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Southeast AHL Affiliate Update: 3/7/11

Skipped our AHL stats pack update last week on account of trade deadline madness and my distinct inability to catch up. Ah, well… Onward and upward.

To get us as up-to-date as possible, we’ll take it back to last Monday and account for everything on the AHL slate for the Southeast affiliates through yesterday.

GAME RESULTS
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Tuesday, 3/1/11: Peoria Rivermen 6, Chicago Wolves 5 (OT)
Chicago goal-scorers: Darren Haydar (23), Andre Deveaux (18), Kip Brennan (1), Arturs Kulda (3), Noah Welch (2)
Chicago goaltenders (saves/shots): Chris Carrozzi (21/27)
Three stars of the game: 1 – Ian Cole, PEO; 2 – Mark Cundari, PEO; 3 – Brett Sonne, PEO

Wednesday, 3/2/11: Norfolk Admirals 6, Hershey Bears 1
Norfolk goal-scorers: Mattias Ritola 2 (2), Blair Jones 2 (20), Marc-Antoine Pouliot (18), Chris Durno (15)
Hershey goal-scorers: Steve Pinizzotto (16)
Norfolk goaltenders (saves/shots): Dustin Tokarski (28/29)
Hershey goaltenders (saves/shots): Jared DeMichiel (19/24), Shane Owen (9/10)
Three stars of the game: 1 – Blair Jones, NOR; 2 – Marc-Antoine Pouliot, NOR; 3 – Mattias Ritola, NOR

Friday, 3/4/11: Norfolk Admirals 1, Albany Devils 0
Norfolk goal-scorers: Chris Durno (16)
Norfolk goaltenders (saves/shots): Dustin Tokarski (29/29)
Three stars of the game: 1 – Dustin Tokarski, NOR; 2 – Jeff Frazee, ALB; 3 – Chris Durno, NOR

Friday, 3/4/11: Milwaukee Admirals 3, Chicago Wolves 1
Chicago goal-scorers: Arturs Kulda (4)
Chicago goaltenders (saves/shots): Peter Mannino (16/19)
Three stars of the game: 1 – Mark Dekanich, MIL; 2 – Grant Lewis, MIL; 3 – Arturs Kulda, CHI

Friday, 3/4/11: Grand Rapids Griffins 5, Rochester Americans 4
Rochester goal-scorers: Clay Wilson (10), P.J. Fenton (4), Triston Grant (5), A.J. Jenks (8)
Rochester goaltenders (saves/shots): Tyler Plante (20/25), Marc Cheverie (0/0)
Three stars of the game: 1 – Jamie Johnson, GR; 2 – A.J. Jenks, RCH; 3 – Brendan Smith, GR

Friday, 3/4/11: Providence Bruins 4, Charlotte Checkers 2
Charlotte goal-scorers: Riley Nash (13), Zach Boychuk (16)
Charlotte goaltenders (saves/shots): Mike Murphy (25/29)
Three stars of the game: 1 – Trent Whitfield, PRO; 2 – Alain Goulet, PRO; 3 – Anton Khudobin, PRO

Saturday, 3/5/11: Grand Rapids Griffins 5, Rochester Americans 2
Rochester goal-scorers: Michael Duco (17), Mark Cullen (3)
Rochester goaltenders (saves/shots): Tyler Plante (37/41)
Three stars of the game: 1 –Francis Pare, GR; Joakim Anderson, GR; 3 – Brendan Smith, GR

Saturday, 3/5/11: Hershey Bears 3, Norfolk Admirals 2
Hershey goal-scorers: Brian Willsie 2 (25), Mathieu Perreault (9)
Norfolk goal-scorers: Matt Fornataro (16), Troy Milam (12)
Hershey goaltenders (saves/shots): Nolan Schaefer (29/31)
Norfolk goaltenders (saves/shots): Dustin Tokarski (32/35)
Three stars of the game: 1 –Mathieu Perreault, HER; 2 – Brian Willsie, HER; 3 – Nolan Schaefer, HER

Saturday, 3/5/11: Peoria Rivermen 6, Chicago Wolves 5 (SO)
Chicago goal-scorers: Tim Miller 2 (6), Paul Postma (11), Darren Haydar (24), Spencer Machacek (17)
Chicago goaltenders (saves/shots): Peter Mannino (32/37)
Three stars of the game: 1 –Nathan Oystrick, PEO; 2 – Tim Miller, CHI; 3 – Derek Peltier, PEO

Saturday, 3/5/11: Worcester Sharks 2, Charlotte Checkers 0
Charlotte goal-scorers: none
Charlotte goaltenders (saves/shots): Mike Murphy (28/29)
Three stars of the game: 1 –Daren Machesney, WOR; 2 – Kevin Henderson, WOR; 3 – Mike Murphy, CHA

