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IHL playoffs

PLAYOFF GLANCE

FIRST ROUND

(Best-of-7)

Flint 4 Muskegon 3

April 23: Muskegon 2, Flint 1

April 24: Muskegon 6, Flint 4

April 27: Flint 4, Muskegon 1

April 29: Muskegon 5, Flint 2

May 1: Flint 5, Muskegon 2

May 4: Flint 5, Muskegon 2

May 5: Flint 5, Muskegon 2

KOMETS 4, Port Huron 3

April 22: KOMETS 4, Port Huron 2

April 24: Port Huron 3, KOMETS 2, OT

April 25: Port Huron 4, KOMETS 3

April 28: Port Huron 4, KOMETS 2

April 30: KOMETS 7, Port Huron 2

May 1: KOMETS 4, Port Huron 3

May 3: KOMETS 4, Port Huron 0

TURNER CUP FINALS

(Best-of-7)

Fort Wayne 4, Flint 1

May 8: KOMETS 3, Flint 2

May 10: KOMETS 2, Flint 1

May 12: Flint 7, KOMETS 6, OT

May 14: KOMETS 6, Flint 2

May 15: KOMETS 3, Flint 2

BOX SCORES

Semifinals, Game 1: April 22

Komets 4, Icehawks 2

Port Huron 0 1 1 2
Fort Wayne 1 1 2 4
First Period–1, FW, Syroczynski (Hodgman, DeAngeli), 15:50. Penalties–Naurato, PH (unsportsmanlike conduct), 2:15; Woods, FW (unsportsmanlike conduct), 2:15; Warner, FW (interference), 5:45; Lovell, PH (hooking), 6:00; Bowman, PH (interference), 6:31; Patrosso, PH (high sticking), 11:39; Vernarsky, PH (roughing), 17:48; Warner, FW (high sticking), 17:48; Chaulk, FW (roughing).

Second Period–2, PH, Naurato (Mironovic, Bedard)(pp), 6:43; 3, FW, Hodgman (Phillips, Chaulk), 13:08. Penalties–Bedard , PH (misconduct, misconduct), 5:04; Lovell, PH (misconduct, misconduct), 5:04; Cowan, PH (misconduct, misconduct), 5:04; Woods, FW (roughing), 5:04; Mironovic, FW (misconduct, misconduct), 5:04; MacMillan, FW (misconduct, misconduct), 5:04; Schrock, FW (misconduct, misconduct), 5:04; Haun, FW (high sticking), 6:43; Flache, PH (roughing), 10:30; Bertram, FW (roughing), 10:30; Vernarsky, PH (tripping), 16:00; Hansen, PH (roughing), 19:28; Hodgman, FW (roughing), 19:28; Flache, PH (misconduct, misconduct), 20:00.

Third Period–4, FW, O’Connor (Mironovic, Thomas), 1:53; 5, PH, Tetrault (Lovell, Bedard), 5:21; 6, FW, O’Connor (DeAngelis, Thomas), 8:16. Penalties–Lindberg, PH (slashing), 5:17; Chaulk, FW (slashing), 5:17; Thomas, FW (holding), 5:55; Lovell, PH (tripping), 11:58; Tetrault, PH (roughing), 19:31; Dupuis, FW (roughing), 19:31.

Shots on Goal–Port Huron 5-8-14–27; Fort Wayne 6-21-7–34.

Power-play opportunities–Port Huron 1 of 5; Fort Wayne 0 of 6.

Goalies–Port Huron, Sterling (34 shots-30saves), Fort Wayne, Haun (27 shots-25 saves).

A–5,412. T–N/A. Referee–Scott Hoberg. Linesmen–Pete Cichy, Jared Hoffmeyer.

Semifinals, Game 2: April 24

IceHawks 3, Komets 2, OT

Port Huron 1 1 0 1 3
Fort Wayne 2 0 0 0 2
First Period–1, FW, Syroczynski (Chaulk, Drouin)(pp), 4:27; 2, PH, Vernarsky (Lindberg, Lovell), 10:54; 3, FW, Hodgman (Syroczynski, Dupuis), 13:56. Penalties–Rouleau, PH (too many men bench minor), 3:46; Chwedoruk, FW (slashing), 5:14; Chaulk, FW (tripping), 8:42; Hansen, PH (roughing), 8:42; Hodgman, FW (roughing), 8:42; Patrosso, PH (holding), 17:40; Hansen, PH (roughing), 17:40; Drouin, FW (roughing), 17:40.

