Chicoutimi and Gatineau begin their series Friday night.
put forth a heroic effort, stopping 34 of 37 shots, but it wasn't enough as Sudbury fell to Peterborough 3-1. Beech was named the game's Third Star. The Petes lead the series 1-0.
Moose Jaw and Calgary get underway Saturday night.
Kelowna hosts Everett in Game 1 of their series starting Friday night.