Czarnik's OT winner leads Whalers to 2-0 series lead over Rangers - Winnipeg Free Press
Robbie Czarnik's goal 2:23 into overtime gave the Plymouth Whalers a 3-2 win over the Kitchener Rangers in Ontario Hockey League playoff action Saturday. The Whalers lead the Western Conference quarter-final series 2-0, with Game 3 going Monday night in Kitchener.
Seven not enough for 67's
The Ottawa 67’s and Sudbury Wolves went about trading goals like it was a first exhibition game back in September, with Andrey Kuchin finally delivering the final goal at 3:06 of overtime. The win gave the Wolves the opener in the best-of-seven Ontario Hockey League Eastern Conference quarterfinal at Scotiabank Place Saturday afternoon. Ryan Martindale scored three times for the 67,’s while Tyler Toffoli and Thomas Nesbitt each had a pair for the losing 67’s.
Toffoli had two goals and two assists.
Saskatoon Blades attack overwhelms Prince Albert Raiders in 8-1 playoff win - Winnipeg Free Press
The Blades showed off their offensive depth as seven different Saskatoon players scored in an 8-1 Western Hockey League playoff victory over the Prince Albert Raiders on Saturday. Matej Stransky, Brayden Schenn, Dalton Thrower, Stefan Elliot, Darrent Dietz, Josh Nicholls and Brent Benson all found their way onto the score sheet for the Blades. [...] Schenn collected his first playoff goal in a Blades jersey, taking a nice cross-ice pass from Curtis Hamilton before ripping the puck top-shelf past Raiders netminder Jamie Tucker. Schenn's contribution was the winning goal, giving Saskatoon a 2-0 cushion mid-way through the first period.
CHL - Medicine Hat 5, Brandon 2 -- playoffs roundup
WHL Backup goaltender Deven Dubyk made 38 saves as the Medicine Hat Tigers beat the Brandon Wheat Kings 5-2 Saturday night in Western Hockey League action. With Medicine Hat's starting goaltender, Tyler Bunz, unavailable due to an undisclosed injury Dubyk's heroics allowed the Tigers to even the best of seven opening round playoff series at one. Sebastian Owuya, Dylan Bredo, Boston Leier, Cole Grbavac and Linden Vey scored for the Tigers. Scott Glennie had both goals for the Wheat Kings.
And Nicolas Deslauriers had four hits and a fight in Gatineau's 3-2 OT win over Rimouski.