Charlottetown Islanders drop 5-2 decision to Screaming Eagles

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SYDNEY, N.S. – Kyle Farrell and Charles-Eric Légaré each scored twice to lead the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles to a 5-2 win Friday over the Charlottetown Islanders in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action here.

Jérémy Beaudry also scored for Cape Breton, which improved to 34-26-1-3. Daniel Sprong netted both goals for the Islanders (20-38-2-5). Alexandre Goulet and Troy Vance drew assists for Charlottetown.

The period scores were 1-1 and 2-2.

Alex Bureau made 26 saves to earn the goaltending win over Mason McDonald, who stopped 40 shots. Cape Breton outshot Charlottetown 44-28.

Cape Breton was 3-for-7 on the power play, including an empty-net goal, while the Islanders were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

The Islanders have three games remaining in the regular season and they are all at home. They host Halifax on Tuesday, Acadie-Bathurst on Friday and Saint John on Saturday. All three games are 7 p.m. starts.

Organizations: Islanders, Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, Alex Bureau

Geographic location: Cape Breton, Charlottetown, SYDNEY Saint John

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