QUEBEC CITY, Que. - Nick Sorensen scored a hat trick and added two assists, Francois Brassard made 33 saves, and the Remparts scored six power-play goals to hammer Halifax 8-2 in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action on Thursday.
Nikolaj Ehlers and Andrew Shewfelt replied for the visiting Mooseheads (33-17-1), who racked up 63 penalty minutes on 36 infractions.
Zachary Fucale started in net for Halifax and gave up six goals on 24 shots. Kevin Darveau stopped 11 of 13 shots in relief.
VOLTIGEURS 4 TITAN 1
DRUMMONDVILLE, Que. — Olivier Caouette had a goal and two assists to lead the Voltigeurs over Acadie-Bathurst.
Matthew Boudreau scored the lone goal for the Titan (17-30-5).
Joe Flescher made 17 saves for the victory, while Jacob Brennan stopped 41 shots in defeat.
FOREURS 8 HUSKIES 5
ROUYN-NORANDA, Que. — Pierre-Maxime Poudrier scored three goals and had an assist to lift visiting Val-d'Or over the Huskies.
Jean-Sebastien Dea scored twice, Ryan Penny, Julien Nantel, and Francis Perron added the other Rouyn-Noranda (26-18-5) goals, and Guillaume Decelles stopped 16 of 23 shots for the loss. Decelles replaced Alexander Belanger, who stopped all five shots he faced in the first period.
Antoine Bibeaue started in net for Val-d'Or but was pulled after giving up three goals on seven shots. Keven Bouchard made 30 saves in relief.
WILDCATS 4 ISLANDERS 3
CHARLOTTETOWN — Christophe Lalonde scored the winning goal on the power play at 17:12 of the third period, and Alex Dubeau turned back 37 shots, as the Moncton Wildcats edged the Islanders.
Vladimir Tkachev, Ivan Barbashev and Christopher Caissy also scored for the Wildcats (26-24-2). Caissy's goal at 19:56 of the second period gave Moncton a 3-1 lead.
Alexandre Goulet scored his 20th and 21st goals of the season for Charlottetown (17-29-5), which lost its eighth in a row. Robert Pelletier also scored for the Islanders.
Mason McDonald made 19 saves for the loss.
DRAKKAR 6 PHOENIX 1
BAIE-COMEAU, Que. — Charles Hudon scored twice, as the Baie-Comeau Drakkar made it nine wins in a row with their lopsided victory over Sherbrooke.
Charles Poulin, Alec Jon Banville, Maxime St-Cyr and Alexandre Chenevert also scored for the Drakkar (34-12-4).
Jeremy Roy spoiled Simon Lemieux's shutout bid when he scored for the Phoenix (15-29-6) at 11:01 of the third period.
Lemieux finished with 18 saves while Sherbrooke's Francis Lavallee stopped 17 of 19 shots in the first period, and Gabriel Parent handled 22 of 26 shots the rest of the way.