Second Period–4, PH, Vernarsky (Naurato,Auffrey), 2:45. Penalties–Chwedoruk, FW (high sticking), 6:04; Cowan, PH (roughing), 9:17; Patrosso, PH (hooking), 18:30.

Third Period–None. Penalties–None

Overtime–5, PH, Bedard (unassisted), 0:13.

Shots on Goal–Fort Wayne 12-11-12-0–35. Port Huron 13-14-10-1–38.

Power-play opportunities–Fort Wayne 1 of 4; Port Huron 0 of 3.

Goalies–Fort Wayne, Boucher (38 shots-35 saves). Port Huron, Sterling (35-33).

A–1,523. T–2:55. Referee–T.J. Luxmore. Linesmen–Dean Pioch, Geoff Rutherford.

Semifinals, Game 3: April 25

IceHawks 4, Komets 3

Fort Wayne 2 1 0 3
Port Huron 0 2 2 4
First Period–1, FW, Hodgman (Chaulk, Warner), 3:33; 2, FW, Dupuis (Syroczynski, Hodgman)(pp), 18:21. Penalties–Kinnie, PH (interference), 4:01; Auffrey, PH (cross checking), 10:32; Thomas, FW (roughing), 11:46; Vernarsky, PH (roughing), 12:29; Bertram, FW (roughing), 12:29; Patrosso, PH (holding), 17:20.

Second Period–3, PH, Lovell (Vernarsky, Naurato)(pp), 2:18; 4, PH, Lovell (Gershon, Flache), 10:36; 5, FW, Syroczynski (Warner, Hodgman), 11:05. Penalties–Chwedoruk, FW (hooking), 1:07; Bertram, FW (tripping), 1:38; Tetrault, PH (holding), 7:31; Thomas, FW (high sticking), 18:37.

Third Period–6, PH, Auffrey (Tetrault, Kinnie)(pp), 3:10; 7, PH, Naurato (Tetrault, Auffrey)(pp), 14:37. Penalties–Chaulk, FW (hooking), 2:58; Kaleniecki, PH (slashing), 6:13; Hansen, PH (slashing), 7:38; Hansen, PH (misconduct misconduct), 7:38; Chwedoruk, FW (tripping), 10:03; Chwedoruk, FW (interference), 14:28; Gershon, PH (roughing), 17:33; MacMillan, FW (roughing), 17:33; MacMillan, FW (misconduct misconduct), 17:33.

Shots on Goal–Port Huron 4-11-13–28; Fort Wayne 13-12-11–36.

Power-play opportunities–Port Huron 3 of 7; Fort Wayne 1 of 6.

Goalies–Port Huron, Sterling (36 shots-33 saves); Fort Wayne, Haun (28-24).

A–6,591. T–N/A. Referee–Craig Welker. Linesmen–Jonathan Forbes, Jared Hoffmeyer.

Semifinals, Game 4: April 28

IceHawks 4, Komets 2

Fort Wayne 0 1 1 2
Port Huron 1 1 2 4
First Period–1, PH, Kinnie (Naurato, Lindberg)(pp), 17:23. Penalties–Warner, FW (hooking), 4:27; Naurato, PH (slashing), 11:19; Chaulk, FW (hooking), 16:29; Auffrey, PH (triping), 17:43.

Second Period–2, PH, Kaleniecki (Kinnie, Gershon), 11:34; 3, FW, Drouin (Syroczynski, Chaulk), 18:33. Penalties–Auffrey, PH (hooking), 2:08; Hukalo, FW (holding), 3:52; Auffrey, PH (unsportsmanlike conduct), 6:34; Chwedoruk, FW (boarding), 6:34; Naurato, PH (slashing), 18:06; Auffrey, PH (unsportsmanlike conduct), 18:06.

Third Period–4, FW, Bertram (Chaulk), 4:52; 5, PH, Vernarsky (Lovell, Tetrault)(pp), 16:18; 6, PH, Bedard (Lovell, Gershon)(pp), 16:58; Penalties–Bertram, FW (interference), 0:58; Vernarsky, PH (roughing), 13:13; Chaulk, FW (interference), 14:24; Bertram, FW (interference), 15:08.

Shots on Goal–Fort Wayne 13-15-14–42. Port Huron 10-6-13–29.

Power-play opportunities–Fort Wayne 1 of 6. Port Huron 3 of 6.

Goalies–Fort Wayne, Boucher (29 shots-25 saves). Port Huron, Sterling (14-14), DOrso (28-26).

