Thursday action in the Canadian Hockey League playoffs saw the season come to an end for three teams:
Ontario Hockey League
The Ottawa 67’s are off to the conference final after a wild 3-2 triple overtime takedown of the Sudbury Wolves in Game 4 in which netminder Michael DiPietro held the fort with a 58-save performance.
The Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds staved off elimination in Game 4 versus the Saginaw Spirit as centre Morgan Frost picked up a point on each goal in the 3-0 final.
It’s all even through four games after the Oshawa Generals came away with a 7-4 victory over the Niagara IceDogs in which forward Anthony Salinitri wrapped up the night with a pair of goals.
Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
The Rouyn-Noranda Huskies brought out the brooms versus the Victoriaville Tigres, ousting the opposition following a 6-2 decision in which left-wing Joel Teasdale tallied four points, including a hat-trick and one assist.
The Rimouski Oceanic pushed the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles to the brink of elimination in Game 4 thanks to a three-point outing by captain Charles-Edouard D’Astous in the 5-2 final.
Western Hockey League
The Vancouver Giants handed the provincial rival Victoria Royals a four-game exit following a 6-1 victory that saw captain Jared Dmytriw lead the way with one goal and two assists.