Another big road win for the Charlottetown Islanders who ran over the Cape Breton Scream Eagles, 8-5 in Sydney.
Pascal Aquin led the charge with three goals while Sullivan Sparkes added two and Charlottetown rookie Tomas Casey got his first in the Q,
Goalie Matt Welsh made 37 as the Islanders moved into a tie with Cape Breton in the Maritimes Division. The Islanders are 11-8-1.
In other games: Jordan Maher with two power play goals as Acadie-Bathurst got by Drummondville, 5-3.
Moncton 3 Sherrbrooke 1. Baie-Comeau 4 Saint John 3 (OT).
The UPEI men’s Panthers finally ended a seven game winless streak as they got by Dalhousie Tigers, 5-4 in the AUS. Game star Ryan MacKinnon scored the winner at 12.48 of the third. Kameron Keilly, who is in the top five in scoring in Canada, added two goals. He has 21 points. The Panthers host slumping St. F.X. tonight at 7.00.
X lost a third straight game, 5-3 to UNB. Former junior stars Chris Caissy and Oliver Cooper among the goal scorers.
Acadia dropped last place Moncton, 6-1.
The UPEI women’s Panthers lost a heartbreaker in overtime, 2-1 to Dalhousie. Jenna Pellerin with the UPEI goal.Lisa MacLean scored the winner.
Toronto edged Boston 3-2 in overtime in the NHL. Patrick Marleau with the winner.
Mark Stone scored twice including the overtime clincher as Ottawa got by Colorado, 4-3 in Sweden.
The Las Vegas Golden Knights got their 10th win in 16 games dropping Winnipeg, 5-2. James Neal scored his 9th of the season.
Ben Bishop wiht 30 saves as Dallas shut down the NY Islanders, 5-0.
Orther games: Carolina 3 Columbus 1
Washington 4 Pittsburgh 1
Florida 4 Buffalo 1
UPEI fell 99-55 to UNB in men’s basketball. The Panthers are 0-3. Milorad Sedlarvic led UPEI with 22 points.
The Reds won the women’s game, 77-61.
Reese Baxendale with 16 points.The teams meet again tonight at 6 and 8 in the weekend doubleheader.
The Road to the Roar Canadian Olympic pre-trials continue today at Credit Union Place in Summeride with tie-breakers and crossover playoffs.
Nadine Scotland of Calgary and Shannon Birchard of Winnipeg won tie breakers early this morning.
Moncton visits UPEI in women’s hockey at 3.00.
UPEI hosts St. F.X. in the men’s at 7.00.
UPEI plays UNB in women’s basketball at 6.00 and the men’s game at 8.00 at the Sports Centre.
UNB Saint John at Holland College in ACAA basketball. The women’s game at 2.00. The men’s game at 4.00.
St. F.X. will take on UPEI in the Maritime University men’s rugby championship game at 2.00 at MacAdam Field.
NorthEast Senior Hockey has the Montague Stallions hosting Big Cove at 8.00.
Fredericton at Kensington at 7.30 in Major Midget.
Kings County at the Western Regals in Alberton at 7.30. in Midget AAA.
A 14 dash card of harness racing at 2.00 at Red Shores in Charlottetown. Adkins Hanover with drivder Corey MacPherson is the favourite in the 14th race feature that has nine entries.