Game Night Results

  • 4 weeks 6 days ago

    Vitkovice 1 vs. Sparta Praha 5
    Jaroslav Janus, Sparta Praha, DNP
    Season totals (CZE): 3 GP, 1-2-0, 0 SO, 4.10 GAA, .864 sv%
    Season totals (KHL): 25 GP, 6-12-5, 2 SO, 3.01 GAA, .891 sv%

    Tomas Rolinek had 3 goals and 4 points for Sparta Praha in their 5-1 victory over Vitkovice. Ex-Blackhawks second rounder Michal Barinka also had 2 helpers in the win.

  • 4 weeks 6 days ago

    HPK 3 vs. Blues 4 (OT)
    Saku Salminen, HPK, DNP
    Season totals: 32 GP, 3-4-7, E, 4 PIM

    Ex-Lightning draft pick Eero Somervuori had a helper in HPK's 4-3 loss to Espoo Blues. Ex-Rangers 6th rounder Kim Hischovits had 1 goal and 3 points to lead the way for Blues.

  • 4 weeks 6 days ago

    The final day of the KHL regular season...

    Khanty-Mansiysk 4 vs. Magnitogorsk 3 (OT)
    Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, 1-0-1, E, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
    Season totals: 55 GP, 21-16-37, +1, 12 PIM

    Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, DNP
    Season totals: 51 GP, 32-10-6, 5 SO, 1.86 GAA, .934 sv%

    Nikita Gusev had the game opening goal in 15:39 of ice time in Yugra's season-capping 4-3 OT win over Magnitogorsk. Yugra's game winning goal came from long-time NHLer Alexander Korolyuk. The 38 year old also had a helper in the match, and has been playing significant time with Gusev helping to mentor the young forward.

    Yugra will miss the KHL postseason. Magnitogorsk faces Ufa in the opening round.

    Mytischi 7 vs. Dinamo Riga 2
    Dmitry Korobov, Mytischi, 0-0-0, +1, 2 PIM, 0 SOG
    Season totals: 46 GP, 1-8-9, +1, 53 PIM

    Dmitry Korobov had a minor for hooking in 23:48 of ice time in Mytischi's 7-2 thumping of Riga. Ex-Stars 5th rounder Artem Chernov had 1 goal and 1 assist in the win, while ex-Lightning defenseman Matt Gilroy chipped in 2 assists. Young righty defenseman Albert Yarullin finished with 5 goals and 15 points in 29 game with Atlant, with a +3 rating and 22 PIM.

    Mytischi will miss the KHL playoffs.

  • 4 weeks 6 days ago

    Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

    Rimouski Oceanic 3 @ Quebec Remparts 0

    W Adam Erne, QUE: Did not play
    Season totals: 52 GP, 37-38-75, +18, 89 PIM
    2013-2014 Season: 48 GP, 21-41-62, -3, 65 PIM

    Erne was injured against Val-d’Or last game, and one report stated Erne claimed at the morning skate he was healthy enough to play against Rimouski. He was a last-minute scratch, but should be back soon.

    Western Hockey League

    Calgary Hitmen 3 @ Seattle Thunderbirds 2

    D Ben Thomas, CAL: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM
    Season totals: 48 GP, 5-23-28, +15, 20 PIM
    2013-14 totals: 72 GP, 7-24-31, +11, 39 PIM

    Calgary continued its swing through the Pacific Northwest with a win in Seattle Tuesday. The Hitmen, who have already clinched a playoff spot, sit in second in the Eastern Conference, just ahead of Medicine Hat, but well back of Brandon for first. Calgary is 9-1 in its last 10 games and has won five in a row.

  • 5 weeks 7 hours ago

    No. 14 Harvard Crimson 2 @ Boston College Eagles 3 (OT)

    F Brian Hart, HAR: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
    Season totals: 27 GP, 6-5-11, -2, 17 PIM
    2013-2014 totals: 30 GP, 7-8-15, -8, 20 PIM

    BC got a goal from Ryan Fitzgerald, a Bruins fourth rounder and son of former Nashville Predators captain Tom Fitzgerald, to win the Beanpot Third Place game.

