QMJHL Roundup: Savoie's OT winner allows Remparts to escape with 5-4 win

DRUMMONDVILLE, Que. — Nicolas Savoie scored the game-winning goal with 23 seconds left in overtime as the Quebec Remparts escaped with a 5-4 win over the Drummondville Voltigeurs on Wednesday.

Zachary Bolduc, with a hat trick, and Andrew Gweon also scored for Quebec (29-6-0-1). Quentin Miller had 24 saves.

Luke Woodworth, Sam Oliver, Justin Côté and Jérémy Lapointe replied for Drummondville (17-16-4). Riley Mercer stopped 26 shots.

The Remparts went up 4-2 thanks to Gweon's goal 2:48 into the third period. However, that lead vanished as Lapointe cut into it at 8:33 before Oliver knotted the contest three minutes later.

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PHOENIX 4 HUSKIES 3 (SO)

SHERBROOKE, QUE. — Marc-André Gaudet scored the shootout winner as Sherbrooke (23-10-2-2) survived a Rouyn-Noranda (22-12-2-2) comeback. The Phoenix held a 3-1 edge in the second period before the Huskies made a push to send it to overtime.

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OLYMPIQUES 5 TITAN 1

GATINEAU, QUE. — Cam MacDonald and Samuel Savoie both had a goal and two assists as they led Gatineau (22-10-4-2) past Acadie-Bathurst (14-18-3-2). Olympiques netminder Francesco Lapenna had 19 saves, with his shutout bid coming to an end 12:49 into the third period.

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WILDCATS 5 EAGLES 2

SYDNEY, N.S. — Thomas Auger and Maxim Barbashev each had a goal and an assist as Moncton (19-14-0-2) won its third straight, defeating Cape Breton (13-20-2-1). The Wildcats went 2-for-5 on the power play and outshot the Eagles 46-31.

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SEA DOGS 4 DRAKKAR 3

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Jared Cosman had a goal and an assist as Saint John (13-20-1-1) narrowly edged Baie-Comeau (14-20-3-1). Justin Poirier made it a one-goal game early in the third after Nate Tivey put the Sea Dogs up two goals but the Drakkar ultimately fell short.

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This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 4, 2023.

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