Blizzard getting ready for the second playoff round

EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick – Now that they know their next opponents, the Edmundston Blizzard is getting on gear for the second round of the Metalfab MHL Cup playoffs.

In the North Eastlink Division final, the Blizzard will face the Summerside Western Capitals who defeated the Campbellton Tigers 4-3 in their best-of-seven series.

The Blizzard-Western Capitals best-of-seven series will begin on Wednesday April 5th at the Jean-Daigle Centre. The first two games will be played in Edmundston, the next two in Summerside, and the remaining games, if necessary, will be played at each other’s place (2-2-1-1-1).

Individual tickets for the Edmundston games will go on sale online ( on Sunday, April 2nd at 9:00 am. Tickets will also be on sale at the Jean-Daigle Centre box office before each game when the doors open (1 hour and 30 minutes before the games).

Playoff ticket holders will use their game 4 ticket.

Here is the schedule for the Blizzard-Western Capitals series:
Wednesday April 5 in Edmundston (7:30 p.m.)
Thursday April 6 in Edmundston (7:30 p.m.)
Sunday, April 9 at Summerside (7:00 p.m.)
Monday, April 10 at Summerside (7:00 pm)
Thursday, April 13 in Edmundston, if necessary (7:30 p.m.)
Saturday, April 15 in Summerside, if necessary (7:00 pm)
Tuesday, April 18 in Edmundston, if necessary (7:30 p.m.)

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Photo by Percy Picard (archives)

Contact: Hugues Chiasson, vice-president communications – The Edmundston Blizzard; (506) 740-0623 – cell phone