North American Juniors

CHL Game Night: 11-17-16

Ontario Hockey League

Kitchener Rangers 7 @ Peterborough Petes 4

D Matt Spencer, PBO: 0-1-1, E, 2 PIM, 1 SOG
Season Totals: 13 GP, 1-6-7, E, 10 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 60 GP, 5-19-24, -4, 46 PIM

W Jonne Tammela, PBO: Did not play
Season Totals: 2 GP, 1-0-1, +1, 2 PIM
2015-2016 (Finland): 37 GP, 5-8-13, +10, 16 PIM

Spencer now has points in five of his last seven games. Tammela is out again with the same lower-body issue that kept him out of the first few weeks of the season.

Western Hockey League

Moose Jaw Warriors 5 @ Saskatoon Blades 1

C Brett Howden, MJ: Did not play
Season Totals: 11 GP, 9-5-14, -2, 6 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 68 GP, 24-40-64, -7, 61 PIM

D Libor Hajek, SAS: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 20 GP: 0-9-9, -4, 31 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 69 GP, 3-23-26, -19, 76 PIM

Without Howden, their captain, Moose Jaw pummeled Saskatoon Thursday night, 5-1. Noah Gregor (Sharks) and rookie WHL first rounder Luka Burzan (2018) each had two goals for Moose Jaw. Hajek was minus-2 for the Blades. Howden remains out of the Moose Jaw lineup with an undisclosed injury.

CHL Game Night: 11-16-16

Ontario Hockey League

Oshawa Generals 2 @ Mississauga Steelheads 1 (SO)

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 4 SOG, 7/20 FO
Season Totals: 18 GP, 11-15-26, +15, 8 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 62 GP, 21-38-59, -15 27 PIM

Cirelli scored as the first shootout option for the Gens, bobbling the puck then roofing a wrist shot over the goalie’s shoulder. The Gens went 3/3 in the shootout, compared to the Steelheads, who went 2/3. That was enough for the second point.

Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 5 @ Saginaw Spirit 3

W Boris Katchouk, SSM: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season: 19 GP, 6-8-14, +2, 8 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 44 GP, 13-28-41, -10 19 PIM

W Mitchell Stephens, SAG: 1-0-1, -2, 0 PIM, 5 SOG, 13/23 FO
Season Totals: 15 GP, 8-7-15, +5, 14 PIM
2015-2016 Totals: 39 GP, 20-18-38, -3, 14 PIM

Katchouk and the Soo scored a 5-3 win over Stephens and Saginaw Wednesday afternoon. Stephens had the game-opening goal.

Peterborough Petes 0 @ Ottawa 67’s 2

D Matt Spencer, PBO: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 1 SOG
Season Totals: 12 GP, 1-5-6, E, 8 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 60 GP, 5-19-24, -4, 46 PIM

W Jonne Tammela, PBO: Did not play
Season Totals: 2 GP, 1-0-1, +1, 2 PIM
2015-2016 (Finland): 37 GP, 5-8-13, +10, 16 PIM

Tammela remains out again with an undisclosed injury.

Western Hockey League

Everett Silvertips 1 @ Kamloops Blazers 2 (OT)

G Connor Ingram, KAM: Win, 33 saves on 34 shots, *First Star*
Season Totals: 18 GP, 10-7-1-0, 2.10 GAA, .934 sv%, 1 SO
2015-2016 Season: 61 GP, 34-15-5-4, 2.61 GAA, .922 sv%, 4 SO

A game after getting the mercy hook at the end of the second period Ingram bounced back with a 1-GAA ovetime win vs Everett. This was a match-up of the top two goalies in the WHL statistically. Carter Hart of Everett (Flyers 2016 second rounder) leads the league in GAA (1.85) over No. 2 Ingram, and Ingram leads in save percentage over No. 2 Hart (.929). Hart was the CHL Goaltender of the Year last season.

CHL Game Night: 11-13-16

Ontario Hockey League

Sudbury Wolves 2 @ Oshawa Generals 4

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 1-1-2, +2, 0 PIM, 6 SOG, 17/21 FO, *First Star*
Season Totals: 17 GP, 11-14-25, +15, 8 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 62 GP, 21-38-59, -15 27 PIM

Cirelli scored on the power play from the left wing circle to lead the Gens to a 4-2 win over visiting Oshawa. He later assisted on a shorthanded, empty-net goal to seal the game.

