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Wednesday's QMJHL roundup

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The Drummondville Voltigeurs swept their way into the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League playoff semifinals.

Charles Landry had the go-ahead marker as the Voltigeurs scored four unanswered goals in the third period, rallying to beat the Lewiston Maineiacs 5-2 on Wednesday and advance to the next round with a series sweep.

Down to 2-1 in the third period, Drummondville's Remi Blanchard scored a power-play goal - his first of the post-season - to tie the game. Landry then gave Drummondville the lead just over five minutes later and Gabriel Dumont added some insurance at 15:21.

Ondrej Palat completed the comeback on another power-play goal.

Elsewhere in QMJHL playoff action it was: Saint John 2 P.E.I. 1 (OT); Quebec 7 Acadie-Bathurst 3; Val-d'Or 4 Rouyn-Noranda 3; Montreal 4 Gatineau 2; Victoriaville 4 Shawinigan 1; Cape Breton 4 Moncton 1; and Rimouski 4 Chicoutimi 2.

At Lewiston, Maine, Sean Couturier scored in the first period for the Voltigeurs, who won their 20 consecutive game.

Billy Lacasse opened the scoring for the Maineiacs and Oskar Orrpars put Lewiston up 2-1 in the second.

Adrien Lemay made 43 saves for the Maineiacs, while Jake Allen stopped 22 of 24 shots for Drummondville.

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Sea Dogs 2 Rocket 1 (OT)

At Charlottetown, Tomas Jurco scored in overtime to lift the Saint John Sea Dogs over the Rocket.

The win gives Saint John a commanding 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven quarter-final series.

Nicholas Petersen also scored for the Sea Dogs, who will try to close out the series on Friday at home.

Jean-Philippe Mathieu scored for P.E.I.

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Tigres 4 Cataractes 1

At Shawinigan, Que., Joel Champagne and Samuel Groulx each had a goal and an assist for the Tigres, who evened their best-of-seven first-round playoff series against the Cataractes 2-2.

Yanni Gourde and Travis McIsaac also scored for Victoriaville, while Michael Bournival countered for Shawinigan.

Game 5 goes Friday in Victoriaville.

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Remparts 7 Titan 3

At Bathurst, N.B., Jonathan Audy-Marchessault scored twice and added three assists for Quebec, which took a 3-1 lead in its quarter-final playoff series with Acadie-Bathurst.

Patrick Cusack, Dmitri Kugryshev, Mikhail Stefanovich and Olivier Hinse also scored for the Remparts, who went 3-for-5 on the power play.

Jeremie Blain, Sebastien Trudeau and David Gilbert scored for the Titan, while netminder Francois Lacerte made 37 saves.

Quebec will look to close out the series at home on Friday.

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Screaming Eagles 4 Wildcats 1

At Sydney, N.S., Luke Adam registered a hat trick as Cape Breton staved off elimination with a win against Moncton

The Wildcats lead the best-of-seven quarter-final series 3-1 with Game 5 set for Saturday in Moncton.

Taylor MacDougall had the other goal for the Screaming Eagles, while Alex Saulnier scored for the Wildcats.

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Oceanic 4 Sagueneens 2

At Chicoutimi, Que., Petr Straka had two goals to lead the Rimouski Oceanic over the Sagueneens, taking a 3-1 lead in their quarter-final playoff series.

Gleason Fournier and Alex Emond scored for the Oceanic.

Michael Belanger and Alexandre Roy each scored for Chicoutimi.

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Foreurs 4 Huskies 3

At Val-d'Or, Que., Maxime Sauve had two goals and an assist while Raffaele D'Orso made 29 saves as the Foreurs beat the Huskies, evening the best-of-seven first-round series at 2-2.

Nicolas Boyer and Gabriel Beaupre also scored for Val-d'Or, while Jordan Caron, Steven Delisle and Christophe Losier had the goals for Rouyn-Noranda.

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Junior 4 Olympiques 2

At Gatineau, Que., David Stich's two goals and Jean-Francois Berube's 37 saves paced the Junior to a victory over the Olympiques.

The win gives Montreal a commanding 3-1 lead in the quarter-final playoff series, with Game 5 set for Friday.

Trevor Parkes also Matthew Brenton tallied for the Junior.

Denis Kindl and Alexander Beaton responded for Gatineau.

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