MONCTON, N.B. - Jacob Sweeney scored two power-play goals in the first period as the Moncton Wildcats edged the Saint John Sea Dogs 6-5 in a matchup between two nationally-ranked teams on Sunday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.
Alexandre Jacob, Zack MacEwen, Cameron Askew and Zachary Malatesta supplied the rest of the offence for No. 9 Moncton (23-10-2). Dominic Talbot-Tassi added three assists for the Wildcats, who have now won eight of their last 10 games.
Luke Green had a pair of goals for No. 8 Saint John (20-10-5), which has now lost four straight. Juraj Siska, Spencer Smallman and Mark Tremaine also found the back of the net for the Sea Dogs.
Alex Dubeau turned away 38 shots in goal for Moncton while Sebastien Auger made 26 saves for the Sea Dogs.
The Wildcats went 3 for 6 with the man advantage. Saint John scored once on three power-play chances.
ISLANDERS 4 TITAN 1
CHARLOTTETOWN ? Alexandre Goulet scored two of the Islanders' four second-period goals to lead them over Acadie-Bathurst.
Bradley Kennedy and Spenser Cobbold also found the back of the net for Charlottetown (18-17-2) for its third-straight win.
Aaron Kerr opened the scoring for the Titan (10-23-5) in the first period.
REMPARTS 2 DRAKKAR 1 (SO)
BAIE-COMEAU, Que. ??? Guillaume Gauthier had the only goal in the shootout as Quebec edged the Drakkar in a penalty filled affair.
Adam Erne scored his 22nd of the year in regulation for the Remparts (22-12-2), who had 30 penalty minutes.
Nicolas Leblond had the lone goal for Baie-Comeau (19-11-5), which had 36 penalty minutes.
PHOENIX 4 ARMADA 3
BOISBRIAND, Que. ??? Cameron Darcy and Jeremy Roy both had a goal and two assists to lead Sherbrooke over the Armada.
Nicolas Poulin and Carl Neill also scored for the Phoenix (19-13-3).
Tyler Hylland and Samuel Tremblay opened the scoring for Blainsville-Boisbriand (19-11-5) with Fabrizio Ricci adding the other goal.
VOLTIGEURS 4 OLYMPIQUES 2
GATINEAU, Que. ??? Georgs Golovkovs scored the winner as Drummondville doubled-up the Olympiques.
Antoine Dufort-Plante, Christophe Lalancette and Cedric Montminy also chipped in for the Voltigeurs (17-17-2), who snapped a three-game losing streak.
Louick Marcotte and Daniel De Sousa replied for Gatineau (15-18-4).
FOREURS 8 HUSKIES 3
ROUYN-NORANDA, Que. ??? Nicolas Aube-Kubel struck twice and added an assist as Val-d'Or dominated the Huskies.
Simon Tremblay had a four-point night for the Foreurs (16-16-5), scoring once and adding three assists. Julien Gauthier, Maxime Presseault, Anthony Beauregard, Pierre-Maxime Poudrier and Mathieu Nadeau rounded out the attack.
Jeremy Lauzon, Ryan Penny and Francis Perron scored for Rouyn-Noranda (17-17-2).
CATARACTES 6 OCEANIC 1
SHAWINIGAN, Que. ??? Giovanni Fiore and Anthony Beauvillier both scored twice as the Cataractes downed Rimouski.
Mathieu Olivier and Christophe Lalonde also scored for Shawinigan (19-15-2).
Anthony DeLuca had a power-play goal for the Oceanic (23-11-2), who have now lost three straight.
SAGUENEENS 4 TIGRES 2
VICTORIAVILLE, Que. ??? Janne Puhakka struck twice as Chicoutimi doubled up the Tigres for its seventh straight win.
Carl Tremblay and Nicolas Roy also scored for the Sagueneens (16-15-2).
Nikita Li and Angelo Miceli responded for Victoriaville (19-13-4).
MOOSEHEADS 4 SCREAMING EAGLES 1
SYDNEY, N.S. ??? Danny Moynihan had a goal and two assists to help Halifax get past the Screaming Eagles.
Philippe Gadoury, Maxime Fortier and Connor Moynihan supplied the rest of the offence for the Mooseheads (18-15-3).
Kyle Farrell scored his 27th of the season for Cape Breton (13-17-5).