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QMJHL Roundup: Moncton's Conor Garland held pointless in loss to Saint John

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MONCTON, N.B. - Mathieu Joseph had a goal and two assists and Saint John held Conor Garland without a point for the first time all season as the Sea Dogs toppled the Moncton Wildcats 6-2 on Wednesday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.

Luke Green also had a pair of goals for the Sea Dogs (18-11-2) while Matthew Highmore and Bokondji Imama added the others.

Liam Murphy and Adam Holwell supplied the offence for the Wildcats (20-10-4), who are on a three-game slide.

Garland, the league's leading scoring with 19 goals and 50 assists, had picked up at least one point in all 28 games he'd played prior to Wednesday's tilt. The 19-year-old winger had five goals and 10 points in four previous meetings against the Sea Dogs this season.

Saint John's Marc-Antoine Turcotte made 29 saves for the win.

Blade Mann-Dixon started in net for Moncton and gave up three goals on 11 shots through a period of work. Sebastien Dupre came in for the second and allowed three goals on 10 shots against, forcing his coach to return Mann-Dixon in net for the final 20 minutes. Mann-Dixon finished the game with 13 saves.

The Sea Dogs went 3 for 5 on the power play while the Wildcats scored once on five chances with the man advantage.

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