1/18 Recap: Amerks build character with comeback win

Zac Dalpe scored in the shotoout to thrust the Rochester Americans to a w ild 8-7 come-from-behind victory at Oklahoma City. Trailing 7-5 late in the third period,. the Amerks got goals from Dalpe and Joel Armia 12 seconds apart to force extra time.In all, the Amerks received regulation markers from seven different skaters, with Matt Tassone, Tim Schaller, Dan Catenacci, Johan Larsson and William Carrier scoring before the late burst. Andrey Makarov made 41 saves for the victory.

Mikhail Grigorenko posted seven points on the three-game Western swing to vault him into a tie with Phil Varone for the team lead in points with 29 (10+19). Dan Catenacci's one-goal, one-assist effort gives him nine points in his last 10 games for the most productive 10-game block of his pro career.

In the college ranks, Cal Petersen stopped 28 of 30 shots as Notre Dame downed Connecticut 6-1. Petersen improves to 6-8-2 with a 2.56 GAA and .906 save%. Connor Hurley did not register for the Fighting Irish, who continue the Hockey East schedule next weekend at Northeastern.

In the OHL, Eric Cornel logged his second fighting major of the year Saturday as Peterborough dropped a 5-1 decision in Ottawa. Cornel has one goal in 16 games since December 1, and a season total of 31 points (9+22) through 40 contests.

Brendan Lemieux got into his third scrap of the season late in the third period as Barrie was defeated 1-0 by league-leading Oshawa. After stacking 15 goals in an 11-game stretch, Lemieux has scored just once in his last five.
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