Tuesday, April 12, 2016

PLAYOFF GAME DAY 4: at Cape Breton

The Saint John Sea Dogs look to take a commanding series lead tonight when they face the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles for game four of this second round series. Game time is 7 p.m.

TV/Radio/Webcast: None/96.1 NewSong FM/QMJHL Live

Series status: The Sea Dogs lead the best-of-seven second round series 2-1.

Game 1 – Cape Breton 4, Saint John 1
Game 2 – Cape Breton 3, Saint John 4 (OT)
Game 3 –Saint John 5, Cape Breton 2
Game 4 – Tuesday, April 12 at Cape Breton – 7 p.m.
Game 5 – Friday, April 15 at Saint John – 7 p.m.

Last game: The Sea Dogs picked up a huge 5-2 win at Centre 200 last night. Matthew Highmore scored twice while Spencer Smallman, Jordan King and Bokondji Imama also netted goals. Thomas Chabot registered four assists. Loik Leveille and Giovanni Fiore scored for Cape Breton. Marc-Antoine Turcotte made 20 saves in the win. Alexandre Belanger was pulled after allowing four goals on 18 shots. Daryl MacCallum made 11 saves in relief.

2015-16 head-to-head: The Sea Dogs were 6-3-0-0 against the Screaming Eagles in the regular season while Cape Breton went 3-5-0-1 against Saint John.

Ex-Sea Dogs on the Screaming Eagles: Defenseman Olivier LeBlanc

Player to watch: After recording an impressive four assists last night, Thomas Chabot now leads all QMJHL defensemen in playoff scoring with two goals and eight helpers in eight matches.

Three Things to Know
1. The Sea Dogs were able to keep Evgeny Svechnikov, Maxim Lazarev, Pierre-Luc Dubois and Michael Joly all off the scoreboard last night, which is an impressive accomplishment.

2. With two assists last night, Sam Povorozniouk sits fifth in overall playoff scoring with eight goals and five helpers in eight games. Daniel Sprong has a league high 15 playoff points.

3. The Sea Dogs will get Nathan Noel back tonight. He missed last night's game due to a one-game suspension. 

Out of town:
Shawinigan at Charlottetown - 7:00 PM ADT
Gatineau at Moncton - 7:00 PM ADT
Rouyn-Noranda at Blainville-Boisbriand - 7:30 PM EDT

Next game: The Sea Dogs are back home on Friday for game five at 7 p.m.


  1. Any update on if Marsh will be returning soon?

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