2/22 Recap: Nelson produces; Zadorov gets winner

Written By Kris Baker on Sunday, February 23, 2014 | 2/23/2014

Logan Nelson connected for a pair of goals Saturday as Victoria doubled Saskatoon 6-3. The two-goal night, Nelson's third such effort of the year, gives the Minnesota native 49 points (22+27) through 51 games. Next up for the Royals is a two-game series in Prince George starting on Friday.



In the OHL, Nikita Zadorov scored with 5:35 left in regulation to thrust London to a 4-3 win over Plymouth. Zadorov's second game winner of the year puts him at 26 points (11+15) though 28 appearances. Brady Austin scored his ninth goal of the year for the Knights, who have now won seven straight heading into Wednesday's battle at Erie.

Eric Locke scored his 19th goal of the year and added two assists as Saginaw downed Owen Sound 5-2. Justin Kea, who earned an assist Thursday in his return from a hand injury, scored off a nice deflection to get his 17th goal for the Spirit. Saginaw visits Guelph on Saturday.



Nick Baptiste saw his three-game point streak snapped in Sudbury's 2-1 loss at Barrie. The speedy winger remains among the league's offensive leaders with 37 goals (7th) and 73 points (18th) in 55 games. The Wolves and Colts will complete the home-and-home set Sunday in Sudbury.

In NCAA action, Sean Malone saw his five-game point streak snapped as Harvard was blanked by Brown 2-0. The Crimson complete the regular season schedule next weekend with a New York road trip to Colgate and Cornell.

Jake McCabe tied his season-high with five shots on goal as Wisconsin pitched a 2-0 shutout of Michigan State. The win was Wisconsin's 17th on home ice this season, setting a new club record for the Kohl Center era. Brad Navin logged one shot on net for the Badgers, who are off next weekend before playing their first-ever series at Penn State Mar. 7-8.

J.T. Compher registered a plus-two rating as Michigan downed Penn State 5-2. Compher's 26 points (11+15) leads all Michigan skaters, while his 16 points in 14 conference contests places second among all Big Ten scorers. The Wolverines get back to it Friday when they host Ohio State (6:30 ET, BTN).

Anthony Florentino finished with a plus-one rating as Providence earned the weekend sweep with a 2-1 victory over Massachusetts. The Friars close out the regular season schedule next weekend with a pair of games at Maine.

In the USHL, Connor Hurley notched an assist as Green Bay stifled Youngstown 3-0. Hurley has collected seven goals and 22 points (including nine power play assists) in 21 games since joining the Gamblers. He previously played 21 games in Muskegon, collecting three goals and 14 points. The Gamblers are off until Friday's tilt with Omaha.

Cal Petersen allowed four goals on 21 shots before exiting the game late in the second period as Waterloo got whacked by Omaha 5-0. The Black Hawks will look to shake it off Tuesday when they host Lincoln.

Judd Peterson missed his fourth game with a lower body injury as Cedar Rapids suffered a 5-2 loss at Dubuque.

In the AHL, Nathan Lieuwen made 27 saves and Rasmus Ristolainen recorded two assists as Rochester held on for a 3-2 win over Hamilton. Frederick Roy, Luke Adam, and Mike Zigomanis provided the Amerks markers, while Dan Catenacci paced the offense with four shots on goal. Joel Armia notched a helper to give him points in three of his last four games. The Amerks begin a four-game road trip Thursday at Iowa.



In the ECHL, Jonathan Parker scored his 10th goal for Colorado in a 4-3 shootout loss to Stockton. The two clubs complete the three-game set on Sunday.

Shawn Szydlowski notched two assists as Fort Wayne defeated Florida. Connor Knapp made 25 saves in defeat to move to 2-4-1-2 since joining the Everblades. Andrey Makarov got the night off for the Komets.

Jerome Gauthier-Leduc played in his second game since being since to the coast league, producing one shot on goal as Gwinnett lost to Reading 2-1. The Gladiators host South Carolina on Sunday.

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