CHL Playoffs Game Night: 3/26

Results from Lewiston, Everett, Lethbridge and a quick look around the CHL, including a Stamkos update.

QMJHL FIRST ROUND - EASTERN DIVISION

Game 4: (4) Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 4 @ (5) Lewiston MAINEiacs 1
Cape Breton leads Best of 7 series 3-1

D Michael Ward, LEW:
Game: 0-1-1, +1, 4 PIM
Series: 3 GP, 0-1-1, +1, 8 PIM (was suspended for Game 1)

The Screaming Eagles can close out the series Friday night in Game 5 in Lewiston.

WHL FIRST ROUND - EASTERN CONFERENCE

Game 4: (3) Lethbridge Hurricanes 1 @ (6) Brandon Wheat Kings 5
Lethbridge leads Best of 7 series 3-1

C Mitch Fadden, LET:
Game: 0-0-0, E, 10 PIM (misconduct)
Series: 4 GP, 2-4-6, E, 10 PIM

Fadden received a 10 minute misconduct for vehemently protesting a glove-passing call. Brandon was winning 4-0 at the time. Game 5 is Friday night in Brandon.

WHL FIRST ROUND - WESTERN CONFERENCE

Game 3: Spokane Chiefs 4 @ Everett Silvertips 1
Spokane leads Best of 7 series 3-0

D Dane Crowley, EVT:
Game: 0-0-0, -3, 0 PIM
Series: 3 GP, 0-0-0, -5, 2 PIM

After gaining 3-0 leads in Games 1 and 2, the Chiefs got out to a 2-0 lead before Everett pulled within one in the second period. Spokane added a late third period goal and an empty netter to all but clinch the series. Game 4 is Friday in Everett. The ‘Tips have scored just 4 goals in the series.

Note: Game 5 between Seattle (Helenius) and Kelowna (Jung) is tonight in Seattle. You can watch the game online (for a small price) off of whl.ca. No word so far whether both, one, or neither Lightning property goalies will be playing.

Around the CHL Playoffs (TB draft possibilities listed):

QMJHL:

(Eastern)
1-Halifax 2 vs. 8-Victoriaville 1
2-St. John 4 vs. 7-PEI 0
3-Acadie-Bathurst 2 vs. 6-St. John's 2
4-Cape Breton 3 vs. 5-Lewiston 1

(Telus)
1-Rouyn-Noranda 4 vs. 8-Val-d'Or 0
2-Baie-Comeau 1 vs. 7-Rimouski 2
3-Gatineau 3 vs. 6-Shawinigan 1
4-Chicoutimi 1 vs. 5-Quebec 3

OHL:

(Eastern)
1-Belleville 4 vs. 8-Peterborough 1
2-Brampton 3 vs. 7-Barrie 1 (C Cody Hodgson, BRA: 5-0-5, +2, 0 PIM)
3-Oshawa 3 vs. 6-Ottawa 0
4-Niagara 4 vs. 5-Mississauga 0 (D Alex Pietrangelo, NIA: 4-4-8, +4, 2 PIM)

(Western)
1-Kitchener 4 vs. 8-Plymouth 0
2-Sault Ste. Marie 3 vs. 7-Saginaw 0
3-Windsor 1 vs. 6-Sarnia 3 (C Steven Stamkos, SAR: 9-0-9, +4, 10 PIM)
4-London 0 vs. 5-Guelph 3 (D Drew Doughty, GUE: 2-2-4, +3, 6 PIM)

WHL:

(Eastern)
1-Calgary 3 vs. 8-Moose Jaw 1
2-Regina 2 vs. 7-Swift Current 2
3-Lethbridge 3 vs. 6-Brandon 1
4-Medicine Hat 1 vs. 5-Kootenay 3

(Western)
1-Tri-City 4 vs. 8-Kamloops 0
2-Vancouver 4 vs. 7-Chilliwack 0

3-Spokane 3 vs. 6-Everett 0 (C Kyle Beach, EVT: 0-0-0, -4, 4 PIM)
4-Seattle 2 vs. 5-Kelowna 2