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The Voltigeurs have put themselves in the driver's seat in their best-of-seven quarter-final series against the Montreal Junior.

Yannick Riendeau led with two goals and two assists as Drummondville took a commanding 3-0 best-of-seven lead Tuesday with a 6-1 victory over Montreal in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League playoff action.

Marc-Antoine Desnoyers, Benoit Levesque, Dmitry Kulikov, with an assist, and Patrik Prokop each scored for the Voltigeurs, who outshot Montreal 48-22.

Elsewhere in QMJHL playoff action, it was: Remparts 3 Screaming Eagles 2, Cataractes 6 Olympiques 3, and Oceanic 3 Wildcats 2 (2OT).

At Montreal, Jeremy Gouchie had the Junior's lone goal, while netminder Jake Allen stopped 42 shots.

Marco Cousineau made 21 saves for Drummondville, which was 2-for-9 on the power play.

The Voltigeurs will try closing out the series on Wednesday in Montreal.

Remparts 3 Screaming Eagles 2

At Sydney, N.S., Kelsey Tessier scored the winning goal early in the third period and Charles Lavigne made 36 saves to lift Quebec over the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles.

Dmitri Kugryshev and Mikhail Stefanovich also scored for the Remparts, who cut their series deficit to 2-1.

Chris Culligan and Nick MacNeil replied for Quebec.

Game 4 goes Wednesday in Sydney.

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Cataractes 6 Olympiques 3

At Shawinigan, Que., Nicholas Petersen and Cedric Lalonde-McNicoll each scored twice as Cataractes pulled ahead 2-1 in their quarter-final series against Gatineau.

Pierrick Martel and Maxime Legault also tallied for Shawinigan, which outshout Olympiques 40-18.

Paul Byron, Maxime Mallette and Josh McQuade had goals for Gatineau.

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Oceanic 3 Wildcats 2 (2OT)

At Rimouski, Que., Jordan Caron scored 24 seconds into double overtime to lift the Oceanic over Moncton and give his team a 2-1 lead in the quarter-final series.

Caron also scored in the second period, while Patrice Cormier netted the tying goal with under a minute left in regulation to force OT.

Pierre-Marc Lessard and Scott Brannon scored for the Wildcats.

Game 4 is Wednesday in Rimouski.

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