The CHL Daily News

By League Press Release

WESTERN HOCKEY LEAGUE

There are four games in the WHL on Wednesday night. Calgary plays at
Kelowna, Prince George travels to Portland, Brandon (7) is at Regina and
Seattle visits Spokane.

There were four games on the WHL schedule for Tuesday night. Kootenay
defeated Vancouver 6-3, Red Deer (1) got by Medicine Hat 5-3, Calgary beat
Kamloops 7-4 and Brandon (7) got past Moose Jaw 5-1.

At Kootenay, Tomas Plihal had one goal and two assists to lead the Ice,
while Darren Lynch had one goal and one assist for Vancouver. Curtis Fransoo
‘s first goal of the season turned out to be the game-winner in the third
period.

At Medicine Hat, Andrew Bergen scored two goals and added two assists for
the Rebels while Bryce Thoma had one goal and two assists for the winners.
Joffrey Lupul scored his 55th goal of the season for Medicine Hat.

At Kamloops, Frederik Sjostrom scored two goals and added one assist for the
Hitmen, while Brandon Segal added a pair of goals to the winners’ attack.
Owen Fussey had one goal and two assists for Calgary, while Lance Morrison
added four assists. Scott Upshall had three assists for Kamloops while
Shaone Morrisonn had one goal and one assist.

At Moose Jaw, Caine Pearpoint scored a pair of goals to lead Brandon, while
Eric Fehr added a pair of assists. Kyle Brodzik scored the lone goal for the
Warriors, who were out-shot 43-14. Kyle Kettles made 38 saves in the Moose
Jaw goal.

ONTARIO HOCKEY LEAGUE

There are four games on the Wednesday night OHL schedule. Ottawa is at
Belleville, Brampton plays at Owen Sound, North Bay visits Peterborough and
Plymouth (2) is at Sault Ste. Marie (9) in a battle featuring two of the CHL
‘s Top 10 ranked teams.

There was one game in the OHL on Tuesday night as Sudbury downed Kingston
5-1.

At Sudbury, Zach Stortini scored two goals and added one assist to lead the
Wolves to their win, which clinched sixth place in the Eastern Conference
for Sudbury. Tyler Leggo and Chris Robertson both had one goal and one
assist for the winners, while Mike Smith made 24 saves in goal for the
Wolves. Mike Smith of the Frontenacs scored the lone Kingston goal before
5,694 fans.

QUEBEC MAJOR JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE

There are five games on the Wednesday night QMJHL schedule. Sherbrooke plays
in Drummondville, Moncton is in Halifax, Hill visits Rouyn-Noranda, Montreal
travels to Acadie-Bathurst (3) and Quebec visits Baie-Comeau.

There were four games in the QMJHL on Tuesday night. Shawinigan (5) stopped
Sherbrooke 5-4 in overtime, Victoriaville defeated Chicoutimi 5-2, Hull
edged Val-d’Or 4-2 and Montreal beat Rimouski 5-2.

At Shawinigan, Jean-Michel Boisvert scored two goals, including the winner
in overtime, to lead the Cataractes. Alexandre Menard-Burrows and Mathieu
Gravel both had one goal and one assist, while Olivier Michaud made 24
saves. David Chicoine had one goal and one assist for the losers.

At Victoriaville, Matthew Lombardi scored three goals to lead the Tigres,
while Danny Groulx added one goal and three assists. Carl Mallette also had
three assists for the winners while Daniel Manzato made 32 saves.
Pierre-Marc Bouchard had one goal and one assist for Chicoutimi.

At Hull, Jean-Michel Daoust, Dale Sullivan and Maxime Talbot all had one
goal and one assist to lead the Olympiques. Eric Lafrance made 23 saves in
goal for Hull, while David Rodman had two goals for Val-d’Or and Nicolas
Pelletier added two assists.

At Rimouski, Jean-Francois Soucy had two goals for the Rocket, while Louis
Robitaille added three assists. Pascal Leclaire made 38 saves in goal for
the winners. Jean-Francois Plourde had one goal and one assist for Rimouski.

For complete QMJHL statistics and standings, visit the official QMJHL site.

WESTERN HOCKEY LEAGUE

There are no games in the WHL on Thursday night.

