Of prospect-related note:
In the Finnish Liiga, Otto Kivenmaki had a goal and an assist, finishing at +3 with 1 shot in 16:23 played, and Kasper Kotkansalo finished at +1 with 2 shots in 23:32 as Assat Pori won 4-0 over KalPa. Here’s Kivenmaki’s goal:
In the Swedish Allsvenskan, Gustav Berglund had 2 shots and finished even in 14:23 played as Vasteras IK lost 5-2 to Sodertalje SK;
In the ICE Hockey League, Michael Rasmussen had 2 assists, finishing at +2 with 4 penalty minutes in the Graz99ers’ 5-3 win over the Bratislava Capitals;
In the Czech Extraliga, Filip Zadina had an assist taken away from him, finishing with no points but at +1 with 4 shots in 16:19 played as Ocelari Trinec won 3-1 over HC Skoda Plzen;
And Jan Bednar stopped 28 of 30 shots as HC Energie Karlovy Vary won 4-2 over HC Kometa Brno;
Later tonight, in NCAA Hockey, Sam Stange and the University of Wisconsin will entertain Michigan, while Ryan O’Reilly and the Arizona State University Sun Devils will battle Michigan State;
And in USHL play, Kyle Aucoin’s Tri-City Storm will battle Fargo.
Ryan O’Reilly had 4 shots and finished even in the Arizona State University Sun Devils’ 2-0 loss to Michigan State;
And in the USHL, Kyle Aucoin had 2 shots, took a penalty and finished at -3 in the Tri-City Storm’s 5-2 loss to Fargo.