Game Night Results

  • 1 week 1 day ago

    SaiPa 3 vs. Jukurit 2
    Saku Salminen, SaiPa, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
    Season totals: 20 GP, 2-2-4, -5, 39 PIM

    Saku Salminen was scoreless in 7:08 of ice time in SaiPa's 3-2 win over Jukurit. So ends the Saku Salminen boomlet. Ex-Panthers second rounder John McFarland had a goal for SaiPa in the victory.

  • 1 week 1 day ago

    Yaroslavl Jr. 1 vs. Khabarovsk Jr. 2
    Oleg Sosunov, Yaroslavl Jr., 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
    Season totals: 18 GP, 0-0-0, -3, 36 PIM

    Oleg Sosunov was on the ice for Khabarovsk Jr.'s late Third Period game winning goal as they defeated Loko Jr. 2-1.

  • 1 week 1 day ago

    Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

    Quebec Remparts 2 @ Saint John Sea Dogs 4

    W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 0-1-1, +3, 2 PIM, 3 SOG, 1 Hit
    Season Totals: 23 GP, 11-6-17, +1, 25 PIM
    2015-2016 Season: 48 GP, 7-12-19, -5, 86 PIM

    W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 1-0-1, +1, 0 PIM, 7 SOG, 0 Hits
    Season Totals: 23 GP, 22-14-36, +16, 23 PIM
    2015-2016 Season: 58 GP, 33-40-73, +35, 57 PIM

    Imama got the primary assist on the empty-net insurance goal as the Dogs beat Quebec, 4-2. Joseph, who hit the post on a penalty shot, stayed in the top position for most goals in the Q by scoring in the first period. He’s one ahead of François Beauchemin (undrafted) of Val-d’Or.

    Shawinigan Cataractes 4 @ Charlottetown Islanders 5 (OT)

    W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG, 0 Hits
    Season Totals: 21 GP, 16-9-25, +5, 24 PIM
    2015-2016 Season: 62 GP, 32-37-69, +8, 86 PIM

    Rookie defenseman Pierre-Olivier Joseph, brother of Lightning prospect Mathieu Joseph, had an assist for the Islanders in their win over Shawinigan.

    Ontario Hockey League

    Flint Firebirds 3 @ Oshawa Generals 5

    C Anthony Cirelli, OSH: 1-0-1, +1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, 12/24 FO, *First Star*
    Season Totals: 21 GP, 13-17-30, +19, 8 PIM
    2015-2016 Season: 62 GP, 21-38-59, -15 27 PIM

    Cirelli was first star Friday for the Gens, who beat Flint, 5-3.

    Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 5 @ Mississauga Steelheads 3

    W Boris Katchouk, SSM: 1-0-1, E, 0 PIM, 5 SOG
    Season: 23 GP, 10-10-20, +2, 13 PIM
    2015-2016 Season: 63 GP, 24-27-51, +7, 61 PIM

    Katchouk scored his 10th goal of the season Saturday. He had 24 in 63 games last season.

    Sudbury Wolves 1 @ Niagara IceDogs 3

    W/C Christopher Paquette, NIA: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
    Season Totals: 21 GP, 10-8-18, -5, 12 PIM
    2015-2016 Season: 57 GP, 5-11-16, -6, 18 PIM

    Niagara scored three unanswered goals after Sudbury went up 1-0 in the second period.

    Peterborough Petes 1 @ Guelph Storm 2

    D Matt Spencer, PBO: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 0 SOG
    Season Totals: 15 GP, 2-7-9, +2, 12 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

    The Petes fell to 10-11-1-3 after losing to Guelph, a team five points behind them on the league table coming into the game.

    Western Hockey League

    Regina Pats 3 @ Kamloops Blazers 0

    G Connor Ingram, KAM: Loss, 32 saves on 33 shots, *Second Star*
    Season Totals: 21 GP, 11-9-1-0, 2.19 GAA, .932 sv%, 1 SO
    2015-2016 Season: 61 GP, 34-15-5-4, 2.61 GAA, .922 sv%, 4 SO

    Ingram starred Saturday for Kamloops, making 32 saves in a 1-0 game before the Pats got two empty-netters. One of his saves was a diving glove stop on a weak-side one-timer that may be the save of the season so far. Ingram is third in the WHL in GAA and second in save percentage.

    Brandon Wheat Kings 2 @ Saskatoon Blades 3

    D Libor Hajek, SAS: 0-0-0, +2, 0 PIM
    Season Totals: 24 GP: 0-10-10, -4, 37 PIM
    2015-2016 Season: 69 GP, 3-23-26, -19, 76 PIM

    Saskatoon blew a 2-0 lead, but got a goal by the undrafted Braylon Shmyr – his second of the game – with less than a minute remaining to win.

