TPS 2 vs. HPK 3
Saku Salminen, HPK, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 7 GP, 0-1-1, -1, 2 PIM
Saku Salminen was scoreless in 11:50 of ice time as HPK squeaked out a 3-2 victory against TPS. Ex-Lightning pick Eero Somervuori had a helper in the win for HPK.
Chelyabinsk 2 vs. Mytischi 1
Dmitry Korobov, Mytischi, 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 5 GP, 0-0-0, -2, 2 PIM
Dmitry Korobov had a minor for interference in 24:28 in Mytischi's 2-1 loss to Traktor Chelyabinsk. Ex-Lightning defenseman Matt Gilroy assisted on Mytischi's only goal.
Khanty-Mansiysk 2 vs. Dinamo Minsk 6
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, 1-0-1, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 16 GP, 7-3-10, -1, 4 PIM
Nikita Gusev scored a goal in his third straight game and played 19:28 in Yugra's 6-2 loss to Dinamo Minsk. Ex-Lightning forward Paul Szczechura had 3 assists in the win for Minsk.
Togliatti 3 vs. Bratislava 6
Jaroslav Janus, Bratislava, DNP
Season totals: 9 GP, 2-5-2, 0 SO, 2.57 GAA, .906 sv%
Former Lightning prospect Michal Sersen had 1 goal and 1 assist and former NHLer Ladislav Nagy had a goal and 3 points as Bratislava doubled-up Togliatti 6-3.
Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
Baie-Comeau Drakkar 5 @ Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 4 (SO)
C Cameron Darcy, CB: 0-1-1, -1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG, 11/20 FO, 1 Hit
Season totals: 6 GP: 1-5-6, E, 2 PIM
2013-2014 Season: 65 GP, 35-47-82, +3, 51 PIM
The Eagles overcame a 4-1 deficit and scored a shorthanded goal with 28 seconds left in regulation to force overtime, but fell in a shootout to the Drakkar, 5-4. Darcy, who had a goal and two assists in his last game, had the primary assist on the game-tying goal. His shootout attempt was saved.
Ontario Hockey League
Plymouth Whalers 1 @ Windsor Spitfires 0
W Cristiano DiGiacinto, WSR: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM
Season totals: 5 GP, 3-1-4, E, 13 PIM
2013-14 totals: 50 GP, 17-11-28, +8, 101 PIM
DiGiacinto was back in the Spits lineup after leaving his last game with an apparent arm injury. His 3-game goal streak was snapped by the Whalers’ Alex Nedelijkovic, a second round pick of Carolina in the summer. Remember the name.
Saginaw Spirit 4 @ Peterborough Petes 0
D Dominik Masin, PBO: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 9 GP, 2-2-4, -6, 24 PIM
2013-14 totals: 39 GP, 2-19-21, +6, 102 PIM
Overage goaltender Jake Paterson made 32 saves for Saginaw in a shutout win over Dominik Masin and the Petes. Paterson, a third round pick of the Red Wings in 2012, was expected to start his pro career this season, but the Wings sent him back to juniors to get playing time as both goalie slots in AHL Grand Rapids were filled. Paterson was one of Canada’s goalies at the last World Junior Championships.
Novgorod 2 vs. Magnitogorsk 1 (SO)
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, SO Loss, 25/26, 0.92 GAA, .962 sv%
Season totals: 20 GP, 12-2-4, 2 SO, 1.51 GAA, .945 sv%
Novogorod's Nikita Filatov went 3-for-3 in a 7 round penalty shot session to defeat Vasily Koshechkin and Magnitka 2-1 in the shootout. Ex-Lightning draft pick Dmitry Kazionov also failed on 1 attempt in the shootout for Novgorod.
HPK 4 vs. SaiPa 3
Saku Salminen, HPK, DNP
Season totals: 6 GP, 0-1-1, -1, 2 PIM
Ex-Lightning draft pick Eero Somervuori had a pair of helpers in HPK's 4-3 win over SaiPa. Ex-Springfield Falcon David Spina had a goal in defeat for SaiPa.