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NA Juniors Game Night: 2-28-13

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Baie-Comeau Drakkar 2 @ Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 3

C Cedric Paquette, BLB: 1-0-1, +1, 2 PIM, 6 SOG, 1 Hit, *First Star*
Season totals: 58 GP, 25-51-76, +27, 101 PIM

Lightning prospect Cedric Paquette scored with just over a minute left in the game to propel the Armada to a 3-2 home win on Thursday. Paquette hit the 25-goal and 100-penalty minute marks for the season in the same game. He was named first star for his efforts.

Ontario Hockey League

Brampton Battalion 0 @ Belleville Bulls 4 (Wednesday)

D Dylan Blujus, BRAM: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 60 GP, 2-22-24, -7, 51 PIM

Bruins first rounder (2012) Malcolm Subban stopped 25 shots for his fourth shutout of the season on Wednesday as the Bulls beat Blujus’ Battalion, 4-0.

Owen Sound Attack 2 @ Barrie Colts 4

D Jake Dotchin, BAR: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 59 GP, 4-18-22, +1, 68 PIM
With Barrie: 21 GP, 2-6-8, E, 29 PIM
With Owen Sound: 38 GP, 2-12-14, +1, 39 PIM

Barrie topped the Attack on Thursday to keep pace with Belleville for the Eastern Conference lead. The Colts are four points back of the Bulls, who have two games in hand on Barrie.

Note: Windsor’s Slater Koekkoek is out for the season with an injured shoulder.

NHL Game Day: 2-28-13 Lightning at Rangers

Everything's slipping away...


Mathieu Garon allowed 4 goals on 42 shots for the loss.

First Period
07:23 NYR Hagelin (7), (McDonagh)
08:40 NYR Stepan (4), (Callahan, Girardi)
16:09 TB St. Louis (5), (Brewer, Stamkos)

Second Period
16:08 NYR Staal (2), (Miller, Nash)(PP)

Third Period
18:27 NYR Nash (4), (Richards, McDonagh)

Let's state the obvious: 1. The team can't win a close game. 2. They can't win on the road. 3. They can't beat anyone outside of the Southeast Division.

Alex Killorn was -1 with 2 penalty minutes, 4 shots, and 1 blocked shot in 16:14.

Richard Panik played 7:38.

Cory Conacher had 1 shot and 1 hit in 14:33.

Box score and extended statistics from

KHL Playoff Game Day: 2-28-13

KHL Playoffs (Russia):
(4)Yaroslavl 3 vs. (5)Cherepovets 2
Cherepovets Leads the Series 3-2
Vasily Koshechkin, Cherepovets, Loss, 32/25, 3.05 GAA, .914 sv%
Playoff totals: 5 GP, 3-2-0, 0 SO, 1.69 GAA, .940 sv%
Regular season totals: 51 GP, 28-20-3, 8 SO, 2.13 GAA, .923 sv%

Ex-Leafs picks Staffan Kronwall's power play goal with 2:26 left in regulation lifted Yaroslavl to a 3-2 Game Five win over Cherepovets. Kronwall also had a helper in the match. Ex-Lightning pick Denis Kazionov had a minor for hooking and 3 shots in 15:44. Game Six is scheduled for Saturday.

Elitserien Game Night: 2-28-13

Elitserien (Sweden)
Brynas 3 @ MODO 1

Johan Harju, Brynas, 0-0-0, +1, 2 SOG, 0 PIM
Season totals: 53 GP, 17-9-26, -7, 16 PIM

After winning just once in in its previous nine matches, Brynas took an initial lead which it built on and expanded a second time after MODO made it 2-1 to secure a much-needed regulation win with the season winding down and AIK nipping at their heels for the league's last playoff spot. After scoring last match, Harju had a mostly clean stat line. Former Lightning netminder Johan Holmqvist, who got the nod yet again, stopped 24 of 25 shots on goal in the match. On Saturday, Brynas (16-19-6-12, 72 PTS) travels to take on AIK (15-24-7-7, 66 PTS), which has three straight victories over the pending visitors.

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