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Southeast AHL Affiliate Stats Pack: 4/11/11

One final update from AHL regular season action before our weekly stats pack-style showcase of the NHL’s Southeast Division affiliates gets a bit more detailed, focusing on playoff action for the three clubs that qualified for Calder Cup contention, Charlotte, Hershey and Norfolk.

Until then, however, one last look at the week gone by:

GAME RESULTS
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Monday, 4/4/11: Adirondack Phantoms 6, Rochester Americans 0
Rochester goal-scorers: none
Rochester goaltenders (saves/shots): Marc Cheverie (29/35)
Three stars of the game: 1 – Denis Hamel, ADK; 2 – Michael Leighton, ADK; 3 – Matt Read, ADK

Monday, 4/4/11: Norfolk Admirals 5, Charlotte Checkers 2
Norfolk goal-scorers: Mattias Ritola 2 (7), Pierre-Cedric Labrie (6), Blair Jones 2 (23)
Charlotte goal-scorers: Chris Terry (33), Bobby Sanguinetti (3)
Norfolk goaltenders (saves/shots): Jaroslav Janus (24/26)
Charlotte goaltenders (saves/shots): Justin Pogge (21/26), Bobby Goepfert (10/10)
Three stars of the game: 1 – Blair Jones, NOR; 2 – Mattias Ritola, NOR; 3 – Marc-Antoine Pouliot, NOR

Wednesday, 4/6/11: Binghamton Senators 2, Norfolk Admirals 1 (OT)
Norfolk goal-scorers: Mattias Ritola (8)
Norfolk goaltenders (saves/shots): Jaroslav Janus (42/44)
Three stars of the game: 1 – Barry Brust, BNG; 2 – Jim O’Brien, BNG; 3 – Jaroslav Janus, NOR

Thursday, 4/7/11: Syracuse Crunch 5, Norfolk Admirals 3
Norfolk goal-scorers: Paul Szczechura (20), Pierre-Cedric Labrie (7), Marc-Antoine Pouliot (24)
Norfolk goaltenders (saves/shots): Jaroslav Janus (22/26)
Three stars of the game: 1 – Peter Holland, SYR; 2 – Nick Bonino, SYR; 3 – Igor Bobkov, SYR

Friday, 4/8/11: Charlotte Checkers 2, Worcester Sharks 1
Charlotte goal-scorers: Jacob Micflikier (29), Cedric McNicoll (6)
Charlotte goaltenders (saves/shots): Justin Pogge (21/22)
Three stars of the game: 1 – Jacob Micflikier, CHA: 2 – Justin Pogge, CHA; 3 – Cedric McNicoll, CHA

Friday, 4/8/11: Peoria Rivermen 5, Chicago Wolves 2
Chicago goal-scorers: Andre Deveaux (22), Jason Krog (19)
Chicago goaltenders (saves/shots): Peter Mannino (37/41)
Three stars of the game: 1 – Nathan Oystrick, PEO; 2 – Derek Nesbitt, PEO; 3 – Stefan Della Rovere, PEO

Friday, 4/8/11: Binghamton Senators 4, Rochester Americans 2
Rochester goal-scorers: Mike Hedden (1), Eric Selleck (4)
Rochester goaltenders (saves/shots): Tyler Plante (14/18), Marc Cheverie (3/3)
Three stars of the game: 1 – Ryan Keller, BNG; 2 – Geoff Kinrade, BNG; 3 – Mike Hedden, RCH

Friday, 4/8/11: Hershey Bears 2, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 1
Hershey goal-scorers: Andrew Kozek 2 (11)
Hershey goaltenders (saves/shots): Braden Holtby (24/25)
Three stars of the game: 1 – Andrew Kozek, HER; 2 – Brett Sterling, WBS; 3 – Maxime Lacroix, HER

Saturday, 4/9/11: Charlotte Checkers 6, Worcester Sharks 2
Charlotte goal-scorers: Michal Jordan (4), Brett Sutter (9), Zac Dalpe (23), Brad Herauf (4), Matthew Pistilli (8), Chris Terry (34)
Charlotte goaltenders (saves/shots): Bobby Goepfert (23/25)
Three stars of the game: 1 – Brett Sutter, CHA; 2 – Michal Jordan, CHA; 3 – Zac Dalpe, CHA

