Ontario Hockey League
Sarnia Sting 5 @ Windsor Spitfires 3
D Anthony DeAngelo, SAR: 0-2-2, E, 4 PIM
Season totals: 16 GP, 3-15-18, -1, 44 PIM
2013-14 totals: 51 GP, 15-56-71, -34, 90 PIM
W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM
Season totals: 15 GP, 6-3-9, -6, 28 PIM
2013-14 totals: 50 GP, 17-11-28, +8, 101 PIM
DeAngelo had two assists to help the Sting to a 5-3 road win over Windsor. The Spits sit in last in the West Division at 7-12-1-0. Sarnia is three points above them at 8-10-1-1.
Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 7 @ Peterborough Petes 3
D Dominik Masin, PBO: 1-0-1, -3, 0 PIM
Season totals: 19 GP, 4-6-10, -11, 35 PIM
2013-14 totals: 39 GP, 2-19-21, +6, 102 PIM
Masin’s fourth goal of the year came on the power play in the second period, cutting the Soo’s lead to 3-1, and the Petes only trailed 4-3 entering the third period before Sheldon Keefe’s Greyhounds pulled away for good. At 6-10-1-2, Peterborough sits in last in the East Division. The Soo has a 12-point lead in the West Division.
Ben Bishop allowed 4 goals on 20 shots for the loss.
1:29 TOR Clarkson (6), (Winnik, Polak)
18:50 TB Killorn (5), (unassisted)(SH)
2:45 TOR Panik (4), (unassisted)
12:31 TOR van Riemsdyk (8), (Bozak, Franson)
15:15 TOR van Riemsdyk (9), (Kessel, Phaneuf)
15:47 TB Stamkos (13), (Kucherov)
19:52 TOR Polak (3), (Bozak)(EN)
Things are never as good or as bad as they seem.
Jonathan Drouin was -2 with 2 hits in 11:28.
Vladislav Namestnikiv was +1 with 1 shot and 2 blocked shots in 12:39. He was also 30% on draws.
Dinamo Riga 1 vs. Bratislava 0 (SO)
Jaroslav Janus, Bratislava, DNP
Season totals: 13 GP, 3-7-3, 1 SO, 2.41 GAA, .909 sv%
Ex-Avs pick Linus Videll scored the only shoutout goal in Riga's 1-0 win over Slovan.
Western Hockey League
Edmonton Oil Kings 3 @ Moose Jaw Warriors 2 (OT)
C Brayden Point, MJ: 2-0-2, -2, 0 PIM, *First Star*
Season totals: 20 GP, 13-15-28, +12, 19 PIM
2013-14 totals: 72 GP, 36-55-91, -27, 53 PIM
Point had two goals and was first star for the second straight game, but his Warriors fell in overtime to Edmonton, 3-2. Point’s first goal came when he held the puck behind Edmonton’s net and got goaltender Tristan Jarry (Penguins) to look to his right while he darted out on the left post and slid it beside the unsuspecting goalie. His second goal was scored near the right post with a quick wrist shot off a loose puck. He was on the ice for the game-tying goal by Justin Pollock (Stars), who went around Moose Jaw defenseman Tyler Brown and cut in to the net where he lifted a backhander far side with 39 seconds left. Moose Jaw got a power play shortly thereafter, but couldn’t capitalized in overtime. With 46 seconds left in overtime Point won an offensive zone faceoff to Brown at the right point, who fumbled the puck. Pollock picked it up and skated in alone on Justin Paulic before beating him with a backhand deke high into the net. Pollock looked a lot like Valeri Nichushkin on both plays, which is ironic because Pollock is a Stars draft pick. Point beat out Pollock for first star, which was likely decided before the overtime winner. Pollock was second star.
Syracuse on fire, with room still to grow.
Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed 4 goals on 20 shots for the victory. Ugly stat line, and yet the Crunch are still tied for the top spot in their division. Imagine when the defense and Vasilevskiy show more improvement.
SYR Angelidis, (5) (Ikonen), 0:16
HFD Kostka, (1) (Allen, Mueller), 0:43
HFD Vaive, (4) , 6:01
SYR Gourde, (6) (Vermin, Marchessault), 6:34 (PP)
SYR Angelidis, (6) (Paradis), 10:40
SYR Gourde, (7) (Richard), 16:01
HFD Allen, (3) (Vaive, Crabb), 8:06
HFD Miller, (6) (Hrivik, Allen), 19:19
SYR Paradis, (1) (Witkowski, Richard), 4:00
Box score from TheAHL.com.