CHL Playoff Notebook: April 10, 2019


A pair of clubs have advanced to the third round following Wednesday action in the Canadian Hockey League playoffs:

Ontario Hockey League

A three-point night by Montreal Canadiens prospect Nick Suzuki helped the Guelph Storm topple the London Knights by a 4-3 score and stave off elimination in Game 4.

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Halifax Mooseheads captain Antoine Monard led the way with a three-point effort as his club pieced together a 4-2 comeback to sweep the Moncton Wildcats and punch their ticket to the third round.

The Drummondville Voltigeurs pushed the Sherbrooke Phoenix to the brink of elimination following a 4-2 victory in Game 4 in which centre Felix Lauzon picked up two goals and one assist.

Western Hockey League

The Edmonton Oil Kings now await their conference final opponent after ousting the rival Calgary Hitmen in four games as the deciding contest saw netminder Dylan Myskiw stop all 18 shots en route to his first career playoff shutout and a 6-0 final.

It’s all even through four games after the Saskatoon Blades won back-to-back contests on home ice, including Wednesday’s 4-1 decision versus the Prince Albert Raiders that saw the team’s leading scorer Max Gerlach pick up his sixth goal of the postseason.

The Everett Silvertips are on the verge of a quick exit after dropping their third-straight game to the Spokane Chiefs, falling 3-1 in which a two-point night by rookie forward Adam Beckman led the way for the opposition.

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