11/14 Recap: Adam stops short of dozen; Roo nets two

Luke Adam saw his career-high point streak end at eleven games on Saturday as Cape Breton lost to Rouyn-Noranda, 2-1. The Screaming Eagles top-line center collected 18 ponts (10+8) over the stretch to tie the QMJHL's longest point streak of the season. Adam is currently 4th in league scoring (34), 2nd in power play goals (8), and 2nd second in shots on goal (121). Jacob Lagacé picked up a pair of assists as Chicoutimi defeated Lewiston, 4-3 in a shootout. The game's #2 star, Lagacé's helpers came in the third period as the Sags overcame a 3-1 deficit to force the extra session. Lagacé is the Sabres most productive prospect this season (mathematically), scoring 29 points (13+16) through his first 19 games. In the USHL, Mark "Roo" Adams scored twice on the power play in Chicago's wild 7-6 OT loss to Youngstown. It was the first multi-goal game of the year for the rookie defenseman. The 6'2, 207-pound Providence commit is the only minus-player for the second place Steel, clocking in with a cumulative -1 through his first 13 junior "A" games. In the OHL, Zack Kassian scored the Petes' only goal in a 6-1 loss to Barrie. The mark was Kassian's sixth of the season, giving him 12 points through his first 14 games. Nick Crawford was -1 for the Colts. In the ECAC, Alex Biega notched his first points of the year with a goal and an assist in Harvard's 3-3 tie with #19 Princeton. The senior captain finished +3 while paired with freshman brother Danny for the first time at any level of hockey. Their brother, Michael, secured the tie with a goal with just :57 remaining. In Grand Forks, North Dakota defenseman Corey Fienhage saw his first action since last December 6th, finishing even while looking comfortable with the game's speed in the Sioux's 3-1 loss to St. Cloud. The 6'3, 216-pounder was paired with fellow sophomore Ben Blood (OTT), and should continue to build upon his ten-game NCAA career with captain Chay Genoway sidelined indefinitely. NoDak netminder Brad Eidsness was spectacular in relief, making 16 saves after his scheduled night off lasted just 20:14 with freshman Aaron Dell allowing three goals on seven shots. The loss snaps a 17-game home unbeaten streak for the #2 Fighting Sioux. Connor Knapp returned to the nets for the first time in three weekends as #1 Miami played to a 1-1 tie with Ferris State. The 6'5 sophomore made 32 saves while surrendering a power play goal against to reaffirm his Saturday position in the RedHawks goaltender rotation. In Ann Arbor, Corey Tropp was even with four shots on goal as #13 Michigan State completed the home-and-home sweep of #6 Michigan with a 2-0 shutout. The Spartans are undefeated in their last seven games heading into next week's Thursday-Sunday matchup with #8 Notre Dame. Nick Eno made 22 stops but Bowling Green couldn't overcome a 3-0 first period deficit in their 5-3 loss to Alaska-Fairbanks. Drew MacKenzie was -2 as #15 Vermont got thrashed by #16 Boston College, 7-1. BC freshman Chris Kreider scored his first collegiate goal in the win. Justin Jokinen was scratched in Minnesota State's 3-2 loss to surprising #10 Colorado College.
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