MONCTON, Ont. - Alexandre Picard-Hooper scored a hat trick and added an assist to lead the Saint John Sea Dogs to a 6-5 victory over the Moncton Wildcats.
Alexandre Leduc, Scott Howes and Yann Sauve also counted for Saint John (34-14-1-3).
Jesse Biduke scored a pair and added an assist for Moncton (19-27-2-7), while Adam Bezak, Mark Barberio and Chris Morehouse chipped in with singles.
Robert Mayer made 22 saves for the Sea Dogs, while Nicola Riopel turned away 43 shots for the Wildcats.