Ryan freaking Munce!
Ryan Munce stopped an awe inspiring 36 shots in regulation and overtime before going 5-for-5 on penalty shots in the shootout for the big win. He was the obvious first star of the game.
NOR Schneider, (1) (Milley, Jancevski), 5:52 (PP)
ALB Samson, (2) (Hughes, Aucoin), 19:48 (PP)
Anton But was scoreless in St. Petersburg's 4-0 blanking of Novosibirsk.
Denis Kazionov did not play in Novokuznetsk's 2-1 overtime loss to Khimik.
Evgeny Artyukhin had 2 penalty minutes in Omsk's 3-2 win over Nizhnekamsk.
Vasily Koshechkin dropped to 2-8-1 on the season enduring his worst loss yet in a 7-3 drubbing at the hands of Spartak. Dimitri Kazionov had 4 penalty minutes in the match for Ak Bars. Albert Vishnyakov did not play for Spartak.
Alexei Glukhov was scoreless in Cherepovets' 4-1 loss to Dynamo.
Andreas Holmqvist was scoreless in Frolunda's 3-2 loss to Timra. Through 9 games Holmqvist has 1 goal, 2 points, 0 penalty minutes, and an even rating.
Strong nights for Helenius, Crowley, and Tyrell in leading their respective teams to wins.
Game results on the flip.
#7 Clarkson 2, Massachuettes 1 OT
Junior defensemen, John Wessbecker was scoreless and even in UMASS'( 0-1-0) first game of the season, a non-conference match-up with No. 7 Clarkson (1-1-0). According to the www.collegehockeynews.com boxscore, Wessbecker played on the third defensive pairing with junior Topher Bevis.
In 38 games last season, Wessbecker had one goal and no assists. He picked up 14 PIM and was a +7.
The Minutemen are in Canton, NY tonight as they face No. 12 St. Lawerence (2-0-0) in a non-conference game. The Saints defeated Providence 4-1 on Friday night.