SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Samuel Dove-McFalls scored the winner midway through the first overtime as the Saint John Sea Dogs edged the Val-d'Or Foreurs 2-1 on Friday night in Game 1 of their Quebec Major Junior Hockey League quarter-final series.
Spencer Smallman tied the game 1-1 on a third period power-play goal for the Sea Dogs, who got 13 saves from Callum Booth.
Alexis Pepin opened the scoring in the second for Val-d'Or. Etienne Montpetit stopped 66 shots in defeat.
Saint John was 1 for 5 on the power play while the Foreurs were scoreless on three attempts.
Game 2 is on Saturday in Saint John.
HUSKIES 6 SAGUENEENS 2
ROUYN-NORANDA, Que. — Jean-Christophe Beaudin scored two goals and an assist as the Huskies downed Chicoutimi in Game 1.
Peter Abbandonato had a goal and two assists with Manuel Wiederer, Lane Cormier and Gabriel Fontaine rounding out the attack for Rouyn-Noranda. Samuel Harvey made 24 saves.
Jeremy Groleau and Dmitry Zhukenov found the back of the net for the Sagueneens. Julio Billia turned away 32 shots.
The Huskies host Game 2 on Saturday.
The Canadian Press