Charles Beaudoin collected 4 points, including 2 goals, to help the Great Falls beat Rimouski Océanic of Shawinigan 7-1 on Saturday. victory. In this way, the home team tied the tie 1 to 1 in the first round of the series.
Ludovic Soucy was the only one to beat Antoine Coulombe, who made 26 saves.
At Chicoutimi, Saguenéens led 2-0 in a 6-3 victory over Sherbrooke Phoenix on Saturday.
Dawson Mercer led Saguenéens with one goal and two assists. Defender Artemi Kniazev (Artemi Kniazev) and forward Pierrick Dube (Pierrick Dubé) each scored 2 points for a home run.
Therefore, Phoenix will face elimination in the next clash between the two teams scheduled for Monday.
In Drummondville (Drummondville), Val-d’Or Foreurs defeated Baie-Comeau Drakkar 7-2 to start their playoffs strong.
Justin Robidas led the Foreurs with one goal and two assists. Justin Ducharme scored the winning goal at the end of the first period.
In a round-robin match between the New Brunswick teams, the Wildcats defeated the St. John’s Seals 4-2 in Moncton.
Jacob Hudson contributed a goal and two assists for the home team. Alexis Daniel scored a goal. Maxim Barbashev and Connor Richard were the other scorers for the Wildcats, while Riley Bezeau and Cam MacDonald pierced the Seals.
This is Moncton’s first three-game winning streak since the playoffs.