QMJHL: Cape Breton Eagles down Acadie-Bathurst Titan in ultimate regular-season dwelling sport



SYDNEY, N.S. — Ivan Ivan’s two objectives helped lead the Cape Breton Eagles to a 3-2 victory over the Acadie-Bathurst Titan in Quebec Main Hockey League motion Saturday evening at Centre 200.

Jacob Newcombe’s unassisted opening objective within the second interval added to the win for the Eagles (28-33-3-1). Cam Squires collected two assists on each of Ivan’s objectives.

Ben Allison and Ty Higgins replied for the Titan (19-39-5-3), who have been eradicated from QMJHL playoff competition.

Oliver Satny stopped 33 of 35 pictures for the Eagles, whereas Titan counterpart Joshua Fleming made 26 saves.

The ultimate dwelling sport of the Eagles’ 2022-23 common season stretched Cape Breton’s home-winning sport streak to eight video games — tied for the third longest within the crew’s historical past.

And for the second sport in a row, the Eagles fell behind 1-0 however rallied to earn Saturday evening’s victory.

Cape Breton, who clinched a playoff spot with Friday’s 3-1 win over the Titan, will hit the highway to wrap up the common season, starting with the primary of two stops on the Avenir Centre in Moncton to play the Wildcats (33-28-1-2 earlier than Sunday’s sport in opposition to the Halifax Mooseheads). Puck drop is slated for 7 p.m.

The Eagles then head to Halifax on Friday, a 7 p.m. begin, to face the Mooseheads, then again to Moncton on Saturday for the season finale at 2 p.m. in opposition to the Wildcats.