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Grenadiers topple Generals to advance to Telus Cup semis

The Canadian Press

4/25/2014 10:33:30 PM

MOOSE JAW, Sask. -- Martin-Olivier Cardinal had a goal and an assist and the Grenadiers de Chateauguay used a three-goal third period to defeat the Moose Jaw Generals 4-2 on Friday in preliminary-round action at the Telus Cup midget hockey championship.

Alexandre Desgagnes, Brandon McCulloch and Mikael Sabourin all scored in the third for the Grenadiers (1-1-2), who trailed 2-1 after 40 minutes of play. Etienne Montpetit stopped 28 shots for the win.

Braydon Delorme and Regan Nagy supplied the scoring for the Generals (0-2-2).

Moose Jaw's Grant Naherniak kicked out 24-of-29 shots for Moose Jaw.

In other preliminary play, Lane Michasiw stopped 17 shots for the shutout as the Prince Albert Mintos beat the Halifax McDonald's 3-0.

Kody White, Teal Sobkowicz and Jared Blaquiere had the goals for the Mintos (3-0-2).

Justin Ritcey made 26 saves for Halifax (1-3-1).

Earlier in the day, Jake Kryski, Tanner Campbell, Tyson Jost and Carter Hikichi all scored two goals as the Okanagan Rockets defeated the Toronto Young Nationals 11-2

Linden Hora, Branden Wagner and Liam Finley had the other goals for the Rockets (1-1-3).

Maxwell Routledge had both goals for the Young Nationals (3-2-0).

Brendan Barry made 28 saves for Okanagan. Oliver Jacobs allowed five goals on 32 shots before giving way to Izzy Benigno, who stopped just 14-of-20 shots in 22 minutes of relief for Toronto.

Prince Albert, Toronto, Okanagan and Chateauguay all advance to the semifinal, which will take place on Saturday.