SHAWINIGAN, Qc - Gabriel Slight had a hat trick and added an assist as the Shawinigan Cataractes beat the Baie-Comeau Drakkar 7-4 in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League play on Friday.
Alexis D'Aoust struck twice for the Cataractes (14-12-2), with Giovanni Fiore and Anthony Beauvillier adding the others.
Antoine Pouliot, Nicolas Meloche, Frederic Gamelin and Maxime St-Cyr replied for Baie-Comeau (18-7-3).
Marvin Cupper got the win in net for Shawinigan, making 25 saves. Philippe Cadorette started for the Drakkar and made 17-of-23 saves in 33:54. Reilly Pickard replaced him and stopped 12-of-13 shots in 26:06.
The Cataractes' power play was dominant, scoring four times on six opportunities. Baie-Comeau went 1 for 3 with the man advantage.
PHOENIX 3 ISLANDERS 2
CHARLOTTETOWN ? Daniel Audette scored at 19:45 of the third period to help boost Sherbrooke over the Islanders.
Tim Wieser and Charles-Eric Legare also found the back of the net for the Phoenix (15-9-2), who had three consecutive goals to end the game.
Filip Chlapik and Ross Johnston had goals for Charlottetown (14-13-2).
WILDCATS 5 SCREAMING EAGLES 4 (SO)
MONCTON, N.B. ??? Cameron Askew scored the lone goal in the shootout as the Wildcats edged Cape Breton.
Conor Garland had a goal and three assists for Moncton (16-10-1) to lead the charge offensively. Will Smith, Stephen Johnson and Ivan Barbashev rounded out the attack.
Kyle Farrell chipped in with two goals for the Screaming Eagles (9-14-5), while Clark Bishop and Maxim Lazarev supplied the rest of the offence.
SEA DOGS 2 ARMADA 1 (SO)
SAINT JOHN, N.B. ??? Matthew Highmore scored in the sixth round of the shootout as the Sea Dogs skated past Blainville-Boisbriand.
Adam Marsh chipped in at 16:46 of the third period on the power play to tie the game for Saint John (16-6-4), which snapped a two-game losing streak.
Daniel Walcott opened the scoring for the Armada (15-7-4) in the second period.
REMPARTS 3 OLYMPIQUES 1
GATINEAU, Que. ??? Olivier Garneau and Marcus Cuomo each had a goal with under five minutes left in the third period as Quebec beat the Olympiques.
Adam Chapman started the scoring with his fifth of the season for the Remparts (18-9-0).
Vaclav Karabacek scored a power-play goal for Gatineau's (13-11-4) lone offence. The loss snaps its three-game winning streak.
OCEANIC 5 SAGUENEENS 3
RIMOUSKI, Que. ??? Christopher Clapperton scored the go-ahead goal at 19:21 of the third period as the Oceanic got past Chicoutimi.
Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Frederik Gauthier, Vincent Dunn and Simon Tremblay each scored one of four third-period goals for Rimouski (19-7-2). Samuel Morin rounded out the attack.
Laurent Dauphin, Charles Guevremont and Samuel Blier scored for the Sagueneens (9-15-2).