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Summary: Islanders 4 – Cataracts 3 (second period)
The Shawinigan Cataractes have the opportunity tonight to get closer to their first President’s Cup win in their history and participate in a Memorial Cup when they face the Charlottetown Islanders in Game 3 of the QMJHL Final.
Al Shallal won the first match 5-1 last Saturday, before winning the next match 4-3 in the first period of overtime the next day.
Early in Wednesday’s game, Isaac Ménard was sent to the dungeon to hold and the islanders rushed for the opportunity to open the scoring after 4 minutes of play. in front of the network.
The Jazira residents dominated the start of the match with a 7-0 scoreline in terms of shots on goal but Xavier Borgolt scored with a shot in the wrist after just 48 seconds, in the first shot on target for his team.
Having already contributed a crucial pass, Cormier in turn flashed the red light to give Charlottetown a 2-1 lead. The Montreal Canadiens, Xavier Simono, received a assist in the streak.
Borgo returned to the attack after one minute 54 of play by scoring in the second half. At the time, the cats only had 3 shots on the clock compared to the opponent’s 17 shots. Goalkeeper Francesco Lapina complained of being disturbed in his half, but the goal was still counted in the video replay because it was his teammate who pushed the opponent to his goalkeeper.
Soon, Maynard added one timer in the fourth court of the game and Burgault collected his third point of the evening.
Patrick Guay tied 3-3 late in the period when Cormier’s point shot hit the skate. A replay was also necessary before a tie goal was officially allowed due to a potential handicap on Antoine Colombé.
In QMJHL history, only two teams have overcome a 0-2 deficit to win the President’s Cup, Chicoutimi Saguenéens against Laval Titan in 1994 and Rimouski Océanic against Quebec Remparts. in 2015.
The fourth match will be held on Thursday evening at Al Shallal House. If necessary, the chain will move to Charlottetown on Saturday. Games 6 and 7 will take place Monday in Shawinigan and next Wednesday in Charlottetown.
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