Wednesday, March 27, 2013

3/26 Recap: Grigo keeps producing; Blades on brink

Mikhail Grigorenko scored a goal and two assists Tuesday to guide Quebec to a 6-3 win over Chicoutimi. Grigorenko now has eight points (1+7) through three playoff games. The Remparts take a 2-1 series lead into Wednesday's game four.

In the OHL, Justin Kea was kept off the score sheet as Saginaw was blanked by London 7-1. The Spirit face elimination  in a 3-0 series hole with game four coming on Thursday.

Brady Austin played to an even rating as Belleville was defeated by Mississauga 5-2. The series is tied 2-2 with game five not coming until Saturday in Belleville.

In the WHL, Logan Nelson picked up an assist as Victoria edged Kamloops 2-1. The Royals get their first win of the series, and now trail 2-1 heading into Thursday's game four.

Andrey Makarov was pulled after allowing four goals on 16 shots in just 21:25 of play as Saskatoon stumbled to a 5-2 loss at Medicine Hat. The #2 seed Blades will look to stave off elimination Wednesday evening in Medicine Hat.