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QMJHL Roundup: Cadorette makes 40 saves as Drakkar hammer Armada 6-1

Tuesday, 02.25.2014 / 10:54 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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QMJHL Roundup: Cadorette makes 40 saves as Drakkar hammer Armada 6-1

BAIE-COMEAU, Que. - Philippe Cadorette was spectacular with 40 saves as the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League-leading Baie-Comeau Drakkar crushed the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 6-1 on Tuesday.

Maxime St-Cyr scored twice and Jeremy Gregoire, Bokondji Imama, Felix Girard and Denis Gorbunov added singles for the Drakkar (42-15-4), who moved five points ahead of the second-place Armada.

Nikita Jevpalovs broke up Cadorette's shutout bid with a power-play goal in the third period for the Armada (37-14-9), who have lost four straight.

Etienne Marcoux allowed five goals on 32 shots before being pulled from the Armada's net. Tyler Whiffen took over and gave up a goal on nine shots.

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VOLTIGEURS 4 HUSKIES 3

ROUYN-NORANDA, Que. — Drummondville's Georgs Golovkovs scored with just over a minute left in regulation to sink the Huskies.

Golovkovs' goal was his second of the game, while Christophe Lalancette and Charles-David Beaudoin also had goals for the Voltigeurs (36-20-4).

Francis Beauvillier, Mathieu Lemay and Jack Nevins had a goal apiece for Rouyn-Noranda (33-22-5).

Louis-Philip Guindon finished with 27 saves for the Voltigeurs, while Alexandre Belanger stopped 20 shots at the other end of the ice.

Quote of the Day

If you want to prove people wrong, you've just got to go out and do it. Yeah, we blew 3-2 series leads the last two years, but no one is going remember that if we go out there on Saturday night and beat these guys and go play in the Stanley Cup Final. We need to get back to work and we'll start to do that tomorrow.

— Ducks forward Kyle Palmieri following a loss to the Blackhawks in Game 6 on Wednesday