Saturday, 4/9/11: Chicago Wolves 5, San Antonio Rampage 3
Chicago goal-scorers: Sergio Somma (1), Andre Deveaux (23), Ryan Garbutt (19), Spencer Machacek (21), Darren Haydar (27)
Charlotte goaltenders (saves/shots): Edward Pasquale (20/23)
Three stars of the game: 1 – Spencer Machacek, CHI; 2 – Sergio Somma, CHI; 3 – Matt Watkins, SA

Saturday, 4/9/11: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 4, Hershey Bears 2
Hershey goal-scorers: Andrew Gordon (27), Maxime Lacroix (6)
Hershey goaltenders (saves/shots): Braden Holtby (21/25)
Three stars of the game: 1 – David Marshall, WBS; 2 – Brett Sterling, WBS; 3 – Bryan Lerg, WBS

Saturday, 4/9/11: Syracuse Crunch 5, Norfolk Admirals 4
Norfolk goal-scorers: Johan Harju 2 (23), Alex Berry (14), Mike Vernace (7)
Norfolk goaltenders (saves/shots): Dustin Tokarski (26/31)
Three stars of the game: 1 – Josh Green, SYR; 2 – Johan Harju, NOR; 3 – Nicolas Deschamps, SYR

Saturday, 4/9/11: Toronto Marlies 6, Rochester Americans 5
Rochester goal-scorers: T.J. Fast (1), Anthony Luciani 2 (2), Colby Robak (7), Michael Duco (20)
Rochester goaltenders (saves/shots): Marc Cheverie (18/24)
Three stars of the game: 1 – Justin Hodgman, TOR; 2 – T.J. Fast, RCH; 3 – Mike Brennan, TOR

Sunday, 4/10/11: Rockford IceHogs 5, Chicago Wolves 4 (OT)
Chicago goal-scorers: Riley Holzapfel (12), Mark Matheson (9), Fredrik Pettersson (11), Tim Miller (11)
Chicago goaltenders (saves/shots): Edward Pasquale (33/38)
Three stars of the game: 1 – Jeff Taffe, RFD; 2 – Rob Klinkhammer, RFD; 3 – Tim Miller, CHI

Sunday, 4/10/11: Norfolk Admirals 6, Connecticut Whale 3
Norfolk goal-scorers: Marc-Antoine Pouliot (25), Troy Milam (16), Blair Jones (24), Mattias Ritola (9), Paul Szczechura (21), Mike Angelidis (20)
Norfolk goaltenders (saves/shots): Jaroslav Janus (17/20)
Three stars of the game: 1 – Paul Szczechura, NOR; 2 – Mattias Ritola, NOR; 3 – Derek Couture, CT

Sunday, 4/10/11: Syracuse Crunch 4, Hershey Bears 1
Hershey goal-scorers: Andrew Gordon (28)
Hershey goaltenders (saves/shots): Nolan Schaefer (22/26)
Three stars of the game: 1 – Timo Pielmeier, SYR; 2 – John Kurtz, SYR; 3 – Peter Holland, SYR

Sunday, 4/10/11: Lake Erie Monsters 5, Rochester Americans 4 (SO)
Rochester goal-scorers: Eric Selleck (5), Clay Wilson 2 (12), Mike Kostka (16)
Rochester goaltenders (saves/shots): Marc Cheverie (8/11), Alex Petizian (12/13)
Three stars of the game: 1 – Clay Wilson, RCH; 2 – Mike Kostka, RCH; 3 – Patrick Rissmiller, RCH

AHL STANDINGS UPDATE
Click here for full American Hockey League Standings

Hershey (46-26-3-5), Charlotte (44-27-2-7) and Norfolk (39-26-9-6) finished second, third and fourth, respectively, in the Eastern Conference’s East Division and all qualified for the Calder Cup playoffs.

In the Western Conference, Chicago and Rochester did not secure playoff berths, with the Wolves losing out to Oklahoma City by two points and the Americans finishing dead last in both the North Division and the conference itself.

