Game Night Results

  • 6 years 19 weeks ago

    Princeton Tigers 2 @ Quinnipiac Bobcats 3

    F Matthew Peca, QUI: 0-0-0, even, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
    Season totals: 19 GP, 4-11-15, +3, 6 PIM

    The Bobcats are now unbeaten in five with the win over Princeton. They do not play again until December 30 against Nebraska-Omaha.

  • 6 years 19 weeks ago


    Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 2 @ Gatineau Olympiques 3

    D Adam Janosik, GAT: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG, 0 Hits
    Season Totals: 28 GP, 2-16-18, E, 27 PIM

    The Olympiques scored to take a 3-1 lead in the third period then gave up a goal 22 seconds later. They were able to hang on for the win.

    Moncton Wildcats 1 @ Chicoutimi Sagueneens 7

    D Daniel Milan, MON: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM (high sticking), 1 SOG, 0 Hits
    Season Totals: 28 GP, 0-4-4, -8, 27 PIM

    Milan’s scoreless streak hit 10 games in a loss to the Sags. The Wildcats seem lost without captain Brandon Gormley, who is with Team Canada for the World Junior Championships.


    London Knights 2 @ Guelph Storm 1
    C Vladislav Namestnikov, LDN: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM
    Season Totals: 30 GP, 16-22-38, +9, 28 PIM

    Namestnikov earned an assist on Lightning camper Seth Griffith’s 24th goal of the season that tied the game at 1. Tie Domi’s son Max won the game for the Knights in overtime – his 12th goal of the year. With 44 points in 31 games Griffith (pictured) is seventh in the league in scoring. He had 62 points (22 goals) in 68 games last year before joining the Lightning for prospect and rookie camp as a free agent invitee. It is still possible he could be signed by the Lightning after the new year. Someone is going to get him.

  • 6 years 19 weeks ago

    All good things...


    Dustin Tokarski allowed 5 goals on 28 shots for the loss, snapping his long, 5 game winning streak.

    First Period
    HER Aucoin, (7) (Bourque, Micflikier), 9:23 (PP)
    HER Micflikier, (10) (Aucoin, Mink), 9:54 (PP)
    NOR Conacher, (16) (Smith, Oberg), 11:23
    HER Aucoin, (8) (Micflikier, Bourque), 14:08 (PP)
    HER Bourque, (13) (Aucoin, Micflikier), 18:28

    Second Period
    NOR Smith, (13) (Conacher, Barberio), 3:03 (PP)
    NOR Johnson, (10) (Conacher, Labrie), 16:58

    Third Period
    HER Kundratek, (4) (Bourque, Wellar), 4:46
    HER Bourque, (14) (Mink), 17:52 (EN)

    Norfolk may have the best offensive depth in the league, but between Aucoin and Bourque, the Bears probably have the two best offensive players in the AHL. Solving Hershey and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton are the two biggest challenges Norfolk needs to resolve this year, and they need to do it next weekend when they have 2 games against Hershey and 1 against the Pens. Doing well in those 3 games could give the Admirals the gift of a division lead going into the holiday break. Losing those games will be like receiving a big lump of coal. With the Pens idle, Hershey's win puts the East Division back at a 3 team tie.

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  • 6 years 19 weeks ago

    KHL (Russia):
    Cherepovets 4 @ Novgorod 1
    Vasily Koshechkin, Cherepovets, DNP
    Season totals: 20 GP, 9-8-0, 1 SO, 2.76 GAA, .914 sv%

    Vasily Koshechkin sat backup in Cherepovets' 4-1 win over Novgorod. Ex-Bruins prospect Mikko Lehtonen had 1 goal and 1 assist in the victory. Cherepovets is now off until 12/21, when the play Omsk, for the Channel One Cup break.

    Elitserien (Sweden):
    Lulea 3 @ Frolunda 2
    Johan Harju, Lulea, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
    Season totals: 31 GP, 10-6-16, +6, 10 PIM

    Lulea held off a furious 2 goal third period rally by Frolunda to win 3-2. They're off now until the day after Christmas, 12/26, when they will face MODO.

  • 6 years 19 weeks ago

    No. 4 Ohio State Buckeyes 3 @ Miami RedHawks 2 (OT)

    F Jimmy Mullin, MIA: 0-1-1, -1, 0 PIM, 7 SOG
    Season totals: 19 GP, 4-4-8, +4, 6 PIM

    Mullin assisted on a PPG in the third to give the RedHawks a 2-1 lead but were unable to hold off the OSU comeback. Miami is off until January 6th when they start a weekend series at Michigan State. The RedHawks went just 1-3-0 in four games in December.

    Bowling Green Falcons 1 @ No. 8 Western Michigan Broncos 6

    D Luke Witkowski, 0-0-0, +2, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
    Season totals: 17 GP, 0-4-4, +6, 29 PIM

    Broncos forward Dane Walters had three goals and an assist in the win. Western is now 3-0-2 in their last five games. They play next on the 29th against St. Cloud State.

    Harvard Crimson 4 @ Princeton Tigers 3

    F Alex Killorn, HAR: 0-1-1, -1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
    Season totals: 10 GP, 6-6-12, +1, 23 PIM

    Killorn picked up a helper in the win to run his point streak to five games. He has a point in eight of ten games this season.

    Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks 0 @ No. 19 North Dakota Fighting Sioux 1

    F Brendan O'Donnell, UND: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
    Season totals: 12 GP, 3-0-3, +1, 0 PIM

    UND forward Danny Kristo (Montreal) scored 44 seconds into the third for the only goal of the game. Sioux goalie Aaron Dell recorded his first shutout of the season.

