Goalie Alex Stalock saw too much of rookie right winger J.T. Brown on Sunday afternoon in an American Hockey League game at DCU Center in Worcester, Mass.
Brown, with the Syracuse Crunch, had has best day as a pro with three goals and an assist in a 6-1 win over the Worcester Sharks. He has four goals and six assists for 10 points in 13 games. Syracuse (12-3-1 and leading the East Division) is 9-0 on the road.
Stalock had 30 saves in the loss. He’s 8-4 this season with a .913 save percentage and 2.50 goals-against average.
The Worcester Telegram Gazette has a game story here.
U.S. College Hockey Online has three thoughts about last weekend in the WCHA, including a bit on Minnesota Duluth, here.
WCHA Power Rankings from Eric Burdon are here.
Six WCHA teams remain in the U.S. College Hockey Online poll (3. Minnesota, 5. Denver, 7. North Dakota, 13. Nebraska-Omaha, 14. St. Cloud State and 18. Colorado College). The USCHO poll is here.
Right winger Justin Fontaine leads Houston of the AHL in scoring at 7-10-17 in 17 games. His stat link is here.
Chris Peters of the United States of Hockey has a college hockey update including a look at slumping Wisconsin and Denver, which lost twice at home last weekend. That post is here.
Mike Chambers of the Denver Post has win-loss records of teams which will make up the NCHC and Big Ten conferences in 2013-14: The six teams that make up Big Ten hockey conference next season are a combined 29-30-10. And the eight-team NCHC 53-33-10.
After splitting games at Lake Superior State, senior goal Brady Hjelle of International Falls was named CCHA goalie of the week for the second time this season. Ohio State has a release here.