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QMJHL Roundup: Foreurs score five times in second period for eighth straight win @NHLdotcom

GATINEAU, Que. - Nicolas Aube-Kubel scored two of Val-d'Or's five second-period goals as the Foreurs downed the host Gatineau Olympiques 5-4 on Sunday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.

Anthony Mantha, Louick Marcotte and Timotej Sille also scored for the Foreurs (22-11-0), who extended their win streak to eight games, while Guillaume Gelinas tacked on three assists.

Vaclav Karabacek, Taylor Burke, Alexandre Chenier-Allard and Marc Beckstead supplied the offence for the Olympiques (22-11-0), who led 2-0 after the first period before giving up five straight goals.

Val-d'Or's Francois Tremblay made 20 saves for the win. Robert Steeves started in net for Gatineau but was pulled after allowing four goals on 15 shots. Anthony Brodeur replaced Steeves and stopped 4-of-5 shots in 26 minutes of relief.



BATHURST, N.B. ? Cameron Darcy scored the winner at 4:24 of extra time as Cape Breton came from behind to edge Acadie-Bathurst for its fifth win in a row.

Clark Bishop forced overtime for the Screaming Eagles (18-11-3) with a goal at 14:54 of the third period while William Carrier scored the other.

Lucas Grundy and Nicholas Blanchard scored for the Titan (13-16-3).

Cape Breton's Alex Bureau made 29 saves for the win as Acadie-Bathurst's Jacob Brennan gave up three goals on 32 shots.



CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. ??? The Mooseheads scored three times on the power play to hand the Islanders their eighth straight defeat.

Nikolaj Ehlers, Andrew Ryan and Timo Meier scored with the man advantage for Halifax (23-10-1) while Darcy Ashley scored into an empty net and added two assists.

Matej Beran scored the lone goal for Charlottetown (13-16-4).

Zachary Fucale made 22 saves for the Mooseheads as Antoine Bibeau stopped 37-of-40 shots for the Islanders.



MONCTON, N.B. ??? Christophe Lalonde scored twice, including the winner, and added an assist as the Wildcats slipped past Victoriaville.

Ivan Barbashev also scored two goals for Moncton (15-17-2), which won its third game in a row, and Conor Garland picked up three assists.

Jan Mandat and Gabriel Gagne had a goal and an assist apiece for the Tigres (13-15-4) and Philippe Hudon scored once.

Alex Dubeau made 27 saves for the Wildcats. Brandon Whitney turned aside 31 shots for Victoriaville.



ROUYN-NORANDA, Que. ??? Philippe Desrosiers made 41 saves and Francis Perron scored the shootout winner as the Huskies pushed Rimouski's winless streak to six contests.

Maxime St. Cyr and Quinn O'Brien scored in regulation for Rouyn-Noranda (19-9-3), which is 7-0-1 in its last eight outings.

Michael Joy scored both goals for the Oceanic (16-11-6).

Rimouski's Alexandre Belanger stopped 31 shots in a losing cause.



SHAWINIGAN, Que. ??? Francis Beauvillier scored 16 seconds into overtime and Ilya Zinoviev had a pair of goals in regulation as the Cataractes beat Chicoutimi.

Sebastien Gauthier had a goal and two assists for Shawinigan (6-22-3) while Antoine Masson scored the other.

Charles Hudon scored once and set up two more for the Sagueneens (16-17-1) and Sebastien Sylvestre, Janne Puhakka and Nikita Liamkin had a goal apiece.

Marvin Cupper made 35 saves for the Cataractes as Chicoutimi's Julio Billia kicked out 24 shots in defeat.



SHERBROOKE, Que. ??? Daniel Walcotte and Frederic Bergeron each had a goal and two assists as Blainville-Boisbriand toppled the Phoenix.

Tyler Brown and Marcus Hinds also scored for the Armada (22-4-5), who remain two points ahead of Halifax for top spot in the QMJHL standings.

Cole Murphy scored for Sherbrooke (11-20-2), which is on a five-game slide.

Samuel Montembeault made 23 saves for Blainville-Boisbriand while Francois Desrosiers turned aside 26-of-30 shots for the Phoenix.


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