The Quebec Remparts didn't waste any time getting back into the win column in a big way on Saturday night.
Sebastien Trudeau led the way with three goals and an assist as Quebec erased the memory of Friday's 3-2 shootout loss to Rouyn-Noranda with a dominating 9-0 performance against the Huskies in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.
Prior to Friday's loss, the Remparts (33-8-0-3) posted nine straight victories, holding their opponents to two goals or less in all nine games.
Charles Lavigne was in net for six of those wins, allowing only six goals and collecting two shutouts in that span. Saturday's 15-save performance was the Hawkesbury, Ont., native's league-leading fourth shutout of the season.
Quebec scored three times in each period, with Marc-Olivier Vallerand opening the scoring midway through the first. Vallerand also had two assists, while Jonathan Audy-Marchessault had a goal and three assists and Mikhail Stefanovich added two goals and an assist.
Elsewhere in the QMJHL, it was: Rimouski 8, Val-d'Or 1; Shawinigan 4, Chicoutimi 1; Montreal 4, Lewiston 2; Moncton 3, P.E.I. 1; Gatineau 4, Saint John 3; and Cape Breton 3, Acadie-Bathurst 2 (SO).
At Quebec, Frederick Roy and Mikael Tam rounded out the scoring for the Remparts. Jean-Simon Allard and David Gilbert added three assists each.
Rouyn-Noranda (22-17-3-2) goaltending duty was split between Antoine Lafleur, who allowed five goals on 23 shots, and Mickael Audette, who made 11 saves on 15 shots.
Oceanic 8, Foreurs 1
At Val-d'Or, Que., Jordan Caron scored twice as Rimouski tallied six goals in the first period to get revenge on the Foreurs.
Marc-Andre Bourdon had a goal and two assists, Sebastien Piche, Logan MacMillan and Emmanuel Boudreau all had a goal and an assist, while Gleason Fournier and Mathieu Asselin also scored for the Oceanic (23-20-1-0), who snapped an eight-game losing streak.
Matthew Lachaine found the net for Val-d'Or (10-28-2-4), which upset Rimouski 6-5 on Friday.
Cataractes 4, Sagueneens 1
At Chicoutimi, Que., Matthew Pistilli and Pierre-Alexandre Vandall each contributed a goal and an assist as Shawinigan downed the Saqueneens.
Philippe Paradis and Maxime Macenauer also scored for Shawinigan (35-9-1-0).
Antoine Roussel had the goal for Chicoutimi (16-22-2-2).
Junior 4, Maineiacs 2
At Montreal, Pier-Antoine Dion's goal 16:06 into the second period was the winner as the Junior doubled Lewiston.
Dmitri Kostromitin, Matt Fillier and Nick Layton had the other goals for Montreal (22-17-1-1), with Guillaume Asselin chipping in with a pair of assists.
Danick Paquette scored a pair of goals for Lewiston (14-31-0-0).
Wildcats 3, Rocket 1
At Charlottetown, Mark Barberio's power-play goal at 13:53 of the second period stood up as the winner as Moncton downed the Rocket.
Ted Stephens and Jeff Bell added the other goals for Moncton (32-5-2-3).
Jason Legault replied late in the third period for P.E.I. (16-22-3-5).
Olympiques 4, Sea Dogs 3
At Saint John, N.B., Dave Nolin scored the deciding goal with 4:58 remaining in regulation as Gatineau edged the Sea Dogs.
Paul Byron, Alain Goulet and Alexandre Quesnel also scored for Gatineau (21-19-2-2).
Steven Anthony, David Stich and Kevin Gagne replied for Saint John (22-19-2-2).
Screaming Eagles 3, Titan 2 (SO)
At Bathurst, N.B., Robert Slaney scored the winner in the third round of the shootout as Cape Breton came back to topple the Titan.
Michael Stinziani and Nicolas Chouinard scored third-period goals to erase a 2-0 deficit for the Screaming Eagles (31-12-1-1), who won their sixth straight. Slaney assisted on Chouinard's marker.
Eric Faille had a goal and an assist and Maxime Renaud opened the scoring for Acadie-Bathurst (16-20-5-4).