SARNIA, Ont. - Vincent Trocheck scored twice and set up two more as the Plymouth Whalers eliminated the Sarnia Sting from Ontario Hockey League playoff action with a 5-2 victory on Wednesday.
Alex Nedeljkovic made 22 saves for the win as JP Anderson turned away 43-of-48 shots in defeat.
Plymouth went 2 for 2 on the power play while Sarnia scored once on five chances with the man advantage.
The Whalers are the first team in the Western Conference to qualify for second-round action and will have to wait for each of the other three series to finish before knowing who they will face.