North American Juniors Game Night: 2-24-12
Sioux Falls Stampede 1 @ Tri-City Storm 4
G Adam Wilcox, TC: Win, 32 saves on 33 shots, *First Star*
Season Totals (with Tri-City): 22 GP, 10-11-1, 3.04 GAA, .913 sv%, 1 SO
Season Totals (with Green Bay): 9 GP, 7-2-0, 2.27 GAA, .918 sv%, 2 SO
Wilcox remains the workhorse for Tri-City as they try to sneak their way into the playoffs. The future Minnesota Golden Gopher has won four of his last five games.
Gatineau Olympiques 3 @ Quebec Remparts 3
D Adam Janosik, GAT: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG, 0 Hits
Season Totals: 46 GP, 5-25-30, -11, 47 PIM
Mikhail Grigorenko, who is expected to go top-3 in this summerâ€™s draft, had a hat trick plus an assist on Friday in a win over Janosik and Gatineau. The Olympiques were outshot 47-18.
London Knights 10 @ Kingston Frontenacs 3
C Vladislav Namestnikov, LDN: 2-3-5, +3, 2 PIM (slashing), *First Star*
Season Totals: 52 GP, 20-47-67, +19, 44 PIM
Welcome back, Vladdy! Namestnikov had a career-high five points, including his 19th and 20th goals of the season, as London destroyed the Fronts in Kingston, 10-3. He missed the last two games because of the flu. Kingston, who tried to get Lightning prospect Matt Peca in the offseason, is coached by former NHLer Todd Gill. Their general manager is Dougie Gilmour.
Oshawa Generals 3 @ Plymouth Whalers 4 (OT)
D Geoffrey Schemitsch, OSH: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 40 GP, 0-14-14, +3, 22 PIM
With Oshawa: 13 GP, 0-3-3, +1, 4 PIM
With Owen Sound: 27 GP, 0-11-11, +3, 20 PIM
Schemitsch returned to the ice after missing a handful of games with an apparent concussion, his second of the season. He did not register a point in his return. Senators first rounder (2011) Stefan Noesen had a hat trick, including the overtime winner, for Plymouth.