Philippe Maillet and Jean-Francois Leblanc made all the difference for the Victoriaville Tigres on Wednesday.
Maillet had a power-play goal in regulation time then both scored in the shootout as Victoriaville edged the Acadie-Bathurst Titan 2-1 in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.
The Tigres (11-10-5) took a 1-0 lead with 30 seconds to go in the second period as Maillet scored on the man advantage.
Zach O'Brien tied the game 1-1 for Acadie-Bathurst (10-15-5) just 23 seconds into the third
Leblanc and Maillet then had the winners for Victoriaville in the shootout.
O'Brien was the only skater to have a goal for the Titan in the shootout.
Elsewhere in the QMJHL it was: Chicoutimi 5 Cape Breton 2; PEI 5 Quebec 3 and Saint John 5 Rouyn-Noranda 1.
Sagueneens 5 Screaming Eagles 2
At Sydney, N.S., Chicoutimi (14-11-3) scored four goals in the first period and fended off Cape Breton (7-16-5) for the win.
Rocket 5 Remparts 3
At Quebec City, captain Josh Currie struck twice and added an assist as P.E.I. (14-10-2) downed the Remparts (19-6-1).
Sea Dogs 5 Huskies 1
At Rouyn-Noranda, Que., Kevin Gagne had two goals and two assists for Saint John (14-12-0) to drop the Huskies (16-9-1).
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