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Submitted by pete on March 5, 2006 - 16:18
[b]QMJHL[/b] Stan Lascek assisted on a Maxime Boisclair empty net goal and Chicoutimi beat Baie-Comeau 4-2. [b]OHL[/b] Radek Smolenak scored his 36th goal of the season and added an assist, but Kingston fell 5-4 in overtime to London. Despite Chris Lawrence's 20th goal of the season, Brampton spanked Mississauga 6-3. Goaltender Kevin Beech got the day off as Sudbury defeated Oshawa 4-3 [b]WHL[/b] Despite a Blair Jones assist, Moose Jaw lost a squeaker to Regina 4-3. Justin Keller had 1 assist and was +1, but Kelowna was beaten handily by Everett 4-1.
Submitted by pete on March 5, 2006 - 13:30
ESPN is reporting C Nick Tarnasky and RW Darren Reid [url=http://sports.espn.go.com/nhl/transactions]have been recalled from Springfield of the AHL.[/url] Tarnasky scored a hat trick last night including the overtime game winning goal against Bridgeport while Reid has been one of Springfield's best players over the past month.
Submitted by pete on March 4, 2006 - 21:11
[b]QMJHL[/b] There were no Lightning prospects in action in the QMJHL tonight. [b]OHL[/b] Kevin Beech stopped 34 of 37 shots faced before beating Trevor Cann in the shootout as Sudbury bested Peterborough 4-3. Marek Bartanus remained out of the lineup while Mike Angelidis scored 4 goals in Owen Sound's 6-2 beat down of Guelph. [b]WHL[/b] Blair Jones had three assists as Moose Jaw came back from a 4-1 deficit to beat Regina 5-4. Jones was named first star of the game. Justin Keller was held scoreless as Kelowna fell to Portland 2-1. Vladimir Mihalik was scoreless with 2 PIMs as Red Deer lost on penalty shots 6-5 to Swift Current.
Submitted by pete on March 4, 2006 - 21:08
Nick Tarnasky with the hat trick. SPR-3 BRI-2 (OT) Jonathan Boutin stopped 27 of 29 shots faced for the win. Nick Tarnasky had 3 goals and 6 shots on goal. Darren Reid and Timo Helbling also had helpers for the Falcons. Game sheet from [url=http://ahl.leaguestat.com/stats/game-summary.php?game_id=1001847]TheAHL.com.[/url]
Submitted by pete on March 4, 2006 - 21:05
In the last game there were 0 minutes of good effort. Tonight there were about 41. Lets try to make it 60 next time out. MTL-6 TB-2 John Grahame, who was a trainwreck, allowed 6 goals on 22 shots. Combine bad goaltending with some sloppy turnovers, and you get killed 6-2 by a lesser team. Post mortem from [url=http://www.nhl.com/scores/htmlreports/20052006/GS020900.HTM]NHL.com.[/url]