William Carrier (+1, 7 SOG) scored his 18th goal of the year to earn the game's number two star as Drummondville pitched a 4-0 shutout of Gatineau. The even-strength marker gives Carrier goals in four of his last six games.
In USHL action, Connor Hurley notched a goal and an assist to help Green Bay to a 6-3 doubling of Cedar Rapids. Hurley has points in five of his last six games for a season line of 11-29-40 in 45 appearances. He's been over a point-per-game player since joining the Gamblers in December. Riders forward Judd Petersen missed his seventh-straight game with a lower body injury.
In the OHL, Nikita Zadorov (-1) and Brady Austin (+1) did not factor into the scoring as London saw their nine-game winning streak snapped with a 3-1 loss to Peterborough. Zadorov enters the final two weeks of the season with 28 points (11+17) in 31 games, while Austin ranks sixth in the league with a plus-42 rating.
J.T. Compher contributed one shot on goal as Michigan rode three extra man tallies to a 4-3 win over Ohio State. Compher continues to pace the Wolverines with 28 points (11+17) through 30 contests, while notching all three of Michigan's short-handed goals this season. Next up for the Wolverines is a home-and-home set with rival Michigan State beginning Friday at Yost.
In the AHL, Nathan Lieuwen made 26 saves to earn the game's number three star as Rochester dropped a 2-1 overtime decision at Milwaukee. The teams traded goals 12 seconds apart midway through the third period, with Jamie Tardif connecting for the Amerks with assists from Chad Ruhwedel and Phil Varone. Pekka Rinne was forced to make just 17 saves to get the win.
In the ECHL, Jerome Gauthier-Leduc recorded two shots on goal as Gwinnett was defeated by Florida 5-3. Connor Knapp served as backup for the Everblades.
Shawn Szydlowski pumped three shots on goal and Andrey Makaorv backed up as Fort Wayne edged Evansville 1-0.