On Thursday, Corey Tropp scored a goal and an assist to regain the national scoring lead as Michigan State shutout Nebraska-Omaha, 3-0. Heading into Friday night NCAA play, the junior was leading all scorers with 15 points (8+7) in 10 games. In the QMJHL, Maxime Legault scored a goal and an assist as Shawinigan shutout Lewiston, 3-0. The Cataractes captain also registered six shots on goal in the win. On Wednesday, Zack Kassian one-timed a puck in the opening minute as Peterborough lost to Kitchener, 6-4. The banger now has goals in two straight games, and five on the year, as he looks to heat up for the meat of the season after missing nearly a month with a separated shoulder. Nick Crawford was +2 with an assist as Saginaw cruised past Sarnia, 4-1.