  • 6 years 19 weeks ago


    Des Moines Buccaneers 2 @ Tri-City Storm 3

    G Adam Wilcox, TC: Did not play (backup)
    Season Totals (with Tri-City): 5 GP, 1-4-0, 3.22 GAA, .910 sv%, 0 SO
    Season Totals (with Green Bay): 9 GP, 7-2-0, 2.27 GAA, .918 sv%, 2 SO

    After losing Friday night to the Bucs, Wilcox watched as his goaltending partner Phoenix Copley stopped 34 of 36 shots and got Second Star in a win.


    Moncton Wildcats 0 @ Baie-Comeau Drakkar 4

    D Daniel Milan, MON: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 0 SOG, 0 Hit
    Season Totals: 27 GP, 0-4-4, -7, 25 PIM

    Milan’s scoreless streak hit nine games in a loss to Baie-Comeau. Moncton was playing its first game without captain and Coyotes’ first round pick Brandon Gormely, who is in Calgary for Team Canada’s World Junior Championships camp.


    Guelph Storm 1 @ Owen Sound Attack 6

    D Geoffrey Schemitsch, OS: Did not play (injured)
    Season Totals: 20 GP, 0-7-7, -1, 16 PIM

    Schemitsch hasn’t played since November 12 because of an upper body injury.

  • 6 years 19 weeks ago

    Elmira Jackals 4 @ Florida Everblades 2

    LW Alex Hutchings, FLA: Did not play (injured)
    Season Totals: 14 GP, 7-5-12, +3, 10 PIM
    G Pat Nagle, FLA: Loss, 25 saves on 29 shots
    Season Totals: 15 GP, 7-7-0, 3.26 GAA, .888 sv%, 1 SO

    Elmira took game three of their three-game set with Florida to win the series 2-1. The ‘Blades scored first, then watched as the Jackals scored four straight goals before Florida scored with under two minutes to go to give the game its final score. At least it was Teddy Bear Toss night in southwest Florida so there was some good to come out of the game. Nagle has alternated wins and losses in his last six matches.

  • 6 years 19 weeks ago

    Complete domination.


    Jaroslav Janus allowed 2 goals on 17 shots for the victory, snapping a personal 2 game losing streak in which he had allowed 10 goals. His save percentage is still a troubling .890, but tonight's win at least saved him the indignity of falling to a .500 record.

    First Period
    NOR Smith, (12) (Oberg, Kostka), 16:55 (PP)
    BNG Klinkhammer, (4) (Da Costa, Cannone), 18:41 (PP)

    Second Period
    NOR Conacher, (14) (Smith, Labrie), 8:22
    NOR Johnson, (9) (Ashton, Barberio), 17:14

    Third Period
    BNG Hoffman, (6) (Cannone, Parrish), 8:58 (PP)
    NOR Conacher, (15) (Labrie, Smith), 10:08
    NOR Wyman, (5) , 18:46 (EN/SH)

    Trevor Smith and Cory Conacher were the game's first and second stars. Smith (pictured) leaps into a tie with TJ Hensick of Peoria for 3rd in the league at 31 points, with Hensick still in action in his game tonight. Conacher is 2 points back in 5th and leading all AHL rookies.

    Norfolk outshot Binghamton a stunning 42-17 to complete the weekend sweep of the Senators. With Hershey falling to the Penguins tonight, it's now a two-way tie between Norfolk and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton for first place in the East Division at 33 points. Norfolk will try to put some more distance between themselves and Hershey tomorrow at Giant Center in Hershey.

    The AHL East Division and West Division are the only 2 in the league with 3 teams above a .600 points percentage so far this year.

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  • 6 years 19 weeks ago

    More shots, please.


    Mathieu Garon allowed 4 goals on 31 shots for the loss, but it could've been a lot worse without him.

    First Period
    TB Shannon (2), (Moore, Hedman), 11:52

    Second Period
    PHI Briere (9), (Simmonds), 2:38
    PHI Jagr (10), (Giroux, Hartnell), 3:12
    PHI Simmonds (7), (Giroux, Timonen)(PP), 14:49

    Third Period
    TB Lecavalier (11), (Bergeron, Malone)(PP), 0:55
    PHI Carle (4), (Briere, Van Riemsdyk)(PP), 4:55
    PHI Hartnell (14), (Jagr)(EN), 19:32

    This was a closer game than it appeared on the scoreboard, as Simmonds' power play goal was really a bit of poor luck. That said, the Lightning routinely have been held to extremely poor shot totals this year. You can't win a lot of games getting held to around 20 shots (19 tonight) no matter how skilled you are. At this time last season, the Lightning coaching staff preached a style that had them pressing for 35-40 shots a game as a goal. It's a bizarre thing that a team that was coached to that philosophy struggles so much to get shots on goal now. The Lightning need to recognize that their skill level is even lower with Martin St. Louis out and they must get shots on goal and get some meat and potatoes goals if they're going to get back to winning games without him.

    Blair Jones had 3 hits in 5:52.

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  • 6 years 19 weeks ago

    SM-liiga (Finland):
    JYP 4 @ Lukko 1
    Riku Helenius, JYP, Win, 16/17, 1.00 GAA, .941 sv%
    Season totals: 15 GP, 9-6-0, 6 SO, 1.47 GAA, .932 sv%

    Remember the days when Riku Helenius (pictured) allowing 1 goal in a win would have been exciting? Now, if he doesn't get a shutout, we wonder what went wrong. He's raised the bar that much this season. In fairness, he somewhat made up for it by assisting on JYP's opening goal by Jani Tuppuainen. JYP now sails off into the Channel One Cup break and won't play again until the Tuesday after Christmas against SaiPa. The Channel One Cup will run from 12/15 through 12/18.

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