Game 801: Rockford IceHogs defeat Iowa Wild, 4-1
#IceHogs win 4-1! That's 10 in a row in which the Hogs have earned atleast a standings point (9-0-0-1)!
— Rockford IceHogs (@goicehogs) February 26, 2014
— Iowa Wild Live (@IAWildLIVE) February 26, 2014
-. Jeremy Morin scored twice in the contest for the IceHogs, and is also on a ten-game point streak with 17 points in the month of February so far. Jason Labarbera gets the win as he improves to 7-0-0 during the streak, 11-6-2 overall.
-Iowa takes their second straight loss, giving up another game in hand to teams close behind in the standings. Jonathan Blum scored the lone goal for the Wild, his seventh of the season. John Curry stopped 33 shots in the loss as he falls to 7-5-2 on the season.
Game 802: Texas Stars defeat Lake Erie Monsters, 2-1
And that's the game! Nilstorp stops 32 of 33 shots and the Stars defeat the Monsters 2-1!
— Texas Stars (@TexasStars) February 25, 2014
— Cleveland Monsters (@monstershockey) February 25, 2014
-Texas takes sole possession of first place in the Western Conference with the win, their third in a row. Both goals came on the power play as Mike Hedden scored his 20th of the season, and Curtis McKenzie netted his 19th. Cristopher Nilstorp improves to 20-12-3 with the win.
-Lake Erie drops to 4-5-0-1 in their last ten as they sit at the bottom of the standings in the Western Conference. Garrett Meurs scored the only goal for Lake Erie, his third of the month and sixth of the season. Calvin Pickard made 21 saves as he falls to 12-14-3.
Game 803: Hartford Wolf Pack defeat Portland Pirates, 4-3
WOLF PACK WIN!!! A huge comeback is complete. Down 3 after the first, the Pack win 4-3. 3rd period goals by Powe and Fast #HWP
— Hartford Wolf Pack (@WolfPackAHL) February 26, 2014
— Portland Pirates (@PortlandPirates) February 26, 2014
-David LeNeveu started the game in net for Hartford, but was pulled after giving up three goals in the first period. Dov Grumet-Morris stepped in and turned away 16 shots to earn the win and improve to 9-11-5 this season.
-Three goals in a 9:11 span of the first period wasn’t enough as the Pirates gave up the 3-0 lead in the next forty minutes. 24 saves for Louis Domingue in the loss as he falls to 1-6-0 in the month of February, 7-9-2 on the season.
Game 804: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins defeat Hershey Bears, 6-5
PENGUINS WIN!! Tonight's DODGE Final Score is Pens 6 and Hershey 5
— WBS Penguins (@WBSPenguins) February 26, 2014
FINAL (LOSS): Bears fall to Penguins 6-5. Bears Goals: Byers(2), Wellman, Taffe, Deschamps. http://t.co/6H9fk9ux4h
— Hershey Bears (@TheHersheyBears) February 26, 2014
-Spencer Machacek scored the final two goals for the Penguins and the eventual game-winner as WBS scored four times in the third period to break their six-game winless streak. Eric Hartzell was pulled after giving up the fourth goal to Hershey, and Jeff Deslauriers finished things off to earn the win and improving to 18-14-3 on the season.
-Hershey takes their third straight loss and falls to 9th in the Eastern Conference by way of points percentage. The Bears scored the last goal of the game, but couldn’t convert on a power play they earned four seconds after. Dane Byers earned his ninth and tenth goals of the season as David Leggio takes the loss. Leggio falls to 15-14-2 on the season.
|Pos||Team||Points||Pts %||Pos Change|
|1||* – Manchester Monarchs||80||0.690||–|
|2||* – Springfield Falcons||71||0.645||–|
|3||* – Binghamton Senators||70||0.660||–|
|4||St. John’s IceCaps||68||0.618||–|
|10||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||55||0.509||–|
|13||Hartford Wolf Pack||48||0.453||↑2|
|Pos||Team||Points||Pts %||Pos Change|
|1||* – Texas Stars||73||0.652||–|
|2||* – Grand Rapids Griffins||69||0.639||–|
|3||* – Toronto Marlies||66||0.635||–|
|10||San Antonio Rampage||54||0.500||–|
|11||Oklahoma City Barons||53||0.491||–|
|15||Lake Erie Monsters||49||0.471||–|
Game 805: Texas Stars at Lake Erie Monsters
-Rematch from yesterday morning as Lake Erie looks for revenge.
Game 806: Grand Rapids Griffins at Milwaukee Admirals
-Big divisional matchup as Grand Rapids looks to create separation between themselves and Chicago, while Milwaukee looks to widen the gap between 8th and 9th in the conference.
-Grand Rapids is on a two-game winning streak.
-Milwaukee is on a four-game winless streak (0-3-0-1).
Game 807: Charlotte Checkers at Norfolk Admirals
-East vs. West matchup as Charlotte tries to work their way back into the playoff picture. Meanwhile, Norfolk has a chance to move up a few spots in the Eastern conference.
Game 808: Binghamton Senators at Toronto Marlies
-Battle between division leaders and both teams sit in 3rd in their respective conferences.
-Binghamton is 6-3-1-0 in their last ten, five points ahead of WBS in the East Division.
-Toronto is on a three-game winning streak, five points ahead of Rochester in the North Division.
Game 809: San Antonio Rampage at Utica Comets
-San Antonio looks to bounce back from their two-game losing streak, while Utica tries to keep pace with Charlotte and their hopes of making it back into the playoff picture.
— Binghamton Devils (@BingDevils) February 25, 2014
— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) February 25, 2014
— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) February 25, 2014
— Hershey Bears (@TheHersheyBears) February 25, 2014
— Norfolk Admirals (@NorfolkAdmirals) February 25, 2014
Boston Bruins assign forward Matt Lindblad to Providence. Read release: http://t.co/W8qnoh3Ki4 ^BB
— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) February 25, 2014
Penguins Recall Manderson http://t.co/boLBEaJXGK
— WBS Penguins (@WBSPenguins) February 25, 2014
— San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) February 25, 2014