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QMJHL Roundup: P.E.I Rocket down Shawinigan Cataractes 6-2

Thursday, 11.01.2012 / 9:14 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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QMJHL Roundup: P.E.I Rocket down Shawinigan Cataractes 6-2

CHARLOTTETOWN - Jimmy Oligny and Victor Provencher each scored twice on the power play Thursday as the P.E.I. Rocket defeated the Shawinigan Cataractes 6-2 in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

Alexis Pepin and Matthew Bursey also score for P.E.I. (11-5-1), which finished the night 4 for 6 with the man advantage.

Josh Currie had four assists for the Rocket, while Ben Duffy added three of his own.

Antoine Bibeau made 35 saves to get the win.

Felix-Antoine Bergeron had a goal and an assist for Shawinigan (2-12-2), while Jean-Christophe Houde also scored.

Marvin Cupper started in goal but stopped just 11-of-15 shots in the first period. Chase Gaudet made 21 saves the rest of the way.

Shawinigan finished the night 0 for 5 on the power play.

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