Erie Otters 2 @ North Bay Battalion 3 (OT)

W Taylor Raddysh, Erie: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season Totals: 19 GP, 18-27-45, +31, 13 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 67 GP, 24-49-73, +19, 18 PIM

One game after Raddysh had his 17-game point streak snapped he was back on the scoreboard, albeit in an overtime loss.

Western Hockey League

Saskatoon Blades 5 @ Lethbridge Hurricanes 3

D Libor Hajek, SAS: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 19 GP: 0-9-9, -2, 31 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 69 GP, 3-23-26, -19, 76 PIM

Hajek registered his ninth assist of the year in a win over Lethbridge.

CHL Game Night: 11-12-16

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Sherbrooke Phoenix 2 @ Saint John Sea Dogs 7

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 4-0-4, +2, 4 PIM, 4 SOG, 4 Hits, *First Star*
Season Totals: 19 GP, 11-5-16, 1, 16 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 48 GP, 7-12-19, -5, 86 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 3-0-3, +4, 0 PIM, 4 SOG, 0 Hits, *Second Star*
Season Totals: 19 GP, 19-12-31, +12, 13 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 58 GP, 33-40-73, +35, 57 PIM

Joseph and Imama both scored for the fifth straight game, but this time they both scored hat tricks – Imama with four goals. Jaws are dropping. Joseph re-took the league goal-scoring lead at 19. He’s fourth in points.

Charlottetown Islanders 4 @ Halifax Mooseheads 7

W Otto Somppi, HAL: Did not play
Season Totals: 16 GP, 5-6-11, -4, 12 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 59 GP, 13-33-46, -15, 25 PIM

Somppi missed his third straight game, the last two when Halifax has scored a total of 16 goals.

Ontario Hockey League

Oshawa Generals 2 @ Hamilton Bulldogs 1 (OT)

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 5 SOG, 11/20 FO
Season Totals: 16 GP, 10-13-23, +13, 8 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 62 GP, 21-38-59, -15 27 PIM

The Gens tied the game in the third period, then won in overtime vs. Hamilton. Cirelli did not find the scoresheet.

Sudbury Wolves 1 @ Niagara IceDogs 3

W/C Christopher Paquette, NIA: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 7 SOG
Season Totals: 18 GP, 10-6-16, -5, 10 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 57 GP, 5-11-16, -6, 18 PIM

No scoring for Paquette, but Niagara got the win vs. Sudbury.

Erie Otters 3 @ Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 6

W Taylor Raddysh, Erie: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season Totals: 18 GP, 18-26-44, +31, 13 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 67 GP, 24-49-73, +19, 18 PIM

W Boris Katchouk, SSM: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 5 SOG
Season: 18 GP, 6-7-13, +1, 8 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 44 GP, 13-28-41, -10 19 PIM

Raddysh had his 17-game point streak snapped by Katchouk and the Greyhounds.

Peterborough Petes 4 @ Saginaw Spirit 7

D Matt Spencer, PBO: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season Totals: 10 GP, 1-3-4, -3, 8 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 60 GP, 5-19-24, -4, 46 PIM

W Jonne Tammela, PBO: Did not play
Season Totals: 2 GP, 1-0-1, +1, 2 PIM
2015-2016 (Finland): 37 GP, 5-8-13, +10, 16 PIM

W Mitchell Stephens, SAG: 1-0-1, +1, 0 PIM, 6 SOG, 13/23 FO
Season Totals: 14 GP, 7-7-14, +7, 14 PIM
2015-2016 Totals: 39 GP, 20-18-38, -3, 14 PIM

Tammela was not in the lineup after playing the last two games. He had missed every game but the last two due to a lower-body injury. Mitchell Stephens scored his seventh goal of the year in the win – Saginaw’s second straight.

