits
Season totals: 14 GP, 3-4-7, -2, 23 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 13-15-28, +2, 137 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 4 SOG, 0 Hits
Season totals: 15 GP, 7-7-14, +6, 15 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 21-21-42, +18, 46 PIM

The Sea Dogs rode into Sherbrooke and beat the Phoenix, 3-2, in overtime. Lightning prospect Mathieu Joseph was named a late addition to Team QMJHL for the upcoming CHL Canada-Russia series.

Acadie-Bathurst Titan 4 @ Shawinigan Cataractes 6

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 1-1-2, -1, 0 PIM, 5 SOG, 0 Hits
Season totals: 14 GP, 16-12-28, +7, 19 PIM
2014-2015 Season: 59 GP, 33-31-64, +23, 71 PIM

Yan has at least a goal in 10 of his 14 games so far this season. He is currently riding an 11-game point streak.

Western Hockey League

Victoria Royals 5 @ Moose Jaw Warriors 2

C Brayden Point, MJ: 0-2-2, +1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 14 GP, 12-20-32, +9, 4 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 38-49-87, +6, 46 PIM

The Royals outshot Moose Jaw, 31-19, en route to a big road win in Saskatchewan. Point, who was just named the WHL Player of the Month for September-October, is on a 4-game point streak, his third such streak of the season. Point does not have a game so far this year where he has only recorded one point; he has two no-point games, seven 2-point games, two 3-point games, and three 4-point games. The Lightning already have him under contract for next year when he turns pro.

Juniors Game Night: 11-1-15

Ontario Hockey League

Kingston Frontenacs 3 @ Oshawa Generals 6

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 0-2-2, -1, 2 PIM, 2 SOG, *First Star*
Season totals: 17 GP, 5-10-15, -4, 7 PIM
2014-15 totals: 68 GP, 13-23-36, +34, 22 PIM

Cirelli now has a four-game point streak after two assists Sunday. The Gens alternate captain was named first star for his efforts.

Western Hockey League

Brandon Wheat Kings 3 @ Moose Jaw Warriors 2

C Brayden Point, MJ: 1-1-2, +1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 13 GP, 12-18-30, +8, 4 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 38-49-87, +6, 46 PIM

Brandon sent Moose Jaw to its second straight loss. Point continues to plug along at a two-point-per-game pace.

Tri-City Americans 4 @ Vancouver Giants 1

D Ben Thomas, VAN: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM
Season totals: 16 GP, 0-5-5, -13, 10 PIM
With Vancouver: 3 GP, 0-2-2, -3, 2 PIM
With Calgary: 13 GP, 0-3-3, -10, 8 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 7-24-31, +16, 28 PIM

Thomas’ three-game point streak came to an end with a scoreless Sunday. He had points in both of his first two Vancouver games after coming over from Calgary.

Juniors Game Night: 10-31-15

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Val-d’Or Foreurs 3 @ Saint John Sea Dogs 5

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, 3 Hits
Season totals: 13 GP, 3-3-6, -2, 23 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 13-15-28, +2, 137 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG, 0 Hits
Season totals: 14 GP, 7-7-14, +6, 13 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 21-21-42, +18, 46 PIM

Saint John had five different scorers in a 5-3 win.

Shawinigan Cataractes 7 @ Baie-Comeau Drakkar 4

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 0-2-2, +1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, 0 Hits
Season totals: 13 GP, 15-11-26, +8, 19 PIM
2014-2015 Season: 59 GP, 33-31-64, +23, 71 PIM

Shawinigan had three players score two goals in a 7-2 Saturday win over the Drakkar. Yan maintained his two-points-per-game pace for the season.

Ontario Hockey League

Guelph Storm 1 @ Windsor Spitfires 5

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

DiGiacinto is approaching a point-per-game pace for the season.

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

Western Hockey League

Regina Pats 4 @ Moose Jaw Warriors 3 (OT)

C Brayden Point, MJ: 1-1-2, -2, 0 PIM, *Third Star*
Season totals: 12 GP, 11-17-28, +8, 2 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 38-49-87, +6, 46 PIM

Regina lost to Moose Jaw, 5-1, on Friday night, but was able to win in overtime Saturday.

