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Boutin overtakes Munce on the depth chart???
Jonathan Boutin stopped 33 of 34 shots faced for the win in his first start of the season.
BRI Colliton, (2) (Comeau), 0:58 (SH)
NOR Jones, (3) (Wanvig, Klinkhammer), 0:31
NOR Lawrence, (2) (Taylor, Milley), 0:54
Johan Harju was scoreless in Lulea's 3-2 loss to Djurgardens. Harju started the game on the first line for Lulea along with former NHLer Lubos Bartecko.
Evgeny Artyukhin did not play in Omsk's 4-2 win over Yarolslavl.
Boston University 2 @ #3 Michigan 4
D Mich. Kevin Quick 0-0-0 Even, 0 shots
The Freshman was scoreless and even in Michigan's (4-1-0) home win over a winless BU (0-3-1) team. Michigan goalie Billy Sauer, a Colorado prospect, won this one for the Wolverines saving 28 of 30 shots and held the Terrier offense off the board in the first period with 15 saves. The teams play again tonight.
In 3 games this season Quick is scoreless and +1.
Massachusetts 1 @ Providence 3
D UMASS John Wessbecker 0-0-0 Even, 0 shots
The Sophomore defensemen was scoreless as UMASS (2-2-1) dropped their first Hockey East game to Providence (1-4-0). The Friars out shot the Minutemen 35-21. The teams play again tonight in Amherst, MA in the second game of the home and home.
When Helenius gets really animated, he explodes into a steady cadence of Finnish and English. It's a hybrid of discordant syllables, and though no one really understands each word, the meaning is clear.
"There's some form of yelling coming out of his mask, but no one really knows what he's saying," Seattle coach Rob Sumner said.
"It just comes out naturally," Helenius said with a wide smile. "The players can figure out what I'm saying. There might be a couple of bad words, but those are bad words in Finnish, too."
For the remainder of the feature, see the Seattle Times story, T-Birds Goalie is a Force.