The higher seeds have taken the lead in their series and home-ice advantage switches back to the winning teams. Here are the Game 3 results:
St. John’s IceCaps 5 at Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins 0
The IceCaps led 2-0 after the first period and 5-0 after the second period. The IceCaps lead the series (2-1). St. John‘s outshot Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 32-30, but the power-play numbers tell the story. St. John‘s (2/5, 40%) | Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (0/6, 0%)
Texas Stars 3 at Toronto Marlies 2
The Marlies led 1-0 after the first period, but the Stars scored a goal in the second period to have a 1-1 game going into the third period. Texas outshot Toronto 30-22 in the game and outscored the Marlies 2-1 in the third, giving Texas a (2-1) series lead. Texas (0-3) and Toronto (0-3) combined for (0-6) on the power-play.