    No. 3 Boston University Terriers 4 @ Northeastern Huskies 3 (OT)

    D John MacLeod, BU: 0-0-0, +2, 4 PIM, 0 SOG
    Season totals: 28 GP, 2-6-8, +12, 46 PIM
    2013-2014 totals (USHL): 19 GP, 1-4-5, +1, 36 PIM

    Northeastern scored twice in the third period to force overtime against BU, but another Bruins draft pick, Matt Grzelcyk, scored his second goal of the game for the Terriers in overtime to give BU the 2015 Beanpot championship. Northeastern goalie Clay Witt, a possible Lightning free agent target, stopped 30 shots in the overtime loss.

  • 5 weeks 1 day ago

    Defense falls apart at the end of the road.

    TB-4
    COL-5

    Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed 5 goals on 18 shots. The stat line looks terrible but there was really only one goal I felt was one that he'd definitely want back. With that said, part of being an elite goaltender is keeping your team in contact and at least giving them a chance by making 1-2 key stops. He didn't do that tonight by allowing the team to fall behind by 3 in the Third Period, which is almost always a death sentence.

    First Period
    10:53 TB Palat (15), (Johnson)
    16:21 COL MacKinnon (10), (Landeskog)

    Second Period
    3:10 COL MacKinnon (11), (O'Reilly, Barrie)
    3:39 COL Duchene (16), (unassisted)
    5:51 TB Johnson (23), (Kucherov, Killorn)
    12:50 COL MacKinnon (12), (O'Reilly)

    Third Period
    7:20 COL Tanguay (16), (Everberg)
    11:43 TB Connolly (12), (Filppula, Paquette)
    18:58 TB Kucherov (23), (Johnson, Hedman)

    In the universe I come from, if you score 4 goals and hold your opponent to 18 shots, you should win. The only time that doesn't happen is when you have self-inflicted wounds like really terrible turnovers against a skilled team. And, that's what happened tonight. This youthful defense the Lightning have patched together with Carle and Gudas out has been such a mixed bag. They'll play 2-3 decent games and then absolutely wet the bed like they did tonight. Nesterov, Barberio, and Hedman each had plays I think they'd want back, and it really burned the Lightning hard tonight.

    Hedman's inclusion on the goat horn list is particularly vexing given what I've said about best players needing to be best players. So is Steven Stamkos checking in at -3 and 31% on draws. Were both guys so awful they should be traded? No, but as I've said those two guys really need to start being the Lightning's top players night in and night out. Stamkos is the engine that makes Callahan go, and the young defense just seems to go as Hedman goes. God bless the Palat/Johnson/Kucherov line, but I don't want them to have to carry the team in the playoffs and I don't want a guy like Stralman or Garrison to have to play over their head. Stamkos and Hedman are trophy-winning caliber talents who need to start playing like it. I'm not saying it to be mean or to run the guys out of town, it's just the expectations have to rise now.

    It's too bad. Winning 4 of 5 on this road trip would've been a wildly successful outcome. 3 out of 5 is minimally acceptable, but leaving 2 winnable points on the ice like the team did tonight will ultimately cost them an Atlantic Division banner at the end of the year, barring them finding their next gear.

    Nikita Nesterov had 1 shot, 1 hit, and 1 blocked shot in 14:29. He and Garrison got split on MacKinnon's first goal and he made the absolutely horrible turnover of Duchene's goal. That turnover gets you demoted on a lot of teams. As it is, it might get him a seat in the pressbox, at least.

    Box scoreand extended statistics from NHL.com.

  • 5 weeks 1 day ago

    Number one, with a bullet.

    SYR-4
    RCH-3

    Allen York stopped 26 of 29 shots for the Crunch to cap their 3 win weekend.

