Monday, October 3, 2016

10/2 Recap: Olofsson breaks through

Victor Olofsson scored his first goal of the year Sunday to help Frolunda HC to a 4-1 victory over Djurgarden IF.

The trigger man, who skated for a season-high 15:27 in the win, made it a 3-1 game with a backhand finish at the side of the net midway through the final period.

Olofsson's goal was his first point in five appearances with his new club.

In the OHL, Austin Osmanski finished plus-one with three shots on goal as Mississauga was defeated by North Bay 7-4.

Vojtech Budik logged a plus-two raring in Prince Albert's 5-2 win over Edmonton.

In NCAA exhibition action, Judd Peterson scored an even-strength marker from the left faceoff circle to earn the game’s third star, and second-year rearguard Will Borgen chipped in one assist as No. 7 St. Cloud State dominated Regina 6-2. The Huskies being conference play in two weeks against No. 19 Minnesota State.

Cal Petersen got the start for Notre Dame, stopping 20 of 21 shots as the No. 9 Fighting Irish earned a 5-1 triumph over Team USA Under-18. Notre Dame junior forward Connor Hurley did not dress for Notre Dame, who hosts Arizona State for a non-conference set beginning Friday.

Christopher Brown recorded one assist and defenseman Casey Fitzgerald supplied two shots on goal as No. 5 Boston College claimed a 4-2 win over Carleton. The Eagles next head to Denver for Friday’s Icebreaker Tournament opener versus Air Force.

Senior blueliner Anthony Florentino registered one assist as No. 10 Providence blanked Acadia 3-0. The Friars kick off the regular season schedule Friday at home versus Miami University.