RIMOUSKI, Que. - Frederik Gauthier scored twice and tacked on an assist as the Rimouski Oceanic extended their win streak to 11 games by defeating the visiting Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 5-2 on Saturday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.
Sebastien Sylvestre scored once and set up three more for the Oceanic (40-15-7) while Peter Trainor and Alexis Loiseau each added a goal and an assist.
Jean-Sebastien Dea and Mathieu Lemay supplied the scoring for the Huskies (33-24-5), who are on a three-game slide.
Philippe Desrosiers made 38 saves for Rimouski as Rouyn-Noranda's Alexandre Belanger stopped 20-of-24 shots in defeat.
DRAKKAR 5 TIGRES 1
BAIE-COMEAU, Que. ? Jeremy Gregoire had two goals and an assist as the Drakkar toppled Victoriaville.
Robbie Graham, Gabryel Paquin-Boudreau and Valentin Zykov also scored for Baie-Comeau (44-15-4).
Drakkar netminder Philippe Cadorette made 29 saves for the win.
Jean-Francois Plante scored the lone goal for the Tigres (31-24-7) while Francois Tremblay turned away 44 shots in a losing cause.
TITAN 3 ISLANDERS 2 (SO)
BATHURST, N.B. ??? Christophe Boivin forced extra time with a goal at 19:57 of the third period and then scored the shootout winner as the Titan edged Charlottetown.
Raphael Lafontaine also scored for Acadie-Bathurst (19-37-6) and Scott Oke had two assists.
Alexandre Goulet and Anthony Cortese scored for the Islanders (19-36-7).
Jacob Brennan made 28 saves for the Titan. Charlottetown's Mason McDonald stopped 27-of-29 shots in defeat.
MOOSEHEADS 5 WILDCATS 2
MONCTON, N.B. ??? Nikolaj ehlers registered a hat trick for the second straight game as Halifax beat the Wildcats for its seventh straight win.
Philippe Gadoury and Matt Murphy also scored for the Mooseheads (41-18-3) while Jonathan Drouin and Brent Andrews each had three assists.
Will Smith and Ivan Barbashev responded for Moncton (30-30-3), which is on a five-game skid.
Zachary Fucale turned away 34 shots for Halifax as Alex Dubeau made 28 saves for the Wildcats.
SEA DOGS 9 SCREAMING EAGLES 3
SAINT JOHN, N.B. ??? Marcus Cuomo, Noah Zilbert and Oliver Cooper each scored twice as the Sea Dogs hammered Cape Breton.
Jurij Repe had a goal and two assists for Saint John (19-37-5) and David Weckworth and Spencer Smallman added the others.
The Screaming Eagles (33-25-4) got goals from Charles-Eric Legare, Maxim Lazarev and Julien Pelletier.
Sebastien Auger made 37 saves for the Sea Dogs while Cape Breton's Alex Bureau gave up all nine goals on 27 shots.