Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
(2)Baie-Comeau Drakkar 3 @ (3)Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 4
Best-of-7 Semifinals tied, 2-2
C Cedric Paquette, BLB: 0-0-0, E, 4 PIM, 4 SOG, 1 Hit
Playoff totals: 13 GP, 7-5-12, +6, 29 PIM
Season totals: 63 GP, 27-56-83, +29, 103 PIM
The Armada tied their semifinal series with the Drakkar, scoring a 4-3 win on Wednesday night. Red Wings prospect Xavier Ouellet, a defenseman, had a hat trick for Blainville-Boisbriand. Cedric Paquette’s scoreless streak hit five games. He was 14 of 28 on faceoffs. Tuesday’s game was marred by a brawl after time expired. Both goalies were involved in the melee. Paquette received an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty and a game misconduct penalty after the game. Game 5 is Friday.
Ontario Hockey League
(E1)Belleville Bulls 3 @ (E2)Barrie Colts 4 (OT)
Barrie leads Best-of-7 Eastern Conference Finals, 3-1
D Jake Dotchin, BAR: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM
Playoff totals: 12 GP, 1-4-5, +6, 21 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
Barrie is one win away from reaching the OHL finals, thanks to an overtime goal by rookie Brendan Lemieux, his first of the playoffs. The Colts can close the series out on Friday in Belleville.