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QMJHL Roundup: Darcy scores twice as Screaming Eagles fly past Wildcats

Wednesday, 10.23.2013 / 10:14 PM / News

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QMJHL Roundup: Darcy scores twice as Screaming Eagles fly past Wildcats

Cameron Darcy scored twice for the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles in a 5-2 win over the Moncton Wildcats in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League play Wednesday.

Charles-Eric Legare, Kyle Farrell and Raphael Corriveau also scored for the Screaming Eagles (7-6-2).

Stephen Johnson and Christopher Caissy had singles for the Wildcats (7-10-0).

Cape Breton goaltender Alex Bureau made 24 saves, while Alex Dubeau stopped 21 shots for Moncton.



At Halifax, Darcy Ashley scored twice for the Mooseheads who went ahead with three unanswered goals.

Jonathan Drouin tied the game 2-2 in the second period and MacKenzie Weegar also scored for Halifax (10-7-0).

Bradley Kennedy and Daniel Sprong replied for Charlottetown (10-3-1).

Zachary Fucale finished with 22 saves for Halifax, while at the other end of the ice Antoine Bibeau was busy with 36 saves.



At Drummondville, Que., Olivier Caouette scored a short-handed goal as the Voltigeurs survived against Saint John.

Caouette's goal gave the Voltigeurs (8-6-1) a 3-2 lead at the end of a five-goal first period.

Mitch Graham, Jerome Verrier and Christophe Lalancette also scored for Drummondville, while Louis-Philip Guindon made 19 saves.

Nathan Noel, Michael Abbott and Oliver Cooper had singles for the Sea Dogs (5-9-1), and Sebastien Auger stopped 37 shots.



At Val-d'Or, Que., the Foreurs scored three goals in the third period to beat Shawinigan.

Randy Gazzola, Guillaume Gelinas, Samuel Henley and Anthony Mantha, with an empty-net goal for his league-leading 19th of the season, scored for Val-d'Or (9-6-0).

Bruno-Carl Denis and Brandon Gignac scored for the league-worst Cataractes (1-11-2).

Foreurs goaltender Keven Bouchard stopped 28 shots, while at the other end Marvin Cupper started the game but left after making seven saves. His replacement, Storm Phaneuf, stopped 30-of-33 shots.

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