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QMJHL Roundup: DeLuca leads Oceanic over Foreurs in semifinal opener

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RIMOUSKI, Que. - Anthony DeLuca scored three times ? including the game winner ? as the Rimouski Oceanic edged the Val-d'Or Foreurs 4-3 in overtime Friday in Game 1 of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's semifinals.

DeLuca's second goal of the game came at 18:55 of the third period to force extra time. He followed up with his third goal 1:55 into overtime to give Rimouski a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven playoff series.

Andrew Picco also found the back of the net for the Oceanic, who got a 19-save outing from Louis-Phillip Guindon.

Anthony Richard, Shawn Ouellette-St-Amant and Pierre-Maxime Poudrier supplied the offence for the Foreurs.

Val-d'Or's Etienne Montpetit stopped 29-of-33 shots in a losing cause.

Rimouski went 1 for 2 on the power play while the Foreurs failed to score on four chances with the man advantage.

The Oceanic host Game 2 on Saturday.

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