Saturday, February 02, 2008

Friday in the USHL

Indiana edged Chicago 2-1. Aaron Schmit was +1 for Chicago, while Brent Gwidt was not active for Indiana.

Justin Cseter was named First Star of the Game as Ohio slipped past Cedar Rapids 4-3. Cseter had a goal and an assist and finished +1 for Ohio.

Sioux Falls blanked Des Moines 3-0. Sam Zabkowicz had an assist and finished +1 for Sioux Falls, while teammates Eric Springer and Jake Drewiske finished even.

Tri-City got the best of Green Bay by the score of 3-2. UW recruit Chris Hickey scored a goal for Tri-City. UW recruit and Gambler goaltender Aaron Crandall was named Third Star of the Game stopping 29 of 32 shots. Fellow teammate and UW recruit Ryan Little was even for the game, while Wisconsinite Kyle Ensign was -2.

In another tight contest, Omaha narrowly beat Lincoln 2-1. For Omaha, Matt Thurber, Seth Soley and Jake Hauswirth all had an assist and finished +1. UW recruit Patrick Wiercioch still has not returned to the lineup for Omaha. For Lincoln, Ross Henry was -1 and Travis Erstad was even. Taylor Kuypers did not play in the game for Lincoln.

Sioux City downed Waterloo 4-1. Brock Montpetit had the lone goal for Waterloo but finished -1. Teammates Blake Kessel, Keegan Meuer and Craig Smith were also -1, while Brett Olson was -2 and Scott Pavelski was even.