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QMJHL Roundup: A look at Friday's games

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The Moncton Wildcats have earned points in four straight games thanks to the continued success of two brothers.

Allain and Alex Saulnier combined for three goals and five points on Friday as their Wildcats defeated the Gatineau Olympiques 5-1 in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.

The Saulnier twins sit 1-2 in scoring for Moncton. Alex has 20 goals and 51 points in 36 games, while Allain has 19 goals and 48 points in 42 games.

Patrick Downe and Christophe Lalonde also scored for the Wildcats (19-19-4).

Jean-Gabriel Pageau had the lone goal for the Olympiques (17-18-6).

Roman Will earned the win with 32 saves. Francois Lacerte stopped 28 shots in defeat.

Moncton went 1-for-5 on the power play. Gatineau failed to score on five chances with the man advantage.

Elsewhere in the QMJHL, it was: P.E.I. 5, Halifax 4; Acadie-Bathurst 5, Cape Breton 2; Baie-Comeau 3, Rimouski 2; Victoriaville 3, Blainville-Boisbriand 2 (SO); Quebec 7, Rouyn-Noranda 4; Shawinigan 6, Chicoutimi 3; and Val-d'Or 6, Drummondville 4.

At Moncton, N.B., the Wildcats jumped out to a 3-0 lead less than eight minutes into the game.

Allain Saulnier opened the scoring with a power-play goal at 4:25. Downe then scored at 6:08 before Lalonde added another at 7:22.

Pageau scored at 12:08 to put the Olympiques on the board and cut Moncton's lead to two goals after 20 minutes of play.

Alex Saulnier scored the only goal of the second period as the Wildcats took a 4-1 advantage into the final period.

Allain Saulnier added his second goal of the game at 10:47 of the third to complete Moncton's victory.

Rocket 5, Mooseheads 4

At Halifax, N.B., Ben Duffy scored the winning goal early in the third period as the Rocket (12-25-4) picked up their fourth straight win by beating the Mooseheads (24-12-4).

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Titan 5, Screaming Eagles 2

At Bathurst, N.B., Zach O'Brien, Matthew Bissonnette and Sebastien Trudeau combined for four goals and 10 points as the Titan (21-19-4) defeated Cape Breton (16-23-1).

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Drakkar 3, Oceanic 2

At Baie-Comeau, Que., Felix Girard and Jonathan Lessard scored a goal and an assist each as the Drakkar (20-16-3) edged Rimouski (24-20-0).

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Tigres 3, Armada 2 (SO)

At Boisbriand, Que., Phillip Danault scored once in regulation and added the shootout winner to lead Victoriaville (26-13-2) over the Armada (22-16-3).

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Remparts 7, Huskies 4

At Rouyn-Noranda, Que., Frederick Roy scored twice as Quebec (29-7-5) snapped a three-game losing streak by defeating the Huskies (14-27-2).

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Cataractes 6, Sagueneens 3

At Shawinigan, Que., the Cataractes (28-10-4) exploded for five straight third-period goals to come from behind and beat Chicoutimi (19-14-8).

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Foreurs 6, Voltiguers 4

At Val-d'Or, Que., Matthieu Theriault and Gabriel Beaupre each had two goals to lead the Foreurs (17-21-4) over Drummondville (16-21-5).

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