11/14 Recap: No goal Saturday

It was a no-goal Saturday in the prospect ranks on a night when the parent Buffalo Sabres also struggled to find the back of the net.

Eric Cornel contributed a pair of assists as Peterborough rode a five-goal final period to an 8-3 smoking of Sudbury. At the 20-game mark, Cornel has scored four goals and 18 points while averaging three shots on goal per game. Peterborough will look to keep it going when they get right back it Sunday afternoon in Hamilton.

In the QMJHL, Vaclav Karabacek logged two shots on goal and a late slashing minor as Baie-Comeau was hammered by Quebec 6-2. The Drakkar have gone without a win in their last 10 contests. The Drakkar will look to end the skid on Friday when they host Saint John.

In the WHL, Giorgio Estephan saw his eight-game point streak snapped as Lethbridge lost at Brandon 4-1. Lethbridge concludes the three-game weekend Sunday in Regina.

Devante Stephens logged an even rating as Kelowna coughed a two-goal lead in a 4-3 overtime loss at Spokane. Through 20 games, Stephens has captured four points (1+3) and a plus-three rating. The Rockets are back in action Wednesday at Kamloops.

In NCAA action, Judd Peterson picked up one assist as No. 9 St. Cloud State clobbered Western Michigan 11-1 to earn the NCHC sweep. The sophomore forward's quick start has seen him net six goals and eight points through 10 games. Freshman defender Will Borgen saw his three-game point streak halted in the victory, finishing the night with one shot on goal and a roughing minor. St. Cloud State travels west next weekend for a set at conference rival North Dakota beginning Friday.

Hudson Fasching posted four shots on goal as Minnesota was defeated by Minnesota State 3-2 in overtime. Fasching shares the team lead with eight points (4+4) in nine games for the Gophers, who next will enjoy a weekend off before welcoming St. Cloud State to Mariucci Arena for a pair of non-conference contests.

Anthony Florentino finished with three shots on goal as No. 1 Providence and No. 11 Boston University played to a 3-3 tie. The junior rearguard has four points (2+2) in eight games. The Friars continue the Hockey East schedule next weekend with a home-and-home set against Northeastern.

Sean Malone posted two shots on goal as No. 7 Harvard blanked Princeton 3-0. Malone began the season with five assists in his first two games, but hasn't gotten on the scoresheet in four games since then. Harvard will take a week off before squaring off with host Notre Dame two Fridays from now in the first round of the 2015 Shillelagh Tournament.

One night after scoring his first goal in over a year, Max Willman mustered just one shot on goal as Brown tied RPI 3-3. Jason Kasdorf again served as backup while working his back from an injury sustained last week versus Clarkson. Kasdorf could return to the net on Friday when RPI visits Bentley. Next up for Brown is a trip upstate for games at Colgate and Cornell.

Phil Varone scored and Andrey Makarov stopped 39 of 41 shots as Rochester was defeated by Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 3-1. The Amerks complete the three-games-in-three-days cruise through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Sunday at Hershey.
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