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QMJHL Roundup: Farrell with three points as Screaming Eagles down Cataractes

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QMJHL Roundup: Farrell with three points as Screaming Eagles down Cataractes

SYDNEY, N.S. - Kyle Farrell scored once and set up two more as the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles downed the visiting Shawinigan Cataractes 5-3 on Sunday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.

Timothe Simard added a pair of goals for the Screaming Eagles (31-24-4), who are 4-0-1 in their last five outings, while Matthew Nosella and Charles-Eric Legare each scored once.

Lucas Lajoie, Giovanni Fiore and Ilya Zinoviev supplied the scoring for the Cataractes (16-36-8), who dropped out of the final playoff position with the loss.

Cape Breton's Zachary Fortin made 24 saves for the win as Shawinigan's Marvin Cupper turned away 28-of-32 shots in defeat.



CHARLOTTETOWN — Nathan Noel scored both goals for his club as Saint John edged the Islanders to slip into the last playoff spot.

Noel opened the scoring for the Sea Dogs (18-37-4) 4:37 into the first period and then added the eventual winner on the power play at 12:19.

Sebastien Auger made 37 saves for Saint John.

Daniel Sprong scored the lone goal for Charlottetown (18-36-5), which is 1-9-0 in its last 10 contests, and Eric Brassard kicked out 15-of-17 shots in a losing cause.



DRUMMONDVILLE, Que. — Marc-Olivier Groleau scored the only goal in the shootout to lift Quebec over the Voltigeurs.

Kurt Etchegary and Alexandre Boivin scored in regulation for the Remparts (35-16-9) while Francois Brassard made 23 saves for the win.

William Carrier scored once for Drummondville (35-20-4) and assisted on Olivier Caouette's goal as well.

Louis-Philip Guindon turned away 23-of-25 shots for the Voltigeurs.



GATINEAU, Que. — Anthony Brodeur only had to stop 17 shots as the Olympiques blanked Chicoutimi for their third straight win.

Elie Berube, Adam Stevens and Simon Tardif-Richard scored for Gatineau (37-19-4) and Jean-Simon Deslauriers tacked on two assists.

Jeremy Bouchard led the Sagueneens (26-32-1) with five shots on Brodeur.

Julio Billia turned aside 27-of-30 shots for Chicoutimi, which is just 2-8-0 in its last 10 games.


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