Friday, March 20, 2015

Lake Placid, N.Y. – Joe Sullivan of Las Vegas dealt an assist on the first goal of the game for St. Lawrence which lost 4-3 in OT to 15th-ranked Colgate in an ECAC Semifinal playoff game before 5025 at the Herb Brooks Arena. St. Lawrence had more shots in OT, 8-5, and more shots in the game, 32-31. Joe, a freshman, had 6 goals, 6 assists this season for St. Lawrence.

Prince George BC – The crowd of 4570 gave Zach Pochiro of Las Vegas and the WHL Prince George Cougars a standing ovation after clinching a playoff spot with a 3-1 win over the Kamloops Blazers on home ice at the CN Centre. It will be Prince George’s first time in the playoffs in four seasons. Before the game, Zach received an award from the Cougars fans as the “Offensive Player of the Year.” Prince George closes out the regular season against Kamloops on Saturday night, then begins a best of seven playoff series vs the Victoria Royals next Friday.

Vancouver BC – Before a huge crowd of 11,644 Gage Quinney of Las Vegas had an assist for the WHL Kelowna Rockets in a 4-3 OT win over the Vancouver Giants at the Pacific Coliseum. The Rockets are a division champion and are headed to the WHL playoffs. Kelowna has a record of 52-13-5.

Ontario, Ca – Chris Francis of Las Vegas had an assist for the ECHL Alaska Aces in a 5-3 loss to the Ontario Reign 5-3 before 8540 at Citizens Business Bank Center. The Aces were 2 for 2 on powerplays and had more shots 16-8 in the third period. Chris has 20 goals, 30 assists this season.

Wenatchee, Washington – Ryan Chiasson of Henderson, NV had two assists and was +2 on the ice for the NAHL Wenatchee Wild on ‘Parents Night’ at the Town Toyota Center. Wenatchee held off division champion Lone Star Brahmas 4-3 before a big hometown crowd of 3,047.