On Wednesday night in the WHL, Kelowna got by Calgary 3-1, Prince George
beat Portland 3-1, Regina stopped Brandon (7) 4-3 and Seattle defeated
Spokane 3-1.

At Kelowna, Cam Paddock scored twice for the winners while Wade Davis had
his 20th goal of the season for Calgary. Shane Bendera made 23 saves in goal
for the Rockets before 5,727 fans.

At Portland, Dan Baum scored twice in the third period to give the visitors
the win. Mike Wirll added three assists to the Raiders attack, while Blake
Robson picked up a pair of assists. Josh Olson had his 35th goal of the
season for the Winter Hawks.

At Regina, Matt Hubbauer scored the game-winning goal with less than five
minutes to play and added a pair of assists while Dean Beuker scored twice.
Jordin Tootoo scored twice for the Wheat Kings, giving him 30 goals on the
season.

At Spokane, Brooks Laich had one goal and one assist for Seattle while
Brandin Cote scored the lone goal for the Chiefs. Brendan Cuthbert made 39
saves in net for Seattle.

ONTARIO HOCKEY LEAGUE

There is one game in the OHL Thursday night and it’s the only game in the
CHL, as London travels to Windsor.

There were four games on the Wednesday night OHL schedule. Peterborough
stopped North Bay 5-2, Owen Sound edged Brampton 4-3, Belleville slid past
Ottawa 3-2 and Plymouth defeated Sault Ste. Marie 4-1.

At Peterborough, Jason Penner had one goal and two assists for the Petes
while Dustin Wood had one goal and one assist. Denis Yachmenev had one goal
and one assist for the Centennials, who trailed Kingston by one point for
the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference with two games to play.

At Owen Sound, Jesse Gimblet scored the game-winning goal and Brad
Richardson and Ladislav Kolda both had one goal and one assist to spark the
Attack to the win. Kamil Kreps had one goal and one assist for Brampton,
which was eliminated from the playoffs with the loss.

At Belleville, Jason Spezza had one goal and one assist to lead the Bulls to
victory. Nathan Robinson scored his 47th goal of the season for the winners
while Michael Mole made 32 saves in the Belleville net. Rodney Bauman and
Brendan Bell scored for Ottawa.

At Sault Ste. Marie, Chad Larose had two goals and one assist to spark the
Whalers, as they clinched the West Division title with the win. Stephen
Weiss had two assists for Plymouth, while Brent Kelly had the lone goal for
the home side, his 38th of the season.

QUEBEC MAJOR JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE

There are no games in the QMJHL on Thursday night.

There were five games on the Wednesday night QMJHL schedule. Drummondville
defeated Sherbrooke 9-3, Halifax stopped Moncton 8-3, Hull beat
Rouyn-Noranda, Acadie-Bathurst (3) clinched the QMJHL regular season
championship with a 5-2 victory over Montreal, and Baie-Comeau got by Quebec
4-1.

At Drummondville, Frederic Faucher had two goals and three assists for the
winners, while Yannick Riendeau added two goals and two assists.
Jean-Francois Racine made 24 saves in goal for the winners. Patrik Levesque
had one goal and one assist for the Castors while Nicolas Corbeil added two
assists.

At Halifax, Brandon Benedict had two goals and five assists for the winners
while Jason King had three goals and three assists, giving him 61 goals on
the season. Jean-Francois Cyr added two goals and two assists for the
Mooseheads, while Patrick Thoresen had three assists for the losers before a
crowd of 10,313 fans at Halifax.

At Rouyn-Noranda, Maxime Talbot and Ales Hemsky both had one goal and one
assist to lead Hull to victory. Marc-Andre Binette had the lone goal for the
Huskies while Michael Dilorenzo made 27 saves in goal for the winners.

At Acadie-Bathurst, Michael Tessier had three assists for the Titan, while
Olivier Fillion and Patrick Gosselin both had one goal and one assist.
Michael Lambert scored his 29th goal of the season fro Montreal, as the
Titan clinched the regular season championship.

At Baie-Comeau, Louis-Philippe Martin had one goal and one assist to lead
the Drakkar, while Charles Linglet added a pair of assists. Chris Montgomery
had the lone goal for Montreal, while Ghyslain Rousseau stopped 27 shots in
goal for Baie-Comeau.

For complete QMJHL statistics and standings, visit the official QMJHL site.