    Moose Jaw Warriors 5 @ Calgary Hitmen 4

    C Brett Howden, MJ: 1-2-3, +2, 0 PIM, *Second Star*
    Season Totals: 12 GP, 10-7-17, E, 6 PIM
    2015-2016 Season: 68 GP, 24-40-64, -7, 61 PIM

    Howden played his first game in exactly a month, scoring once and setting up two others as Moose Jaw beat the Hitmen in Calgary. Howden was out due to an undisclosed injury.

  • 1 week 2 days ago


    By Jeremy Houghtaling

    The power play allowed Syracuse to climb back in the game and the Crunch completed the comeback in overtime.

    The Crunch rallied from a three-goal deficit in the second period and Dylan Blujus drove to the net to pot a rebound 1:59 into the extra session, as the Crunch topped the Toronto Marlies, 5-4, at the Onondaga County War Memorial Friday.

    “I was honestly just going through the middle and the rebound came right to my stick,” Blujus said of his overtime goal. “I was a little surprised and I had an open net from there.”

  • 1 week 2 days ago

    UMass Minutemen 2 @ No. 20 Vermont Catamounts 4

    C Ross Colton, UVM: 0-1-1, -1, 2 PIM, 5 SOG
    Season Totals: 13 GP, 4-5-9, +1, 8 PIM

    Colton had an assist as Vermont beat UMass on Friday in Northern Ireland, 4-2. Craig Puffer (undrafted) had two goals for the Cats. St. Lawrence and Quinnipiac are also participating in the Friendship Four tournament in Northern Ireland.

    Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks 2 @ Northern Michigan Wildcats 2

    D Kristian Oldham, UNO: Tie, 30 saves on 32 shots
    Season Totals: 5 GP, 2-2-1, 2.75 GAA, .898 sv%, 0 SO

    Oldham (pictured) got a second-straight start for UNO, stopping 30 shots.

    No. 11 Minnesota Golden Gophers 4 @ Northeastern Huskies 6

    D Ryan Zuhlsdorf, UMN: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 0 SOG
    Season Totals: 10 GP, 2-1-3, +2, 8 PIM

    Zuhlsdorf had a minor penalty for embellishment. Gophers captain Justin Kloos (undrafted) and NU’s Dylan Sikura (Blackhawks) had hat tricks in the game.

    *USCHO poll used for rankings

  • 1 week 2 days ago

    Thanksgiving hangover dooms Lightning.

    CBJ-5
    TB-3

    Ben Bishop allowed 5 goals on 38 shots for the loss. You couldn't fault him on the first four goals, but the lack of concentration on Columbus' Third Period insurance marker was... troubling.

    First Period
    3:46 CBJ Wennberg (4), (Saad, Johnson)
    8:35 CBJ Foligno (8), (Atkinson, Werenski)

    Second Period
    8:33 TB Kucherov (11), (Johnson, Palat)
    9:02 CBJ Anderson (6), (Hartnell)
    18:28 TB Garrison (1), (Filppula, Witkowski)

    Third Period
    3:37 TB Palat (4), (Kucherov, Hedman)
    4:34 CBJ Saad (5), (Wennberg)
    11:13 CBJ Atkinson (8), (unassisted)(SH)

    Nikita Kucherov was the game's third star.

    As was the case in Syracuse's game, a Lightning Thanksgiving hangover at home was predictable, but nonetheless unacceptable. Columbus flat out dominated a flat Lightning team in the First Period to stake a 2-0 lead, and with a crossbar and post thrown in, it could've been 4-0. The Lightning showed resiliency to battle back the rest of the game, but their defensemen as a group played the dumbest game they've probably played in years. Some of the turnovers and weak plays along the wall they made were just unbelievable for a group with the experience and pedigree of these players. Ultimately, a soft play in the corner by Garrison led to Saad's eventual game winner and an unbelievable turnover by Hedman on the PP led to Atkinson's insurance goal. Tack that on to about a half dozen idiotic mistakes by Nikita Nesterov and other turnovers by Coburn and Sustr that could've led to goals against versus a more skilled team, and you have a classic example of why I wouldn't be a good coach. Because, simply put, I'd be in jail right now for strangling the whole bloody lot of them. Idiotic. Dumb. Moronish. Brain dead. Imbecilic. Pathetic.

    Get well soon, Anton Stralman, because I can't take another night of THAT.

    Brayden Point was -1 in 12:42.

    Luke Witkowski was -1 with his first NHL assist and 2 penalty minutes in 8:26.

    Slater Koekkoek had 1 shot and 1 blocked shot in 15:31. He and Witkowski might've been the only Lightning d-men tonight who didn't make a completely boneheaded mistake at some point.

    Box score and extended statistics from NHL.com.

  • 1 week 2 days ago

    Crunch overcome turkey coma to clip Marlies in OT.

    TOR-4
    SYR-5 (OT)

    Kristers Gudlevskis allowed 4 goals on 30 shots for the OT win.

