Luke Adam played like it was still October on Friday night.
Adam, the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's offensive player of the month for October, assisted on three goals as the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles defeated the Acadie-Bathurst Titan 6-2.
Adam received the honour after scoring 10 goals and 22 points in 14 games. He leads Cape Breton in scoring with 30 points and is on an eight-game point streak, with seven goals and seven assists in that span.
Drafted by Buffalo in the second round of the 2008 NHL entry draft, Adam is off to a flying start in his fourth QMJHL season. His best season was 2007-08, when he recorded 66 points. He followed that up with an injury-shortened campaign in 2008-09, with 49 points in 47 games.
Adam assisted on Stephen Horyl's 13th of the season two minutes into the second period to make the score 3-1 for the Screaming Eagles (12-6-4). He set up Viktor Hertzberg four minutes later and added a power-play assist midway through the third period to extend Cape Breton's lead to 5-1.
Elsewhere in the QMJHL it was: Drummondville 6 Baie-Comeau 4; Halifax 6 Val-d'Or 1; Montreal 4 Gatineau 2; Rimouski 7 Shawinigan 4; and Victoriaville 4 Quebec 3 (SO).
At Sydney, N.S., Francis Meilleur also had three assists, while Ashton Bernard, Maximilien Le Sieur, Nick MacNeil and Marc Bourgeois added goals for the Screaming Eagles.
Eric Faille and Derek Famulare replied for Acadie-Bathurst (7-12-3), which posted its fifth straight loss.
Christopher Holden made 17 saves for Cape Breton, while Titan netminder Nicholas Champion was pulled in the second period after allowing four goals on 11 shots. Guillaume Nadeau stopped 23 of 25 in replacement.
Voltigeurs 6 Drakkar 4
At Baie-Comeau, Que., Sean Couturier had two goals and two assists as Drummondville sank the Drakkar.
Philippe Lefebvre scored twice, Marc-Olivier Vachon had a goal and an assist and Alexandre Comtois also scored for the Voltigeurs (16-3-1).
Simon Olsson scored twice, Guillaume Goulet had a goal and two assists and Emrik Guillemette added a goal for Baie-Comeau (5-13-2).
Mooseheads 6 Foreurs 1
At Halifax, Mathieu Corbeil-Theriault made 32 saves as the Mooseheads snapped a 12-game losing skid by thumping Val-d'Or.
Sawyer Hannay, Pascal Amyot, Tomas Knotek, Matthew Stoddard, Gabriel Desjardins and Linden Bahm all scored for Halifax (2-18-1).
Samuel Morneau had the lone reply for the Foreurs (7-13-2).
Junior 4 Olympiques 2
At Montreal, Nicolas Chouinard's short-handed marker in the first period was the winner as the Junior held off Gatineau.
Matthew Brenton, Vincent Bourgeois and Pier-Antoine Dion also scored for Montreal (10-9-1).
Alexandre Touchette and Alexandre Leduc replied for the Olympiques (13-7-0).
Oceanic 7 Cataractes 4
At Shawinigan, Que., Alex Emond scored twice as Rimouski defeated the Cataractes.
Patrick Delisle-Houde, Felix Lefrancois and Petr Straka each had a goal and an assist for the Oceanic (10-8-3). Mathieu Loisel and Gleason Fournier also scored.
Philippe Paradis, Pierre-Alexandre Vandall, Michael Claffey and Pierrick Martel scored for Shawinigan (10-9-3).
Tigres 4 Remparts 3 (SO)
At Quebec, Brandon Hynes and Andrej Nestrasil scored in the shootout as Victoriaville came back to down the Remparts.
Travis McIsaac scored the tying goal late in the third period for the Tigres (14-7-1). Philip-Michael Devos and Yanni Gourde also scored.
Samuel Groulx, Jonathan Audy-Marchessault and Ryan Bourque found the net for Quebec (14-3-4).