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  • Oceanic's Louis-Philip Guindon goose-eggs Gatineau: Wednesday's QMJHL & WHL 3 Stars

    Neate Sager at Buzzing The Net2 days ago

    No. 1 star: Louis-Philip Guindon, Rimouski Océanic (QMJHL)

    Guindon, who took over in Rimouski's goal early in Tuesday's Game 3 win, maintained his hot hand with a 26-save shutout during a 3-0 win against the Gatineau Olympiques that opened a 3-1 series lead. With their playoff life at stake, Gatineau dominated the zone time in the opening 20 minutes and Guindon, making his first start in the series, had to make 14 saves to keep the game scoreless. His team broke through to tally twice in the second and chase Gatineau overage goalie François Brassard. Late in the period, after a turnover as a penalty expired, the Olympiques had a 2-on-0 breakaway. Guindon anticipated Yan Pavel Laplante's backhand move and came up with a save.

    The shutout gave Guindon a 114-minute, 15-second scoreless skein since replacing Philippe Desrosiers early in Tuesday's game.

    No. 2 star: Daniel Wapple, Regina Pats (WHL)

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