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Cape Breton stays alive with 4-3 OT win over Halifax Mooseheads @NHL

Turns out the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles had a bit of overtime magic up their sleeve, too.

Jordan Clendenning scored his second goal of the game 2:06 into the extra frame as Cape Breton stayed alive in the QMJHL playoffs with a 4-3 win over the Halifax Mooseheads on Wednesday.

On Tuesday, Jakub Voracek scored in triple overtime as Halifax took a 3-0 series lead over the Screaming Eagles in the Eastern Conference semifinal.

The Mooseheads now lead 3-1.

Elsewhere in the QMJHL on Wednesday, it was: Rouyn-Noranda 6 Rimouski 1; Saint John 5 Acadie-Bathurst 0 and Quebec 8 Gatineau 4

At Sydney, N.S., Francis Meilleur and Jan Piskacek added goals for Cape Breton.

Peter James Corsi, Andrew White and Colby Pridham replied for Halifax.

Huskies 6 Oceanic 1

At Rimouski, Que., Rouyn-Noranda completed a sweep of the Oceanic with a win.

Tyler Hawes had a goal and two assists while Brett Morrison, Jarrad Struthers, Hugo Carpentier, Michael Dubuc and Yannick Riendeau added goals for the Huskies.

Patrice Cormier had the lone goal for Rimouski.


Sea Dogs 5 Titan 0

At Bathurst, N.B., Scott Howes had three goals and an assist as Saint John took a 3-1 series lead with a win over the Titan.

David Stich and Keven Guerette-Charland added goals for the Sea Dogs.


Remparts 8 Olympiques 4

At Quebec, Hubert Genest scored twice as the Remparts stayed alive with an 8-4 win over Gatineau.

The Olympiques still lead the series 3-1.

Benjamin Lecomte, Marc-Olivier Vallerand, Kelsey Tessier, Jonathan Audy-Marchessault, Darick Ste-Marie and Mikhail Stefanovich added goals for Quebec.

Paul Byron, Michael Stinziani, Gerrit Fauser and Jean-Philip Chabot replied for Gatineau.

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