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Game 637: Charlotte Checkers defeat Norfolk Admirals, 3-2
Game over! The Checkers get goals by Cornet and Dolan in the last five minutes to beat Norfolk 3-2! Their third straight win!
— CheckersInGame (@CheckersInGame) March 5, 2014
Final: CHA 3-2 NOR
CHA scores two goals in the final 4:30 for comeback victory and GEICO Challenge Cup
— AdmiralsGameUpdates (@AdsGameUpdates) March 5, 2014
-Philippe Cornet ties it and Sean Dolan gets the winner in the final minute to give the Checkers their third straight win. Justin Peters made 24 saves to earn the win, improving to 4-1-1.
-Emerson Etem and Dave Steckel scored for the Admirals as they drop to 6-4-0-0 in their last ten games. John Gibson turned away 28 shots in the loss, falling to 17-12-4 on the season.
Game 845: Texas Stars defeat Abbotsford Heat, 3-1
STARS WIN! Dustin Jeffrey nets two and Campbell stops 23 of 24 shots as Texas beats Abbotsford 3-1 to stay atop the West Division! #txstars
— Texas Stars (@TexasStars) March 4, 2014
— Abbotsford Heat (@abbotsfordheat) March 4, 2014
-Dustin Jeffrey’s two goals were his first two of the entire season, while Brett Ritchie notched goal number three for the Stars. Jack Campbell improved to a perfect 6-0-0 record in seven appearances this season with the win.
-The Heat’s only goal came in the first period to open up the scoring, coming from Sven Baertschi, his seventh of the season. Joey MacDonald takes the loss, stopping 22 shots to fall to 5-10-0.
Game 846: Rockford IceHogs defeat Rochester Americans, 4-2
#IceHogs WIN! Rockford takes down Rochester 4-2!
— Rockford IceHogs (@goicehogs) March 5, 2014
Final horn sounds as the #Amerks fall to Rockford, 4-2.
— Rochester Americans (@AmerksHockey) March 5, 2014
-Jeremy Morin continues his point streak, scoring his 22nd goal of the season to help lead the IceHogs to their seventh win in their last ten games. Jason LaBarbera turned away 33 shots to improve to 12-7-1 this season.
-Kevin Porter tried to spur a comeback in the third period for the Americans, but the team was unable to catch the IceHogs in the final minutes. Nathan Lieuwen made 25 saves in the loss, dropping his record to 15-9-2.
|Pos||Team||Points||Pts %||Pos Change|
|1||* – Manchester Monarchs||80||0.667||–|
|2||* – Springfield Falcons||74||0.649||–|
|3||* – Binghamton Senators||70||0.625||–|
|4||St. John’s IceCaps||72||0.632||–|
|10||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||57||0.500||–|
|14||Hartford Wolf Pack||52||0.464||–|
|Pos||Team||Points||Pts %||Pos Change|
|1||* – Texas Stars||76||0.655||↑1|
|2||* – Grand Rapids Griffins||75||0.658||↓1|
|3||* – Toronto Marlies||70||0.636||–|
|9||Oklahoma City Barons||59||0.518||–|
|11||San Antonio Rampage||56||0.500||↓1|
|15||Lake Erie Monsters||52||0.473||–|
Heeter called up to Philly on an emergency basis.
Goalie Cal Heeter has again been recalled by the Philadelphia Flyers on an emergency basis. Busy back-and-forth time for @Heeter1!!
— lv (@phantomshockey) March 5, 2014
Mangene traded from Philly to the Islanders as part of the Andrew MacDonald trade….
— New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) March 4, 2014
…And assigned to Bridgeport.
By the way, it is now official that Mangene is assigned to Bridgeport of course.
Previously saying "almost certainly" before knew for sure.
— Bob Rotruck (@BobRotruck) March 5, 2014
Patrick Mullen traded to the Senators organization from Vancouver/Utica. Assigned to Binghamton.
— Utica Comets (@UticaComets) March 4, 2014
Binghamton also had goaltender Scott Marean signed to an ATO for the day, filling in at practice.
— Joy Lindsay (@PuckJoy) March 4, 2014
Porter recalled to St. Louis.
— Chicago Wolves (@Chicago_Wolves) March 4, 2014
Capitals and Coyotes make a trade, changing up the Bears and Pirates rosters.
— CapitalsPR (@CapitalsPR) March 5, 2014
— Arizona Coyotes (@ArizonaCoyotes) March 5, 2014
And Deschamps heads to Hershey as well.
— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) March 4, 2014
Lake Erie makes a swap with CHL Denver. Mikael Tam up to the Monsters, Robin Soudek heads to the Cutthroats.
Andersen’s trip to Norfolk scratched.
Ducks recall Frederik Andersen from Norfolk in the wake of Fasth being traded.
— Ducks Prospects (@DucksProspects) March 4, 2014
Larsen assigned to Oklahoma City.
— Tend The Farm (@TendTheFarm) March 4, 2014
Chris Rawlings assigned to CHL Arizona by the Portland Pirates.
Pirates also lose Mathieu Brisebois, traded to the Chicago Blackhawks by Phoenix.
— Portland Pirates (@PortlandPirates) March 4, 2014
Brisebois will head to Rockford.
— Rockford IceHogs (@goicehogs) March 4, 2014
Stephane Robidas traded by Dallas. Chris Mueller recalled to take his spot.
— Dallas Stars (@DallasStars) March 4, 2014
— 100 Degree Hockey (@100degreehockey) March 4, 2014
McLaren clears waivers, assigned to the Marlies by the Maple Leafs.
Frazer McLaren clears waivers. Likely headed to Marlies.
— James Mirtle (@mirtle) March 4, 2014
All three games tonight have a big impact on standings. Texas/Abbotsford between West Division leaders, Chicago/Grand Rapids between Midwest Division leaders, and both OKC and Utica are battling to get into a playoff spot.
Game 847: Texas Stars at Abbotsford Heat, 7pm PST
Game 848: Chicago Wolves at Grand Rapids Griffins, 7pm EST
Game 849: Oklahoma City Barons at Utica Comets, 7pm EST