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Val-d'Or lose 2-1 to Gatineau in QMJHL makeup match @NHLdotcom

GATINEAU, Que. - The prospect of Val-d'Or finally winning its first game of the season are still a little foggy.

Christian Ouellet-Martel scored the eventual-winner Wednesday as the Gatineau Olympiques defeated the Foreurs 2-1 in a QMJHL game being replayed in its entirety after fog on the ice was the reason the original game was stopped after 20 minutes of play.

Val-d'Or (0-8-1-0) was leading the Sept. 14 game 2-0 after one period.

Yoan Pinette had the other goal Wednesday for Gatineau (5-4-1-0), while Val-d'Or's Samuel Morneau cut the deficit to 2-1 in the second period for the Foreurs.

Elsewhere in QMJHL action, it was: Saint John 6, P.E.I. 3; and Rimouski 4, Montreal 0.

The Drummondville Voltigeurs at Shawinigan Cataractes match was postponed due to poor ice conditions.

At Gatineau, Que., Marc-Antoine Gelinas was outstanding for the Olympiques, stopping 46 shots, 24 of them coming in the third period as he preserved the win.

Raffaele D'Orso made 23 saves for the Foreurs.

Both teams were 1-for-9 on the power play.

Sea Dogs 6, Rocket 3

At Saint John, N.B., Michael Kirkpatrick had two goals and Christopher DiDomenico added four assists as the Sea Dogs doubled the P.E.I. Rocket.

Captain Alex Grant scored his first of the year to go along with two assists, while Ryan Sparling and David Stich had the other goals for Saint John (5-6-0-0).

Simon Olsson, Benjamin Casavant and Chris Doyle scored P.E.I. (2-5-0-1).

Robert Mayer took the win with a 26-save effort, while Bobby Nadeau stopped 28 shots for the Rocket.


Oceanic 4, Junior 0

At Rimouski, Que., Jordan Caron scored twice and Maxim Gougeon made 21 saves as Oceanic shut out Montreal.

Olivier Fortier and Felix Lefrancois netted the other goals for Oceanic (4-4-0-0), with both players chipping in with an assist each.

Jake Allen was busy for the Junior (6-3-0-0), stopping 36 of 44 shots.

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