Prospect playoff round-up: Fulcher’s Bulldogs advance to OHL conference final; Smith scores for Kitchener; Cholowski’s Winterhawks on the brink

Of playoff-related note:

In the OHL, Kaden Fulcher stopped 30 of 32 shots as his Hamilton Bulldogs won 4-2 over the Niagara IceDogs. Fulcher was named the game’s 3rd star…

And the Bulldogs advanced to the OHL’s Western Conference Final, winning their second-round series in 5 games;

Elsewhere in the OHL, Givani Smith scored the game-winning goal and added an assist, finishing at +2 on 5 shots as his Kitchener Rangers won 5-3 over the Sarnia Sting.

Kitchener tied the teams’ second-round series at 2 games apiece, and you can watch highlights from the game here;

In the WHL, the Portland Winterhawks loaded up for what they anticipated would be a long playoff run, but the Everett Silvertips are a game away from taking Portland out.

Dennis Cholowski finished at -1 with 4 shots as his Winterhawks lost 3-1 to Everett, which now leads the teams’ second-round series 3 games to 1.


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