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QMJHL: Poirier scores four times as Olympiques crush Phoenix

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The Canadian Press
2/5/2014 10:54:19 PM
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SHERBROOKE, Que. - Emile Poirier scored four times as the Gatineau Olympiques crushed the host Sherbrooke Phoenix 7-2 on Wednesday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.

Tommy Lapierre had a pair of goals for the Olympiques (31-17-4), who are 3-0-2 in their last five outings, while Simon Tardif-Richard scored once. Marc Beckstead, Taylor Burke and Marc-Olivier Crevier-Morin chipped in with two assists apiece.

Daniel Audette and Tim Wieser scored for the Phoenix (15-30-7), who dropped their fourth straight, and Gabriel Labbe assisted on both of his club's goal.

Gatineau's Anthony Brodeur only had to make 15 saves for his 11th win of the season. Sherbrooke's Maxime Lagace turned aside 40-of-47 shots in a losing cause.

The Olympiques went 1 for 1 on the power play while the Phoenix failed to score on their two chances with the man advantage.

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WILDCATS 4 TITAN 3 (OT)

MONCTON, N.B. — Stephen Johnson scored 1:34 into extra time as the Wildcats handed Acadie-Bathurst its 10th straight loss.

Christopher Caissy, Christophe Lalonde and Ivan Barbashev also scored for Moncton (26-25-2) and Vladimir Tkachev chipped in with two assists.

Matthew Beaudreau scored all three goals for the Titan (17-34-6) while Scott Oke and Alexandros Soumakis each picked up two assists.

Jason Rioux made 21 saves for the Wildcats as Acadie-Bathurst's Jacob Brennan allowed four goals on 19 shots.

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CATARACTES 2 DRAKKAR 1

SHAWINIGAN, Que. — Marvin Cupper kicked out 42 shots as the Cataractes snapped Baie-Comeau's 11-game win streak.

Giovanni Fiore and Felix-Antoine Bergeron scored for Shawinigan (15-31-7), which went 1 for 3 on the power play.

Maxime St-Cyr scored at 18:39 of the third period for the Drakkar (36-13-4), who failed to score on three chances with the man advantage.

Baie-Comeau's Philippe Cadorette stopped 20-of-22 shots in a losing cause.

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HUSKIES 6 SCREAMING EAGLES 3

ROUYN-NORANDA, Que. — Jean-Sebastien Dea had three goals and an assist as the Huskies doubled up Cape Breton.

Marcus Power scored once and set up three more for Rouyn-Noranda (28-18-5) while Francis Beauvillier and Justin Guenette each had a goal and an assist.

Bradley Lalonde, Bronson Beaton and Cameron Darcy scored for the Screaming Eagles (27-23-3).

Alexandre Belanger made 34 saves for the Huskies as Cape Breton's Zachary Fortin turned away 28-of-33 shots in defeat.

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Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (Photo: TSN)

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