Sunday, 3/6/11: Binghamton Senators 4, Norfolk Admirals 1
Norfolk goal-scorers: Paul Szczechura (14)
Norfolk goaltenders (saves/shots): Jaroslav Janus (32/36)
Three stars of the game: 1 – Kaspars Daugavins, BNG; 2 – Andre Benoit, BNG; 3 – Barry Brust, BNG

Sunday, 3/6/11: Chicago Wolves 3, Manitoba Moose 2
Chicago goal-scorers: Darren Haydar (25), Tim Miller (7), Jason Krog (15)
Chicago goaltenders (saves/shots): Edward Pasquale (29/31)
Three stars of the game: 1 – Jason Krog, CHI; 2 – Darren Haydar, CHI; 3 – Eddie Lack, MTB

Sunday, 3/6/11: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 4, Hershey Bears 1
Hershey goal-scorers: Boyd Kane (22)
Hershey goaltenders (saves/shots): Nolan Schaefer (22/25)
Three stars of the game: 1 – Geoff Walker, WBS; 2 – Brad Thiessen, WBS; 3 – Boyd Kane, HER

Sunday, 3/6/11: Charlotte Checkers 3, Manchester Monarchs 2
Charlotte goal-scorers: Jacob Micflikier (23), Nicolas Blanchard (6), Zach Boychuk (17)
Charlotte goaltenders (saves/shots): Justin Pogge (33/35)
Three stars of the game: 1 – Zach Boychuk, CHA; 2 – Bud Holloway, MCH; 3 – Jacob Micflikier, CHA

AHL STANDINGS UPDATE
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Hershey (39-21-1-3) trails East Division-leading Wilkes-Barre/Scranton by eight points, with Charlotte (35-22-2-6) four points behind in third and Norfolk (31-19-8-5) three points further back in fourth.

Rochester (29-29-3-3) remains last in the Western Conference’s North Division, three points behind sixth place Grand Rapids. At 33-25-3-5, Chicago has moved into fifth in the West Division and, thanks to the AHL’s crossover rule, is currently in playoff position with a two-point edge over the North’s fourth-place squad, Lake Erie.

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

1 – Jerome Samson: 53-26-28-54-(+7)
2 – Chris Terry: 65-25-25-50-(-7)
3 – Jacob Mcflikier: 63-23-26-49-(+12)
4 – Zach Boychuk: 45-17-30-47-(+2)
5 – Zac Dalpe: 46-18-25-43-(+6)

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

1 – Mike Murphy: 19-11-3, 2.64, .915, 2
2 – Justin Pogge: 16-13-2, 3.09, .909, 0

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

1 – Darren Haydar: 63-25-36-61-(+9)
2 – Jason Krog: 66-15-43-58-(-16)
3 – Jared Ross: 60-14-37-51-(+6)
4 – Spencer Machacek: 53-17-28-45-(+15)
5 – Paul Postma: 64-11-30-41-(-3)

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

1 – Edward Pasquale: 6-6-0, 3.00, .898, 0
2 – Peter Mannino: 15-15-4, 3.07, .894, 0
3 – Ondrej Pavelec: 0-1-0, 3.10, .864, 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: 46-15-48-63-(+12)
2 – Brian Willsie: 63-25-30-55-(+23)
3 – Kyle Greentree: 60-22-28-50-(+15)
4 – Andrew Gordon: 40-22-24-46-(+18)
5 – Boyd Kane: 59-22-22-44-(+16)

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

1 – Braden Holtby: 14-6-2, 1.98, .930, 5
2 – Dany Sabourin: 14-9-0, 2.45, .908, 2
3 – Todd Ford: 6-4-1, 3.04, .884, 0
4 – Nolan Schaefer: 10-17-1, 3.06, .898, 0
5 – Shane Owen: 0-0-0, 3.08, .900
6 – Semyon Varlamov: 2-1-0, 3.36, .855, 0
7 – Jared DeMichiel: 1-0-0, 3.65, .873, 0

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

1 – Marc-Antoine Pouliot: 52-18-35-53-(+15)
2 – Blair Jones: 47-20-24-44-(+17)
3 – Johan Harju: 46-19-21-40-(+13)
4 – Paul Szczechura: 63-14-26-40-(-9)
5 – James Wright: 63-11-26-37-(-10)

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

1 – Mike Smith: 1-4-0, 1.83, .924, 1
2 – Dustin Tokarski: 16-15-4, 2.45, .910, 2
3 – Cedrick Desjardins: 14-6-1, 2.56, .906, 1
4 – Jaroslav Janus: 0-2-0, 5.45, .831, 0

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

1 – Michal Repik: 53-11-34-45-(-9)
2 – Clay Wilson: 62-10-34-44-(-12)
3 – Tim Kennedy: 56-12-31-43-(+1)
4 – Mike Kostka: 64-10-31-41-(-6)
5 – Chris Taylor: 56-9-27-36-(-12)