A–1,230. T–2:41. Referee–Bob Langdon. Linesmen–Geoff Rutherford; Ryan Lachine.

Semifinals, Game 5: April 30

Komets 7, IceHawks 2

Port Huron 1 1 0 2
Fort Wayne 0 2 5 7
First Period–1, PH, Patrosso (Lindberg), 19:57. Penalties–Bedard, PH (roughing), 11:23; Drouin, FW (holding), 11:23; Flache, PH (hooking), 13:45; Woods, FW (roughing), 15:46; Dupuis, FW (interference), 17:12.

Second Period–2, PH, Bedard (Patrosso), 0:15; 3, FW, Hukalo (Thomas, Drouin), 7:50; 4, FW, Syroczynski (Schrock, Hukalo), 18:52. Penalties–O’Connor, FW (high sticking), 0:34; Hukalo, FW (high sticking), 4:18; Rouleau, PH (interference), 4:22; Auffrey, PH (tripping), 11:44; Bowman, PH (roughing), 17:09; O’Connor, FW (holding), 17:09; Flache, PH (hooking), 20:00.

Third Period–5, FW, Chaulk (Dupuis)(pp), 0:50; 6, FW, Chwedoruk (unassisted), 6:34; 7, FW, Syroczynski (Hukalo, Drouin)(pp), 13:39; 8, FW, Chwedoruk (Woods), 16:28; 9, FW, O’Connor (Drouin, Thomas), 17:36; Penalties–Hansen, PH (slashing), 7:07; Hansen, PH (roughing), 7:07; Chaulk, FW (slashing), 7:07; Chaulk, FW (roughing), 7:07; Thomas, FW (boarding), 10:02; Tetrault, PH (holding), 12:49; Patrosso, PH (slashing), 17:49; Lovell, PH (roughing), 17:49; Thomas, FW (roughing), 17:49; Drouin, FW (high sticking), 17:49.

Shots on Goal–Port Huron 16-12-6–34. Fort Wayne 10-12-17–39

Power-play opportunities–Port Huron 0 of 5. Fort Wayne 2 of 5.

Goalies–Port Huron, DOrso (39 shots-32 saves). Fort Wayne, Boucher (34-32).

A–7,091. T–N/A. Referee–Jim Hawthorne. Linesmen–Dean Pioch, Ryan Lachine.

Semifinals, Game 6: May 1

Komets 4, IceHawks 3

Fort Wayne 1 1 2 4
Port Huron 0 2 1 3
First Period–1, FW, Thomas (Dupuis), 3:22. Penalties–DeAngelis, FW (interference), 3:49; Gershon, PH (cross checking), 7:43; Bertram, FW (interference), 12:29.

Second Period–2, PH, Patrosso (Lovell, Kinnie)(pp), 5:44; 3, FW, O’Connor (Drouin), 12:15; 4, PH, Lovell (Kinnie, Vernarsky)(pp), 19:11. Penalties–Dupuis, FW (interference), :50; Vernarsky, PH (roughing), 3:46; Syroczynski, FW (slashing), 3:46; Chaulk, FW (roughing), 3:46; Bertram, FW (illegal stick), 4:48; Mironovic, FW (roughing), 6:25; Kinnie, PH (high sticking), 14:49; Rodger, FW (roughing), 18:56; Boucher, FW (hooking), 18:56.

Third Period–5, FW, Chaulk (Hodgman), 14:39; 6, PH, Kinnie (Naurato, Flache), 15:47; 7, FW, Thomas (Phillips, Drouin), 19:57. Penalties–None.

Shots on Goal–Fort Wayne 8-8-8–24; Port Huron 9-20-5–34.

Power-play opportunities–Fort Wayne 0 of 2; Port Huron 2 of 8.

Goalies–Fort Wayne, Boucher (34 shots-31 saves); Port Huron, D’Orso (L)(16-13); Sterling (8-7).

A–1,129. T–2:30. Referee–Scott Hoberg. Linesmen–Geoff Rutherford, Jonathan Forbes.

Semifinals, Game 7: May 3

Komets 4, IceHawks 0

Port Huron 3 0 1 4
Fort Wayne 0 0 0 0
First Period–1, FW, Dupuis (Drouin, Hodgman)(pp), 2:25; 2, FW, Thomas (O’Connor, Boucher), 4:55; 3, FW, Schrock (Hukalo), 5:11. Penalties–Gershon, PH (kneeing), 2:18; Hukalo, FW (hooking), 12:14; Kinnie, PH (slashing), 16:42.

