12/2 Recap: Whole lot of helpers going on

Quick mid-week update before tackling the Friday slate...

Steven Shipley (+2) ended a five-game point slumber on Thursday with an assist as Niagara defeated Windsor, 5-3. Zack Kassian (+1) had an assist for the Spitfires to notch his 40th point of the season.

Also from the OHL, Marcus Foligno assisted on the game's first goal just :11 in as Sudbury defeated Barrie, 4-3. 

In Brampton, Gregg Sutch played even as Mississauga held off the Battalion, 3-2. 

On Wednesday, Mark Pysyk (+2) collected two assists as Edmonton lost a 5-4 shootout decision to Prince George. Inspired by his World Junior Selection Camp invite, Pysyk was active throughout including an effective final 1:30 of the OT with the Oil Kings on the penalty kill. The OKs captain now has 10 assists through 22 games.

Brayden McNabb (+3) notched two assists as Kootenay defeated Portland, 5-3.  Riley Boychuk scored his seventh goal of the year with three minutes to play before the Ice capped the win with an empty netter.

Kevn Sundher (-1) posted an assist as Chilliwack was drilled by Saskatoon, 7-3. Josh Nicholls (TOR) had a two goals and an assist to lead the Blades.

Matt MacKenzie (-1) drew the Brett Connolly assignment as Calgary came up short against Prince George, 4-3. The Cougars coughed up a 3-0 lead before seeing Charles Inglis knock in the game-winner midway through the third.

On Tuesday, Jerome Gauthier-Leduc recorded an assist, his 12th of the year, in Rimouski's 3-2 shootout loss to Victoriaville.
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