QMJHL Roundup: Cataractes take down Phoenix 6-5 in overtime

SHERBROOKE, Que. — Stéphane Huard Jr. capped his hat trick with the game-winning goal 37 seconds into overtime as the Shawinigan Cataractes edged the Sherbrooke Phoenix 6-5 on Friday.

Charles-Olivier Villeneuve scored two goals and Loris Rafanomezantsoa provided the rest of the offence for Shawinigan (17-16-1-2). Rémi Delafontaine had 36 saves.

Tristan Giroux, Justin Gill, Ethan Gauthier, Israël Mianscum and Milo Roelens replied for Sherbrooke (21-10-2-2). Samuel St-Hilaire stopped 29 shots.

The Cataractes went 4-for-5 on the power play, with three of the goals coming from Huard. The Phoenix were 3-for-6.

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ARMADA 3 OLYMPIQUES 2 (OT)

GATINEAU, QUE. — Xavier Sarrasin scored the game-winning goal with 45 seconds left in overtime as Blainville-Boisbriand (13-18-2-2) downed Gatineau (20-10-4-2). Armada netminder Nicholas Sheehan stopped 31 shots.

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EAGLES 6 MOOSEHEADS 5 (OT)

SYDNEY, N.S. — Samuel Johnson capped his hat trick with the game-winning goal as nine seconds remained in overtime as Cape Breton (13-18-2-1) edged Halifax (22-7-4-1). Zachary L'Heureux scored twice in the third period for the Mooseheads to send the game to overtime.

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HUSKIES 5 FOREURS 0

VAL-D'OR, QUE. — Daniil Bourash had a hat trick, Kyle Hagen earned a 27-save shutout and Rouyn-Noranda (20-12-2-1) handily defeated Val-d'Or (16-18-2). Anthony Turcotte and Thomas Verdon also scored for the Huskies.

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WILDCATS 6 ISLANDERS 2

CHARLOTTETOWN — Alexis Daniel had a goal and an assist as Moncton (17-14-0-2) handed Charlottetown (12-18-2-1) its sixth straight loss. Thomas Auger chipped in three assists, while Vincent Filion stopped 20 shots for the Wildcats.

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TITAN 6 SEA DOGS 3

BATHURST, N.B. — Alexandre Lallier scored twice, Riley Kidney had a goal and three assists and Acadie-Bathurst (14-16-3-2) topped Saint John (12-19-1-1). The Titan scored three unanswered goals to make it a 3-2 game and scored another three unanswered after the Sea Dogs tied it.

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This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 30, 2022.

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