Western Hockey League

Prince George Cougars 7 @ Kamloops Blazers 0

G Connor Ingram, KAM: Loss, 24 saves on 28 shots
Season Totals: 17 GP, 9-7-1-0, 2.17 GAA, .931 sv%, 1 SO
2015-2016 Season: 61 GP, 34-15-5-4, 2.61 GAA, .922 sv%, 4 SO

Ingram had allowed four goals on 28 shots through two periods before getting the hook. Kamloops rarely gives up that many shots in a game, not to mention two periods.

Saskatoon Blades 3 @ Medicine Hat Tigers 6

D Libor Hajek, SAS: 0-0-0, -1, 19 PIM
Season Totals: 18 GP: 0-8-8, -3, 31 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 69 GP, 3-23-26, -19, 76 PIM

Hajek fought Zach Fisher and was given a 10-misconduct for starting the fight. It was Hajek’s first fight of the season and second overall in the WHL.

Red Deer Rebels 8 @ Moose Jaw Warriors 7 (OT)

C Brett Howden, MJ: Did not play
Season Totals: 11 GP, 9-5-14, -2, 6 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 68 GP, 24-40-64, -7, 61 PIM

Howden remains out of the Moose Jaw lineup with an undisclosed injury.

CHL Game Night: 11-11-16

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Saint John Sea Dogs 7 @ Charlottetown Islanders 3

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 1-0-1, -1, 4 PIM, 5 SOG, 3 Hits
Season Totals: 18 GP, 7-5-12, -4, 16 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 48 GP, 7-12-19, -5, 86 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 1-3-4, +1, 0 PIM, 6 SOG, 1 Hit
Season Totals: 18 GP, 16-12-28, +8, 13 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 58 GP, 33-40-73, +35, 57 PIM

Joseph and Imama both scored for the fourth straight game, and Joseph added three assists to boot as Saint John won on PEI, 7-3.

Sherbrooke Phoenix 5 @ Halifax Mooseheads 9

W Otto Somppi, HAL: Did not play
Season Totals: 16 GP, 5-6-11, -4, 12 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 59 GP, 13-33-46, -15, 25 PIM

Somppi missed his second straight game, missing out on Halifax putting nine on the scoreboard vs. Sherbrooke.

Shawinigan Cataractes 2 @ Rimouski Oceanic 3

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 1-0-1, +1, 0 PIM, 5 SOG, 3 Hits
Season Totals: 16 GP, 15-7-22, +3, 24 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 62 GP, 32-37-69, +8, 86 PIM

Yan scored again – his 15th of the season – in Shawinigan’s 3-2 loss in Rimouski.

Ontario Hockey League

Oshawa Generals 5 @ Mississauga Steelheads 4

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG, 11/21 FO
Season Totals: 15 GP, 10-13-23, +13, 8 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 62 GP, 21-38-59, -15 27 PIM

Cirelli was all over the ice, but not on the scoresheet for Oshawa in their road win over Mississauga.

Barrie Colts 1 @ Niagara IceDogs 5

W/C Christopher Paquette, NIA: 0-2-2, +2, 2 PIM, 3 SOG
Season Totals: 17 GP, 10-6-16, -5, 10 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 57 GP, 5-11-16, -6, 18 PIM

Paquette is creeping toward a point-per-game pace for the season after notching two assists Friday vs. Barrie.

Erie Otters 2 @ Sudbury Wolves 1

W Taylor Raddysh, Erie: 1-1-2, +2, 2 PIM, 5 SOG, *Second Star*
Season Totals: 17 GP, 18-26-44, +31, 13 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 67 GP, 24-49-73, +19, 18 PIM

Raddysh’s streak of having at least three points in a game was snapped at four games. He only had two and his team got the win. Oh, darn.

Peterborough Petes 3 @ Flint Firebirds 4 (SO)

D Matt Spencer, PBO: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season Totals: 10 GP, 1-3-4, -3, 8 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 60 GP, 5-19-24, -4, 46 PIM

W Jonne Tammela, PBO: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 0 SOG
Season Totals: 2 GP, 1-0-1, +1, 2 PIM
2015-2016 (Finland): 37 GP, 5-8-13, +10, 16 PIM

Tammela and Spencer were held without any points as the Petes fell in a shootout in Flint, 4-3. Jonathan Ang (Panthers) had a hat trick for Peterborough.