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: 13-12-2, 3.00, .913, 1
3 – Marc Cheverie: 0-0-0, 6.00, .824, 0

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

1 – Corey Locke, Binghamton: 54-18-55-73-(+14)
2 – Alexandre Giroux, Oklahoma City: 61-29-36-65-(-2)
3 – Mark Mancari, Portland: 56-32-32-64-(+19)
4 – Keith Aucoin, Hershey: 46-15-48-63-(+12)
5 – Darren Haydar, Chicago: 63-25-36-61-(+9)

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

1 – Brad Thiessen, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton: 27-6-0, 1.87, .924, 6
2 – Curtis Sanford, Hamilton: 22-13-2, 1.93, .930, 5
3 – Braden Holtby, Hershey: 14-6-2, 1.98, .930, 5
4 – Mark Dekanich, Milwaukee: 22-10-5, 2.07, .929, 4
5 – Eddie Lack, Manitoba: 19-13-3, 2.12, .926, 5

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

TRANSACTIONS

2/28: Forward Jerome Samson returned to Charlotte by Carolina (NHL).
Samson recalled from Charlotte by Carolina (NHL).
Forwards Spencer Machacek and Tim Stapleton returned to Chicago by Atlanta (NHL).
Stapleton, forward Ben Maxwell and goaltender Peter Mannino recalled from Chicago by Atlanta (NHL).
Forward Michael Forney reassigned from Chicago to Gwinnett (ECHL) by Atlanta (NHL).
Defenseman Brett Festerling loaned to Chicago by Atlanta (NHL).
Defenseman Joe Callahan and forwards Bill Thomas and Scott Timmins returned to Rochester by Florida (NHL).
Callahan, Timmins and defenseman Keaton Ellerby recalled from Rochester by Florida (NHL).
Defenseman Evan Oberg and forward Patrick Rissmiller loaned to Rochester from Florida (NHL).
Forward Michael Dubuc released from professional tryout contract by Rochester.
3/1: Goaltender David Brown signed to professional tryout contract by Chicago.
Brown released from professional tryout contract by Chicago.
Goaltender Todd Ford recalled from Hershey by Washington (NHL).
3/2: Forward Mike McKenzie returned to Florida (ECHL) by Charlotte.
Forward Jared Staal reassigned from Florida (ECHL) to Charlotte by Carolina (NHL).
Goaltender Todd Ford returned to Hershey by Washington (NHL).
Goaltender Shane Owen signed to professional tryout contract by Hershey.
Forward Hugh Jessiman returned to Rochester by Florida (NHL).
Forward Bill Thomas recalled from Rochester by Florida (NHL).
3/3: Goaltender Edward Pasquale reassigned from Gwinnett (ECHL) to Chicago by Atlanta (NHL).
Goaltender Shane Owen released from professional tryout contract by Hershey.
Goaltender Braden Holtby recalled from Hershey by Washington (NHL).
Forwards Blair Jones and Mattias Ritola recalled from Norfolk by Tampa Bay (NHL).
3/4: Goaltender Peter Mannino returned to Chicago by Atlanta (NHL).
Goaltender Nolan Schaefer reassigned from Providence to Hershey by Boston (NHL).
3/5: Goaltender Chris Carrozzi reassigned from Chicago to Gwinnett (ECHL) by Atlanta (NHL).
Forward Ben Maxwell returned to Chicago by Atlanta (NHL).
Goaltender Jared DeMichiel released from professional tryout contract by Hershey.
3/6: Defenseman Clay Wilson recalled from Rochester by Florida (NHL).

PLAYER OF THE WEEK

With three goals and six points in four games last week, Chicago Wolves forward Darren Haydar is our latest Player of the Week recipient. Teammate Tim Miller (3-2-5) was a close runner-up. Also deserving of some secondary recognition this week: Chicago forward Ryan Garbutt (0-4-4), Norfolk forward Marc-Antoine Pouliot (1-4-5) and goaltender Dustin Tokarski (2-1, 1 SO, .957 save %) and Hershey forward Brian Willsie (2-2-4).

UNTIL NEXT TIME

A look at upcoming games for Southeast Division affiliates:

Tuesday, 3/8: Binghamton at Charlotte, Hershey at Portland
Wednesday, 3/9: Peoria at Chicago, Binghamton at Norfolk, Hershey at Worcester
Friday, 3/11: Peoria at Chicago, Hershey at Connecticut, Binghamton at Norfolk, Toronto at Rochester
Saturday, 3/12: Hershey at Adirondack, Binghamton at Charlotte, Rochester at Syracuse
Sunday, 3/13: Rochester at Hamilton, Norfolk at Hershey, Chicago at Rockford

JJ
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