Second Period–none. Penalties–DeAngelis, FW (hooking), 15:55; Bertram, FW (holding), 18:38.

Third Period–4, FW, Schrock (Chwedoruk, Hukalo), 11:36. Penalties–DeAngelis, FW (hooking), 7:50; Kinnie, PH (tripping), 18:09.

Shots on Goal–Port Huron 12-11-10-33; Fort Wayne 9-7-8-24.

Power-play opportunities–Port Huron 0 of 4; Fort Wayne 1 of 3.

Goalies–Port Huron Dorso (24 shots-20 saves); Fort Wayne, Boucher (33 shots-33 saves).

A–7,454. T–2:30. Referee–T.J. Luxmore. Linesmen–Geoff Rutherford, Ryan Lachine.

Finals, Game 1: May 8

Komets 3, Generals 2

Flint 0 2 0 2
Fort Wayne 0 2 1 3
First Period–None. Penalties–Mironovic, FW (interference), 2:01; Hukalo, FW (interference), 9:00.

Second Period–1, FW, Hodgman (Dupuis, Chaulk)(pp), 1:18; 2, Fli, Ronan (Gentile, Schaafsma)(pp), 3:18; 3, Fli, Schaafsma (Silver, Smolinski), 8:54; 4, FW, Chwedoruk (Dupuis, Mironovic), 13:34. Penalties–Pence, Fli (hooking), 1:12; Phillips, FW (cross checking), 2:43; Silver, Fli (hooking), 5:59; Smith, Fli (tripping), 6:21.

Third Period–5, FW, Dupuis (Drouin, Hodgman), 3:39; Penalties–Cescon, Fli (hooking), 1:46; Dupuis, FW (slashing), 9:29.

Shots on Goal–Flint 5-9-10–24. Fort Wayne 8-11-12–31.

Power-play opportunities–Flint 1 of 4. Fort Wayne 2 of 4.

Goalies–Flint, Nolan (31 shots-28 saves). Fort Wayne, Boucher (24-22).

A–8,089. T–N/A. Referee–Jim Hawthorne. Linesmen–Ryan Lachine, Pete Cichy.

Finals, Game 2: May 10

Komets 2, Generals 1

Flint 1 0 0 1
Fort Wayne 0 1 1 2
First Period–1, Fli, Pence (unassisted), 18:27; Penalties–Ronan, Fli, (unsportsmanlike conduct), 17:27; Chwedoruk, FW, (unsportsmanlike conduct), 17:27.

Second Period–2, FW, Syroczynski (Dupuis, Hodgman)(pp), 13:22. Penalties–Drouin, FW, (boarding), 10:35; Ward, Fli., (hooking), 13:09.

Third Period–3, FW, Drouin (O’Connor, Warner), 5:46. Penalties–none. .

Shots on Goal–Flint 15-10-7–32. Fort Wayne 12-9-15–36.

Power-play opportunities–Flint 0 of 1; Fort Wayne 1 of 1.

Goalies–Flint, Nolan (36 shots-34 saves). Fort Wayne, Boucher (32-31).

A–6,509. T–2:10. Referees–Bob Langdon. Linesmen–Dean Pioch, Geoff Rutherford.

Finals, Game 3: May 12

Generals 7,

Komets 6, OT

Fort Wayne 3 2 1 0 6
Flint 4 1 1 1 7
First Period–1, Fli, Moffat (unassisted), 2:57. 2, Fli, Olynyk (Moffat, Ward), 5:37. 3, FW, Scroczynski (Hukalo), 6:47. 4, FW, Syroczynski (Hodgman, Drouin)(pp), 10:28. 5, Fli, Ronan (Rheaume, Howells)(pp), 11:08. 6, FW, Syroczynski (Hodgman, Warner), 11:24. 7, Fli, Mori (Smolinski, Bogas)(sh), 16:46. Penalties–Schaafsma, Fli (hooking), 0:26; Cescon, Fli (roughing), 9:02; Bertram, FW (tripping), 10:43; Smith, Fli (elbowing), 16:05.

Second Period–8, FW, Chwedoruk (Hodgman, DeAngelis), 1:18. 9, Fli, Rheaume (Howells, Schaafsma)(pp), 14:11. 10, FW, Chaulk (Syroczynski), 14:50. Penalties–Kovalcik, Fli (unsportsmanlike conduct), 5:46; MacMillan, FW (unsportsmanlike conduct), 5:46; Dupuis, FW (interference), 13:05.

