11/16 Recap: Armia, Malone break seal; Compher gets shorty

Written By Kris Baker on Sunday, November 17, 2013 | 11/17/2013

Joel Armia scored his first North American professional goal Saturday, and Mike Zigomanis netted a pair as Rochester was dumped by Binghamton 7-3. Jerome Gauthier-Leduc, Phil Varone, Luke Adam, and Kevin Sundher all added assists, while Matt Hackett stopped 31 of 37 shots in defeat. Rochester gets back to work Wednesday when Wilkes-Barre Scranton pays a visit to Blue Cross Arena.



In NCAA action, J.T. Compher connected for a short-handed breakaway goal as #2 Michigan bested Nebraska-Omaha 4-3. The forehand marker gives the freshman centerman goals in consecutive games (the first two goals of his NCAA career). Next up for the Wolverines is a visit from Niagara on Friday.



Jake McCabe scored his third goal of the year on the power play as #12 Wisconsin earned the split with a 3-2 triumph over #8 Miami. With eight points (3+5) in eight games, McCabe leads all Badger defenseman in scoring. Brad Navin finished with an even rating for the winning side. The Badgers get a week off before beginning the B1G schedule Thanksgiving weekend at top-ranked Minnesota.

Sean Malone notched his first-ever collegiate goal and added an assist as Harvard got past Princeton 5-3. The two-point outing gives the freshman pivot five points (1+4) through his first eight NCAA contests. The Crimson hosts Boston College on Wednesday.



Anthony Florentino (+1) registered one shot on goal as #5 Providence earned the sweep with a 3-0 shutout of Vermont. Mark Adams did not dress for the Friars, who next tangle with New Hampshire on Friday.

Christian Isackson contributed one shot on goal in fourth-line minutes as #1 Minnesota handled Minnesota State 3-0. The Gophers take on former WCHA rival Minnesota-Duluth on Friday.

In the USHL, Cal Petersen stopped to 28 shots to win his seventh consecutive start as Waterloo earned a 3-2 win over Omaha. The Black Hawks take on Team USA next Friday.

Connor Hurley (-2) recorded three shots on goal as Muskegon avenged their Friday night loss with a 4-3 victory over Youngstown. The blanking snaps Hurley's four-game point streak.

Judd Peterson potted an empty-net goal as Cedar Rapids took it to Dubuque with a 4-1 victory. Cedar Rapids is off until next Friday when they welcome Hurley and the Lumberjacks to the Stable.

In the ECHL, Andrey Makarov made 41 saves to earn the game's number one star as Fort Wayne outlasted Greenville 4-3 in overtime. Connor Knapp was named the game's third star with 35 saves in defeat. Shawn Szydlowski remained out of the Komets lineup with a groin injury. Next up for the Komets is a Friday night home game versus Reading. Knapp and the Road Warriors will regroup for Wednesday's battle with South Carolina. 



Jonathan Parker finished with a minus-one rating as Colorado toppled Utah 4-2. The two clubs will play it back Monday in Colorado.

In Sweden, Linus Ullmark made 21 saves but received zero goal support as MODO was blanked by Skelleftea 3-0. Gustav Possler missed his third-straight game with a knee injury. Next up for MODO is a visit to the Vaxjo Lakers on Wednesday.

In OHL action, Brady Austin logged a minus-one rating as London doubled Belleville 6-3. The Knights welcome 2015 draft phenom Connor McDavid and the Erie Otters to town on Friday.

Justin Kea finished with a minus-one rating as Saginaw edged Mississauga 2-1. Spirit captain Eric Locke missed the game due to an upper body injury (likely shoulder/arm in sling) and could be out for an extended period pending evaluation. Saginaw gets a few days off before Wednesday's date with Sault Ste. Marie.

In the WHL, Logan Nelson failed to get on the score sheet as Victoria dropped a 3-1 decision to Seattle. The Royals travel to Kamloops on Tuesday.

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