Reinhart's Oil Kings lead Pulock's Wheat Kings 2-0; Otters and Oceanic also up 2-0
Western Hockey League:
(1) Edmonton Oil Kings vs. (7) Brandon Wheat Kings. Oil Kings lead series 2-0
Griffin Reinhart and the Edmonton Oil Kings lead Ryan Pulock and the Brandon Wheat Kings 2-0 in the second round of Western Hockey League playoffs. The Oil Kings shut out the Wheat Kings in both games; winning 5-0 on Thursday and 3-0 on Saturday. Reinhart dished out two assists in the game-one victory while goaltender Tristan Jarry recorded back-to-back shutouts. Game three goes Tuesday night in Brandon.
Ontario Hockey League:(3) Erie Otters vs. (2) Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. Otters lead series 2-0
Adam Pelech and the Erie Otters have taken a 2-0 series lead over the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds in the second round of the Ontario Hockey League playoffs. The Otters defeated the Greyhounds 3-1 in game one. Dylan Strome – Ryan Strome’s younger brother – netted his first playoff goal and registered two points in the series opener. Pelech and the Otters shutout the Greyhounds 4-0 in the second game of the series.
Quebec Major Junior Hockey League:
(4) Rimouski Oceanic vs. (5) Blainville-Boisbriand Armada. Oceanic lead series 2-0
Loic Leduc and the Rimouski Oceanic have taken the 2-0 lead in the second round against the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada. In game one Rimouski took the 4-2 win, just two days later Rimouski shut out Armada 3-0. Leduc registered six penalty minutes in the first two games of the series.