QMJHL Roundup: Anthony Mantha scores hat trick to lift Foreurs over Titan

Sunday, 12.01.2013 / 8:14 PM The Canadian Press

BATHURST, N.B. - Anthony Mantha scored a hat trick, including a short-handed goal, as the Val d'Or Foreurs thrashed the Acadie-Bathurst Titan 6-1 in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action on Sunday.

Louick Marcotte and Samuel Henley added a goal and an assist apiece and Pierre-Maxime Poudrier scored his seventh goal of the season for the Foreurs (19-11-0).

Christophe Boivin had the lone goal for the Titan (12-15-2), on a power play in the closing minutes of the second period.

Val-d'Or's Francois Tremblay made 26 saves while Acadie-Bathurst's Jacob Brennan stopped 32 shots.

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SCREAMING EAGLES 6 ISLANDERS 3

CHARLOTTETOWN — Maxim Lazarev scored two goals and Kyle Farrell added an empty-net goal and an assist as the Screaming Eagles doubled up the Islanders.

Charles-Eric Legare, Cameron Darcy, and Julien Pelletier also scored for Cape Breton (15-11-3), who has won seven of its last 10 games.

Julien Leduc had a goal and an assist for Charlottetown (13-13-4), Alexandre Goulet scored on a power-play and Yan Pavel Laplante added a short-handed goal.

Cape Breton's Alex Bureau made 29 saves while the Islanders' Antoine Bibeau stopped 38 shots.

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WILDCATS 2 MOOSEHEADS 0

HALIFAX — Alex Dubeau made 31 saves and the Wildcats capitalized on some power-play opportunities to shutout the Mooseheads.

Christophe Lalonde opened the scoring for Moncton (13-17-2) on the man advantage at 2:58 of the third period, and J.C. Campagna added another power-play goal into an empty net in the game's final minute.

In total, the Mooseheads (21-10-0) took seven penalties, with three coming in the decisive third period.

Zachary Fucale stopped 31 of 32 shots in the losing effort.

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REMPARTS 3 OCEANIC 2 (OT)

QUEBEC CITY — Fabrice Herzog scored his 17th goal of the season in regulation and added his 18th in overtime to lift the Remparts over Rimouski.

Marc-Olivier Groleau also scored for Quebec (15-9-6), while Adam Erne added two assists.

Anthony DeLuca scored for the Oceanic (16-8-5), and Frederik Gauthier chipped in with a power-play goal.

Francois Brassard made 18 saves in the victory, and Rimouski's Philippe Desrosiers stopped 21 shots.

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OLYMPIQUES 5 ARMADA 4 (SO)

BLAINVILLE-BOISBRIAND, Que. — Martin Reway scored with one second left in regulation to tie the game, and Alexandre Chenier-Allard and Jonathan Bourcier scored shootout goals to lift Gatineau over the Armada.

Taylor Burke scored twice for the Olympiques (21-10-0), Vaclav Karabacek added another, and Emile Poirier chipped in with four assists.

Samuel Hodhod, Marc-Olivier Roy, Danick Martel and Daniel Walcott scored for the Armada (21-3-5).

Anthony Brodeur made 23 saves for the win, while Guillaume Decelles stopped 20 shots.

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VOLTIGEURS 3 CATARACTES 0

SHAWINIGAN, Que. — Matthew Boudens scored twice, including one short-handed goal, to lift Drummondville over Shawinigan 3-0.

Joey Ratelle opened the scoring with his 13th goal of the season for the Voltigeurs (18-9-3) at 4:35 of the second period, and both of Boudens' goals came in the third.

Louis-Philip Guindon made 22 saves for the shutout.

Shawinigan's Storm Phaneuf stopped 23 shots in defeat.

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TIGRES 3 SAUGUENEENS 1

VICTORIAVILLE, Que. — Anthony Beaulieu scored the winner as the Tigres edged Chicoutimi.

Lukas Pozgay and Gabriel Gagne added a goal and an assist apiece for the Tigres (12-16-2).

Janne Puhakka replied for Chicoutimi (15-16-0) while Charles Hudon and Nicolas Roy tacked on assists.

Victoriaville's Brandon Whitney stopped 30 shots in the win while Julio Billia made 25 saves for the Saugueneens.

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DRAKKAR 2 PHOENIX 1

SHERBROOKE, Que. — Nicolas Halagian scored the winner halfway through the third period as Baie-Comeau edged the Phoenix.

Gabriel Verpaelst scored a power-play goal to open up the scoring for the Drakkar (19-7-4), at 14:47 of the second period.

Jean-Francois Plante replied for Sherbrooke (11-17-2), with a power-play goal — his 24th goal of the season.

Simon Lemieux made 28 saves for the victory, while Francois Desrosiers stopped 45 shots in a losing effort.

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