Sunday, May 4, 2008

5/3 Recap: Streak ends for top CHL sniper

Paul Byron saw his twelve game point-streak come to an end as Gatineau fell to Rouyn-Noranda, 6-2, in Game 2 of the QMJHL Finals. The Huskies win evens the series at a game apiece as the clubs head to Gatineau for Game 3 on Tuesday. The 5'10 pivot compiled 15 goals and 19 total points over the torrid stretch, and his 16 goals overall top the entire CHL playoff leaderboard. 2008 prospect Zach Boychuk of Lethbridge leads the WHL with 13 goals, while Team Canada WJC hero Matt Halischuk paces the OHL with 15 goals for Kitchener.