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QMJHL Roundup: Oceanic shutout Sagueneens for four-game playoff series sweep

Wednesday, 03.26.2014 / 10:54 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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QMJHL Roundup: Oceanic shutout Sagueneens for four-game playoff series sweep

CHICOUTIMI, Que. - Philippe Desrosiers and Olivier Tremblay helped the Rimouski Oceanic shut the door on the Chicoutimi Sagueneens.

Desrosiers made 19 saves and Tremblay stopped seven shots as the two goaltenders combined to blank the Sagueneens 5-0 on Wednesday in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League playoffs.

Rimouski swept the best-of-seven series 4-0 thanks to the shutout win.

Samuel Morin had a power-play goal and added two assists for the Oceanic, while Alexis Loiseau also scored with the man advantage. Michael Joly, Andrew Picco and Francois Beauchemin had goals as well.

Desrosiers played the first two periods of the game, while Tremblay came in for the third. Julio Billia turned aside 27 shots for Chicoutimi.

Wednesday's games in Charlottetown, Cape Breton and Bathurst were postponed until Thursday due to inclement weather.

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DRAKKAR 6 CATARACTES 2

SHAWINIGAN, Que. — Jeremy Gregoire scored twice — once on the power play and once shorthanded — to help Baie-Comeau in its four-game sweep of the Cataractes.

Charles Hudon had a power-play goal and added two assists for the Drakkar, while Felix Girard, Gabryel Paquin-Boudreau and Maxime St-Cyr also scored.

Philippe Cadorette made 25 saves.

Alexandre Delisle-Houde and Jeremy Auger replied for Shawinigan, while Marvin Cupper stopped 44 shots in net.

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VOLTIGEURS 3 TIGRES 2

VICTORIAVILLE, Que. — Cameron Askew scored the winner with eight seconds left to play in the third period as Drummondville edged the Tigres.

The Voltigeurs now hold a 3-1 lead in their best-of-seven series.

Jerome Verrier and Alexandre Grand-Maison also scored for Drummondville, as Louis-Philip Guindon kicked out 29 shots for the win.

Lukas Pozgay and Yan Pavel Laplante responded for Victoriaville. Francois Tremblay made 24 saves in net for the Tigres.

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HUSKIES 4 REMPARTS 1

ROUYN-NORANDA, Que. — Ryan Penny had a pair of goals — one into an empty net — as the Huskies reeled off three unanswered goals to take a 3-1 playoff series lead over Quebec.

Francis Beauvillier and Jack Nevins had a goal and two assists each for Rouyn-Noranda, while Alexandre Belanger made 22 saves.

Mikhail Grigorenko was the lone scorer for the Remparts.

Francois Brassard stopped 26 of 29 shots.

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Quote of the Day

This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.

— Islanders captain John Tavares