CHL Playoffs Game Night: 4-21-17

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Chicoutimi Sagueneens 1 @ Saint John Sea Dogs 4
QMJHL Semifinals
Saint John leads best-of-7 series, 1-0

W Bokondji Imama, SJ: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 2 SOG, 2 Hits
Playoff Totals: 9 GP, 3-4-7, +10, 16 PIM
Season Totals: 65 GP, 40-14-54, +10, 103 PIM

W Mathieu Joseph, SJ: 1-0-1, E, 2 PIM, 6 SOG, 0 Hits, *First Star*
Playoff Totals: 9 GP, 8-8-16, +10, 12 PIM
Season Totals: 54 GP, 36-44-80, +37, 57 PIM

Saint John moved to 9-0 in the post-season with a 4-1 win over the Sags in Game 1 of their semifinal series. Joseph took a nasty hit to the head early in the game, but rebounded to finish with a goal and first star. All five goals were scored in the second period. Game 2 is Saturday.

Ontario Hockey League

Owen Sound Attack 1 @ Erie Otters 6
Western Conference Finals
Erie leads best-of-7 series, 1-0

D Erik Cernak, Erie: 0-0-0, +3, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Playoff Totals: 12 GP, 1-6-7, +14, 4 PIM
2015-2016 Season: 41 GP, 4-11-15, +7, 35 PIM

C Anthony Cirelli, Erie: 1-1-2, +2, 0 PIM, 4 SOG, 8/19 FO
Playoff Totals: 12 GP, 9-5-14, +11, 4 PIM
Season Totals: 51 GP, 25-39-64, +36, 12 PIM

W Taylor Raddysh, Erie: 2-1-3, +3, 2 PIM, 5 SOG, *First Star*
Playoff Totals: 12 GP, 7-14-21, +10, 10 PIM
Season Totals: 58 GP, 42-66-108, +67, 37 PIM

Erie drew first blood in the Western Conference Finals, snapping Owen Sound’s four-game win streak with a 6-1 Game 1 win. Raddysh scored both his goals early in the second period as Erie was building a 5-0 lead. Cirelli scored the series-opening goal. Game 2 is Saturday.