Half of the QMJHL’s first-round series ended in sweeps, leaving four to be decided as early as this weekend.


The Cape Breton Screaming Eagles, Drummondville Voltigeurs, Shawinigan Cataractes and Rimouski Oceanic have all advanced to the second round with 4-0 series wins.


The Moncton Wildcats have a 3-1 lead on the P.E.I. Rocket, as do the Gatineau Olympiques on the Chicoutimi Sagueneens and the Quebec Remparts on the Baie-Comeau Drakkar.


The Montreal Junior and Rouyn-Noranda Huskies are tied 2-2.