    First Period
    3:41 TOR Kapanen (9), (Greening, Holl)
    12:46 TOR Froese (9), (Leipsic)

    Second Period
    1:01 TOR Greening (3), (Clune)(SH)
    2:10 SYR Morin (1), (Taormina, Comrie)(PP)
    5:07 SYR Vermin (4), (Darcy, Peca)(PP)
    5:42 SYR Bournival (5), (Masin)
    15:00 TOR Rychel (3), (Leipsic, Valiev)(PP)
    15:23 SYR Taormina (3), (Bournival, Letourneau-Leblond)

    Third Period
    NO SCORING

    Overtime
    1:59 SYR Blujus (1), (Walcott, Gourde)

    Dylan Blujus and Gudlevskis were the game's first and third stars.

    The Crunch having an early Thanksgiving hangover and falling behind 3-0 early at home was predictable but unacceptable. That was the theme of the night throughout the Lightning organization, by the way: the home Thanksgiving hangover. Fortunately, Syracuse showed a lot of resiliency in roaring back to life in the Second Period before Blujus eventually scored the winning goal in his return from injury. It's kind of a shame that Blujus got nicked up when he did given the injuries the Lightning have up top, because looking at his timetable he should be close to earning his first cup of coffee with the Lightning.

    Syracuse pulls to within 3 points of the division lead with 2 games in hand on Albany. If they can go on a little run, first place seems there for the taking.

    Box score from TheAHL.com.

  • 1 week 2 days ago

    Tappara 5 vs. SaiPa 4
    Saku Salminen, SaiPa, 1-0-1, +1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
    Season totals: 19 GP, 2-2-4, -5, 39 PIM

    Saku Salminen had an even strength goal midway through a contest where he skated for 7:24 of ice time as SaiPa eventually fell 5-4 to Tappara. Undrafted 20 year old Sebastian Repo (The Repo Man?) had 2 goals and 3 points in the win for Tappara.

  • 1 week 2 days ago

    Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

    Quebec Remparts 6 @ Halifax Mooseheads 5 (SO)

    W Otto Somppi, HAL: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG, 11/22 FO
    Season Totals: 20 GP, 6-11-17, -1, 14 PIM
    2015-2016 Season: 59 GP, 13-33-46, -15, 25 PIM

    Benoit-Olivier Groulx, son of AHL Syracuse coach Benoit Groulx, had two assists and was first star, but Halifax fell at home to Quebec in a shootout. The Mooseheads blew a 2-goal lead in the third period. The younger Groulx is a top prospect for the 2018 NHL Draft. He has 14 points in 19 games as a 16-year-old QMJHL rookie.

    Shawinigan Cataractes 5 @ Moncton Wildcats 1

    W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 1-0-1, +2, 0 PIM, 6 SOG, 0 Hits
    Season Totals: 20 GP, 16-9-25, +6, 24 PIM
    2015-2016 Season: 62 GP, 32-37-69, +8, 86 PIM

    Yan scored his 16th goal of the season in Shawinigan’s win in Moncton. He had been on a 3-game goal-less streak.

    Ontario Hockey League

    Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 6 @ North Bay Battalion 1

    W Boris Katchouk, SSM: 2-1-3, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, *First Star*
    Season: 22 GP, 9-10-19, +2, 13 PIM
    2015-2016 Season: 44 GP, 13-28-41, -10 19 PIM

    Katchouk was first star after scoring twice in North Bay. It was Katchouk’s second multi-goal game of the season.

    Sudbury Wolves 2 @ Erie Otters 5

    W Taylor Raddysh, Erie: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 5 SOG
    Season Totals: 22 GP, 20-29-49, +28, 15 PIM
    2015-2016 Season: 67 GP, 24-49-73, +19, 18 PIM

    Raddysh had an assist and newly assigned prospect Dylan Strome (Coyotes) had a goal and an assist as Erie beat Sudbury, 5-2. Strome was on a line with Raddysh and Chicago prospect Alex DeBrincat. Raddysh leads the OHL scoring race by six over DeBrincat.

    Windsor Spitfires 5 @ Peterborough Petes 4 (OT)

    D Matt Spencer, PBO: 1-1-2, +2, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, *Second Star*
    Season Totals: 14 GP, 2-7-9, +2, 10 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

    Spencer (pictured) has seven points in his last nine games for the Petes. He is tied for third on the Petes in points by a defenseman. Tammela remains out with a persistent lower-body injury.

  • 1 week 3 days ago

    Jokerit 2 vs. St. Petersburg 3 (SO)
    Nikita Gusev, St. Petersburg, 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
    Season totals: 32 GP, 15-28-43, +28, 6 PIM

    Nikita Gusev failed on his lone attempt of the penalty shot session and was -2 in SKA's 3-2 win over Jokerit Helsinki. Gusev played 14:45 in the match. Pavel Datsyuk had a helper and the Shootout winner for SKA in the win.

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