McGlynn helps Jr. Blues snap skid
January 5, 2015
Jesse Brown had three points and the shootout-winner to lead Minnesota over Breezy Point on Sunday.
Sunday Box Scores
Toledo 4 @ Pittsburgh 3 - The Toledo Cherokee rallied from two goals down to secure a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Vengeance. Toledo let multiple leads slip away before eventually digging out of a two hole to pick up the win. The Cherokee took a 1-0 advantage on a goal by Cody Estrel at 8:37 in the first period. Toledo found itself down 3-1 after Pittsburgh's Michael Straub put the puck home on the power play at 11:16 in the second period. After knotting things up at 3-3 on a goal by Zach Swanson at 11:16 in the third, the Cherokee got the game-winner from Mark McGee at 12:53 in the third period. Toledo was sparked by McGee, who racked up one goal and one assist. Toledo additionally got points from Dominic Pisanti, who also had one goal and one assist and Swanson, who also tallied one goal and one assist. In addition, Toledo received assists from Tyler Zalecki, who had two and Aaron Roschinsky and Brody Duncan, who each chipped in one. The Vengeance were led by Nils Markgren, who registered two goals and one assist. Markgren scored the first of his two goals at 6:43 into the second period to make the score 1-1. Dominick Glavach picked up the assist. Markgren's next tally made the score 2-1 Pittsburgh with 10:56 left in the second period. Bryan Hovanec assisted on the tally. Other players who recorded assists for Pittsburgh were Gavin Cummings, who had two. Glen Bates rejected 20 shots on goal for the Cherokee.
Cincinnati 0 @ Metro 5 - The Metro Jets had a four-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 5-0 win over the Cincinnati Swords. Metro got the win on the strength of a great game by Zach Koonce, who had one goal and two assists. Koonce scored on the power play 18:08 into the first period to make the score 2-0 Metro. The Jets earned a power play opportunity when Blake Hinds was put in the box for interference. Matt Dempsey assisted on the tally. Metro additionally got points from Dempsey, who also registered one goal and one assist. Others who scored for Metro included Cody Jones, who had two and Devin Kelly and Graham Day, who scored one goal each. In addition, Metro received assists from David Chavis, Cooper McLean, Alex Holm, Pearce Vance, Jacob Drinkard, Kyle Shreve, and TJ Krajewski, who each chipped in one. Stephan Wroe rejected 12 shots on goal for Metro.
St. Louis 7 @ Chicago 4 - The Chicago Junior Bulldogs could not stop the St. Louis Jr. Blues' Andrew McGlynn, who tallied a hat trick in a 7-4 win. McGlynn got on the scoresheet 14:17 into the third period. He then added goals at 17:23 into the third and at 19:06 into the third. The Jr. Blues kept the Junior Bulldogs' goalie busy throughout the game, and Sam Harden made 37 saves on 44 shots. St. Louis' goal total was higher than its season average. The Jr. Blues have scored at the pace of 2.9 goals per game during the current campaign. St. Louis additionally got points from Adam Havener, who also registered one goal and two assists and Alex Klaesner, who also had one goal and two assists. Others who scored for St. Louis included Andrew Bond and Cameron McAtee, who scored one goal each. Other players who recorded assists for St. Louis were Sam Maddox, Kevin Laplante, and Brogan Walters, who contributed one each. Chicago forced St. Louis goalie Cooper Cothran to work between the pipes, taking 43 shots. Chicago was helped by Chris Fiordirosa, who grabbed one goal. Fiordirosa scored 9:21 into the third period to make the score 4-4. Scott Coash Jr picked up the assist. Chicago also got points from Tyler Seltenriech, who also racked up one goal and one assist and Ryan Maksimovic, who also registered one goal and one assist. Chicago also got a goal from Nick Rems as well. In addition, Chicago received assists from Andrew Fattore, Toms Taurins, Mike Holmes, and Ryan Glennon, who each chipped in one. Cothran rejected 39 shots on goal for the Jr. Blues.
