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Eagles Look to Stay Alive in Game Five in Baie-Comeau

May 2, 2024 - Quebec Maritimes Junior Hockey League (QMJHL)
Cape Breton Eagles News Release


For the first time in 2024, the Cape Breton Eagles season is on the line as they take on the Baie-Comeau Drakkar tonight. It's game five, the Eagles trail the series 3-1 and will need to win on the road to extend the season. Following a heated game four it's sure to be an emotional game as the Eagles fight for their season.

Baie-Comeau seized control of the series with an 8-2 victory in game four,.Justin Poirier led the scoring parade for the Drakkar with four goals and one assist, while Isaac Dufort & Justin Gill each produced three-point nights.

In total there were five game misconducts were handed out in game four on Tuesday, none which resulted in any suspensions. It's unknown the extent of any injuries that may have been incurred, although in game four Baie-Comeau was happy to welcome forward Julien Paillé back for the first time in the series after he had been sidelined.

Here's what else you need to know ahead of tonight's game!

Venue: Centre Henry-Leonard, Baie-Comeau, Qc

Puck drop: 8 PM AST

Television: Eastlink

Web coverage: https://shorturl.at/foBV9

Radio Coverage: 1270 AM CJCB or online at www.cjcbradio.com

Twitter: @cbehockey

Live stats: https://shorturl.at/gisR7

CAPE BRETON BAIE-COMEAU

49GF/37GA GOALS FOR/GOALS AGAINST 55GF/25GA

Cam Squires (19 points in 13 games) PLAYOFF LEADING SCORER Justin Poirier (24 points in 12 games)

Cole Burbidge (43) ASSISTS LEADER (REGULAR SEASON) Justin Gill (58)

Cam Squires (+15) +/- LEADER (PLAYOFFS) Justin Gill (+15)

Matyas Melovsky (12/20) FACEOFFS (GAME FOUR) Cam MacDonald (8/15)

4th, 29.4% (1/9 ROUND THREE) POWER PLAY 1st, 35.7% (4/10 ROUND THREE)

T8th, 73.9% (6/10 ROUND THREE) PENALTY KILL 4th, 80% (8/9 ROUND THREE)

Alexis Bernier, Charles-Édward Gravel GAME FOUR MAJOR PENALTIES Cam Squires, Cam MacDonald, Jacob Newcombe

Jabez Seymour, Kirill Evstigneev, Alexis Mathieu, Mattias Gilbert GAME FOUR SCRATCHES Jude Campbell, Noah Larochelle, Jakob Milota, Etienne Desjardins


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