CHARLOTTE CHECKERS LEADING SCORERS
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(PLAYER NAME: GP-G-A-P-(+/-)

1 – Zach Boychuk: 60-22-43-65-(+4)
2 – Chris Terry: 80-34-30-64-(-4)
3 – Jacob Mcflikier: 78-29-32-61-(+15)
4 – Zac Dalpe: 61-23-34-57-(+7)
5 – Jerome Samson: 53-26-28-54-(+7)

CHARLOTTE CHECKERS GOALTENDING STATISTICS
(PLAYER NAME: W-L-SOL,GAA,SV%,SO)

1 – Bobby Goepfert: 1-0-0, 1.66, .943, 0
2 – Mike Murphy: 21-11-3, 2.53, .919, 2
3 – Justin Pogge: 22-18-4, 3.12, .907, 0

CHICAGO WOLVES LEADING SCORERS
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(PLAYER NAME: GP-G-A-P-(+/-)

1 – Jason Krog: 80-19-56-75-(-18)
2 – Darren Haydar: 77-27-47-74-(+7)
3 – Jared Ross: 66-15-40-55-(+6)
4 – Spencer Machacek: 67-21-32-53-(+18)
5 – Andre Deveaux: 73-23-23-46-(-18)

GOALTENDING STATISTICS
(PLAYER NAME: W-L-SOL,GAA,SV%,SO)

1 – Edward Pasquale: 11-11-1, 2.93, .900, 1
2 – Ondrej Pavelec: 0-1-0, 3.10, .864, 0
3 – Peter Mannino: 16-17-4, 3.12, .892, 0
4 – Chris Carrozzi: 0-1-0, 5.55, .778

HERSHEY BEARS LEADING SCORERS
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(PLAYER NAME: GP-G-A-P-(+/-)

1 – Keith Aucoin: 53-18-54-72-(+13)
2 – Brian Willsie: 76-30-38-68-(+27)
3 – Kyle Greentree: 74-30-33-63-(+20)
4 – Andrew Gordon: 50-28-29-57-(+20)
5 – Boyd Kane: 74-24-25-49-(+14)

HERSHEY BEARS GOALTENDING STATISTICS
(PLAYER NAME: W-L-SOL,GAA,SV%,SO)

1 – Braden Holtby: 17-10-2, 2.29, .920, 5
2 – Dany Sabourin: 14-9-0, 2.45, .908, 2
3 – Nolan Schaefer: 13-20-3, 2.90, .902, 0
4 – Todd Ford: 7-4-1, 2.94, .886, 0
5 – Shane Owen: 0-0-0, 3.08, .900
6 – Semyon Varlamov: 2-1-0, 3.36, .855, 0
7 – Jared DeMichiel: 2-1-0, 3.65, .873, 0

NORFOLK ADMIRALS LEADING SCORERS
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(PLAYER NAME: GP-G-A-P-(+/-)

1 – Marc-Antoine Pouliot: 69-25-47-72-(+13)
2 – Blair Jones: 56-24-31-55-(+17)
3 – Johan Harju: 63-23-30-53-(+15)
4 – Paul Szczechura: 79-21-30-51-(-9)
5 – James Wright: 80-16-31-47-(-6)

NORFOLK ADMIRALS GOALTENDING STATISTICS
(PLAYER NAME: W-L-SOL,GAA,SV%,SO)

1 – Mike Smith: 1-4-0, 1.83, .924, 1
2 – Cedrick Desjardins: 15-6-1, 2.59, .905, 1
3 – Dustin Tokarski: 21-20-4, 2.65, .901, 2
4 – Jaroslav Janus: 2-5-1, 3.64, .872, 0

ROCHESTER AMERICANS LEADING SCORERS
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(PLAYER NAME: GP-G-A-P-(+/-)

1 – Mike Kostka: 80-16-38-54-(-9)
2 – Chris Taylor: 72-10-41-51-(-13)
3 – Tim Kennedy: 67-12-37-49-(+6)
4 – Clay Wilson: 66-12-36-48-(-11)
5 – Michal Repik: 53-11-34-45-(-9)

ROCHESTER AMERICANS GOALTENDING STATISTICS
(PLAYER NAME: W-L-SOL,GAA,SV%,SO)

