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CHL Game Night: 1-13-17

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Saint John Sea Dogs 4 @ Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 1

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 0-0-0, +1, 2 PIM, 3 SOG, 0 Hits
Season Totals: 39 GP, 27-9-36, +9, 62 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 48 GP, 7-12-19, -5, 86 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 0-2-2, +1, 0 PIM2 SOG
Season Totals: 28 GP, 25-20-45, +23, 29 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 58 GP, 33-40-73, +35, 57 PIM

Joseph (pictured) had two helpers in his return to the Saint John lineup, and newly acquired Julien Gauthier (Hurricanes) had a goal and an assist as the Dogs won in Sydney, 4-1. Joseph now has a 19-game point streak, which is third highest in the Q this year. Per CHL statistician Geoffrey Brandow, Joseph is within three games of tying the Saint John club record.

Drummondville Voltigeurs 1 @ Halifax Mooseheads 2 (SO)

C/W Otto Somppi, HAL: 0-1-1, +1, 2 PIM, 0 SOG, 16/22 FO, 0 Hits
Season Totals: 36 GP, 9-16-25, -10, 22 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 59 GP, 13-33-46, -15, 25 PIM

Somppi had an assist in Halifax’s 2-1 shootout win over the Volts. He did not participate in the shootout.

Ontario Hockey League

Ottawa 67’s 0 @ Erie Otters 8

C Anthony Cirelli, Erie: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG, 8/13 FO
Season Totals: 27 GP, 13-22-35, +19, 8 PIM
With Erie: 2 GP, 0-2-2, +1, 0 PIM
With Oshawa: 26 GP, 13-21-34, +18, 8 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 62 GP, 21-38-59, -15 27 PIM

W Taylor Raddysh, Erie: 1-0-1, +2, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season Totals: 30 GP, 25-41-66, +40, 17 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 67 GP, 24-49-73, +19, 18 PIM

Despite Erie putting a snowman on the board against Ottawa, Raddysh and Cirelli combined for just two points. Ivan Lodnia (2017), who was rumored to be part of the deal to acquire Anthony Cirelli, had two goals and an assist for Erie.

Mississauga Steelheads 5 @ Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 2

W Boris Katchouk, SSM: 0-0-0, -2, 2 PIM, 2 SOG
Season: 40 GP, 20-16-36, +6, 28 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 63 GP, 24-27-51, +7, 61 PIM

Mississauga scored an upset win in Wayne Gretzky’s old city, topping the Soo, 5-2. The Hounds had a 2-0 lead in the game before watching things blow up.

Peterborough Petes 2 @ Kingston Frontenacs 6

C/W Christopher Paquette, PBO: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG, 6/12 FO
Season Totals: 39 GP, 12-18-30, -7, 16 PIM
With Petes: 2 GP, 0-1-1, E, 2 PIM
With Niagara: 37 GP, 12-17-29, -7, 14 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 57 GP, 5-11-16, -6, 18 PIM

D Matt Spencer, PBO: 0-0-0, -2, 2 PIM, 1 SOG
Season Totals: 33 GP, 5-16-21, +3, 35 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

Paquette had his first point as a Pete with an assist, but Peterborough lost in Kingston, 6-2. Paquette primarily played wing with Niagara, but has moved to second-line center with the Petes.

Saginaw Spirit 1 @ London Knights 5

C/W Mitchell Stephens, LDN: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG, 17/21 FO
Season Totals: 23 GP, 11-15-26, +14, 14 PIM
With London: 1 GP, 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM
With Saginaw: 22 GP, 11-15-26, +13, 14 PIM
2015-2016 Totals: 39 GP, 20-18-38, -3, 14 PIM

Stephens made his Knights debut, and after losing the opening faceoff was 17/20 on draws for the rest of the game. He and Cliff Pu (Sabres) were 21 and 22 in faceoffs taken, respectively, for London. Stephens is wearing No. 67 for London. He was 27 as captain of Saginaw, but 67 last year in AHL Syracuse to end the season and with the Lightning in training camp. It appears to be his chosen number moving forward.

Western Hockey League

Moose Jaw Warriors 4 @ Vancouver Giants 1

C Brett Howden, MJ: 1-1-2, +1, 4 PIM
Season Totals: 30 GP, 22-25-47, +6, 35 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 68 GP, 24-40-64, -7, 61 PIM

Howden had a shorthanded goal and added an assist to lead the Warriors to a win against the former team of Ben Thomas.

Everett Silvertips 4 @ Kamloops Blazers 0

G Connor Ingram, KAM: Did not play
Season Totals: 24 GP, 14-9-1-0, 2.12 GAA, .935 sv%, 2 SO
2015-2016 Season: 61 GP, 34-15-5-4, 2.61 GAA, .922 sv%, 4 SO

Carter Hart, who overtook Ingram as Canada’s No. 1 goalie in the WJCs, had a 22-save shutout against Ingram’s club. Ingram did not dress for the game as he’s at home in Saskatchewan on a post-WJC break.