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Michael St. Croix netted his 8th goal and 19th point of the WHL playoffs last night as the Edmonton Oil Kings took a 3-2 series lead over the Calgary Hitmen in the WHL Eastern Conference Finals. The winner of this series will play the Portland Winterhawks in the WHL Finals.
In the QMJHL, Sam Noreau and the Baie-Comeau Drakkar beat Blainville-Boisbriand in overtime in Game Five to take a 3-2 series lead in the QMJHL Semi Finals. Noreau was held off the score sheet in the victory. The winner of this series will face a loaded Halifax team that boasts two of the top three projected picks (Nathan MacKinnon, Jonathan Drouin) in this year’s draft.
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Michael St. Croix (4th, 2011) made his presence known last night in Edmonton, as he notched a goal and three assists as Edmonton roared back into the series in Game Four of the WHL Eastern Conference Finals. The Oil Kings, after dropping Game Three in decisive fashion, steamrolled the Calgary Hitmen last night by a final score of 7-3. St. Croix had a line of 1-3-4 and a +3 rating...
Michael St. Croix (Edmonton Oil Kings)
The playoffs no matter what level it is NHL, AHL or the Canadian juniors is a battle of survival where really the biggest key isn't having the most talent but rather how fast you can advance. There is a reason why no team has won the Stanley Cup after playing 4 playoff series of 7 games.
The schedule is brutal and if you have a chance...