1 – Jacob Markstrom: 16-20-1, 2.98, .907, 1
2 – Tyler Plante: 13-17-2, 3.12, .909, 1
3 – Alex Petizian: 0-1-1, 3.56, .898, 0
3 – Marc Cheverie: 2-7-1, 3.91, .888, 0

AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE LEADING SCORERS
(PLAYER NAME, TEAM: GP-G-A-P-(+/-)

1 – Corey Locke, Binghamton: 69-21-65-86-(+13)
2 – Alexandre Giroux, Oklahoma City: 70-32-46-78-(+1)
4 – Jason Krog, Chicago: 80-19-56-75-(-18)
4 – Darren Haydar, Chicago: 77-27-47-74-(+7)
5 – Nigel Dawes, Hamilton: 66-41-31-72-(+15)

AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE GOALTENDING LEADERS
(PLAYER NAME: W-L-SOL,GAA,SV%,SO)

1 – Curtis Sanford, Hamilton: 22-13-2, 1.93, .930, 5
2 – Brad Thiessen, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton: 35-8-1, 1.94, .922, 7
3 – Mark Dekanich, Milwaukee: 23-12-5, 2.02, .931, 4
4 – Richard Backman, Texas: 28-19-5, 2.20, .927, 6
5 – Michael Leighton, Adirondack: 14-12-3, 2.22, .926, 5

For full American Hockey League scoring and goaltending leaders, click here

TRANSACTIONS
4/5: Goaltender Bobby Goepfert loaned to Florida (ECHL) by Charlotte.
Defenseman Zach Redmond signed to amateur tryout contract by Chicago.
Forward Michael Forney and goaltender Chris Carrozzi reassigned from Chicago to Gwinnett (ECHL) by Atlanta (NHL).
Defenseman Dylan Yeo returned to South Carolina (ECHL) by Hershey.
Forward David de Kastrozza loaned to South Carolina (ECHL) by Hershey.
Defenseman Adam Comrie reassigned from Rochester to Cincinnati (ECHL) by Florida (NHL).
4/6: Forward Kip Brennan recalled from Allen (CHL) by Chicago.
Goaltender Tyler Plante returned to Rochester by Florida (NHL).
Forward Tim Kennedy recalled from Rochester by Florida (NHL).
4/7: Forward Mike Hedden signed to professional tryout contract by Rochester.
Forward Anthony Luciani signed to amateur tryout contract by Rochester.
Defenseman Adam Comrie reassigned from Cincinnati (ECHL) to Rochester by Florida (NHL).
4/8: Defenseman Rasmus Rissanen signed to amateur tryout contract by Charlotte.
Goaltender Bobby Goepfert recalled from Florida (ECHL) by Charlotte.
Forwards Patrick Rissmiller and Bill Thomas recalled from Rochester by Florida (NHL).
4/9: Forward Carl Klingberg recalled from Chicago by Atlanta (NHL).
4/10: Defensemen Johan Kroll and Dylan Yeo and forward David de Kastrozza recalled from South Carolina (ECHL) by Hershey.
Forward Kip Brennan returned to Allen (CHL) by Chicago.
Forwards Tim Kennedy, Patrick Rissmiller and Bill Thomas and defenseman Clay Wilson returned to Rochester by Florida (NHL).

PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
It was a good week for the Norfolk Admirals as a group, securing their first playoff berth since 2007 and for several individuals as well. Forward Mattias Ritola earns our top Player of the Week honor, with four goals and four assists in five games for Norfolk last week. Admiral teammates Blair Jones (3-4-7), Troy Milam (1-4-5) and Marc-Antoine Pouliot (2-4-6) also deserve some recognition. Elsewhere, Chris Taylor closed out the season in strong fashion for Rochester, notching six assists in four contests and Jason Krog secured Chicago’s team scoring title with a goal and four assists in three games.

UNTIL NEXT TIME

A quick peek at this week’s playoff schedule for Charlotte, Hershey and Norfolk:

Thursday, 4/14: Charlotte at Hershey, game 1
Friday, 4/15: Norfolk at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, game 1
Saturday, 4/16: Norfolk at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, game 2
Sunday, 4/17: Charlotte at Hershey, game 2

JJ
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