N.A. Juniors Game Night: 1/26

Saturday night's highlights:

  • Cunti finding his groove
  • Ward getting offensive
  • Jung does his part, but Rockets fall

USHL
Chicago Steel 4 @ Green Bay Gamblers 3
W/C Luca Cunti, CHI: 1-2-3, +2, 2 PIM (slashing), 1 shot on goal

Cunti, who has 5 points in 2 games this weekend, scored with a slapshot from just inside the blueline. Cunti seems to be getting comfortable in Chicago.

QMJHL
Lewiston MAINEiacs 4 @ Moncton Wildcats 5
D Michael Ward, LEW: 0-2-2, -1, 0 PIM, 1 shot on goal

That’s four points in two games this weekend for Ward.

WHL
Lethbridge Hurricanes 9 @ Prince George Cougars 0
C Mitch Fadden, LET: 0-2-2, +2, 4 PIM (slashing, roughing)
C/W Dana Tyrell, PG: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM

Feaster and Loiselle were scheduled to be on hand for this one. Potential draft target Zach Boychuck had just an assist in the game.

Everett Silvertips 3 @ Seattle Thunderbirds 4
G Riku Helenius, SEA: Win, stopped 15 of 18 shots
D Dane Crowley, EVT: 0-0-0, -1, 4 PIM (cross-checking, hooking)

Kelowna Rockets 3 @ Medicine Hat Tigers 4 (SO)
G Torrie Jung, KEL: SOL, stopped 40 of 43 shots

Jung got back-to-back starts for the Rockets. He was 5 for 7 in the extended shootout.