Cleveland 5 @ Southern Tier 4 - The Southern Tier Xpress tried their best to erase a two-goal deficit, but the Cleveland Jr. Lumberjacks would not be denied the victory and hung on to win, 5-4. A goal by Bo Zinner put Cleveland up 3-1 in the second period, but Southern Tier pulled to within one on Victor McCutcheon's tally 3:33 into the third period. The Jr. Lumberjacks were paced by John Barlow, who registered one goal. Barlow scored 18:20 into the third period to make the score 5-4 Cleveland. Tyler Dalton picked up the assist. Cleveland also got points from Zinner, who also tallied one goal and one assist, Avery Huibregtse, who also racked up one goal and one assist, and Dalton, who also grabbed one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Cleveland also got a goal from Mitch Renstrom as well. More assists for Cleveland came via Vince Nero and AJ Bogdan, who contributed one each. Southern Tier additionally got points from Luke Sunde, who also registered one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Southern Tier also had goals scored by Cody Maulsby and Mark Sunde, who each put in one. In addition, Southern Tier received assists from Justin Andriaccio, who had two and Tim Weisgerber and Owen Harris, who each chipped in one.
West Michigan 3 @ Peoria 5 - The Peoria Mustangs and the West Michigan Wolves were evenly matched throughout their contest, but Peoria made the most of its opportunities and won, 5-3. No lead was more than two goals during the contest, and the winning goal was scored by Mitchell McPherson at 57 seconds of the second period. The Mustangs got the win thanks to a great game by McPherson, who had two goals and one assist. McPherson scored the first of his two goals on the power play at 15:20 into the first period to make the score 2-2. Peoria had gained a power play chance when Josh Somers was whistled for hooking. Kai Barber picked up the assist. McPherson's next tally on the power play made the score 3-2 Peoria with 19:03 left in the second period. Marc Peters assisted on the tally. Peoria additionally got points from Marshall Gevers, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Peoria also had goals scored by Levi Armstrong and Nathan Scofield, who each put in one. More assists for Peoria came via Austin Ziakas, who had two. West Michigan forced Peoria goalie Piech to work between the pipes, taking 34 shots. The Wolves were helped by Devin Farkas, who finished with one goal. Farkas scored on the power play 4:38 into the first period to make the score 1-0 West Michigan. Dakota Ulmer picked up the assist. West Michigan also got points from Ulmer, who also grabbed one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. In addition, West Michigan received assists from Corey Siwula, Steven Rhodes, Tim Foley, Mike Difranco, and Shawn Adam, who contributed one each.
Minnesota 5 @ Breezy Point 4 (SO) - Three periods of regulation and an overtime session were not enough to settle matters as the Minnesota Flying Aces defeated the Breezy Point North Stars in a shootout 5-4 (4-3 SO). The shootout lasted for 12 attempts between the teams. Breezy Point got shootout goals from Joe Costello, Tyler Larwood, and Brooke Evans. Minnesota also got shootout goals from Bradee Thompson, Zachary Johnston, and AJ Gullickson. The Flying Aces overcame a three-goal deficit to capture the victory. Minnesota fell behind 4-1 after a short handed goal by the North Stars' Costello at 11:12 in the third period. The Flying Aces tied things up at 4-4 on a goal by Johnston at 12:11 in the third period. Travis Johnston was all over the ice for Minnesota, as he tallied one goal and two assists in the win. Johnston scored 9:07 into the third period to make the score 3-1 Breezy Point. Johnston provided the assist. Minnesota also got points from Johnston, who also had one goal and two assists and Jesse Brown, who also racked up one goal and two assists. Minnesota also got a goal from Blake Neumann as well. In addition, Minnesota received assists from Matt Heim, who had one. Breezy Point was led by Ryan Mezera, who grabbed three goals. More assists for Breezy Point came via Linder Kenyon, Ryan Herbert, Larwood, and Jordan Carey, who contributed one each. The Flying Aces' Dakota McDonald stopped 35 shots out of the 39 that he faced.
Helena 2 @ Billings 3 - The Billings Bulls survived a determined comeback attempt by the Helena Bighorns on the way to a 3-2 win. A goal by Cameron Birklid put Billings up 3-1 in the third period, but Helena pulled to within one on Cody Vanthournout's tally 12:31 into the third period. Birklid had one goal and two assists to lead the Bulls. Birklid scored on the power play 7:41 into the third period to make the score 3-1 Billings. Billings had gained a power play chance when Brandt Miller was whistled for boarding. Ralfs Karelis provided the assist. The Bulls kept the Bighorns' goalie busy throughout the game, and Adam Ranck made 34 saves on 37 shots. Steven Thompson also scored for Billings. More assists for Billings came via Nick Rizzo, Joe Mata, and Tristan Henrichs, who contributed one each. Helena was helped by Matt Mohar, who racked up one goal. Mohar scored 7:32 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Billings. Miller assisted on the tally. Other players who recorded assists for Helena were Brandon Mills, Kendall Bolen-Porter, and Johnny Bonta, who each chipped in one. Billings' Cole Semchak stopped 25 shots out of the 27 that he faced.