Eastern Conference Semifinals -- Best of 7 -- 2-0 Kootenay
Kootenay blanks Saskatoon 3-0. The Ice have the top regular season club, in Saskatoon, on the brink of elimination. Kootenay held a 36-22 shot advantage. The Blades were 0-3 on the power play. Defenseman Stefan Elliott was even for the game. Kootenay will have an opportunity to close out the series on Wednesday.
Western Conference Semifinals -- Best of 7 -- series tied at one
Portland edges Kelowna 5-4; takes 2-1 lead in the series. The Winterhawks scored three times on 10 power play opportunities. Kelowna captain, Tyson Barrie, notched his second goal of the playoffs; it was a short-handed goal late in the first period. He also assisted on a power play tally in the same frame. Barrie was named the third star of the game. Game four is set for Wednesday.