1/29 Recap: Cornel connects; Estephan streak halted

Eric Cornel scored his 22nd goal as Peterborough was defeated 3-2 at Ottawa. Cornel has points in eight of his last nine games to boost him to a total of 55 through 48 appearances. His 113 shots on goal rank eighth-most among OHL skaters.

Giorgio Estephan saw his 14-game point streak come to an end as Lethbridge was defeated 3-1 at Victoria. The streak, which was the longest for a Sabres prospect since Sam Reinhart earned points in 14 straight upon his return to Kootenay a season ago, saw Estephan collect 14 goals and 26 points. Through 49 contests, Estephan has 63 points (27+36), good for eighth on the WHL leaderboard.

Brendan Guhle logged a minus-three rating as Prince Albert lost 4-1 at Calgary. The second-place Raiders have lost four straight games.

Stay-at-home anchor Devante Stephens registered a plus-one rating as Kelowna downed Portland 5-3. Stephens has seven points (2+5) and a plus-13 rating in 48 contests for the Rockets.

Brycen Martin finished with an even rating in Everett's 2-1 loss at Tri-City. The two-way defender has gone five games without a point, his longest dry spell of the season.


Ivan Chukarov scored his first collegiate goal as Massachusetts lost to Maine 5-2. The one-time blast from above the faceoff circle gives the 20-year-old freshman defender five points (1+4) in 26 games for a Minutemen squad that dropped six straight contests.

Sean Malone potted his fifth goal of the year while on a power play as No. 7 Harvard defeated Princeton 4-1. Malone has goals in two of his last three tilts, and a total of 11 points in 17 games.

Jason Kasdorf allowed three goals on 32 shots as No. 16 RPI came from behind to pick up a 4-3 win at Brown. Kasdorf, who has gone unbeaten in his last six starts, moves to 8-5-4 with a 2.05 GAA and .936 save%. Brown's Max William snapped a nine-game drought with an assist in the loss, leacing him with five points (1+4) at the 20-game mark.

Cal Petersen made 35 saves as No. 10 Notre Dame was blanked by No. 5 Boston College 4-0. The reigning Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week, Petersen was unbeaten in his previous 12 starts. Notre Dame's Connor Hurley (-1) contributed one shot on goal in the loss. Chris Brown supplied two shots on goal for the winning side.

Anthony Florentio recorded one shot on goal and a clipping minor as No. 4 Providence got past New Hampshire 4-1. Florentino has nine points (5+4) and a plus-nine rating in 21 games.


Cal O'Reilly and Tim Scahller scored as Rochester saw their three-game winning streak snapped in a 5-2 loss to Binghamton. Nathan Lieuwen allowed three goals on 10 shots before giving way to Linus Ullmark at 2:36 of the second period. Ullmark finished with 16 saves.
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