QMJHL Roundup: Screaming Eagles beat Islanders in Game 6 to advance


SYDNEY, N.S. — Egor Sokolov scored his second of the game on a power play in overtime on Sunday to lift the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles over the Charlottetown Islanders 4-3 and into the second round of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League playoffs.

Gabriel Proulx and Mitchell Balmas, with the tying goal 18:05 into the third period, also scored for Cape Breton, which won the best-of-seven series in six games.

Sokolov’s first goal gave the Screaming Eagles a 2-1 lead in the first period. He scored the winner 11 minutes into the extra frame.

Zachary Beauregard, Xavier Fortin and Thomas Casey scored for the Islanders.

Cape Breton goaltender Kevin Mandolese stopped 33 shots. Charlottetown’s Matthew Welsh made 25 saves.


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