QMJHL roundup: Tigres unload offence on Armada in 7-2 win
VICTORIAVILLE, Que. — Tommy Cormier and Maxime Pellerin each scored two goals and added an assist as the Victoriaville Tigres thumped the visiting Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 7-2 in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action on Sunday.
Egor Goriunov, Thomas Belgarde and Pier-Olivier Roy also scored for the Tigres (39-17-1-5). Frederic Brunet chipped in with three assists.
Alexis Brisson and Xavier Sarrasin scored for the Armada (22-33-6-2), who were outshot 39-27.
The teams were tied 1-1 after 20 minutes, but the Tigres scored five unanswered goals in the second period to take full control of the contest.
The Tigres were 2-for-2 on the power play and had one short-handed goal. The Armada went 1-for-2 on the power play.
Elsewhere in the QMJHL:
OLYMPIQUES 5 PHOENIX 2
GATINEAU, Que. — Tristan Luneau had a goal and assist and Charles-Antoine Pilote chipped in with two helpers as the Gatineau Olympiques defeated the visiting Sherbrooke Phoenix 5-2.
Antonin Verreault, Zachary Dean, Olivier Nadeau and Samuel Savoie also scored for the Olympiques (44-12-4-2), who were outshot 33-30.
Justin Gill and Joshua Roy scored for the Phoenix (44-13-3-2).
With the win, the Olympiques move into top spot in the Western Conference with 94 points, one point ahead of the Phoenix.
OCEANIC 3 HUSKIES 0
RIMOUSKI, Que. — Patrik Hamrla stopped 35 shots and led the Rimouski Oceanic to a 3-0 win over the visiting Rouyn-Noranda Huskies.
Luka Verreault, Jan Sprynar and Alexandre Lefebvre scored for the Oceanic (32-28-2-1), who were outshot 35-25.
Netminder Thomas Couture saved 22 of 24 shots for the Huskies (35-22-4-3).
TITAN 4 SEA DOGS 3 (OT)
BATHURST, N.B. — Ty Higgins third goal of the game, at 4:28 of overtime, lifted the Acadie-Bathurst Titan to a 4-3 victory over the visiting Saint John Sea Dogs.
Donovan Arsenault also scored for the Titan (19-36-5-3), with Higgins drawing the assist.
Peter Reynolds, Brady Burns and Alex Drover scored for the Sea Dogs (22-36-4-1).
Both teams had 33 shots on goal.
MOOSEHEADS 6 WILDCATS 4
MONCTON, N.B. — Alexandre Doucet scored three goals as the visiting Halifax Mooseheads defeated the Moncton Wildcats 6-4.
Jordan Dumais, Evan Boucher and Attilio Biasca also scored for the Mooseheads (45-10-4-3), who led 2-1 after the first period. The teams were tied 3-3 heading into the third.
Charles Beaudoin, Jonas Taibel, Oscar Plandowski and Maxim Barbashev scored for the Wildcats (31-28-1-2), who were outshot 45-20.
SAGUENEENS 6 FOREURS 5 (SO)
CHICOUTIMI, Que. — Thomas Desruisseaux scored the only goal of a three-round shootout as the Chicoutimi Sagueneens defeated the Val-d'Or Foreurs 6-5.
Zachary Gravel scored twice in regulation for the Sagueneens (31-29-3-1), while Romain Rodzinski, Emile Duquet and Loic Usereau netted singles.
Charles-Antoine Beauregard, Zachael Turgeon, Nathan Brisson, Alexandre Guy and William Provost scored for the Foreurs (24-37-2-1).
* This roundup was generated automatically with a CP-developed application.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 12, 2023.
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