BATHURST, N.B. - Alexis Pepin scored a hat trick as the Val-d'Or Foreurs beat the Acadie-Bathurst Titan 7-5 on Friday night in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.
Anthony Richard had a goal and two assists for the Foreurs (20-7-3), who also got goals from Julien Gauthier, Anthony Beauregard and Olivier Galipeau. Nicolas Aube-Kubel tacked on three assists.
Antoine Morand had a hat trick of his own for Acadie-Bathurst (10-18-3) while also adding an assist. Jeffrey Truchon-Viel struck twice and Vladimir Kuznetsov chipped in with four assists.
Dereck Baribeau made 15 saves for the win in net as Marc Audet turned away 39 shots in a losing effort.
Both teams scored twice on four power-play chances.
HUSKIES 5 MOOSEHEADS 2
HALIFAX ? Antoine Waked was one of three Rouyn-Noranda players to have a goal and an assist as it downed the Mooseheads.
Martins Dzierkals and Jean-Christophe Beaudin had similar nights for the Huskies (22-3-4). Gabriel Fontaine and Alexandre Forton also chipped in.
Maxime Fortier and Timo Meier scored for Halifax (11-15-4).
WILDCATS 4 SEA DOGS 3
SAINT JOHN, N.B. ??? Cameron Askew had a pair of power-play goals in a three-goal third period for Moncton as it beat the Sea Dogs.
Conor Garland also had a pair of goals for the Wildcats (20-8-3) and extended his point streak to 26 games.
Nathan Noel, Adam Marsh and Mathieu Joseph scored for Saint John (16-11-2).
SAGUENEENS 5 TIGRES 4 (SO)
CHICOUTIMI, Que. ??? Nicolas Roy, Gabryel Paquin-Boudreau and Dmitry Zhukenov all scored in the shootout as the Sagueneens edged Victoriaville.
Jonathan Bourcier had a goal and two assists in regulation for Chicoutimi (12-14-4), which also got goals from Paquin-Boudreau, Roy and Frederic Allard.
Samuel Blais scored twice and added an assist in regulation for the Tigres (12-12-5). Mario Huber had a goal and two assists while Jean Gleizes also chipped in.
CATARACTES 7 REMPARTS 6 (OT)
QUEBEC CITY ??? Dennis Yan scored the overtime winner and added three assists as Shawinigan edged the Remparts.
Anthony Beauvillier also had a goal and three assists for the Cataractes (21-8-1), who also got two goals from Alexis D'Aoust. Giovanni Fiore, Mathieu Olivier and Alex Pawelczyk added the others.
Dmytro Timashov scored twice and added three assists for Quebec (16-12-3). Charley Graaskamp had a goal and two assists with Bronson Beaton, Mikeal Robidoux and Matthew Boucher rounding out the attack.
SCREAMING EAGLES 2 PHOENIX 1
SHERBROOKE, Que. ??? Michael Joly had a goal and an assist as Cape Breton slipped past the Phoenix.
Evgeny Svechnikov opened the scoring 54 seconds into the second period for the Screaming Eagles (15-13-3).
Guillaume Gauthier scored his 25th goal of the season on the power play late in the third for Sherbrooke (12-13-5).
OLYMPIQUES 6 VOLTIGEURS 0
DRUMMONDVILLE, Que. ??? Bo Taylor stopped all 21 shots he faced and Alexandre Alain struck twice as Gatineau shut out the Voltigeurs.
Dylan Callaghan, Vincent Milot-Ouellet, Vitalii Abramov and Yan Pavel Laplante supplied the rest of the offence for the Olympiques (20-8-2).
Anthony Dumont-Bouchard kicked out 32 shots for Drummondville (15-16-0).
OCEANIC 3 ARMADA 2
RIMOUSKI, Que. ??? Antoine Dufort-Plante scored the winner on the power play as the Oceanic topped Blainville-Boisbriand.
Samuel Laberge and Beau Rusk also chipped in as Rimouski (19-9-2) scored three unanswered goals to end the game. Tyler Boland tacked on three helpers.
Yvan Mongo and Samuel Tremblay found the back of the net for the Armada (11-15-4).