VAL-D'OR, Que. - Anthony Mantha increased his lead atop the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League scoring race on Friday as his Val-d'Or Foreurs blanked the visiting Acadie-Bathurst Titan 3-0.
Mantha had a goal and an assist for the Foreurs (38-18-2), giving him 50 goals and 102 points in 48 games this season.
Miguel Sullivan kicked out 34-of-37 shots for the Titan (18-35-6).
SCREAMING EAGLES 6 ISLANDERS 4
SYDNEY, N.S. — Guillaume Gauthier had two goals and two assists as Cape Breton held on to defeat Charlottetown.
Bradley Kennedy registered two goals for the Islanders (18-35-5), Spenser Cobbold had a goal and two assists and Daniel Sprong added a single goal.
Cape Breton's Alex Bureau made 27 saves for the win. Charlottetown's Mason MacDonald turned away 39-of-44 shots in defeat.
MOOSEHEADS 7 CATARACTES 1
Darcy Ashley, Philippe Gadoury, Luca Ciampini each had a goal and an assist for Halifax (39-18-3) while Brandon Vuic added a single goal.
Felix-Antoine Bergeron scored the lone goal for the Cataractes (16-35-8).
SAGUENEENS 4 PHOENIX 1
SHERBROOKE, Que. — Nicolas Roy scored twice and Julio Billia stopped 39 shots as Chicoutimi downed the Phoenix to halt a six-game skid.
Mathieu Laverdure scored for Sherbrooke (15-36-7), which lost its 10th in a row.
Francis Desrosiers turned away 26-of-30 shots for the Phoenix.
TIGRES 3 REMPARTS 0
VICTORIAVILLE, Que. — Francois Tremblay only had to stop 17 shots for his fifth shutout of the season as the Tigres blanked Quebec.
Carl-Antoine Delisle had a goal and an assist for Victoriaviile (30-22-6), which snapped a three-game slide, while Julien Leduc and Jan Mandat added a goal apiece.
Mikhail Grigorenko was a team-worst minus-2 for the Remparts (34-16-9). Adam Chapman picked up a match penalty 4:56 into the game for checking-to-the-head.
Quebec's Callum Booth turned away 36-of-39 shots in a losing cause.
OCEANIC 4 ARMADA 1
BOISBRIAND, Que. — Frederik Gauthier scored twice as Rimouski toppled the Armada for its seventh straight win.
Peter Trainor and Samuel Courtemanche also scored for the Oceanic (36-15-7).
Blainville-Boisbriand (37-12-9) got its goal from Christopher Clapperton.
OLYMPIQUES 8 DRAKKAR 4
Alexandre Belanger scored twice for the Drakkar (40-15-4), who had their three-game win streak stunted. Gabriel Verpaelst and Alec Jon Banville also scored for Baie-Comeau.
Robert Steeves made 21 saves for the Olympiques. Baie-Comeau's Simon Lemieux allowed four goals on 16 shots before giving way to Philippe Cadorette, who stopped 15-of-18 shots in 27 minutes of relief.
HUSKIES 6 WILDCATS 1
Christopher Caissy scored the only goal for the Wildcats (30-27-3).
Alexandre Belanger made 21 saves for the Huskies. Moncton's Alex Dubeau gave up five goals on 24 shots before getting pulled. Jason Rioux made 25 saves in 33 relief minutes.