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Alex Bureau stops 31 shots, leads Screaming Eagles over Drakkar 5-4

Thursday, 09.26.2013 / 8:54 PM / News

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Alex Bureau stops 31 shots, leads Screaming Eagles over Drakkar 5-4

SYDNEY, N.S. - Alex Bureau made 31 saves to backstop the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles to a 5-4 win over the Baie-Comeau Drakkar in Quebec Junior Hockey League action on Thursday.

The Screaming Eagles (2-2-1) spread their scoring around, with goals from Kyle Farrell, Julien Pelletier, Nicolas Dozzi, William Carrier and Stephen Woodworth.

Cape Breton had period leads of 2-1 and 4-3.

Jeremy Gregoire had two goals and an assist for the Drakkar (2-2-1), who also got goals from Frederic Gamelin and Denis Gorbunov.

Baie-Comeau goalie Philippe Cadorette was replaced by Simon Lemieux after he allowed his fifth goal of the game on 18 shots at 4:23 of the third period. Lemieux stopped all six shots he faced.

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