United States Hockey League

Lincoln Stars 2 @ Omaha Lancers 5

G Kris Oldham, OMA: Did not play
Season totals: 6 GP, 4-3-0, 2.35 GAA, .926 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 Saturday after winning on Friday.

Sioux City Musketeers 2 @ Fargo Force 1

D Ryan Zuhlsdorf, SC: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 5 SOG
Season totals: 12 GP, 0-11-11, E, 20 PIM
2014-15 totals: 56 GP, 3-19-22, +25, 58 PIM
(University of Minnesota commit)

Zuhlsdorf stretched his point streak to five games.

Juniors Game Night: 10-30-15

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 5 @ Saint John Sea Dogs 2

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 0-0-0, E, 4 PIM, 1 SOG, 3 Hits
Season totals: 13 GP, 3-3-6, -2, 23 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 13-15-28, +2, 137 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 1-0-1, -3, 0 PIM, 2 SOG, 3 Hits
Season totals: 13 GP, 7-6-13, +5, 13 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 59 GP, 21-21-42, +18, 46 PIM

Joseph scored his seventh goal of the season, but the Huskies got the win in Saint John, 5-2. The Sea Dogs have fallen to 11th on the 18-team league table.

Shawinigan Cataractes 3 @ Chicoutimi Sagueneens 2

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 1-0-1, +2, 0 PIM, 7 SOG, 0 Hits
Season totals: 12 GP, 15-9-24, +7, 19 PIM
2014-2015 Season: 59 GP, 33-31-64, +23, 71 PIM

Yan’s 15th goal of the young season broke a 2-2 tie and sent Shawinigan to a 3-2 road win. The Cataractes are second in the league with a 14-3 record.

Ontario Hockey League

Oshawa Generals 5 @ Sudbury Wolves 4 (OT)

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 1-0-1, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 16 GP, 5-8-13, -3, 5 PIM
2014-15 totals: 68 GP, 13-23-36, +34, 22 PIM

Anthony Cirelli scored in overtime, giving the Gens a 5-4 road win in Sudbury.

Windsor Spitfires 3 @ London Knights 6

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 15 GP, 6-7-13, +4, 21 PIM
2014-15 totals: 63 GP, 21-24-45, -16, 100 PIM

London had a 3-0 lead after the first period and never looked back. DiGiacinto is scoreless in his last two games.

Peterborough Petes 6 @ Kingston Frontenacs 3

D Dominik Masin, PBO: 0-1-1, +3, 2 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 14 GP, 0-3-3, +14, 16 PIM
2014-15 totals: 48 GP, 7-19-26, -13, 68 PIM

D Matt Spencer, PBO: 0-1-1, +2, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 15 GP, 2-3-5, E, 10 PIM
2014-15 totals: 67 GP, 6-24-30, -15, 64 PIM

Peterborough broke a six-game losing streak by defeating their division’s leaders, Kingston, 6-3 on the road. Masin (pictured) notched his second assist of the season and Spencer his second assist in the last two games.

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

Western Hockey League

Moose Jaw Warriors 5 @ Regina Pats 1

C Brayden Point, MJ: 0-2-2, +2, 2 PIM
Season totals: 11 GP, 10-16-26, +10, 2 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 38-49-87, +6, 46 PIM

Brayden Point and Moose Jaw got back in the win column with a 5-2 win in Regina. Dryden Hunt had a hat trick for the Warriors against his former team.

Vancouver Giants 1 @ Tri-City Americans 2 (OT)

D Ben Thomas, VAN: 0-1-1, -1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 15 GP, 0-5-5, -12, 8 PIM
With Vancouver: 2 GP, 0-2-2, -2, 0 PIM
With Calgary: 13 GP, 0-3-3, -10, 8 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 7-24-31, +16, 28 PIM

Ben Thomas has an assist in both games he’s played with Vancouver, and now has assists in three straight games. This is a big (contract) year for Thomas. Jordan Topping (undrafted) scored in overtime for the Americans.

