1/4 Recap: Three-point nights for McCabe and Malone

Written By Kris Baker on Sunday, January 5, 2014 | 1/05/2014

Jake McCabe scored twice Saturday, including the game winning goal, and added an assist as Wisconsin edged Alaska-Anchorage 4-3. The three-point night was the first of McCabe's 82-game NCAA career. McCabe now has five goals and 15 points in 18 games this season. Brad Navin picked up an assist for the Badgers, giving the junior winger six points (3+3) on the year.

Sean Malone notched a career-high three points with two goals and an assist as Harvard defeated Boston University 7-4. The short-handed efforts (one went into empty net) represent the first two-goal game of his NCAA career.

Anthony Florentino was quiet as Providence played to a 1-1 tie with Merrimack at Frozen Fenway. After posting seven points through his first eight games, Florentino has captured just one in his last nine. Senior defender Mark Adams remained out of the lineup with a lower body injury.

Christian Isackson sat out as Minnesota dropped RPI 6-2 in the third place game at the Mariucci Classic. Colgate defeated Ferris State 3-0 in the title game.

In USHL action, Cal Petersen stopped 25 shots as Waterloo defeated Dubuque 6-4. The victory improves Petersen's mark to 17-2-1 on the year to ride along with a 2.48 GAA and .919 save%.

Judd Peterson finished plus-one as Cedar Rapids earned a 3-2 shootout victory over Indiana. The St. Cloud State commit had entered the game with three goals in his previous six games.

In the OHL, Nick Baptiste went without a point as Sudbury extended their Central Division lead with a 2-0 victory over Kitchener. Red-got Rangers forward Justin Bailey was unable to produce in defeat.

In Western league play, Logan Nelson returned to action after missing another two games with an upper body injury as Victoria edged Portland 3-2. Nelson has played in just one of the Royals' last 10 games while recovering. Draft eligible Dominic Turgeon scored his fourth goal of the year for the Winterhawks.

In the AHL, Joel Armia scored for the second-straight game as Rochester got smoked 5-1 at Hershey. Phil Varone and Dan Catenacci assisted on the Armia marker, while Matt Hackett made 28 saves in the loss.



In ECHL play, Andrey Makarov made 36 saves to earn the game's number two star as Fort Wayne was defeated 2-1 in overtime. Shawn Szydlowski recorded one shot on goal for the Komets.

Connor Knapp was given a night off as Greenville was blanked 3-0 by South Carolina. 

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