📝 With recordsdata from Patrick Williams
Here’s a take a look at Saturday’s action around the AHL:
TUCSON 6, ABBOTSFORD 3
Jean-Sebastien Dea recorded the primary hat trick of his AHL profession and Michael Carcone prolonged his lead atop the AHL scoring web page with 4 extra factors because the Roadrunners raced to their third straight win. Dea, who has 148 objectives in 492 profession AHL video games over 9 professional seasons, opened the scoring 7:13 into the sport earlier than tacking on a pair of insurance coverage objectives early within the third interval. Carcone tallied his twenty second purpose of the season and added three assists to maneuver to 58 factors in simply 35 video games on the 12 months. Adam Cracknell and Cameron Hebig additionally scored for Tucson, which hosts the Canucks once more on Sunday.
COLORADO 5, TEXAS 1
Alex Galchenyuk scored two of the Eagles’ 4 power-play objectives in a 5-1 win over the Stars in Cedar Park. It was Texas’s first regulation loss on residence ice since Nov. 13, ending a 9-0-1-1 run. Charles Hudon added a purpose and three assists for the Eagles, Cedric Pare and Jean-Luc Foudy recorded a purpose and an help apiece, and Jonas Johansson turned apart 37 photographs in internet.
SPRINGFIELD 6, BELLEVILLE 1
Hugh McGing scored a purpose and assisted on three others because the Thunderbirds rolled to their second straight win over the Senators. Springfield has received 5 in a row, together with outscoring Belleville 11-2 in a pair of weekend victories. Matthew Kessel and Will Bitten every posted a purpose and two assists and the T’birds went 4-for-10 on the facility play for the night time. Vadim Zherenko stopped 25 of 26 photographs.
IOWA 5, COACHELLA VALLEY 2
Sammy Walker scored twice and fellow AHL All-Star Jesper Wallstedt made 21 saves because the Wild defeated the league-leading Firebirds at Wells Fargo Area. Iowa has factors in eight straight video games (8-0-1-1), whereas Coachella Valley had its 14-game level streak (13-0-0-1) come to an finish. Defensemen Joe Hicketts and Andrej Sustr every posted a purpose and two assists and Nic Petan recorded three helpers for the Wild. Alexander True (1g, 1a), Tye Kartye (1g, 1a) and Kole Lind (2a) had two factors every for the Firebirds.
ONTARIO 7, SAN DIEGO 2
Lias Andersson (2g, 2a) and T.J. Tynan (4a) had 4 factors every because the Reign defeated the Gulls in San Diego. Andersson has 10 objectives and 5 assists in his final 9 video games, whereas Tynan has two objectives and 14 assists in his final six. Tyler Madden added two objectives and an help and Cal Petersen completed with 31 saves for Ontario.
LAVAL 7, CLEVELAND 4
Lucas Condotta recorded a hat trick, All-Star Anthony Richard scored twice and Joël Teasdale posted a purpose and two assists because the Rocket prolonged its level streak to seven video games (4-0-2-1). Laval went 3-for-7 on the facility play, and scored its seven objectives on simply 22 photographs. Cayden Primeau made 29 saves for his fifth win of the season.
Mitch McLain recorded two objectives and an help, Walker Duehr scored twice and Calgary knocked off Henderson, 6-2, to run its level streak to 6 video games (5-0-1-0)… Devin Shore and Max Gildon had a purpose and an help every as Bakersfield edged San Jose, 5-4… All-Star defenseman Max Lajoie scored at 4:08 of extra time to raise Chicago to a 3-2 win over visiting Rockford… All-Star Ethen Frank netted two objectives and dished out two assists as visiting Hershey defeated Lehigh Valley, 7-3, to increase its level streak to eight video games (6-0-2-0)… All-Stars Brandon Bussi (26 saves) and Vinni Lettieri (three assists) led Windfall to a 5-1 win in Utica… Devin Cooley stopped 28 photographs to steer Milwaukee to a 4-2 win over Grand Rapids… Gabriel Fortier recorded a purpose and two assists to steer Syracuse to a 7-3 win at Hartford… Valtteri Puustinen scored twice and Taylor Gauthier made 28 saves as Wilkes-Barre/Scranton beat Bridgeport, 3-1… Zac Dalpe, Justin Sourdif and Calle Sjalin scored third-period objectives to raise Charlotte to a come-from-behind 5-3 win at Rochester.
Patrick Williams has been on the American Hockey League beat for practically 20 years for retailers together with NHL.com, Sportsnet, TSN, The Hockey Information, SiriusXM NHL Community Radio and SLAM! Sports activities, and is at present the co-host of The Hockey News On The ‘A’ podcast. He was the recipient of the AHL’s James H. Ellery Memorial Award for his excellent protection of the league in 2016.