NA Juniors Playoff Game Night: 4-10-13

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

(5)Quebec Remparts 4 @ (8)Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 5 (OT)
Rouyn-Noranda leads Best-of-7 second round series, 3-1

W Nikita Kucherov, R-N: 0-1-1, -1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG, 0 Hits
Playoff totals: 9 GP, 4-8-12, +5, 10 PIM
Season totals: 33 GP, 29-34-63, +17, 14 PIM
With R-N: 27 GP, 26-27-53, +18, 12 PIM
With Quebec: 6 GP, 3-7-10, -1, 2 PIM

The Huskies got a goal less than three minutes into overtime to top the Remparts and jump out to a 3-1 series lead. The Huskies can close out the series on Friday at home.

First round totals: 5 GP, 3-6-9, +7, 4 PIM

(3)Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 2 @ (10)Val-d’Or Foreurs 1
Blainville-Boisbriand wins best-of-7 second round series, 4-0

C Cedric Paquette, BLB: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 5 SOG, 1 Hit
Playoff totals: 9 GP, 7-5-12, +5, 13 PIM
Season totals: 63 GP, 27-56-83, +29, 103 PIM

D Artem Sergeev, VDO: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, 1 Hit
Playoff totals: 9 GP, 3-3-6, +3, 12 PIM
Season totals: 55 GP, 6-33-39, +20, 65 PIM

Cedric Paquette and the Armada are moving on, defeating the Foreurs, 2-1, on Wednesday night to advance to the third round of the playoffs. The loss means the junior career for Artem Sergeev is over, as he is already signed by Tampa Bay and is expected to join AHL Syracuse or the Lightning’s ECHL affiliate next year. Blainville-Boisbriand will play Baie-Comeau next round. The Drakkar swept Victoriaville, 4-0. Halifax awaits the Remparts-Huskies winner.