SHAWINIGAN, Que. — Luke Henman scored the go-ahead goal with less than four minutes to go as the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada edged the Shawinigan Cataractes 5-4 on Saturday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.
Henman also tacked on two assists for a three-point night while Simon Pinard struck twice to lead Blainville-Boisbriand to its fifth win in a row.
Gabriel Jackson and Maxim Bykov rounded out the scoring and Samuel Desgroseilliers added three helpers for the Armada (21-14-3), who got 23 saves from Emile Samson.
Kirill Nizhnikov had a pair of goals while Mavrik Bourque and Olivier Nadeau potted the others for the Cataractes (18-19-0), who are on a six-game slide to fall below .500.
Charles-Antoine Lavallee kicked out 27 shots for Shawinigan.
OLYMPIQUES 5 REMPARTS 2
QUEBEC CITY — Carson MacKinnon and Mathieu Bizier had a goal and two assists apiece as Gatineau (12-23-3) extended its win streak to five games by topping the Remparts (15-22-1).
SAGUENEENS 3 OCEANIC 1
CHICOUTIMI, Que. — Rafael Harvey-Pinard scored his 21st goal and Alexis Shank made 22 saves as the Sagueneens (27-7-4) dealt Rimouski (20-12-7) its fifth straight loss.
VOLTIGEURS 5 FOREURS 2
VAL-D'OR, Que. — Jeremy Lapointe scored twice and Drummondville (24-15-0) built up a 5-0 lead on its way to downing the Foreurs (16-16-5) for its third win in a row.
DRAKKAR 4 TIGRES 3
BAIE-COMEAU, Que. — Julien Letourneau scored the winner nine minutes into the third, and Lucas Fitzpatrick turned aside 28 shots as the Drakkar (17-16-5) edged Victoriaville (14-19-7).
EAGLES 5 WILDCATS 0
SYDNEY, N.S. — Kevin Mandolese stopped all 31 shots his way, including 26 through the final two periods, as Cape Breton (22-13-3) blanked Moncton (27-11-0) to improve to 5-0-1 in its last six contests.
SEA DOGS 4 ISLANDERS 3
SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Josh Lawrence scored twice while also setting up Joshua Roy's winner in the third as the Sea Dogs (20-19-1) slipped past Charlottetown (22-14-5).
MOOSEHEADS 3 TITAN 2
HALIFAX — Kyle Petten potted the go-ahead goal at 5:29 of the third as the Mooseheads (16-19-3) halted their six-game slide by handing Acadie-Bathurst (6-25-7) its fourth straight defeat.
PHOENIX 5 HUSKIES 2
ROUYN-NORANDA, Que. — Benjamin Tardif had a hat trick, while Thomas Sigouin kicked out 32 shots as Sherbrooke (29-6-4) dealt the Huskies (19-16-3) their fourth loss in a row.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 4, 2020.
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