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QMJHL Roundup: Anthony Mantha has four-point game, Val-d'Or wins 8th straight

Wednesday, 12.11.2013 / 10:44 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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QMJHL Roundup: Anthony Mantha has four-point game, Val-d'Or wins 8th straight

VAL-D'OR, Que. - League scoring leader Anthony Mantha had two goals and two assists to lead the Val-d'Or Foreurs over the Blainville-Boisbriand Phoenix 6-3 on Wednesay in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League play on Wednesday.

The Foreurs have now won eight in a row.

Mantha opened the scoring with his 34th goal of the season just one minute into the contest, and he made it 2-1 with a power-play goal later in the period.

Randy Gazzola, Samuel Henley, Jeremie Fraser and Shawn Ouellette-St-Amant also scored for Val-d'Or (23-11-0), while Louick Marcotte had three assists.

Emil Aronsson, Frederic Bergeron and Marcus Hinds scored for league-leading Blainville-Boisbriand (22-5-5).

Keven Bouchard made 23 saves for Val-d'Or. Etienne Marcoux allowed six goals on 35 shots for the Phoenix, before he was replaced by Samuel Montembeault, who stopped all three shots headed his way in the final eight-plus minutes.

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WILDCATS 5 ISLANDERS 4

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — Alex Dubeau made 42 saves, plus three more in the shootout, as the Moncton Wildcats recovered after squandering a 4-2 lead in the third period, to beat Charlottetown.

JC Campagna failed to score on a penalty shot in overtime, but did score the only goal in the shootout.

Cameron Yardwood, Christophe Lalonde, Conor Garland and Josh Pugsley scored for Moncton (16-17-2), which won its fourth in a row.

Anthony Cortese, Ryan Graves, Alexis Pepin and Jack Nevins scored for Charlottetown (13-16-5).

Pepin and Nevins scored 91 seconds apart in the third period to tie the game for the Islanders, who lost their sixth straight.

Antoine Bibeau made 28 saves for Charlottetown.

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SAGUENEENS 3 CATARACTES 2

CHICOUTIMI, Que. — Laurent Dauphin snapped a 2-2 tie at 17:51 of the third period to lead Chicoutimi to its win over last-place Shawinigan.

The rest of the goals were scored in the first period, including three in a 65-second span.

Alex Pawelczyk opened the scoring for the Cataractes (17-17-1) at 6:49, and the Sagueneens struck back to take the lead with goals from Janne Puhakka and William Gignac.

Alexandre Delisle-Houde tied the game for Shawinigan (6-24-3) with his first goal of the season at 19:06.

Storm Phaneuf made 37 saves for the Cataractes, while Domenic Graham handled 25 for Chicoutimi.

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