1/16 Recap: Cornel hits 20; Estephan pots winner

In Saturday action, Eric Cornel notched a goal and an assist for the second straight game as Peterborough was defeated by Ottawa 5-2. Cornel, whose power play goal put him at the 20-goal mark for the second time in his junior career, has 51 points in 43 games this season.


Vaclav Karabacek finished with two shots on goal and a minus-one rating as Moncton defeated Charlottetown 5-4 in overtime. Karabacek has 18 points (9+9) in 25 games this season, including a goal and an assist in two appearances with the Wildcats.


Giorgio Estephan scored the game winner 53 seconds into overtime to thrust Lethbridge to a 3-2 victory over Prince Albert. The goal, which saw Estephan take a puck at center ice and break in for a backhand finish, extends his point streak to 11 games. Through 45 games, Estephan has captured 24 goals and 55 points. Brendan Guhle picked up one assist for the Raiders in the loss, leaving the smooth-skating defender with 18 points (6+12) through 38 contests.

Devante Stephens contributed one shot on goal as Kelowna edged Victoria 2-1 in overtime. The stay-at-home rearguard has collected seven points (2+5) and a plus-eight rating in 44 games with the Rockets.

Brycen Martin picked up one assist as Everett defeated Seattle 5-1. Martin's helper gives him 31 points (4+27) in 43 games with Everett and Saskatoon.


Victor Olofsson struck for his seventh goal of the year as MODO was beaten with one second left in overtime to take a 3-2 loss to Karlskrona HK. Gustav Possler assisted on Olofsson's marker.


Anthony Florentino scored his fifth goal of the year and added an assist as Providence doubled Vermont 6-3. Florentino's second multi-point game of the year gives him five goals and four assists in 18 appearances with the defending national champions.

Judd Peterson and Will Borgen each recorded a shot on goal as St. Cloud State and Minnesota-Duluth played to a 1-1 tie.

Cal Petersen was called on to make just 16 saves as Notre Dame earned the weekend sweep with a 5-1 victory over Merrimack. Petersen has gone unbeaten in his last 10 starts to elevate his record to 12-4-7 with a 2.20 GAA and .927 save%. Connor Hurley produced two shots on goal in the victory. Hurley has three goals, 10 points and a plus-six rating in 22 games with the Fighting Irish.

Hudson Fasching recorded two shots on goal as Minnesota earned the Big Ten conference sweep with a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over Michigan State. Fasching, who entered the contest with back-to-back two-goal games, leads the Gophers with 13 goals and 22 points through 21 games.

Jason Kasdorf made 20 saves as RPI and Colgate played to a 2-2 tie. Kasdorf, who has lost just one of seven starts since returning from a lower-body hiccup, has a 6-5-3 record with a 2.01 GAA and .936 save%.

Max Willman recorded a game-high six shots on goal as Brown was beaten by Yale 2-1 in overtime. The sophomore winger has a goal and three assists in 17 games this season. He is currently without a point in his last seven efforts.

Sean Malone was held without a point in Harvard's 5-1 loss to Clarkson. Malone has nine points (3+6) in 14 games but has gone quiet in his last three outings.

Chris Brown notched one shot on goal as Boston College and Boston University ended in a 1-1 tie. Brown had amassed seven points (2+5) in his first 14 collegiate tilts, but has since gone pointless in his last nine.

Ivan Chukarov logged a minus-one rating as Massachusetts was blanked 5-0 by Massachusetts-Lowell. The 20-year-old freshman has posted four assists and a minus-13 rating for a struggling Minutemen club that has won just once in their last 15 games.


Goals from Dan Catenacci and Jerome Leduc were enough to give Rochester a 2-1 victory at Binghamton.  Nathan Lieuwen made 22 saves to earn the win.
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