QUEBEC CITY, P.Q. —Following their overtime victory at home in game five, Baie-Comeau came to Boisbriand needing to play disciplined hockey and an almost perfect game. Ending the first period with 2-0 lead the Drakkar played very well defensively and was able to add one goal in each of the last two periods leading them to their fourth victory in their semi-final series for a historic first participation to the President Cup final against the Halifax Mosseheads.
The Drakkar played a strong first period scoring two goals in 1:06 to take 2-0 lead.
Intercepting a pass in Armada defensive zone Gabriel Paquin- Boudreau took a shot to beat Blainville-Boisbriand goaltender Etienne Marcoux on his left side at 9:32.
Marcoux has been the best Armada player in the opening period making key save on Carl Gelinas going on breakaway. But just a couple of seconds later the Armada netminder wasn’t able to hold the puck giving up a long rebound and Alexandre Ranger gave no chance to Marcoux and beat him for the second time in the period top corner on his left side this time at 10:16.
Coming back for the second period baie-Comeau played very well defensively protecting goaltender Philippe Cadorette just back from the one game suspension due to his implication in the brawl at the end of game thee.
Everyone know that the worse lead to have in hockey is a two-goal lead, because whether the other team cut the lead in scoring a goal or the team with the two goals lead scores a third one.
The second option has been the one retained by Baie-Comeau because they are the team that had the two-goal lead and the Drakkar is the team that added a third goal in that period.
In a two-on-one with Maxime Lamarche, Felix Girard made the decision of choosing to wrist a shot that gave no chance to Armada netminder beating Mrcoux for third times top corner on left side with 2:53 remaining to the middle frame.
In third period, only one goal has been scored and it was by Baie-Comeau with 7th of the playoff by Valantin Zykov on a power play at 2:22.
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