Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
Halifax Mooseheads 5 @ Acadie-Bathurst Titan 2
C/W Jonathan Drouin, HAL: 0-3-3, +3, 3 SOG, 2 Hits, *First Star*
Season totals: 8 GP, 3-11-14, +4, 6 PIM
2011-2012 Season: 49 GP, 41-64-105, +48, 32 PIM
Drouin had three points for the second consecutive game and earned First Star as the Moose scored a big road win against the Titan, 5-2. Halifax outshot A-B, 44-17. Drouin tweeted earlier in the day that tonight was a big game for his club. The defending Memorial Cup champs are 8-2 in their last 10 games and are within three points of Blainville-Boisbriand for the top of the table.
Ontario Hockey League
North Bay Battalion 2 @ Guelph Storm 7
D Dylan Blujus, NB: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM
Season totals: 3 GP, 1-0-1, -3, 4 PIM
2012-13 totals: 68 GP, 2-27-29, -8, 57 PIM
Blujus and North Bay, fresh off a win over Kingston, fell hard in Guelph, 7-2. The Battalion only managed 18 shots on goal in the game. Guelph scored six times in the second period.
Barrie Colts 7 @ Sarnia Sting 2
D Jake Dotchin, BAR: 1-2-3, +4, 2 PIM
Season totals: 11 GP, 2-4-6, +6, 16 PIM
2012-13 totals: 66 GP, 4-18-22, E, 81 PIM
Dotchin (pictured) broke an eight-game scoreless streak with a goal and two assists – all in the first 12 minutes of the hockey game. His goal came while shorthanded. Dotchin’s three points in one game ties a career high, set twice before. He accomplished it last December and in February of 2011 during his rookie season. His plus-4 rating on the night is a new career high for one game.
Kingston Frontenacs 0 @ Sudbury Wolves 3
W Henri Ikonen, KGN: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM
Season totals: 11 GP, 6-15-21, +14, 6 PIM
2012-13 totals: 61 GP, 22-29-51, +2, 30 PIM
Ikonen is now scoreless in two games after starting the season on a nine-game point streak. Kingston has two goals in their last two games against North Bay and Sudbury. Northern Ontario hasn’t been kind to the young Fronts.
Windsor Spitfires 5 @ Kitchener Rangers 3
D Slater Koekkoek, WSR: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, *Second Star*
Season totals: 12 GP, 3-7-10, +9, 10 PIM
2012-13 totals: 40 GP, 6-23-29, -24, 28 PIM
Koekkoek was named second star for his performance Friday night in Kitchener. Windsor beat Kitchener goaltender Jordan DeKort, who started the year with the Spits.