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Wednesday's QMHHL roundup @NHL

Marco Cousineau made 41 saves to win his tenth-straight start and Saint John scored four times in the third period as the Sea Dogs beat the Halifax Mooseheads 6-2 in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League play Wednesday.

Cousineau hasn't lost since allowing five goals in a defeat to the Moncton Wildcats on Jan. 6.

Aidan Kelly, Stanislav Galiev, Zack Phillips, Nathan Beaulieu, Mike Hoffman and Michael Kirkpatrick had the goals for Saint John (47-9-1). Phillips added two assists.

Charles Bety and Tomas Knotek replied for Halifax (13-40-5).

Mathieu Corbeil-Theriault made 33 saves to take the loss.

Elsewhere in the QMJHL it was: Cape Breton 5 Shawinigan 3; Drummondville 4 Victoriaville 2; Val-d'Or 3 Gatineau 1; and Montreal 6 Chicoutimi 2.

At Halifax, the Mooseheads trailed 2-1 after two periods.

Knotek scored 1:35 into the third to tie things for Halifax but Phillips restored the Saint John lead just 22 seconds later.

Beaulieau made it 4-2 at 3:15, before Hoffman gave the Sea Dogs a three-goal advantage just under a minute later.

Kirkpatrick rounded out the scoring at 13:17.

Saint John finished the night 1-for-8 on the power play, while Halifax wound up 0-for-6.

Screaming Eagles 5 Cataractes 3

At Sydney, N.S., Nick MacNeil scored twice and added an assist as the Screaming Eagles topped Shawinigan.

Morgan Ellis and Maxime Legault each added a goal and an assist for Cape Breton (33-20-5), while Viktor Hertzberg also scored. Mathieu Brodeur chipped in with two assists of his own.

Joe Dube scored twice for the Cataractes (28-24-7), and Michael Bournival added a goal and two assists.


Voltiguers 4 Tigres 2

At Victoriaville, Que., Marc-Antoine Desnoyers scored twice as Drummondville beat the Tigres.

Christopher DiDomenico had a goal and three assists for the Voltigeurs (40-15-2), while Sean Couturier added the other into an empty net.

Joel Champagne and Tomas Kubalik replied for Victoriaville (39-18-2).


Foreurs 3 Olympiques 1

At Val-d'Or, Que., the Foreurs scored three times in a 1:18 span in the third to stun Gatineau.

Simon Lacroix scored the first for Val-d'Or (22-30-6), before Vincent Couture added two more.

Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored for Gatineau (25-26-5) in the second.


Junior 6 Sagueneens 2

At Montreal, Loik Poudrier, Trevor Parkes and Matthew Brenton each scored twice for the Junior in their win over Chicoutimi.

David Rose and Jeremy Gouchie each added two assists for Montreal (26-25-5).

Mathieu Girard and Eric Gelinas replied for the Sagueneens (22-27-8).

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