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Islanders take 3-0 series lead after 5-2 win over Mooseheads

The Islanders need one more win to knock the Mooseheads out of the playoffs
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CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - The Charlottetown Islanders are just one win away from advancing to the third round of the QMJHL playoffs after defeating the Halifax Mooseheads 5-2 Tuesday night.

The Mooseheads got off to a strong start in the opening frame with Xavier Parent and Connor Moynihan scoring a pair of goals to give Halifax a 2-0 lead.

After that, Charlottetown got in the driver's seat with Nikita Alexandrov, Brett Budgell, Pierre-Olivier Joseph and Cameron Askew each finding the back of Blade Mann-Dixon's net to make it 4-2 heading into the final period.

Daniel Hardie netted one more to seal the deal and secure a 5-2 win for the Islanders.

Charlottetown currently leads the series 3-0 and need one more win to knock Halifax out of playoff contention.

Game four is set to take place Wednesday night in Charlottetown.

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