Saginaw Spirit 4 @ Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 0

W Mitchell Stephens, SAG: 1-1-2, +3, 4 PIM, 5 SOG, 16/23 FO, *First Star*
Season Totals: 13 GP, 6-7-13, +6, 14 PIM
2015-2016 Totals: 39 GP, 20-18-38, -3, 14 PIM

W Boris Katchouk, SSM: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season: 17 GP, 6-6-12, +1, 8 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 44 GP, 13-28-41, -10 19 PIM

Stephens had a big night, finishing as first star in Saginaw’s shutout win over the Soo.

Western Hockey League

Prince Albert Raiders 2 @ Kamloops Blazers 5

G Connor Ingram, KAM: Win, 21 saves on 23 shots
Season Totals: 16 GP, 9-6-1-0, 2.01 GAA, .935 sv%, 1 SO
2015-2016 Season: 61 GP, 34-15-5-4, 2.61 GAA, .922 sv%, 4 SO

Ingram improved to 4-0-1 in his last five games.

CHL Game Night: 11-10-16

Western Hockey League

Saskatoon Blades 2 @ Edmonton Oil Kings 4

D Libor Hajek, SAS: 0-0-0, -4, 2 PIM
Season Totals: 17 GP: 0-8-8, -2, 22 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 69 GP, 3-23-26, -19, 76 PIM

Hajek took it on the chin with a team-worst minus-4 rating Thursday night in Edmonton.

Regina Pats 5 @ Moose Jaw Warriors 4 (OT)

C Brett Howden, MJ: Did not play
Season Totals: 11 GP, 9-5-14, -2, 6 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 68 GP, 24-40-64, -7, 61 PIM

Howden was not the lineup as Moose Jaw took the CHL’s top-ranked team to overtime.

CHL Game Night: 11-9-16

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Shawinigan Cataractes 3 @ Gatineau Olympiques 4

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG, 1 Hit
Season Totals: 15 GP, 14-7-21, +2, 24 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 62 GP, 32-37-69, +8, 86 PIM

Defenseman Matthew Thorpe scored his first QMJHL goal in the final half-minute to give Gatineau a 4-3 upset win over the CHL’s second-ranked team. The Olympiques are second-last on the Q table.

CHL Game Night: 11-8-16

Ontario Hockey League

Niagara IceDogs 1 @ Peterborough Petes 3

W/C Christopher Paquette, NIA: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season Totals: 16 GP, 10-4-14, -7, 8 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 57 GP, 5-11-16, -6, 18 PIM

D Matt Spencer, PBO: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG, *Third Star*
Season Totals: 9 GP, 1-3-4, -2, 8 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 60 GP, 5-19-24, -4, 46 PIM

W Jonne Tammela, PBO: 1-0-1, +1, 0 PIM, 5 SOG
Season Totals: 1 GP, 1-0-1, +1, 0 PIM
2015-2016 (Finland): 37 GP, 5-8-13, +10, 16 PIM

Jonne Tammela (pictured) made his long-awaited OHL debut and scored what turned out to be the game-winning goal. Matt Spencer was named third star for his efforts.

Owen Sound Attack 1 @ Erie Otters 5

W Taylor Raddysh, Erie: 2-1-3, +3, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, *First Star*
Season Totals: 16 GP, 17-25-42, +29, 11 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 67 GP, 24-49-73, +19, 18 PIM

Raddysh extended his point streak to 16 games and his streak of having at least three points in a game to four games. He has 14 points in that span.

CHL Game Night: 11-6-16

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Charlottetown Islanders 3 @ Saint John Sea Dogs 2 (OT)

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 1-0-1, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG, 0 Hits, *Second Star*
Season Totals: 17 GP, 6-5-11, -3, 12 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 48 GP, 7-12-19, -5, 86 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 1-0-1, E, 0 PIM, 6 SOG, 0 Hits
Season Totals: 17 GP, 15-9-24, +7, 13 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 58 GP, 33-40-73, +35, 57 PIM

Joseph and Imama both scored for the third straight game, but the Dogs fell to Charlottetown. Imama, who was sent back to juniors in part because he would be able to play more minutes and a more traditional top-9 role, is within one goal of matching last year’s goal total for the entire season. Filip Chlapik (Senators) scored two goals Sunday for Charlottetown, giving him 16 for the year – one head of Mathieu Joseph for second in the league. Chlapik tied for the league lead in points with 29.

