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Wheat Kings Keep Pedal Down After Quick Start in Prince Albert

WHL Brandon Wheat Kings February 22, 2024 - The Brandon Wheat Kings expected a playoff atmosphere for their game against the Prince Albert Raiders. They delievered a playoff effort and took two points in regulation as a result. Jayden Wiens scored on the very first shift, and Matteo Michels scored twice as the Wheat Kings took down the Raiders 3-2. Carson Bjarnason turned aside 32 of 34 shots thrown his way in the win. "We were just much better in our details," said Wheat Kings head coach and GM Marty Murray "We continued on. Last time we got in here, we scored ... Full Story

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Vidicek's 4-Point Night Powers Moose Over Phoenix

QMJHL Halifax Mooseheads February 22, 2024 - The old rink in Sherbrooke - Palais des Sports Leopold-Drolet - holds some great recent memories for the Mooseheads and their fans after a thrilling semi-final series victory over the Phoenix last May, and the Herd felt right at home again on Thursday as the road trip continued through the picturesque Quebec town. Markus Vidicek led the charge with two goals and two assists while Mathis Rousseau continued his dominance of the Phoenix with 29 saves and the Mooseheads skated to a 5-2 victory. Vidicek was one-of-five Moosehe... Full Story

Monsters Secure 4-3 Victory Against Wolf Pack In Five-Round Shootout

AHL Cleveland Monsters February 22, 2024 - HARTFORD, CT - The Cleveland Monsters beat the Hartford Wolf Pack 4-3 in a shootout on Thursday night at the XL Center. With the win, the Monsters are now 30-15-2-2 and are currently in first place in the AHL's North Division standings. Brendan Gaunce converted on the power play at 4:37 in the first period off feeds from Marcus Bjork and David Jiricek followed by a power-play goal from Jake Christiansen assisted by Mikael Pyyhtia and Luca Del Bel Belluz sending the Monsters into the first intermission leading 2-0. Roman A... Full Story

Ingham's Night in Net Powers Swamp Rabbits to Win in Series Opener

ECHL Greenville Swamp Rabbits February 22, 2024 - GREENVILLE, S.C. - Jake Stevens, Ben Freeman, Anthony Beauchanp (G, Ast each), and Tanner Eberle (2ast) helped build an early lead for the Greenville Swamp Rabbits, but Jacob Ingham maintained the separation with 34 saves on 35 shots to beat the Rapid City Rush 5-1 on Thursday night. The Swamp Rabbits came out guns blazing in the first period, carrying a 3-0 lead into the dressing room. Anthony Beauchamp started off the scoring entries with a slick backhander from the right side that squeaked by Rush goalie Matt Radomsky,... Full Story

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