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Val-d'Or moves into next round of QMJHL playoffs after 3OT win over P.E.I.

Monday, 04.01.2013 / 10:44 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Val-d'Or moves into next round of QMJHL playoffs after 3OT win over P.E.I.

CHARLOTTETOWN - Cedrick Henley scored in triple overtime and Philippe Trudeau made 60 saves as the Val-d'Or Foreurs beat P.E.I. 4-3 to knock the Rocket out of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League playoffs Monday.

Henley's power-play goal came with just 1:03 left in the third OT to help Val-d'Or advance with a 4-2 series win.

Anthony Mantha scored twice in regulation for Val-d'Or, while Brandon Hynes added a single.

Yan Pavel Laplante scored a hat trick for P.E.I., with his last two goals tying the game in the third period.

Rocket goaltender Antoine Bibeau meanwhile stopped 54 shots.

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