Game Night Results

  • 7 years 34 weeks ago

    Three goals down entering a third period is pretty much a death sentence in pro hockey.


    Dwayne Roloson allowed 4 goals on 24 shots for the loss, including a critical gaffe late in the game.

    First Period

    Second Period
    NJ Zubrus (5), (Carter), 1:09
    NJ Elias (8), (Clarkson, Larsson)(PP), 6:05
    NJ Clarkson (7), (Henrique, Kovalchuk)(PP), 17:44

    Third Period
    TB St. Louis (5), (Shannon, Kubina), 8:24
    TB Shannon (1), (Downie, Brewer), 9:54
    NJ Carter (2), (unassisted), 17:57

    Ryan Shannon was the game's third star.

    The game was essentially won/lost on special teams, and the back breaker was Clarkson's goal. You have to at least stay within 2 goals going into the third period to give yourself a chance at the pro level. Once you fall down by 3 or more, 99% of the time you're done for, no matter how valiant the comeback attempt.

    Sad to see the third jerseys take a blemish on their record.

    Brett Connolly had 2 hits and 1 blocked shot in 12:38.

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  • 7 years 34 weeks ago

    Should've saved some goals for tonight.


    Dustin Tokarski allowed 3 goals on 25 shots for the loss.

    First Period
    STJ Holzapfel, (7) (Klingberg, Postma), 2:05 (PP)
    STJ Machacek, (3) , 18:02

    Second Period
    NOR Conacher, (9) , 0:27

    Third Period
    STJ Murray, (1) (Clark, Albert), 2:18

    Cory Conacher, the non-prospect prospect, was the game's third star.

    It's just so difficult to beat a team on back-to-back nights, and it sometimes seems to be harder when you dominate them on the first night. Tonight, Peter Mannino had the wall up for the baby Jets, and that was the difference.

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  • 7 years 34 weeks ago

    SM-liiga (Finland):
    HPK 4 @ JYP 1
    Riku Helenius, JYP, DNP
    Season totals: 11 GP, 6-5-0, 4 SO, 1.56 GAA, .930 sv%

    JYP was bounced hard by HPK in the second half of a home-and-home 4-1. JYP will get quite a few days off to lick their wounds, as they don't play again until Friday against Jokerit.

    Elitserien (Sweden):
    HV 71 2 @ Lulea 1 (OT)
    Johan Harju, Lulea, 1-0-1, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
    Season totals: 22 GP, 8-3-11, +2, 8 PIM

    Johan Harju's second period goal wasn't enough offense for Lulea, which fell 2-1 to HV 71. Ex-Oilers draft pick Mikko Luoma had the winning goal in overtime. Lulea gets Linkopings on Wednesday.

    With the Subway Super Series now over, look for Nikita Nesterov to possibly return to action for Chelyabinsk Jr. tomorrw against Mytischi Jr. CSKA Jr.'s next game is Tuesday against Khanty-Mansiysk Jr., and that game may be Nikita Kucherov's first back.

  • 7 years 34 weeks ago

    Bowling Green Falcons 0 @ Miami RedHawks 4

    F Jimmy Mullin, MIA: 0-0-0, Even, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
    Season totals: 12 GP, 2-1-3, +2, 4 PIM

    The Redhawks are now unbeaten in five straight games as Senior goalie Cody Reichard recorded his first shutout of the season.

    Quinnipiac Bobcats 1 @ No. 17 Colgate Raiders 3

    D Matthew Peca, QUI: 0-0-0, -1, 2 SOG
    Season totals: 14 GP, 3-9-12, +1, 4 PIM

    After such a strong run through their non-conference schedule the Bobcats are winless in their last five and have a 1-3-2 record in ECAC play.

    Princeton Tigers 0 @ No. 18 Cornell Big Red 4

    D Kirill Gotovets, COR: Did not play
    Season totals: 3 GP, 1-1-2, -1, 4 PIM

    Cornell won their third straight as goalie Andy Iles picked up his first shutout of the season.

    Harvard Crimson 3 @ Clarkson Golden Knights 2

    F Alex Killorn, HAR: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM, 5 SOG
    Season totals: 5 GP, 3-2-5, +1, 21 PIM

    Harvard won their second straight beating Clarkson in their first meeting of the season. The Crimson (2-2-1) are at St. Lawrence Saturday night.

    Vermont Catamounts 3 @ No. 16 Boston Terriers 4

    F Matt Marshall, UVM: Did not play
    Season totals: 2 GP, 0-0-0, -3, 2 PIM

    Vermont (1-6-1) is now winless in their last six as they fall short in their comeback bid against BU.

  • 7 years 34 weeks ago


    Green Bay Gamblers 4 @ Team USA 2

    G Adam Wilcox, GB: Did not play (backup)
    Season Totals: 6-2-0, 2.59 GAA, .911 sv%, 1 SO

    Former all-star Ryan McKay was back in the Gamblers’ lineup so Wilcox was back in a ball cap on the bench.


    Val d’Or Foreurs 3 @ Gatineau Olympiques 2 (SO)

    D Adam Janosik, GAT: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 5 SOG, 2 Hits
    Season Totals: 19 GP, 2-13-15, E, 19 PIM

    Janosik finished second on the team with five shots on goal Friday night before a nation-wide television audience. Janosik has six points in six games this month.


