Saturday, October 22, 2016

10/21 Recap: Peterson produces hat trick; Johansson earns shutout

Judd Peterson notched his first-ever NCAA hat trick Friday to thrust St. Cloud State to a 6-5 overtime victory over Minnesota.

Peterson put the Huskies on the board with a power play deflection at 2:20 of the second period to cut the Gophers' lead to 2-1.

After Minnesota added two more on the power play, Peterson batted home his own rebound with 2:49 remaining in the middle frame to halve the deficit to 4-2.

St. Cloud State would continue battling in the third period, with Peterson getting his hat trick with the extra attacker with 1:13 left in regulation to force overtime.

The big night puts Peterson into the St. Cloud State scoring lead with four goals and five points through three games.

St. Cloud State's top pair defenseman Will Borgen finished the game with an even rating.

In Sweden, Jonas Johansson made 42 saves as Almtuna IS shut out HC Vita Hästen 3-0. Johansson's second shutout in eight starts moves him to 4-4 on the year with a 1.39 GAA and .950 save%.

Elsewhere, Casey Fitzgerald connected on a quick wrist shot through traffic for his first goal of the year and added one assist as Boston College defeated Colorado College 4-1. Chris Brown, who entered the game as the Eagles leading scorer (3-3-6), did not factor into the scoring.

Cal Petersen made 29 saves as Notre Dame came back to tie Penn State 3-3. Connor Hurley saw his four-game point streak come to an end, finishing with three shots on goal in the stalemate.

Ivan Chukarov finished with two shots on goal and a plus-two rating as Massachusetts closed out Army West Point 3-2.

Anthony Florentino did not dress as Providence played to a 3-3 tie with Clarkson.

In OHL action, Cliff Pu contributed two assists as London downed Saginaw 5-1. Pu has 13 points (5+8) through his first eight games while winning 62.4 per cent of his draws.

Austin Osmanski was credited with a pair of helpers as Mississauga edged Niagara 6-5 in overtime. That's Osmanski's first multiple point game of the season and his third since joining the Steelheads a year ago.

In the WHL, Brandon Hagel notched his second goal of the season into an empty net as Red Deer defeated Calgary 4-1. Hagel has seven points (2+5) in nine games with the Rebels.

Devante Stephens picked up an assist as Kelowna doubled Tri-City 4-3. Stephens now has points in two consecutive games for the second time in WHL career.

Giorgio Estephan was shut out as Lethbridge was smoked by Brandon 6-1.

Brendan Guhle and Vojtech Budik each finished with an even rating as Prince Albert lost at Edmonton 3-1.

In the AHL, Taylor Fedun produced a goal and an assist while Hudson Fasching, Justin Bailey, Casey Nelson and Dan Catenacci (empty net) scored single markers as Rochester downed Toronto 5-2. Veteran forwards Cole Schneider and Cal O'Reilly each supplied two assists, while Linus Ullmark stopped 34 shots for his best performance of the young season.

In USHL action, Philip Nyberg recorded an assist as Madison got past Waterloo 3-2.

Brett Murray saw his three-game point streak snapped as Youngstown was blanked by Dubuque 3-0.

In the QMJHL, Vasily Glotov submitted two shots on goal and a minus-one rating in Cape Breton's 4-2 loss at Gatineau.

Rasmus Asplund skated for 16:20 in Farjestad's 3-1 win over Vaxjo. Through 10 games, Asplund has collected two goals and five points.