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Frk has five points as Mooseheads beat Drakkar 7-4, take 3-1 lead in QMJHL final

Wednesday, 05.08.2013 / 10:44 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Frk has five points as Mooseheads beat Drakkar 7-4, take 3-1 lead in QMJHL final

BAIE-COMEAU, Que. - Martin Frk had two goals and three assists as the Halifax Mooseheads defeated the Baie-Comeau Drakkar 7-4 on Wednesday to take 3-1 lead in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League final.

Jonathan Drouin had a goal and three assists for the Mooseheads, who will look to clinch the best-of-seven series on Friday in Halifax.

Down 3-2 in the second period, Halifax scored four unanswered goals to take a 6-3 lead going into the final period.

Frk tied the game at 3 at 10:29 of the second on the power play and Andrew Ryan put the Mooseheads ahead for good less than a minute later. Nathan MacKinnon made it 5-3 and Trey Lewis added one with 52 seconds left in the frame.

Halifax's Konrad Abeltshauser scored at 4:50 in the third to put the game out of reach.

Samuel Noreau, Petr Straka, Carl Gelinas, with two assists, and Gabryel Paquin-Boudreau had the goals for the Drakkar.

Zachary Fucale stopped 39 shots for the Mooseheads.

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