United States Hockey League

Omaha Lancers 3 @ Madison Capitals 2

G Kris Oldham, OMA: Win, 30 saves on 32 shots
Season totals: 6 GP, 4-3-0, 2.35 GAA, .926 sv%
2014-15 totals: 33 GP, 21-6-4, 2.49 GAA, .908 sv%, 1 SO
(University of Nebraska-Omaha commit)

Oldham has now won four of his past five games.

Lincoln Stars 2 @ Sioux City Musketeers 1

D Ryan Zuhlsdorf, SC: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 11 GP, 0-10-10, E, 20 PIM
2014-15 totals: 56 GP, 3-19-22, +25, 58 PIM
(University of Minnesota commit)

Zuhlsdorf stretched his point streak to four games. He has seven assists in that time.

Juniors Game Night: 10-29-15

Ontario Hockey League

Flint Firebirds 0 @ Windsor Spitfires 3

W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 14 GP, 6-7-13, +4, 21 PIM
2014-15 totals: 63 GP, 21-24-45, -16, 100 PIM

Garret Hughson stopped 28 shots for his first shutout in a Spitfires uniform. Hughson was picked up by Windsor from Niagara after the IceDogs claimed him off CHL waivers. Hughson, an overage, undrafted goaltender, had been playing with WHL Spokane.

Kitchener Rangers 7 @ Peterborough Petes 2

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

D Matt Spencer, PBO: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 14 GP, 2-2-4, -2, 10 PIM
2014-15 totals: 67 GP, 6-24-30, -15, 64 PIM

Ryan MacInnis (Arizona), son of former NHLer Al MacInnis, had four goals, leading the Rangers to a blowout win over Peterborough, 7-2. The Petes have now lost six straight games and have fallen seven points behind division-leading Kingston. Kitchener scored four times in the third period to blow the game open. Somehow Dominik Masin, who had a huge hit in the game, ended up plus-2. Only one other Pete finished on the plus side of even.

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

Juniors Game Night: 10-28-15

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Rimouski Oceanic 3 @ Shawinigan Cataractes 5

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 3-0-3, +3, 4 PIM, 3 SOG, 1 Hit, *Second Star*
Season totals: 11 GP, 14-9-23, +5, 19 PIM
2014-2015 Season: 59 GP, 33-31-64, +23, 71 PIM

Yan put up his third hat trick of the season in a 5-3 win over visiting Rimouski. Yan was second star to linemate Alexis D’Aoust, who had an empty-net goal and two primary assists on Yan goals. A Lightning 2015 third round pick, Yan is tied for the league-lead in goals with 14 with three other players despite playing four, six, and seven fewer games, respectively. D’Aoust leads the Cataractes in scoring with 26 points, just ahead of Yan. League preseason MVP candidate Anthony Beauvillier (NY Islanders) is fourth on the team with 20 points in 10 games.

Ontario Hockey League

Oshawa Generals 4 @ Hamilton Bulldogs 1

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 0-2-2, +1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG, *Second Star*
Season totals: 14 GP, 3-7-10, -3, 5 PIM
2014-15 totals: 68 GP, 13-23-36, +34, 22 PIM

Anthony Cirelli had two assists Wednesday in Oshawa’s 4-1 road win over Hamilton. Cirelli has four points in his last two games.

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

Western Hockey League

Lethbridge Hurricanes 5 @ Vancouver Giants 2

D Ben Thomas, VAN: 0-1-1, -1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 14 GP, 0-4-4, -11, 8 PIM
With Vancouver: 1 GP, 0-1-1, -1, 0 PIM
With Calgary: 13 GP, 0-3-3, -10, 8 PIM
2014-15 totals: 60 GP, 7-24-31, +16, 28 PIM

Ben Thomas had an assist in his first game with the Vancouver Giants, coming over in a trade from Calgary earlier in the week. Thomas now has assists in two straight games. The trade to the Giants could be the spark and change of scenery needed to jump-start Thomas’ season. Vancouver is currently in the eighth spot in the Western Conference’s playoff race. Calgary was No. 6 in the East.

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.

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