Tim Gettinger had two goals as his Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds knocked off the Windsor Spitfires 6-4. Gettinger’s goals were the Greyhound’s fifth and sixth goals of the game giving him 26 on the season. The first of the two goals was a nice shot over the goalie’s right pad on the short side came while the teams were playing “4 on 4”.
That goal would prove to be the game-winning goal was also his seventh of the season (third best in the OHL). Gettinger’s other goal was an empty net goal with just one second left in the game.
The win broke a two-game losing streak for the Greyhounds as Gettinger is now 26-20-46 on the season.
Sean Day had two assists as his Kingston Frontenacs defeated the Oshawa Generals 4-1. Day who has had three two-assist games in his last four games had both a primary and secondary to help his team earn the win.
Day earned a secondary assist on Kingston’s second goal which was the game winner and the primary on their fourth goal. For Day, the assists improve his season totals to 5-27-32.
Goalie Tyler Wall earned his third straight win for UMass-Lowell 3-2 over Boston College. Wall stopped 25 out of 27 shots in just his ninth start of the season. After a terrible 0-6 start to the season, Wall appears to have found his form and perhaps regained his starting job for the River Hawks.
Wall improved his season numbers to 3-6 with 3.65 goals against and a 0.864 save percentage. Same two teams will play again on Saturday night as UMass-Lowell improves to 15-11 (10-7 in Hockey East).
Tyler Nanne earned a secondary assist on the game-winning goal as his 14th-ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers defeated top-ranked Notre Dame 1-0 in overtime. Nanne started the play that led to Casey Mittelstadt scoring at 3:35 of overtime. It was Nanne’s sixth assist of the season as he improves to 3-6-9 on the season.
Minnesota earns it’s second win over the top-ranked team in NCAA Division hockey this season. They defeated St. Cloud State back on January 7th when they were on top of the poll. Same two teams faceoff on Saturday. minnesota is 16-12-1 on the season but just 7-9-1 in Big Ten play.
Morgan Barron was scoreless on two shots as his fourth-ranked Cornell shutout Harvard 3-0. Barron who is scoreless in his last five games also was credited with a blocked shot. Cornell is 17-2-1 extends their unbeaten streak to nine games (8-0-1).
Ty Ronning was scoreless on five shots as his Vancouver Giants fell in overtime to the Victoria Royals 4-3. Ronning has gone pointless in his last three games which is a season-high for him. His Giants are winless in their last four games (0-2-1-1).
Goalie Adam Huska remains out with a sprained wrist for his UConn Huskies. Huska missed his third game since injuring the wrist almost two weeks ago in practice. It appears that Huska may be out longer than three weeks as he is now listed as out “indefinitely”.