The Charlottetown Islanders made a huge comeback down 4-0 in the first period on their way to a 5-4 overtime victory facing the Maritime leading Acadie-Bathurst Titan in the Q.
A three goal third was the difference including two from Derek Gentile.
Cameron Askew connected on the game winner at 1.54 in overtime. Goalie Matthew Welsh picked up his 30th win which is a team record.
The Titan earned a point to maintain their one point lead on Halifax for first in the division. First place will be decided in Halifax this evening as the Moosheads host the Titan on the last day of the regular season.
Halifax dropped Moncton, 7-4 and Cape Breton got by last place Saint John, 3-2.
The Acadia Axemen are out of the running at the University Cup in Fredericton losing 8-6 to the Alberta Golden Bears in the quarter-finals.
Saskatchewan advanced with a 4-1 win over McGill.
The semi’s go today with St. F.X. playing UNB and Alberta plays Saskatchewan.
The PEI Bantam AAA championship series is going to a 5th and deciding game at UPEI this evening at 7.00.
The Central Attack evened the set winning 4-2 over the Prince County Warriors.
The Island Jr. B semi-finals opened with the Eastern Maniacs doubling the Western Red Wings, 4-2.
Kensington Vipers over the Sherwood Metros, 5-3.
Evander Kane enjoyed his first four goal night as San Jose beat Calgary, 7-4 in the NHL.
Mike Hoffman scored in overtime as Ottawa got by Dallas, 3-2.
Nashville becomes the first team to clinch a playoff spot with a 4-2 effort over Colorado.
Ottawa 3 Dallas 2 (OT)
San Jose 7 Calgary 4
Nashville 4 Colorado 2
Washington 6 N.Y. Islanders 3
Anaheim 4 Detroit 2
Minnesota 4 Vegas 2
The Mid Isle Wildcats will represent PEI in the Midget Female Atlantics in Mount Pearl, NL after wining the Dalziel Cup. They blanked Kings County Kings, 1-0 to win the Island final, 3-1.
The surging Island Storm bounced the Niagar River Lions in NBL basketball, 106-97. The Storm has won 7 in a row. DuVaughan Maxwell with 26 points.
The Holland College men lost 90-86 to the Seneca Stingers in the Canadian College basketball semi-finals at Laval. The Hurricanes meet Southern Alberta in the bronze semi-final.
The Toronto Blue Jays held off Philadelphia, 6-4 in pre-season baseball.
Boston over Minnesota, 4-2.
Houston got by the Yankees, 4-1.
Josh Donaldson singled in three at bats for the Jays on Friday in his first spring appearance. He says a cramp in his calf is a non issue.
The Jays got bad news. Outfield prospect Anthony Alford is out 3-6 weeks with a strained ham string.
And pitching prospect Thomas Pannone has been suspended for 80 games for using a banned substance (a steroid taken orally) which he denies taking or having any knowledge of what happened.
The Charlottetown Islanders complete the regular season in the Q this afternoon as they host the Moncton Wildcats. The Isles going for a 37th win in 68 games..
Charlottetown came back for a 5-4 overtime win last night over the division leading Acadie-Bathurst Titan who led 4-0 in the opening period.
The biggest game of the season in Halifax tonight.
The Titan play the Mooseheads to decided first place in the Maritimes. Bathurst up by one point.
The Summerside Western Capitals look to even their first round playoff series in Campbellton tonight. The Tigers won the opener, 3-2 on Thursday.
The Kensington Wild could win the Island Major Midget Championship tonight with a game facing the Charlottetown Pride at 7.30 in Kensington. The Wild is up 3-1.
The PEI Bantam AAA championship will be decided tonight at 7.00 at the Bell Aliant Centre. The Prince County Warriors and Central Attack are tied, 2-2.
The University Cup goes to the semi-finals in Fredericton. UNB plays St. FX while Alberta takes on Saskatchewan.
In the Paralympics sledge hockey gold medal game Canada meets the USA tonight. Billy Bridges of Summerside assured of a medal.
The NHL has two afternoon games. Chicago at Buffalo and Edmonton in Florida.
Tonight’s games include Toronto at Montreal and Boston visits Tampa Bay.
Exhibition baseball today has Toronto playing Balitmore, Tampa Bay meets Boston and the Yankees play Detroit.