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Chicoutimi Sagueneens top Cape Breton 5-2; spoils Durocher's 500th game @NHL

Mario Durocher was hoping to celebrate a coaching milestone with a win, but his Cape Breton Screaming Eagles came up short.

Emrik Guillemette had a hat trick as the Chicoutimi Sagueneens topped Cape Breton 5-2 in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action Sunday.

The game was Durocher's 500th game as a head coach in the QMJHL. Durocher is the 18th man in league history to coach that many games.

Andre Tourigny of the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies passed the milestone Saturday night. Both men are chasing Eric Lavigne of the P.E.I. Rocket, who has coached 509 games

Durocher has also coached for the now-defunct Sherbrooke Castors as well as the Victoriaville Tigres, Lewiston Maineiacs and Acadie-Bathurst Titan. He has 269 career wins.

Elsewhere in the QMJHL it was P.E.I. 2 Halifax 1 (SO); Saint John 8 Gatineau 0 and Shawinigan 5 Rimouski 0.

At Chicoutimi, Que., Alexandre Lavoie scored twice for the Sagueneens (17-22-8).

Luke Adam and Viktor Hertzberg provided the offence for Cape Breton (28-18-5).


Wildcats 5 Remparts 2

At Quebec City, Ted Stephens had an empty-net goal and added an assist as Moncton beat the Remparts.

Nicolas Deschamps opened scoring for the Wildcats (33-11-4), while Scott Brannon, Devon MacAusland and Randy Cameron also scored.

Marc-Olivier Vallerand and Dmitri Kugryshev answered for Quebec (28-14-7).


Rocket 2 Mooseheads 1 (SO)

At Halifax, Jarrad Struthers and Derek Famulare scored in the shootout as P.E.I. edged the Mooseheads.

Adam Polasek scored in regulation for the Rocket (27-18-6).

Jessyko Bernard replied for Halifax (10-35-4).


Sea Dogs 8 Olympiques 0

At Gatineau, Que., Marco Cousineau stopped 15 shots as Saint John trounced the Olympiques.

Tomas Jurco and Danick Gauthier both scored twice for the Sea Dogs (40-8-1), while Nicholas Petersen, Stephen MacAulay, Michael Kirkpatrick and Mike Hoffman added goals.

Maxime Clermont made 24 saves for Gatineau (23-20-5), before giving way to Dereck Tait, who stopped 10 shots.


Cataractes 5 Oceanic 0

At Rimouski, Que., Marc-Antoine Gelinas made 19 saves as Shawinigan blanked the Oceanic.

Charles-Olivier Roussel scored twice for the Cataractes (23-20-7), while Pierre-Alexandre Vandall, Gabriel Lemieux and Tommy Tremblay also scored.

Matthew Dopud stopped 22 shots for Rimouski (24-18-6).

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