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Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Saint John Sea Dogs 3 @ Charlottetown Islanders 6

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 2-0-2, -1, 4 PIM, 6 SOG, 2 Hits, *Third Star*
Season Totals: 65 GP, 40-14-54, +10, 103 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 48 GP, 7-12-19, -5, 86 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: Did not play
Season Totals: 54 GP, 36-44-80, +37, 57 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 58 GP, 33-40-73, +35, 57 PIM

Imama scored twice to give him an astounding 40 goals this season, and topped 100 penalty minutes for the year in the same game. Joseph sat as the Sea Dogs have already wrapped up the top seed for the Q playoffs.

Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 3 @ Halifax Mooseheads 2 (OT)

C/W Otto Somppi, HAL: Did not play
Season Totals: 60 GP, 17-24-41, -7, 28 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 59 GP, 13-33-46, -15, 25 PIM

Somppi is out indefinitely with a shoulder injury, per Halifax reporter John Moore of sportsandmoore.com.

Sherbrooke Phoenix 2 @ Shawinigan Cataractes 7

W Dennis Yan, SHAW: 1-1-2, +1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG, 1 Hit, *Third Star*
Season Totals: 64 GP, 46-29-75, +23, 52 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 62 GP, 32-37-69, +8, 86 PIM

Yan scored again – his 46th of the season – as the Cataractes beat the visiting Phoenix, 7-2.

Ontario Hockey League

Erie Otters 3 @ Kitchener Rangers 2 (OT)

D Erik Cernak, Erie: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season Totals: 49 GP, 3-18-21, +32, 51 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 41 GP, 4-11-15, +7, 35 PIM

C Anthony Cirelli, Erie: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, 9/16 FO
Season Totals: 51 GP, 24-37-61, +35, 12 PIM
With Erie: 23 GP, 11-14-25, +15, 4 PIM
With Oshawa: 26 GP, 13-21-34, +18, 8 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 62 GP, 21-38-59, -15 27 PIM

W Taylor Raddysh, Erie: 1-0-1, -2, 2 PIM, 5 SOG
Season Totals: 58 GP, 41-67-108, +67, 35 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 67 GP, 24-49-73, +19, 18 PIM

Alex DeBrincat scored his 64th goal of the season in overtime to lift Erie. Taylor Raddysh’s goal opened the scoring. His brother, free agent right-handed defenseman Darren Raddysh, had an assist to give the overager 78 points in 62 games.

Saginaw Spirit 1 @ Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 3

W Boris Katchouk, SSM: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season: 65 GP, 33-28-61, +17, 46 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 63 GP, 24-27-51, +7, 61 PIM

Katchouk was scoreless Friday. All the scoring took place in the third period, starting with Saginaw’s goal six seconds into the period.

Flint Firebirds 3 @London Knights 7

W/C Mitchell Stephens, LDN: 0-2-2, -1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season Totals: 50 GP, 22-32-54, +19, 26 PIM
With London: 28 GP, 11-14-25, +6, 12 PIM
With Saginaw: 22 GP, 11-17-28, +13, 14 PIM
2015-2016 Totals: 39 GP, 20-18-38, -3, 14 PIM

Ducks first rounder Max Jones had two goals for London in their win over Flint.

Western Hockey League

Prince Albert Raiders 3 @ Saskatoon Blades 5

D Libor Hajek, SAS: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 60 GP: 4-22-26, -15, 74 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 69 GP, 3-23-26, -19, 76 PIM

Saskatoon beat visiting Prince Albert, but with Calgary’s win over Kootenay the Blades were eliminated from playoff contention. On the plus side, Hajek can join AHL Syracuse for practices next week.

Moose Jaw Warriors 1 @ Swift Current Broncos 2

C Brett Howden, MJ: 0-0-0, -1, 4 PIM
Season Totals: 57 GP, 35-41-76, +11, 64 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 68 GP, 24-40-64, -7, 61 PIM

Moose Jaw lost a playoff preview match-up with Swift Current. The two will play each other in the first round as the East Division’s No. 2 and No. 3 teams.

Prince George Cougars 3 @ Kamloops Blazers 1

G Connor Ingram, KAM: Loss, 35 saves on 28 shots, *Second Star*
Season Totals: 45 GP, 26-14-2-2, 2.44 GAA, .927 sv%, 5 SO
2015-2016 Season: 61 GP, 34-15-5-4, 2.61 GAA, .922 sv%, 4 SO

Jesse Gabrielle (Bruins) had two goals (34, 35) as the Cougars beat the Blazers in Kamloops, 3-1. Ingram was named second star in the loss.