CHL playoffs: Voltigeurs edge Tigres to advance
Petes stay alive against Frontenacs
Voltigeurs 5, Tigres 4
DRUMMONDVILLE, Que. — Frederick Gaudreau scored all five of his club's goals as the Drummondville Voltigeurs edged the visiting Victoriaville Tigres 5-4 on Friday to advance in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League playoffs.
Jerome Verrier had four assists for the Voltigeurs, who won the first-round series 4-1. Joey Ratelle tacked on three assists.
Julien Leduc scored twice for the Tigres while Carl-Antoine Delisle and Cameron Yarwood had the others.
Louis-Philip Guindon made 26 saves for Drummondville. Francois Tremblay gave up four goals on 22 shots for Victoriaville before giving way to Brandon Whitney, who stopped 12-of-13 shots in 25 minutes of relief.
Huskies 6, Remparts 2
ROUYN-NORANDA, Que. — Jack Nevins, Marcus Power and Ryan Penny each had a goal and an assist as the Huskies took Game 5 against Quebec to win the series 4-1.
Jean-Sebastien Dea, Quinn O'Brien and Liam O'Brien also scored for Rouyn-Noranda while Alexandre Belanger turned away 28 shots for the win.
The Remparts got goals from Fabrice Herzog and Adam Erne. Mikhail Grigorenko assisted on both.
Quebec's Callum Booth turned away 21-of-26 shots in a losing cause.
Petes 6, Frontenacs 5
KINGSTON, Ont. — Josh MacDonald's second goal of the game kept his team alive as the Peterborough Petes edged the host Kingston Frontencas 6-5 in overtime on Friday in Ontario Hockey League playoff action.
Clark Seymour, Nick Ritchie and Stephen Nosad also scored for the Petes, who trail the series 3-2. Greg Betzold had three assists.
Ryan Verbeek, Darcy Greenaway, Conor McGlynn, Sam Bennett and Spencer Watson scored for the Frontenacs.
Peterborough's Andrew D'Agostini made 41 saves for the win as Matt Mahalak stopped 35-of-41 shots for Kingston.
Greyhounds 6, Attack 1
SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. — Michael Bunting had a hat trick and Matt Murray made 30 saves as the Greyhounds toppled Owen Sound to take their Round 1 match up 4-1.
Alex Gudbranson, Darnell Nurse and Tyler Gaudet also scored for Sault Ste. Marie, while David Miller and Blake Speers each tacked on three assists.
Chris Bigras scored the lone goal for the Attack and Jack Flinn stopped 25-of-31 shots in a losing cause.
The Greyhounds will face the Erie Otters in Round 2.
Colts 7, Wolves 0
BARRIE, Ont. — Kevin Labanc and Andreas Athanasiou each scored twice as the Colts blanked Sudbury to take Game 4 and go ahead 3-1 in their first-round matchup.
Mackenzie Blackwood stopped 24 shots for Barrie, while Tyson Fawcett, Brendan Lemieux and Jonathan Laser also scored.
Lemieux tacked on two assists for a three-point outing and Zach Hall had two assists.
Franky Palazzese turned away 29-of-36 shots for the Wolves.
Storm 8, Whalers 3
GUELPH, Ont. — Kerby Rychel scored once and set up three more and Justin Nichols had 30 saves as the Storm defeated Plymouth to take their first round series 4-1.
Nick Ebert and Tyler Bertuzzi both scored twice for Guelph while Ryan Horvat, Scott Kosmachuk and Zack Mitchell added single goals.
Zach Lorentz had a pair of goals for the Whalers and Connor Chatham scored once. Alex Nedeljkoviv allowed seven goals on 36 shots in 46 minutes of action. Zack Bowman stopped 6-of-7 shots in relief.
The Storm will meet the London Knights in Round 2.
Battalion 4, IceDogs 3
NORTH BAY, Ont. — Alex Henriksson and Nick Paul each had a pair of goals as the Battalion kept their season alive by winning Game 5 of their first-round series against Niagara.
Paul's second goal of the game 3:35 into the third period stood up as the winner for North Bay, which trails the series 3-2, while Brenden Miller and Zach Bratina had two assists apiece.
Matt Gillard scored twice for the IceDogs and Blake Siebenaler had the other.
Jake Smith only had to make 10 saves for the Battalion as Niagara's Brent Moran kicked out 32-of-36 shots in defeat.
Rockets 4, Americans 1
KELOWNA, B.C. — Marek Tvrdon scored twice and Jordon Cooke made 29 saves as the Kelowna Rockets downed the visiting Tri-City Americans 4-1 on Friday to advance in the Western Hockey League playoffs.
Rourke Chartier and Carter Rigby also scored for the Rockets, who took the first-round series 4-1, and Nick Merkley had two assists.
Parker Bowles scored the lone goal for the Americans while Eric Comrie turned away 34-of-38 shots in a losing cause.
Kelowna must wait for the series between Everett and Seattle to wrap up before knowing who its next opponent is.
Wheat Kings 5, Pats 1
BRANDON — John Quenneville scored once and set up two more as the Wheat Kings toppled Regina to sweep their first-round series.
Jayce Hawryluk and Jesse Gabriel each had a goal and an assist for Brandon while Richard Nejezchleb and Ryley Lindgren added the others. Jordan Papirny made 28 saves for the Wheat Kings.
Morgan Klimchuk scored the lone goal for the Pats while Daniel Wapple stopped 37-of-42 shots in defeat.
The Wheat Kings will face the top-seeded Edmonton Oil Kings in Round 2.
Silvertips 6, Thunderbirds 1
EVERETT, Wash. — Jujhar Khaira had three goals and an assist as the Silvertips took Game 4 against Seattle to avoid elimination from their first-round tilt.
Joshua Winquist and Brayden Low each had a goal and an assist for Everett, which trails the series 3-1, and Carson Stadnyk had the other.
Jared Hauf scored the lone goal for the Thunderbirds.
Austin Lotz made 17 saves for the Silvertips. Seattle's Taran Kozun gave up six goals on 29 shots in 47 minutes of action. Danny Mumaugh stopped all five shots his way in relief.