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Cape Breton doubles Charlottetown Islanders

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SYDNEY, N.S. – The Cape Breton Screaming Eagles got goals from four different players to double the Charlottetown Islanders 4-2 Wednesday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.

The teams were scoreless after the first period of play.

Tyler Hylland scored his first of the season for Cape Breton four minutes into the game on a penalty shot before Peyton Hoyt notched his second of the campaign a couple of minutes later to put the Screaming Eagles up 2-0.

Keith Getson scored his fourth goal of the season at the 11:59 mark of the second period for the Islanders. Brandon Clavelle picked up the lone assist.

Mathias Laferriere’s second goal of the season on the power play restored Cape Breton’s two-goal advantage in time for the second intermission.

Getson’s fifth goal of the season got the Islanders back to within a goal at 17:49 of the third period. Adam Marsh assisted.

However, Declan Smith scored his second goal for Cape Breton at the 18:54 mark into an empty net to seal the win for the Screaming Eagles.

Cape Breton (5-4-0-0) moves into a tie with Halifax for second place in the Maritimes Division with the victory while Charlottetown falls to 1-6-1-0.

Cape Breton outshot the Islanders 30-29. The goaltenders were Matthew Welsh for the Islanders and Kyle Jessiman for the Screaming Eagles.

The Islanders are back in action Friday with a game in Acadie-Bathurst.

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