Skip to main content

Remparts beat Oceanic, head home with 2-0 series lead in QMJHL championship

NHL.com @NHL

RIMOUSKI, Que. - The Quebec Remparts have put themselves in good position in their attempt to claim the President Cup.

Zachary Fucale stopped 40-of-41 shots as Quebec toppled the host Rimouski Oceanic 4-1 on Friday in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League final.

The Remparts now lead the best-of-seven series 2-0 and return home to host Game 3 on Sunday.

Adam Erne and Anthony Duclair had a goal and two assists apiece for Quebec while Kurt Etchegary and Matt Murphy each added a goal and a helper.

Christopher Clapperton scored the lone goal for the Oceanic.

Philippe Desrosiers started in net for Rimouski but was yanked after allowing three goals on seven shots in 13:27 of action. Louis-Phillip Guindon turned away 22-of-23 shots in relief.

Both clubs went 0 for 4 on the power play.

View More