CHL Playoffs Game Night: 3/22
QMJHL FIRST ROUND -- EASTERN DIVISION
Game 2: (5) Lewiston MAINEiacs 0 @ (4) Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 3
Cape Breton leads Best of 7 series 2-0
D Michael Ward, LEW:
Game: 0-0-0, 4 PIM
Series: 1 GP, 0-0-0, 4 PIM (was suspended for Game 1)
Cape Breton has won 4 straight over Lewiston in the past week, including regular season games. Game 3 of the series is Tuesday in Lewiston.
WHL FIRST ROUND -- EASTERN CONFERENCE
Game 2: (6) Brandon Wheat Kings 3 @ (3) Lethbridge Hurricanes 4
Lethbridge leads Best of 7 series 2-0
C Mitch Fadden, LET:
Game: 0-2-2, -1, 0 PIM, *Second Star*
Series: 2 GP, 0-4-4, -1, 0 PIM
Brandon scored early in the third to make it a 4-3 game but couldnâ€™t come all the way back. Both of Faddenâ€™s assists came on the power play. Heâ€™s been 2nd Star in both games so far. Game 3 is Tuesday in Brandon.
WHL FIRST ROUND -- WESTERN CONFERENCE
Game 2: (6) Everett Silvertips 1 @ (3) Spokane Chiefs 4
Spokane leads Best of 7 series 2-0
D Dane Crowley, EVT:
Game: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM
Series: 2 GP, 0-0-0, -2, 2 PIM
Spokane again got out to a 3-0 lead and never looked back. Game 3 is Tuesday in Everett and the Silvertips have a lot of work to do to get back in the series.
Game 2: (5) Kelowna Rockets 3 @ (4) Seattle Thunderbirds 1
Kelowna leads Best of 7 series 2-0
G Torrie Jung, KEL:
Game: Did not play
Series: 0 GP
G Riku Helenius, SEA:
Game: Loss, 23 saves on 26 shots
Series: 2 GP, 0-2, 3.09 GAA, .885 sv%
Kelowna will return home Monday for Game 3 with a commanding lead in the series and home ice advantage. Kristofer Westblom has played well as Kelownaâ€™s No.1 with a 1.50 GAA and a .943 save percentage in two games. Five of Kelownaâ€™s six goals in the series have come on the power play. The game winning goal Saturday was scored when a centering pass deflected off a Seattle skate and behind Helenius.