Ontario Hockey League

Ottawa 67’s 0 @ Oshawa Generals 6

C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 1-1-2, E, 2 PIM, 2 SOG, 13/22 FO
Season Totals: 14 GP, 10-13-23, +13, 8 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 62 GP, 21-38-59, -15 27 PIM

Cirelli was in on two of Oshawa’s four second period goals as the Gens beat the 67’s, 6-0. Jeremy Brodeur (undrafted) stopped 19 shots for the shutout.

CHL Game Night: 11-5-16

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Saint John Sea Dogs 5 @ Acadie-Bathurst Titan 6

Halifax Mooseheads 6 @ Val-d’Or Foreurs 3

W Otto Somppi, HAL: Did not play
Season Totals: 16 GP, 5-6-11, -4, 12 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 59 GP, 13-33-46, -15, 25 PIM

Somppi was not in the lineup Saturday due to an upper-body injury sustained Friday.

Rimouski Oceanic 5 @ Shawinigan Cataractes 3

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 1-0-1, -1, 0 PIM, 5 SOG, 0 Hits
Season Totals: 14 GP, 14-6-20, +2, 24 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 62 GP, 32-37-69, +8, 86 PIM

Rimouski scored five times after Shawinigan took a 2-0 lead, defeating the Cataractes, 5-3. Yan scored in the third period to make it 5-3. He tied Mathieu Joseph and others for second in the league in goals scored.

Ontario Hockey League

Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 5 @ Flint Firebirds 3

W Boris Katchouk, SSM: 0-0-0, +1, 2 PIM, 4 SOG
Season: 16 GP, 6-6-12, +3, 8 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 44 GP, 13-28-41, -10 19 PIM

The Soo scored four times in the first period en route to a 5-3 win in Flint.

Kitchener Rangers 3 @ Erie Otters 7

W Taylor Raddysh, Erie: 2-2-4, +2, 7 PIM, 7 SOG, *Second Star*
Season Totals: 15 GP, 15-24-39, +26, 11 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 67 GP, 24-49-73, +19, 18 PIM

Taylor Raddysh had four points for the second consecutive game, helping the Otters to a 7-3 win over Kitchener. He missed most of the first period after getting an instigator, fighting major, and misconduct on his first shift. Linemate Alex DeBrincat (Blackhawks) had five points. Raddysh has scored at least a point in all 15 games he’s played this season. He has at least three points in nine of those games, and four points in four of those games. He has 11 points in his last three games. Raddysh leads the league in points, assists, and plus/minus.

Barrie Colts 2 @ Saginaw Spirit 4

W Mitchell Stephens, SAG: 1-0-1, -1, 0 PIM, 7 SOG, 12/20 FO
Season Totals: 12 GP, 5-6-11, +3, 10 PIM
2015-2016 Totals: 39 GP, 20-18-38, -3, 14 PIM

Stephens scored on the power play in the first period to give the Spirit a lead they’d never relinquish.

Western Hockey League (late)

Kamloops Blazers 2 @ Prince George Cougars 4

G Connor Ingram, KAM: Did not play
Season Totals: 15 GP, 8-6-1-0, 2.01 GAA, .937 sv%, 1 SO
2015-2016 Season: 61 GP, 34-15-5-4, 2.61 GAA, .922 sv%, 4 SO

Ingram was backup Saturday in Prince George.

Kootenay Ice 2 @ Saskatoon Blades 3 (OT)

D Libor Hajek, SAS: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM
Season Totals: 16 GP: 0-8-8, +2, 20 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 69 GP, 3-23-26, -19, 76 PIM

Braylon Shmyr (undrafted) scored in overtime to give the Blades the win.

Seattle Thunderbirds 5 @ Moose Jaw Warriors 1

C Brett Howden, MJ: Did not play
Season Totals: 11 GP, 9-5-14, -2, 6 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 68 GP, 24-40-64, -7, 61 PIM

Howden was not the lineup Saturday.

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