Alexander Beaton scored the shootout winner as the Lewiston Maineiacs beat the Chicoutimi Sagueneens 4-3 in QMJHL action Thursday.
Maxime Gratchev scored twice in regulation, while Michael Ward added a goal for Lewiston (8-12-0-0). Philip Wright made 18 saves for the win. In Thursday's other QMJHL game, Cape Breton beat Halifax 5-2.
At Lewiston, Maine, Sebastien Rioux, with two, and Jacob Lagace had the goals for Chicoutimi (7-10-1-2).
Francois Levesque stopped 32 shots.
Screaming Eagles 5 Mooseheads 2
At Halifax, Nick MacNeil had two goals and an assist to lead Cape Breton over the Mooseheads.
Joey Haddad, Francis Meilleur and Vincent Lavigueur added goals for the Screaming Eagles (14-5-1-0).
Justin Pender and Tomas Knotek replied for Halifax (7-13-0-0).