NA Juniors Playoff Game Night: 3-23-13

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

(9)Drummondville Voltigeurs 2 @ (8)Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 3
Rouyn-Noranda leads best-of-7 first round series, 2-0

W Nikita Kucherov, R-N: 0-1-1, +3, 2 PIM, 2 SOG, 0 Hits
Playoff totals: 2 GP, 0-2-2, +1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 33 GP, 29-34-63, +17, 14 PIM
With R-N: 27 GP, 26-27-53, +18, 12 PIM
With Quebec: 6 GP, 3-7-10, -1, 2 PIM

Nikita Kucherov didn’t score, but had an assist and was plus-3 as the Huskies took a 2-0 lead in their quarterfinal series over the Volts. The Huskies overcame a 2-1 deficit to win. Game 3 is Tuesday.

(10)Val-d’Or Foreurs 8 @ (7)PEI Rocket 3
Best-of-7 first round series tied, 1-1

D Artem Sergeev, VDO: 0-0-0, E, 1 SOG, 2 Hits
Playoff totals: 2 GP, 1-0-1, E, 0 PIM
Season totals: 55 GP, 6-33-39, +20, 65 PIM

Val-d’Or tied the series at one game apiece with a blowout win on Prince Edward Island on Saturday. Fifty-goal scorer Anthony Mantha (2013) had two goals and three assists for the Foreurs. Game 3 is Tuesday.

Ontario Hockey League

(E7)Kingston Frontenacs 4 @ (W2)Barrie Colts 7
Barrie leads best-of-7 Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, 2-0

D Jake Dotchin, BAR: 0-0-0, E, 4 PIM
Playoff totals: 2 GP, 0-0-0, E, 6 PIM
Season totals: 66 GP, 4-18-22, E, 81 PIM
With Barrie: 28 GP, 2-6-8, -1, 42 PIM
With Owen Sound: 38 GP, 2-12-14, +1, 39 PIM

Kingston put up 45 shots on Barrie goaltender Mathias Niederberger (undrafted), but the young German earned the win, 7-4. Game 3 is Monday.