Two firsts with this week's selection...
The Springfield Falcons have announced that they have signed left wing Randy Rowe to a PTO contract and recalled him from Johnstown of the ECHL. In addition, center Jean Desrochers has been released from his PTO and returned to the Chiefs from Springfield.
Rowe currently leads the Chiefs in scoring with 10 goals and 29 points in 21 games, good for 7th in scoring in the ECHL. Desrochers played 16 games in Springfield, posting 2 goals and 3 points with a -5 rating and 6 penalty minutes.
Coleman's seen more shots in the last week and a half than the Lightning's goaltenders see in a month.
Gerald Coleman stopped 34 of 37 shots faced in a game where the Chiefs were outshot 37-24 for the loss. Doug Andress (powerplay) and Brandon Elliot (shorthanded) had the Johnstown goals. Maxime Boisclair, Randy Rowe, Grant Jacobsen and Geoff Waugh had individual assists.
BAK Hofstrand, (2) (Rodberg, Lutes), 4:45 (PP)
BAK Venedam, (10) (Irving), 10:03
BAK Ianiero, (6) (Irving, Scott), 16:13 (PP)
JHN Andress, (6) (Boisclair, Rowe), 2:16 (PP)
JHN Elliott, (3) (Jacobsen, Waugh), 8:29 (SH)
Game sheet from ECHL.com.
Marek Bartanus was scoreless in Owen Sound's 3-2 shootout win against Guelph. Bartanus was also unsuccessful as the Attack's sixth shooter in the penalty shot session.
Dane Crowley assisted on the game tying goal with 7 second left in regulation and then scored the overtime winning goal to lift Swift Current to a 2-1 victory over Brandon. He was named third star of the game and was +2 with 4 penalty minutes. Crowley has 2 goals and 6 points in 6 games this month.