QMJHL Roundup: Mathieu Bizier scores twice, leads Olympiques over Huskies

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GATINEAU, Que. — Mathieu Bizier scored twice in the first period and Evgenii Kashnikov added a goal and an assist as the Gatineau Olympiques doubled up the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 4-2 on Tuesday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.

Metis Roelens also struck to help Gatineau win its third game in a row.

Pier-Olivier Roy tacked on two assists for the Olympiques (11-9-2), who got 17 saves from Emerik Despatie.

William Rouleau and Alex Arsenault supplied the scoring for the Huskies (14-14-3), who are on a four-game skid.

Kevyn Brassard allowed four goals on 14 shots in 25:55 of action before giving way to Samuel Richard, who stopped all 19 shots he faced in relief.

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FOREURS 3 VOLTIGEURS 2 (OT)

RIMOUSKI, Que. —Jordan Spence scored his second goal of the game in overtime and William Blackburn made 26 saves as league-leading Val-d'Or (21-2-4) edged Drummondville (13-8-4) to extend its win streak to 10 games.

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TIGRES 3 PHOENIX 2

GATINEAU, Que. — Mikhail Abramov had a goal and an assist and Nikolas Hurtubise kicked out 26 shots as Victoria (12-5-0) won its fourth consecutive game while handing Sherbrooke (3-15-2) its fourth loss in a row.

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SAGUENEENS 7 DRAKKAR 2

CHICOUTIMI, Que. — Hendrix Lapierre had a goal and two assists, and the Sagueneens (12-3-5) had seven different skaters find the back of the net to top Baie-Comeau (8-19-2), which is on a three-game slide.

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ARMADA 7 OCEANIC 5

RIMOUSKI, Que. — Luke Henman scored the winner at 6:47 of the third period and set up two more goals, and Blainville-Boisbriand (15-6-2) blew a four-goal lead before retaking the lead and holding on to topple Rimouski (8-18-4).

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CATARACTES 6 REMPARTS 5 (OT)

CHICOUTIMI, Que. — Vasily Ponomarev capped the comeback with a goal 37 seconds into the extra period, and Shawinigan (16-7-2) erased deficits of 4-0 and 5-2 to beat Quebec (13-6-4) for its third win in a row.

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This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 2, 2021.

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