Third Period–11, FW, Chwedoruk (Hodgman), 14:08. 12, Fli, Smolinski (Howells, Rheaume)(en), 19:50. Penalties–Gentile, Fli (hooking), 1:31; Chaulk, FW (holding), 2:38; OConner, FW (hooking), 18:23; Olynyk, Fli (high sticking), 19:59.

Overtime–13, Fli, Schaafsma (Mori, Smolinski), 11:52.

Shots on Goal–Fort Wayne 17-9-9-4–39. Flint 9-14-8-7–38.

Power-play opportunities–Flint 2 of 4; Fort Wayne 1 of 5.

Goalies–Fort Wayne, Boucher (38 shots-31 saves); Flint, Nolan (39-33).

A–2,421. T–3:13. Referees–TJ Luxmore. Linesmen–Jared Hoffmeyer, Jonathan Forbes.

Finals, Game 4: May 14

Komets 6, Generals 2

Fort Wayne 2 0 4 6
Flint 0 0 2 2
First Period–1, FW, OConnor (Warner, Thomas)(pp), 6:54. 2, FW, Thomas (OConnor, Drouin), 15:18. Penalties–Chwedoruk, FW (tripping), 2:02; Smith, Fli (roughing), 5:29; Hodgman, FW (roughing), 5:29; Cescon, Fli (roughing), 5:29; Hodgman, FW (cross checking), 9:34; Syroczynski, FW (holding), 11:47.

Second Period–None. Penalties–Gentile, Fli (roughing), 6:21; Syroczynski, FW (roughing), 6:21; Silver, Fli (interference), 8:37; Drouin, FW (hooking), 20:00.

Third Period–3, Fli, Rheaume (Schaafsma, Smolinski)(pp), 0:36. 4, Fli, Olynyk (Ward, Gentile), 1:07. 5, FW, Chaulk (Syroczynski, Dupuis)(pp), 3:37. 6, FW, Syroczynski (Warner, Drouin)(pp), 6:55. 7, FW, Drouin (Chwedoruk, OConnor), 12:18. 8, FW, Thomas (Mironovic)(en), 18:21. Penalties–Kovalcik, Fli (goalie interference), 2:00; Olynyk, Fli (slashing), 4:52; Silver, Fli (boarding), 6:12; Syroczynski, FW (high sticking), 8:58; Kovalcik, Fli (fighting major), 11:23; MacMillan, FW (fighting major), 11:23; Drouin, FW (tripping), 16:18.

Shots on Goal–Fort Wayne 7-14-11–32. Flint 10-14-11–35.

Power-play opportunities–Flint 1 of 6; Fort Wayne 3 of 5.

Goalies–Fort Wayne, Haun (35 shots-33 saves); Flint, Nolan (31-26).

A–4,065. T–N/A. Referees–Scott Hoberg. Linesmen–Ryan Lachine, Geoff Rutherford.

Finals, Game 5: May 15

Komets 3, Generals 2

Flint 0 0 2 2
Fort Wayne 1 2 0 3
First Period–1, FW, Syroczynski (Hodgman, Chaulk)(pp), 17:52. Penalties–Warner, FW (interference), 11:41; Smith, Fli (tripping), 14:01; Olynyk, Fli (slashing), 16:40; Drouin, FW (interference), 18:33.

Second Period–2, FW, Drouin (Dupuis, Hodgman)(pp), 6:44. 3, FW, Drouin (Thomas, Bertram), 11:11. Penalties–Kovalcik, Fli (interference), 1:12; MacMillan, FW (holding), 3:24; Chaulk, FW (roughing), 5:52; Boudreau, Fli (holding), 5:52; Bogas, Fli (cross checking), 6:20; Silver, Fli (elbowing), 12:44; MacMillan, FW (roughing), 15:47; Kovalcik, Fli (roughing), 15:47.

Third Period–4, Fli, Ronan (Bogas), 4:29. 5, Fli, Pence (Smolinski, Rheaume), 13:00. Penalties–Rodger, FW (cross checking), 7:41; Drouin, FW (hooking), 13:40; Ronan, Fli (high sticking), 14:04.

Shots on Goal–Flint 6-5-10–21. Fort Wayne 17-12-13–42.

Power-play opportunities–Flint 0 of 5; Fort Wayne 2 of 6.

Goalies–Flint, Nolan (42 shots-39 saves); Fort Wayne, Boucher (21-19).

A–10,480. T–3:29. Referee–Jim Hawthorne. Linesmen–Pete Cichy, Geoff Rutherford.

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