When the Moncton Wildcats enter post-season play, they will be anticipating that the Saulnier brothers keep up their recent production.
Allain Saulnier scored three goals and added an assist while brother Alex picked up three assists as Moncton defeated the visiting Acadie-Bathurst Titan 5-2 on Sunday afternoon in Quebec Major Junior Hockey Legaue action.
The pair have combined for nine goals and 22 points in their last 6 games and head into the playoffs as the top two scorers on their club.
Marek Hrivik had a goal and two assists for the Wildcats (30-31-7), who finished the season in 11th place, while Erik Robichaud added a single goal.
Mirko Hoefflin and Robert Davis each scored for the Titan (32-31-5), who finished as the ninth place squad.
RomanWill made 27 saves for his 29th win of the season while Robert Steeves allowed three goals on 11 shots before getting pulled in the second period.
Jacob Brennan stopped six of eight shots in relief.
Moncton failed to score on four chances with the man advantage as Acadie-Barthurst went 1 for 7.
Elsewhere in the QMJHL, it was: Halifax 6, P.E.I. 1; Drummondville 4, Blainville-Boisbriand 3 (OT) and Victoriaville 4, Rimouski 0.
At Moncton, N.B., Allain Saulnier opened the scoring 2:41 into the game, then Hoefflin tied it up at 14:56 but Robichaud gave the Wildcats a 2-1 lead after 20 minutes of play when he scored at 16:33.
Allain Saulnier added two more goals in the second period, giving Moncton a three-goal lead heading into the final period.
Hrivik made it 5-1 before Davis scored on the power play for Acadie-Bathurst at 16:18.
Mooseheads 6 Rocket 1
At Charlottetown, Zachary Fucale stopped 36 shots for his 31st win of the season and Cameron Critchlow had a goal and an assist as Halifax (39-22-7) downed last-place P.E.I. (19-43-6).
Voltiguers 4 Armada 3 (OT)
At Boisbriand, Que., Olivier Archambault scored the winner 35 seconds into overtime and Raman Hrabarenka had a goal and two assists as Drummondville (28-31-9) edged the Aramada (40-22-6).
Tigres 4 Oceanic 0
At Rimouski, Que., Yanni Gourde scored twice to secure the QMJHL scoring title with 134 total points and David Honzik made 29 saves as Victoriaville (44-18-6) blanked the Oceanic (40-26-2).