SHAWINIGAN, Que. - Daniel Audette has found his place on the Sherbrooke Phoenix's power-play unit.
Audette had a hat trick and added an assist as Sherbrooke routed the Shawinigan Cataractes 7-1 on Thursday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.
All four of Audette's points came on the power play.
Kay Schweri scored twice for the Phoenix (8-4-0), with one of the goals coming on the man advantage. Jeremy Roy and David Storto rounded out the attack.
Alex Bureau made 26 saves for the win.
Sebastien Gauthier was the lone scorer for Shawinigan (6-5-2), while Marvin Cupper stopped 24-of-30 shots he faced as the Cataractes starting goaltender. Antoine Samuel turned aside six of seven shots in relief.
Sherbrooke went 4 for 9 on the power play, while Shawinigan could not score on its two man advantages.
OCEANIC 2 SAGUENEENS 1
CHICOUTIMI, Que. ? Jan Kostalek had the eventual winner late in the second period as Rimouski edged the Sagueneens.
Anthony DeLuca also scored for the Oceanic (10-3-0).
Alexandre Ranger replied for Chicoutimi (4-7-1).
DRAKKAR 4 REMPARTS 0
BAIE-COMEAU, Que. ??? Philippe Cadorette stopped all 18 shots he faced as the Drakkar blanked Quebec.
Maxime St-Cyr, Luca Ciampini, Guillaume Beaudry and Jamie Clavet supplied the offence for Baie-Comeau (7-4-1).
Eric Brassard turned aside 27-of-30 shots for the Remparts (7-4-0).