4/14 Recap: Cat done with Attack; Girgensons finds net

Written By Kris Baker on Sunday, April 14, 2013 | 4/14/2013

Dan Catenacci saw his junior season come to an end Sunday as Owen Sound was bested by Plymouth 3-1 in game six of the OHL Western Conference semifinal. The Attack's leading scorer in the regular season, Catenacci collected three goals, nine points, and 28 penalty minutes in 12 playoff tilts, with just 1+2 in the 4-2 series loss to the Whalers.

With his tour of duty in Owen Sound complete, it's expected that the speedy forward will next report to the AHL's Rochester Americans. Catenacci joined the Amerks at the end of last season, but didn't see any action after taking a puck off the ankle in his final junior game. He was out going hard in the final shift Sunday, so he should arrive healthy and ready to go.

In the AHL, Zemgus Girgensons scored his sixth goal of the year and Matt Hackett made 36 saves as Rochester earned a 3-2 come-from-behind victory at Albany. Cody McCormick and Mark Mancari propelled the Amerks with third period strikes, in the process giving Hackett wins in both of his starts since arriving in the Sabres organization. Johan Larsson assisted on the Girgensons tally to give him four points (1+3) and two shootout goals in six appearances with the Amerks.


The win was a nice rebound for the Amerks following a 5-1 drubbing in Syracuse on Saturday. Alex Biega scored the lone Amerks goal. David Leggio made 28 saves to move to 37-23-9-1 on the year.

In Saturday USHL play, Judd Peterson wrapped up his 2012-13 campaign with a minus-one rating as Cedar Rapids was defeated by Team USA 3-2 in shootout. Peterson racked up 11 goals and 26 points in 46 games as a Jr. A rookie, with his destination for next season yet to be determined.

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