Nikita Scherbak (Silvertips, 2014-15) scored in the St. John’s Ice Caps playoff opener in AHL action on Friday.
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ST. JOHN’S 2, SYRACUSE 1
Charlie Lindgren made 28 saves in his playoff debut, helping St. John’s to a 2-1 win over Syracuse in Game 1 of the teams’ North Division semifinal series on Friday night at Mile One Centre.
Game 2 of the best-of-five series is Saturday.
Scherbak, who electrified downtown Everett with a high-octane skill set to help lead the Tips to a division title in 2014-15, made his NHL debut this season with the Montreal Canadiens and earned 13 goals and 41 points in 66 games with the IceCaps this season.
— St. John's IceCaps (@IceCapsAHL) April 22, 2017