12/10 Recap: Martin strikes again

Brycen Martin scored his second goal of the year and first game-winner Wednesday as Swift Current defeated Regina 6-4. Martin made it a 5-2 game 58 seconds into the third period when he sneaked in from his point post on a delayed penalty. After going without a goal for the first 30 games of the season, Martin now has markers in back-to-back contests. The Broncos are at Brandon on Friday.

In the QMJHL, Vaclav Karabacek (-2) was unable to connect as Gatineau was edged by Drummondville 3-2. Karabacek had recorded a point in six of his previous seven games. The Wednesday blanking was just the second time this season that he failed to produced a shot on goal. Karabacek now heads off to join his Czech countrymen at their 2015 World Junior training camp.

Jean Dupuy sat out with an injury as Sault Ste. Marie dominated Plymouth 5-1. The Greyhounds nexy host Kingston on Friday.

In the AHL, Matt Ellis scored his sixth goal of the year and Andrey Makarov stopped 23 of 26 shots as Rochester continued their skid with a 3-1 loss to Utica. After being shut out in their previous two games, Ellis finally lit the lamp at 2:38 of the third period to make it a 1-1 game. Third-year man Jerome Leduc moved back to defense after playing the past two weeks at right wing. The Amerks, who have won once in their last eight games and just three times in their last 17, close their four-game road swing on Friday at Hamilton.

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