HALIFAX - HALIFAX ? Francois Brassard made 38 saves through 65 minutes and another three in the shootout as Quebec edged the Mooseheads 4-3 on Friday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League play.
Halifax's Jonathan Drouin left the game in the first period with an upper-body injury after being checked from behind by Adam Erne. Drouin didn't return to the game and Erne received a major for checking from behind and a game misconduct.
Olivier Archambault scored the shootout winner for the Remparts (16-10-6) while Fabrice Herzog, Anthony Duclair and Erne scored in regulation.
MacKenzie Weegar scored twice for Halifax (22-10-1), Nikolaj Ehlers had a goal and an assist and Darcy Ashley chipped in with three assists. Zachary Fucale made 22 stops for the Mooseheads.
CATARACTES 6 PHOENIX 1
SHAWINIGAN, Que. ? Alex Pawelczyk scored twice and added an assist as the Cataractes downed the visiting Sherbrooke Phoenix.
Alexandre Grand-Maison also scored twice for the Cataractes (5-22-3) while Brandon Gignac and Sebastien Gauthier had a goal and two assists apiece. Kris Hodge chipped in with three assists for Shawinigan and James Phelan had two.
Tim Wieser scored the lone goal for the Phoenix (11-19-2), who dropped their fourth straight contest.
Marvin Cupper made 28 saves for the Cataractes as Sherbrooke's Gabriel parent turned aside 28-of-34 shots in defeat. Shawinigan went 1 for 4 on the power play while the Phoenix failed to score on three chances with the man advantage.
WILDCATS 5 TITAN 2
BATHURST, N.B. ??? Ryan Penny and Christophe Lalonde each had a goal and an assist as Moncton defeated Acadie-Bathurst.
Adam Holwell, Will Smith and Stephen Johnson also scored for the Wildcats (14-17-2) while Jacob Sweeney chipped in with two assists.
Aaron Kerr and Christophe Boivin supplied the offence for the Titan (13-16-2).
Alex Dubeau made 23 saves for Moncton as Acadie-Bathurst's Mason McDonald turned away 31-of-35 shots.
TIGRES 5 SEA DOGS 0
SAINT JOHN, N.B. ??? Philippe Hudon and Angelo Miceli scored 31 seconds apart in the first period for Victoriaville, en route to blanking the Sea Dogs.
Brandon Whitney made 27 saves for the shutout while Jonathan Diaby scored twice for the Tigres (12-14-4). Tommy Veilleux added one more to round out the offence.
The Sea Dogs (7-20-3) are now 5-9-2 on home ice, which is the worst of any club in the Maritimes Division.
Sebastien Auger turned aside 29 shots in defeat.
SAGUENEENS 4 VOLTIGEURS 2
CHICOUTIMI, Que. ??? Nicolas Roy scored twice and Sebastien Sylvestre had three assists as the Sagueneens doubled up Drummondville.
Janne Puhakka and Laurent Dauphin also scored for Chicoutimi (16-17-0), which jumped out to a 3-0 lead before the Voltigeurs got on the board midway through the third period.
Giovanni Fiore and Frederic Aube scored for Drummondville (19-11-2), which lost in regulation for the first time in eight outings.
Domenic Graham made 22 saves for the Sagueneens. Voltigeurs' netminder Louis-Philip Guindon allowed three goals on 12 shots before giving way to Joe Fleschler, who stopped 9-of-10 shots in 27 minutes of relief.
OLYMPIQUES 5 ARMADA 3
GATINEAU, Que. ??? Vaclav Karabacek and Taylor Burke each had a goal and an assist as the Olympiques handed Blainville-Boisbriand its first regulation-time loss in eight contests.
Alexandre Chenier-Allard, Jake Coughler and Vincent Dunn also scored for Gatineau (22-10-0) and Emile Poirier tacked on two assists.
The Armada (21-4-5) got goals from Daniel Walcott, David Bedard and Nathanael Halbert.
Robert Steeves made 21 saves for the Olympiques while Etienne Marcoux stopped 19-of-23 shots for Blainville-Boisbriand.