The high-powered offence of the Drummondville Voltigeurs delivered another devastating performance, this time against the struggling Victoriaville Tigres.
Gabriel Dumont opened the scoring and added three assists as the Voltigeurs pounded Victoriaville for their seventh win in a row on Sunday night in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.
Drummondville has scored 49 goals in eight games so far this November. That includes a combined 20 goals scored in a weekend back-to-back series against Lewiston on Nov. 8 and 9. With 121 goals scored in 24 games, the Voltigeurs trail Central Division rival and QMJHL scoring leader Shawinigan by only two goals.
Maxime Frenette and Dany Masse had two goals and an assist each for Drummondville (19-4-0-2). Benoit Levesque added a pair in a six-goal second period for the Voltigeurs.
Marc-Olivier Vachon, Yannick Riendeau and Jonathan Brunelle also scored.
Elsewhere in the QMJHL, it was: Halifax 4, Saint John 2; Baie-Comeau 4, Rouyn-Noranda 3 (SO); Quebec 6, Rimouski 2; Cape Breton 4, P.E.I. 3 (SO); and Acadie-Bathurst 4, Val-d'Or 1.
At Drummondville, Que., Alexandre Labonte scored twice for the Tigres (11-17-0-0), who have lost four straight since beating Baie-Comeau 5-3 on Nov. 8.
Voltigeurs netminder Tardif Antoine allowed one goal on 13 shots in the first two periods to earn the win before being rested in favour of Nathan Dunnett, who made five saves.
Kevin Poulin and Loic Boivin split duty in the Victoriaville net, combining to stop 30 shots.
Mooseheads 4, Sea Dogs 2
At Saint John, N.B., Yuri Cheremetiev had a goal and two assists to help Halifax snap a seven-game losing streak with a win over the Sea Dogs.
Tomas Knotek, Travis Randell and Jessyko Bernard added goals for the Mooseheads (8-18-1-0), who won for just the second time in November.
Payton Liske and Michael Kirkpatrick replied for Saint John (16-10-1-1).
Drakkar 4, Huskies 3 (SO)
At Baie-Comeau, Que., Felix Petit scored the deciding goal in the shootout as the Drakkar outlasted Rouyn-Noranda.
Guillaume Goulet opened the scoring and added a shootout marker for Baie-Comeau (7-13-3-2). Marc-Andre Laroche and Michael Trudel also scored while Pierre-Luc Lessard had three assists.
Christophe Losier, Sergey Ostapchuk and Michael Beaudry found the net for the Huskies (15-8-3-1). Jeff Desjardins scored Rouyn-Noranda's lone shootout goal and added an assist in regulation.
Remparts 6, Oceanic 2
At Quebec, Jean-Simon Allard scored the winning goal and added two assists to lead the Remparts past Rimouski.
Mikhail Stefanovich scored twice in the third period to put the game out of reach, while Sebastien Trudeau, Benjamin Breault and David Gilbert rounded out the scoring for Quebec (18-6-0-2).
Patrice Cormier and Emmanuel Boudreau had goals for the Oceanic (17-10-0-0).
Screaming Eagles 4, Rocket 3 (SO)
At Sydney, N.S., Nicolas Chouinard tied the game with under a minute remaining in the third period and Robert Slaney scored the shootout winner as the Screaming Eagles edged P.E.I.
Olivier Dame-Malka and Nick MacNeil scored in regulation for Cape Breton (19-6-1-0). Joey Haddad had the other shootout goal.
Matthew Lachaine had a pair and Michael Snow added another, while Chris Doyle scored the lone shootout goal for the Rocket (11-12-1-4).
Titan 4, Foreurs 1
At Bathurst, N.B., Drew Paris scored twice as the Titan powered past Val-d'Or.
Spencer Jezegou and Eric Faille also scored for Acadie-Bathurst (11-13-4-2). Tomy Joly added three assists.
Jason Legault had the lone goal for the Foreurs (4-20-1-2).