Saturday, October 15, 2016

10/14 Recap: Pu elevates game

Cliff Pu scored his fourth goal of the season Friday, taking a pass and going in alone for the quick forehand finish glove side as London defeated Windsor 4-0. Pu has scored in four of his first five games en route to collecting nine total points (4+5).

Elsewhere in the OHL, Austin Osmanski finished with a minus-one rating as Mississauga nearly erased a five-goal deficit in taking a 5-4 loss to Flint.

In the WHL, Giorgio Estephan netted one assist to extend his season-opening point streak to five games as Lethbridge fell to Vancouver 4-3 in overtime.

On Wednesday, Estephan collected two goals and an assist to help the Hurricanes to a 5-2 triumph over Victoria.

Brandon Hagel amassed three assists as Red Deer downed Swift Current 6-4. Hagel's helpers elevate him to six points (1+5) through his first seven games with the Rebels.

Brendan Guhle made his season debut, finishing with a plus-two rating as Prince Albert knocked off Brandon 3-2 in overtime. Vojtech Budik picked up an assist for the second-straight games in the victory.

Devante Stephens continue to play second-pair minutes, finishing with a plus-one rating in Kelowna's 4-2 loss to Saskatoon.

In Friday night USHL action, Brett Murray added an assist to his stat line as Youngstown defeated Muskegon 3-1. The Penn State commit has six points (1+5) through his first six games with the Phantoms.

Defenseman Philip Nyberg recorded two shots on goal as Madison lost to rival Green Bay 4-1.

In NCAA action, Judd Peterson notched one assist and Will Borgen logged a plus-one rating as St. Cloud State was upended by Minnesota State 4-1.

Connor Hurley supplied one assist and cal Petersen allowed four goals on 28 shots as Notre Dame lost to Minnesota-Duluth 4-3. Hurley now has six points (1+5) through three games. Petersen falls to 2-1 with with a 2.66 GAA and .897 save%.

Casey Fitzgerald (2 SOG) and Chris Brown (5 SOG) were unable to get in on the scoring as Boston College was defeated by Wisconsin 3-1.

In the AHL, Cole Schneider recorded two goals and two assists while Nick Baptiste supplied a goal and a n assist to earn his first NHL recall as Rochester hung on for a 5-4 victory over Hershey. Eric Cornel and Cal O'Reilly also scored for the Amerks, while Linus Ullmark made 25 saves to get the win. Alex Nylander assisted on the game's opening tally for his first career point as a pro.

On Thursday, Rasmus Asplund used his backhand to bury his second goal of the year to help Farjestad BK to a 5-0 win over SkellefteƄ AIK. Asplund has hit a higher level this season, piling up five points (2+3) in seven games.

Victor Olofsson used his speed and hands to score his second goal of the season in Frolunda HC's 2-1 in over Rogle BK.