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QMJHL Roundup: A look at Sunday's games

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Brandon Hynes is putting up points at a rapid pace.

Hynes scored four goals and set up one more as the Victoriaville Tigres crushed the Baie-Comeau Drakkar 8-1 on Sunday afternoon in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.

Hynes currently has an 11-game point streak, that includes 11 goals and 24 points, and he has recorded at least one point in 19 of his last 20 contests.

Jeremie Blain had a goal and three assists for the Tigres (29-15-2), who won their third straight game, while Yannick Dube scored once and set up another.

Yanni Gourde and Philippe Halley had a goal and two assists each to round out Victoriaville's scoring.

For Gourde, the three points gives him the league lead with 81 in 46 games played.

Gabriel Verpaelst scored the lone goal for the Drakkar (21-18-4), who have dropped three of five meetings this season against the Tigres.

Brandon Whitney made 20 saves for the win while Jimmy Appleby allowed all eight goals against on 43 shots.

Victoriaville went 3 for 5 on the power play as Baie-Comeau failed to score on three opportunities with the man advantage.

Elsewhere in the QMJHL, it was: Halifax 6, Cape Breton 4 and Val-d'Or 1, Blainville-Boisbriand 0.

At Victoriaville, Que., Hynes opened the scoring 1:39 into the game.

Dube made it 2-0 Tigres with a power-play goal at 3:01, but Verpaelst got the Drakkar on the board at 5:20.

Hynes scored two more times, once on the power play, before the first period was finished to make it 4-1 Victoriaville after 20 minutes of play.

Gourde and Blain added second period goals for the Tigres to increase their lead to five.

Gourde's goal was the third power-play goal of the game for Victoriaville and it came four minutes in, while Blain's came with just 11 seconds remaining in the period.

Halley scored at 5:55 of the third and Hynes added his fourth of the game at 13:33 to seal the victory for the Tigres.

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Mooseheads 6 Screaming Eagles 4

At Sydney, N.S., Travis Randell, Darcy Ashley and Martin Frk had a goal and an assist each as the Mooseheads (26-14-4) downed Cape Breton (17-26-1).

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Foreurs 1 Armada 0

At Blainville, Que., Michael Beaudry scored the winning goal and Alexandre St-Arnaud made 27 saves as Val-d'Or (20-22-4) blanked the Armada (23-18-3).

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