Kirkland Lake Gold Miners can all but put away the Espanola Rivermen with a win tonight.
The Gold Miners lead their second-round, best-of-seven, Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League playoff series with the Rivermen two games to none by virtue of a pair of 2-1 victories.
Tonight’s Game 3 is scheduled to start at 7:30 at Joe Mavrinac Community Complex in Kirkland Lake.
Through the first two games of the series, Kirkland Lake has held Espanola shooters at bay, permitting only 48 shots on goal.
Gold Miners goaltender Jeremy Pominville has stopped 46 of the 48 shots directed his way.
In fact, Pominville has lost shutout bids in the final minute in each of the two games.