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Big Weekend Victories for Flyers Prospects in Junior Playoffs

by Staff Writer / Philadelphia Flyers

A pair of Flyers prospects, both defensemen, are getting closer to their junior league title and berth in the Memorial Cup Tournament after big weekend victories.


Philippe Myers and the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies are one win away from the President’s Cup title as QMJHL Champions after earning a 2-1 win in Game Three on Sunday night to take a 3 games to 0 lead over the Shawinigan Cataractes.

Myers opened up the series with a goal and an assist along with a plus-2 rating to help the Huskies earn a 4-2 win over Shawinigan then took back-to-back games on Saturday (4-1) and Sunday (2-1) to put them on the brink of their first President Cup championship in QMJHL history.

Myers has a plus-4 rating through the first three games of the series and now leads all players in the playoffs with a plus-18 rating through 18 games. He is fifth among all defensemen in scoring with 13 points (2g-11a).

The Huskies will go for the series sweep in Game Four on Tuesday, May 10 at Shawinigan.


Ivan Provorov and the Brandon Wheat Kings took a 2 games to 0 series lead over the Seattle Thunderbirds in the WHL Final series with a pair of overtime victories, both decided by a 3-2 score, over the weekend.

After opening Game 1 with a 1-0 lead, Brandon surrendered two straight goals to fall behind 2-1 in the third period, but scored early on in the final period to force overtime when a goal from Tanner Kaspick at 6:22 of the extra session gave the Wheat Kings the win on Friday night.

Provorov was a minus-1 in the opening game, but bounced back with a plus-1 and recorded an assist on a shorthanded goal from Nolan Patrick in Game Two, which tied the game up a 1-1 in the second period.

The Wheat Kings ended Game Two in nearly identical fashion as Game 1 when they scored the game-winning goal at 6:56 of overtime to give them the opening two games of the Final on home ice.

Provorov now has 11 points (3g-8a) in 18 games to go along with a plus-17 rating, which ranks third among all WHL players in the postseason.

The series now shifts to Seattle where Games Three and Four will be played on back-to-back nights on Tuesday (May 10) and Wednesday (May 11).

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