    Plymouth Whalers 4 @ London Knights 4
    C Vladislav Namestnikov, LDN: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM
    Season Totals: 21 GP, 14-12-26, +9, 20 PIM

    Namestnikov’s streaks of games with a goal (3), with at least a point (4), and first stars (2) all came to an end as Plymouth did the unthinkable and shut down the London Knights at home. Plymouth pulled within two points of London (33) for the league’s overall point lead. Sarnia has 32.

  • 7 years 34 weeks ago

    Greenville Road Warriors 5 @ Florida Everblades 2

    LW Alex Hutchings, FLA: Did not play (injured)
    Season Totals: 14 GP, 7-5-12, +3, 10 PIM
    RW Philip-Michael Devos, FLA: 0-0-0, -1, 3 SOG, 0 PIM
    Season Totals: 14 GP, 4-6-10, -1, 8 PIM (Norfolk property)
    G Pat Nagle, FLA: No decision, 21 saves on 22 shots in 32 minutes
    Season Totals: 7 GP, 2-4-0, 4.01 GAA, .854 sv%, 0 SO

    Greenville exploded for four goals before the halfway point of the game, chasing the normally reliable John Muse from the Florida net. Lightning prospect Pat Nagle (pictured) was solid in relief, only giving up a power play goal with two minutes left in the game. Alex Hutchings did not play due to an undisclosed injury he suffered last Saturday vs. Wheeling. (Naples Daily News photo)

  • 7 years 34 weeks ago

    TJ back to early season form.


    Jaroslav Janus made 26 saves on 28 shots for the win.

    First Period
    NOR Ashton, (12) (Fornataro, Johnson), 5:27
    STJ Postma, (3) (Machacek, Klingberg), 16:44 (PP)

    Second Period
    NOR Smith, (7) (Conacher, Dimmen), 1:22
    NOR Smith, (8) (Conacher, Landry), 4:32
    NOR Angelidis, (3) (Wyman), 11:11

    Third Period
    STJ Klingberg, (9) (DeSantis), 2:58 (SH)
    NOR Johnson, (5) (Ashton, Conacher), 8:14
    NOR Johnson, (6) (Barberio, Vernace), 15:35 (PP)

    Tyler Johnson and Carter Ashton were the game's first and second stars.

    Remember Tyler Johnson (pictured)? He had 6 points in the first 4 games of the season before cooling off with 3 points in the subsequent 11. And then, boom, 3 point night. There's so much depth on the Admirals and it's truly under-appreciated. Trevor Smith has 20 points in the first 17 games this season, and he's barely figured in the three stars discussions in each game. Heck, he's not even the team's leading scorer, because Cory Conacher has 21 points, and he doesn't even have a contract with the Lightning, yet. There's 4 players on the Ads (Conacher, Smith, Ashton, and Mark Barberio) that are currently over a point-a-game. It's impressive.

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  • 7 years 34 weeks ago

    WHL All-Stars 5 vs. Russia 7

    Nikita Kucherov, Russia, 2-1-3, +5, 2 PIM (hooking)
    Series totals: 6 GP, 4-3-7, 2 PIM

    Nikita Nesterov, Russia, 0-1-1, +2, 0 PIM
    Series totals: 5 GP, 0-2-2, 2 PIM

    Kucherov and Russia finished with a bang to tie the overall Superseries between CHL teams and Russia 3-3. The Russians were down 4-2 and 5-3 at different points in the game before they came roaring back. Kucherov's second goal came on a "beauty of a breakaway" as one reporter put it. Nikita Gusev, the undrafted pint-sized scoring star who is a teammate of Kucherov's for CSKA's junior team, was player of the match for Russia with a goal, two assists, and a plus-5 rating. Kucherov finishes the series against Canada's best junior competition at more than a point per game. While defense takes a back seat in these series, it is still encouraging that he can score with the best of his age group.

  • 7 years 34 weeks ago


    Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 2 @ Moncton Wildcats 5

    D Daniel Milan, MON: 0-0-0, +2, 2 PIM (high sticking), 2 SOG, 1 Hit
    Season Totals: 19 GP, 0-4-4, E, 15 PIM

    Milan has climbed his way back to an even rating as the Wildcats won their sixth in a row.

  • 7 years 34 weeks ago

    Clinical, workmanlike victory.


    Dwayne Roloson allowed 1 goal on 34 shots for the win. As badly unfocused as he was in Winnipeg, he was equally outstanding tonight. Very sharp. Moved very well. Probably should have had a shutout except for the sloppy, penalty-filled, choppy ending to the game.

    First Period
    TB Lecavalier (7), (unassisted), 8:38

    Second Period
    TB Connolly (4), (Moore, Bergeron)(PP), 4:08

    Third Period
    TB Downie (2), (Brewer, Stamkos)(PP), 2:04
    TB Lecavalier (8), (unassisted)(EN), 15:49
    PIT Kennedy (2), (Martin, Staal), 16:49

    Roloson, Victor Hedman, and Vincent Lecavalier were the game's three stars.

    34-18 still isn't a good shot disparity for the Lightning, and they definitely were outplayed in the first period, but this team gets the timely goal and save at home, and they've gotten the exact opposite on the road. It's a mystery as to why that is.

    Brett Connolly had another goal and was -1 with 1 shot in 6:08. He was dropped to the fourth line to start the game and played sparingly, but was obviously effective in a smattering of power play shifts.

    Blair Jones played 4:25. That's over $1,200 a minute for his night's work. I want Blair Jones' hourly rate, please. I'm sure the assistants run him through the gauntlet as a bubble guy when he's a scratch, and he's logged a lot of miles on buses with Springfield and Norfolk to get here, but still, it's nice work if you can get it.

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