FalconsAHL.com is reporting the Springfield Falcons have signed ECHL veteran C/W Jean Desrochers to a professional tryout contract and have recalled him to Springfield. Desrochers leads the Johnstown Chiefs in scoring with 4 goals and 7 points in 6 games thus far this season.
According to the Lightning, 2006 first rounder Riku Helenius underwent surgery on his injured shoulder and will be out up to three months.
Helenius was expected to be the starting goaltender for Finland at this year's World Junior Championships, but he will not be recovered in time for the tournament.
Thursday's Superleague scores will be delayed a day as box scores have yet to be posted online by the Russian Superleague for the day's two matches. CSKA played at Cherepovets (Glukhov) and Chekhov visited St. Petersburg (But). Bolt Prospects will update this thread as more information becomes available.
Alexei Glukhov was scoreless in Cherepovets' 3-1 loss to CSKA.
Anton But was scoreless in SKA's 1-0 win over Chekhov.
Chris Lawrence had 2 goals and 1 assist as Missisauga buried Peterborough 8-2. For his efforts, Lawrence was named the game's #2 star. The 2005 3rd round pick now has 9 goals and 17 points through 11 games this season.