QMJHL roundup: Melanson nets hat trick as Phoenix crunch Cataractes 5-2

SHAWINIGAN, Que. — Jacob Melanson scored three goals as the Sherbrooke Phœnix defeated the Shawinigan Cataractes 5-2 in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action on Sunday.

Marc-Andre Gaudet and Andrew Belchamber also scored for the Phoenix.

Lorenzo Canonica and Isaac Menard scored for the Cataractes. Both teams had 28 shots on goal.

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HUSKIES 5 ARMADA 3

ROUYN-NORANDA, Que. — Tristan Allard scored a goal and an assist as Rouyn-Noranda Huskies edged the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 5-3.

Mathis Perron, Louis-Philippe Fontaine, Thomas Verdon and Dyllan Gill also scored for the Huskies.

Xavier Sarrasin, Justin Carbonneau and Anri Ravinskis scored for the Armada, who outshot the Huskies 35-27.

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SAGUENEENS 6 TIGRES 4

CHICOUTIMI, Que. — Alexis Morin scored a goal and added an assist as the Chicoutimi Saguenéens beat the Victoriaville Tigres 6-4.

Andrei Loshko, Emmanuel Vermette, Zachary Gravel, Maxim Masse and Edouard Carrier all scored for the Sagueneens.

Mael Lavigne, Tommy Cormier, Pier-Olivier Roy and Egor Goriunov scored for the Tigres.

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WILDCATS 4 ISLANDERS 1

MONCTON, N.B. — Yoan Loshing scored a goal and an assist as the Moncton Wildcats beat the Charlottetown Islanders 4-1.

Connor Trenholm, Maxim Barbashev and Charles Beaudoin also scored for the Wildcats.

Simon Hughes scored for the Islanders.

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OCEANIC 4 SEA DOGS 1

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Julien Béland scored twice as the Rimouski Oceanic defeated the Saint John Sea Dogs 4-1.

Jan Sprynar and Maxime Coursol also scored for the Oceanic.

Jeremie Richard scored for the Sea Dogs, who were outshot 28-19.

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MOOSEHEADS 5 EAGLES 4

HALIFAX, N.S. — Jordan Dumais scored the game-winning goal at 17:46 of the third period as the Halifax Mooseheads edged the Cape Breton Eagles 5-4.

Zachary L'Heureux, Alexandre Doucet, Josh Lawrence and Evan Boucher also scored for the Mooseheads.

Cam Squires, Angelo Fullerton, Trevor Thurston and Jacob Newcombe scored for the Eagles.

* This roundup was generated automatically with a CP-developed application.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 8, 2023.

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