In an anticipated move related to the reassignment of goaltender Marc Denis from the Tampa Bay Lightning to the Norfolk Admirals, the Admirals announced today that goaltender Ryan Munce has been reassigned from Norfolk to Mississippi of the ECHL.
Great Lakes Invitational
#2 Michigan 1 - Michigan Tech 0 2ot
D Mich Kevin Quick 0-0-0, 1 SOG, Even
The Wolverines winning streak reaches five games as they shutout the Huskies.
Tampa residents hoping to get a look at prospect John Wessbecker in the Lightning College Hockey Classic had to be disappointed as the UMASS defenseman was scratched in Saturday nights game against #6 Notre Dame due to injury. The Minutemen won 4-3 and face #4 Colorado College Sunday night in the final.
- Cunti continues hot start
- Sea Wolves score 5 against ECHL's best
Riku Helenius improved to 2-0-0 in this year's U20 World Junior Championships Saturday as Finland shut out Kazakhstan 5-0. Helenius made 15 saves in the win. He was named the best player in the match for the Finns.
Finland now sits in 3rd place on their group's table with a matchup against Team USA coming up on Monday to complete round robin play. Team USA clinched the Group B today with a win over Russia.
To this point Helenius is 2-0-0 with 1 shutout, a 1.44 GAA, and a .930 save percentage.
Well, they had a lead for about 1:14 in this one.
Jonathan Boutin allowed 6 goals on 37 shots in the loss.
NOR Keller, (7) (Milley, Henrich), 0:38
HER Potulny, (13) (Gordon, Werner), 1:52
HER Motzko, (12) (Wilson), 8:05 (PP)
HER Clymer, (6) (Gordon, Motzko), 19:24 (PP)
HER Clymer, (7) (Motzko, Barney), 17:39 (PP)
HER Bourque, (9) (Motzko), 7:29
HER Barney, (6) (McNeill), 13:58 (PP)
Things have sunk low when you start wondering if you could maybe get Ben Clymer back.
Box score from TheAHL.com.
Lightning prospect Luca Cunti took a first step in salvaging an otherwise lost season making his USHL debut last night with the Chicago Steel. Cunti recorded an assist and was +1 in his debut as Chicago was victorious 6-3 over Green Bay.
Chicago and Green Bay play again tonight in Chicago for the 2nd half of the home-and-home series.
Great Lakes Invitational
#2 Michigan 6 vs. Providence 0
D Mich. Kevin Quick 0-0-0, 1 SOG, +1
Michigan (17-2-0) was outshot 50-21, yes I said outshot, and came away with a win. Wolverines goalie Billy Sauer, a Colorado prospect, earned the shutout. Michigan faces Michigan Tech(7-8-2) in the final on Saturday night. The Huskies upset #5 Michigan State 4-1.