Wildcats home & ready to defend the Den for Game 3
The Moncton Wildcats came through the first 2 games of Round 2 with a road split, good enough to grab home ice advantage in the series. The Cats came out fast in Game 1 and downed the Moose 4-1 last Friday night. On Saturday, the Mooseheads responded with a 7-1 victory, evening things up. The series now shifts to WildTown for games 3 & 4 on Wednesday, April 19 & Thursday, April 20.
The Wildcats had many great performances in Game 1 — most notably by goalie Jacob Steinman with 39 saves for his 5th win of the playoffs. Charles Beaudoin set up 2 goals, as did Étienne Morin who now has 15 points, putting him 3rd in QMJHL playoff scoring. Cats’ goals came from Vincent Labelle, Natan Grenier, Yoan Loshing & Max Barbashev. It was a great team effort that they hope to duplicate on home ice Wednesday & Thursday.
Game 2 on Saturday night was a different story as Josh Lawrence’s 5-point night (2G, 3A) powered the Mooseheads to a 7-1 revenge win. One bright spot was Trent Ballentyne’s 1st QMJHL goal that put the Wildcats on the board & made it 2-1 midway through the game.
The Avenir Centre is the scene for Game 3 of the series. Come out and cheer on the Wildcats as we ‘Defend the Den’ in Round 2!
THINGS TO KNOW FOR GAME 3 ON WEDNESDAY:
- The 50/50 raffle has a $10,000 Jackpot guarantee. Don’t forget to buy your raffle tickets online now or at the game.
- Group tickets are available for every home game by calling 506-382-5555. Great seats at our best ticket prices for your group of 10+.
- Our PAL Airlines Playoff Family 4-Pack is one of the best family deals you’ll find in Moncton — 2 adults & 2 youths for just $58.80 plus fees. Additional youths just $12.30. Available every home game on Ticketmaster.
- Celebrate your child’s birthday with Wild Willie & the Wildcats and take advantage of special group rates.
- BGC Moncton will be in the Community Corner on Wednesday.
- The Rogers Item of the Game at the Roar Store is the navy ‘Wildcats’ script hoodie. Save 15%!
- NOW FOR KIDS! Head to the lobby before the game to make a sign to cheer on the Cats.
- Wildcats players not playing in the game will be signing autographs behind SEC 121 during the 1st intermission.