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Martel wins 570th game as Chicoutimi Sagueneens sink Baie-Comeau Drakkar 3-1 @NHLdotcom

Sunday was a record-setting day in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

Chicoutimi Sagueneens' head coach Richard Martel earned his 570th career victory, the most in QMJHL history, as Chicoutimi sank the Baie-Comeau Drakkar 3-1.

Drummondville goaltender Jake Allen's shutout streak ended at 188 minutes and 47 seconds, surpassing Nicola Riopel for the second longest stretch in league history as the Voltigeurs downed the Montreal Junior 4-1.

Martel had tied QMJHL Hall of Famer Guy Chouinard at 569 wins when the Sagueneens beat the Val-d'Or Foreurs 2-0 on Feb. 20, but it took three more games to break the record as Chicoutimi dropped close games to Rouyn-Noranda and P.E.I.

Riopel of the Moncton Wildcats, whose shutout streak lasted 179:59, ended Saturday night in a 4-3 victory over the Halifax Mooseheads.

Elsewhere in the QMJHL it was Moncton 7 Halifax 2; Victoriaville 8 Lewiston 4 and Rouyn-Noranda 7 Val-d'Or 1.

At Chicoutimi, Que., Mathieu Populus had the eventual winner, while Antoine Roussel and Alexis Piette also scored for the Sagueneens (25-28-9).

Simon Olsson had the only goal for Baie-Comeau (18-38-6).

At Drummondville, Que., Gabriel Dumont scored and added two assists, while Benoit Levesque, Sean Couturier and Christopher DiDomenico had the other goals for the Voltigeurs (46-15-2).

Hugo Roux was the lone scorer for the Junior (29-27-6).


Wildcats 7 Mooseheads 2

At Moncton, N.B., Randy Cameron had a hat trick as the Wildcats mauled Halifax.

Kelsey Tessier opened the scoring for Moncton (43-13-5), while David Savard, Ted Stephens and Marek Hrivik rounded out the Wildcats offence.

Bradley MacDonald and Andrew Wigginton answered for Halifax (13-44-6).


Tigres 8 Maineiacs 4

At Victoriaville, Que., Joel Chouinard scored twice as the Tigres doubled Lewiston.

Chris Doyle had a goal and three assists to lead Victoriaville (42-19-2), while Guillaume Goulet, Phillip Danault, Tomas Kubalik, Joel Champagne and Andrej Nestrasil also scored.

Billy Lacasse had back-to-back goals for the Maineiacs (22-38-3), while Francis Beauvillier and Samuel Carrier added goals.


Huskies 7 Foreurs 1

At Val-d'Or, Que., Jordan Caron had two goals and two assists as Rouyn-Noranda out-paced Val-d'Or.

Nicolas Deslauriers scored and added two assists for the Huskies (38-20-6), while Dmitry Kostromitin, Philippe Cornet, Pier-Luc Giguere and Christophe Losier had goals.

Gabriel Beaupre had the only goal for the Foreurs (22-34-7).

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