    First Period
    SYR Namestnikov, (11) (Koekkoek, Corrente), 6:14
    SYR Corrente, (2) (Gourde, Mormina), 17:54

    Second Period
    SYR Smith, (11) (Richard, Namestnikov), 16:46
    RCH Reid, (8) (Tuzzolino, Leduc), 16:57
    SYR Namestnikov, (12) (Marchessault), 18:11
    RCH Varone, (13) (Irwin, Burt), 19:58 (PP)

    Third Period
    RCH D'Amigo, (9) (Irwin, Austin), 8:33

    Vladislav Namestnikov and Matthew Corrente were the game's first and second stars. They've been usual suspects of late when three stars get announced. Namestnikov now had 30 points in 31 games. The Lightning will need to make room for him up top next season, because he's wearing this level out.

    When you wake up tomorrow, the Syracuse Crunch will have the most points in the AHL. Nice. If they had a functional power play, they'd be untouchable.

    Box score from TheAHL.com.

  • 5 weeks 1 day ago

    Chelyabinsk 2 vs. Magnitogorsk 4
    Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, Win, 18/20, 2.01 GAA, .900 sv%
    Season totals: 51 GP, 32-10-6, 5 SO, 1.86 GAA, .934 sv%

    Ex-Caps 4th rounder Oskar Osala had an insurance goal for Magnitka as they cruised to a 4-2 win over Traktor Chelyabinsk. Ex-Flyers 3rd rounder Stefan Ruzicka had a goal in defeat for Traktor.

    Khanty-Mansiysk 1 vs. Ekaterinburg 0
    Nikita Gusev. Khanty-Mansiysk, 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
    Season totals: 54 GP, 20-16-36, +1, 12 PIM

    Nikita Gusev had the primary assist on ex-Stars defenseman Philip Larsen's game winner in Yugra's 1-0 victory over Ekateriburg. Gusev played 17:46 in the match. The secondary assist on the game's lone tally went to ex-NHLer Alexander Korolyuk. Ex-Wild third rounder Barry Brust turned aside all 29 shots he faced for the shutout.

  • 5 weeks 1 day ago

    Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

    Sherbrooke Phoenix 2 @ Chicoutimi Sagueneens 1

    C Cameron Darcy, SHR: 0-1-1, +2, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, 15/24 FO, 3 Hits
    With Sherbrooke: 27 GP, 16-21-37, -7, 28 PIM
    With Cape Breton: 19 GP, 1-13-14, -6, 14 PIM
    Season totals: 46 GP, 17-34-51, -12, 44 PIM
    2013-2014 Season: 65 GP, 35-47-82, +3, 51 PIM

    Sherbrooke got a goal early in the third period to break a 1-1 tie. Darcy led the Phoenix in hits on Sunday.

    Quebec Remparts 0 @ Val-d’Or Foreurs 6

    W Adam Erne, QUE: 0-0-0, -3, 0 PIM, 6 SOG, 3/6 FO, 0 Hits
    Season totals: 52 GP, 37-38-75, +18, 89 PIM
    2013-2014 Season: 48 GP, 21-41-62, -3, 65 PIM

    Erne had his five-game goal streak snapped by the Foreurs, who shut out Quebec, 6-0, on Sunday. Val-d’Or started the game 11 points behind Quebec on the league table.

  • 5 weeks 1 day ago

    Sparta Praha 2 vs. Parbudice 1
    Jaroslav Janus, Sparta Praha, DNP
    Season totals (CZE): 3 GP, 1-1-0, 0 SO, 4.10 GAA, .864 sv%
    Season totals (KHL): 25 GP, 6-12-5, 2 SO, 3.01 GAA, .891 sv%

    Ex-Leafs 5th round defenseman Juraj Mikus scored the game winner for Sparta Praha in their 2-1 victory over Parbudice. Jaroslav Janus sat backup to starter Filip Novotny, who had to turn away just 16 shots to get the win.

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