Saturday, October 17, 2015

10/16 Recap: Cornel cashes; Olofsson pots another

Eric Cornel forced extra time Friday night with a tap-in power play goal in the game's 59th minute, but Peterborough was defeated 4-3 in a shootout by Kingston. Cornel, who logged a team-high seven shots on goal, also collected three minor penalties in the loss. The Petes captain enters Thursday's tilt versus Oshawa with an even 10 points (3+7) in 10 games.

In the WHL, Brendan Guhle (-1) picked up a minor penalty for unsportsmanlike conduct late as Prince Albert rode a five-goal third period to a 7-4 victory at Spokane. Winners of three straight games to vault into first place in the Eastern Conference standings, Prince Albert concludes their road trip Saturday in Kootenay.

Devante Stephens went without a point for the ninth straight contest as Kelowna was dominated by Prince George 3-0. The two teams play a rematch on Saturday.

In NCAA action, Anthony Florentino (2 SOG, +1) bagged one assist as No. 2 Providence rolled past Holy Cross 4-1. The Friars are off until Friday when they welcome Ohio State to town for a pair of games.

Cal Petersen made 32 saves and Connor Hurley notched one assist as Notre Dame posted a 7-4 victory at Penn State. The two teams will go at it again Saturday in Hockey Valley.

Jason Kasdorf stopped 23 of 27 shots as RPI was defeated by Alaska-Anchorage 4-3. The Engineers remain in the hunt for their first ever win over an Alaskan team in Alaska. They'll get another crack Saturday when they take on Fairbanks.

Chris Brown was blanked as No. 4 Boston College smoked Wisconsin 6-0. The Eagles head to Colorado next weekend for a non-conference set with Colorado College.

Hudson Fasching logged one shot on goal in No. 15 Minnesota's 3-1 loss to No. 7 Minnesota-Duluth. The clubs conclude the home-and-home series Saturday night in Duluth.

Judd Peterson produced a team-high six shots on goal as No. 12 St. Cloud State blanked No. 14 Minnesota State 4-0. St. Cloud defender Will Borgen (+1) added two shots on goal from his defensive post. The Huskies go for the sweep of the Mavs on Saturday.

Ivan Chukarov contributed one shot on goal as Massachusetts skated to a 5-2 win over Sacred Heart. The freshman defender will search for his first collegiate point Friday against New Hampshire.

In the AHL, Linus Ullmark made 29 saves as Rochester was defeated by St. John's 5-2. Dan Catenacci and Jack Nevins, who scored for the second straight game, supplied the Amerks goals. Jason Akeson notched a pair of assists. Ullmark kept it close with several point-blank stops, but the Amerks were beaten by the speed of the IceCaps all game long. William Carrier missed his second game due to injury. The teams will play a rematch on Saturday.


On Thursday, Victor Olofsson filled the center lane and buried the rebound of a right-wing shot attempt as MODO was defeated by Brynas IF 4-3. Olofsson's marker improves his team-leading point total to eight (3+5) through nine games. Gustav Possler played a season-high 21:03 in the loss, finishing without a point. MODO takes on Malmo on Saturday.

In HockeyAllsvenskan action, Jonas Johansson stopped 22 of 26 shots as Almtuma IS lost a 4-1 decision to Mora IK. AIS gets back to work Sunday versus Asploven HC.

As always, visit the stats page for the most updated season numbers for all Sabres prospects.