North American Juniors Game Night: 2-17-12
Sioux Falls Stampede 2 @ Tri-City Storm 5
G Adam Wilcox, TC: Win, 29 saves on 31 shots
Season Totals (with Tri-City): 18 GP, 8-10-1, 3.05 GAA, .914 sv%, 1 SO
Season Totals (with Green Bay): 9 GP, 7-2-0, 2.27 GAA, .918 sv%, 2 SO
Wilcox (pictured) continues to shine for Tri-City, this time stopping all but two of 31 shots to help the Storm to a home win over last place Sioux Falls. TC is two points behind Des Moines for the Westâ€™s final playoff spot, though Des Moines has a game in hand.
Gatineau Olympiques 4 @ Chicoutimi Sagueneens 3
D Adam Janosik, GAT: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG, 2 Hits
Season Totals: 44 GP, 5-24-29, -11, 47 PIM
Gatineau jumped out to 2-0 and 4-2 leads and held on for the win at home against the Sags. Rookie Adam Chapman (2012) had two goals for the Olympiques. Gatineau sits in 13th place in the league. The best 16 teams of the 17-team league make the playoffs. There are no conferences.
Victoriaville Tigres 3 @ Halifax Mooseheads 5
D Daniel Milan, VIC: 0-0-0, E, 4 PIM (roughing, roughing after the whistle), 1 SOG, 0 Hits
Season Totals: 51 GP, 1-6-7, -13, 49 PIM
With Victoriaville: 18 GP, 1-1-2, E, 18 PIM
With Moncton: 33 GP, 0-5-5, -13, 31 PIM
Victoriaville carried a 3-0 lead into the third period before allowing five goals to the Mooseheads. One of the Halifax goals was an empty netter. Despite the choking, Victoriavilleâ€™s Phillip Danault, a first round pick of the Blackhawks last summer, was named first star for scoring two goals. The Tigres are in fourth in the QMJHL.
Windsor Spitfires 4 @ London Knights 1
C Vladislav Namestnikov, LDN: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 51 GP, 18-44-62, +16, 42 PIM
Coming off a streak of three mulit-point games in a row, Namestnikov is now scoreless in two straight games. Windsor avenged a home loss to London last week by beating the Knights at the Labatt Centre on Friday night. London leads the Western Conference by five points.
Belleville Bulls 1 @ Oshawa Generals 8
D Geoffrey Schemitsch, OSH: Did not play.
Season Totals: 39 GP, 0-14-14, +4, 22 PIM
With Oshawa: 12 GP, 0-3-3, +2, 4 PIM
With Owen Sound: 27 GP, 0-11-11, +3, 20 PIM
Schemitsch remains scratched for Oshawa. Scott Laughton (2012) had a hat trick for the Gens. Oshawa is in sixth in the Eastern Conference.