Kubalik records eight points as Tigres punish Huskies

The Canadian Press

10/30/2009 11:02:45 PM

Tomas Kubalik and the Tigres' offence always comes alive against Rouyn-Noranda.

Kubalik had the best night of his rookie season, scoring eight points as the Victoriaville Tigres rolled the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 11-2 in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action Friday evening.

Victoriaville's last three wins have all been high scoring affairs, with a 7-0 win over Lewiston, an 8-5 victory at Rouyn-Noranda, and then Friday's 11-2 thrashing of the Huskies.

Travis McIssac opened scoring for the Tigres 14 seconds into the game with an unassisted effort. Philippe Cornet replied a minute later on the power play for Rouyn-Noranda.

After that, Victoriaville reeled off six consecutive goals to put the game well in hand. The Tigres have not scored 11 points in a single game since January 24, 2003.

Elsewhere in the QMJHL, Halifax 1 at Cape Breton 4, Quebec 4 at P.E.I. 3, Val-d'Or 7 at Lewiston 1, Drummondville at Rimouski, Saint John 3 at Baie-Comeau 2 in a shootout and Shawinigan 5 at Gatineau 3.

At Victoriaville, Brandon Hynes had a hat trick, and Philip-Michael Devos scored twice with three assists for the Tigres (11-7-1). Joel Chouinard also scored twice and added an assist, while Travis McIssac had a goal and two assists, and Andrej Nestrasil also scored.

Cornet added an assist to his goal for the Huskies (11-8-3), while Guillaume Tougas also scored.


Screaming Eagles 4 Mooseheads 1

At Halifax, N.S., Taylor MacDougall scored twice for Cape Breton in its victory over Halifax.

Captain Nick MacNeil had a goal and an assist while Adam Luke had a single marker for the Screaming Eagles (11-6-1).

Linden Bahm had the Mooseheads (1-17-1) only goal in their 11th straight loss.


Remparts 4 Rocket 3 OT

At Charlottetown, P.E.I., Mikhail Stefanovich had two goals, including the overtime winner, as Quebec beat P.E.I.

Patrick Cusack scored and added an assist, while Kelsey Tessier also had a goal as the Remparts (13-3-3) won their third game in a row. Jean-Philippe Gagnon stopped 20 shots in the win.

Chris Doyle led the Rocket (10-6-3) with a goal and two assists, while Matthew Hobbs and Adam Polasek chipped in with a score each. Goaltender Marco Cousineau made 24 saves.


Foreurs 7 Maineiacs 1

At Lewiston, Maine, Maxime Sauve scored twice and had an assist including the game winner to lead Val-d'Or in a rout of Lewiston.

Jonathan Hazen had a goal and two assists, Samuel Morneau had a marker and an assist, while Simon Lacroix, Keven Guerette-Charland, and Matthieu Theriault each scored for the Foreurs (7-11-2).

Michael Chaput had the Maineiacs (8-8-0) lone goal near the end of the second period.


Voltigeurs 5 Oceanic 2

At Rimouski, Gabriel Dumont had two goals to lead Drummondville past Rimouski.

Mathieu Milse and Jonathan Brunelle also scored for the Voltigeurs (14-2-1) and Frederic Piche made 14 saves in the win.

Felix Lefrancois had a goal and an assist for the Oceanic (8-7-3) while Alex Emond also scored. Goaltender Philippe Tremblay stopped 23 shots.


Sea Dogs 3 Drakkar 2 SO

At Baie-Comeau, Michael Kirkpatrick scored in the shootout to complete a comeback by Saint John over the Drakkar.

Zack Phillips and Kirkpatrick each had a goal for the first place Sea Dogs (15-4-1) in the win, while goaltender Karel St-Laurent made 26 saves.

Guillaume Goulet scored and had an assist for Baie-Comeau (5-11-2) and Simon Olsson also had a goal. Goalie Nathan Dunnett stopped 26 shots for the Drakkar.


Cataractes 5 Olympiques 3

At Gatineau, Maxime Legault and Nicolas Larocque-Marcoux both scored twice as Shawinigan beat the Olympiques

Dave Labrecque had the Cataractes (9-8-2) other goal, and Francois Lacerte made 31 saves in the win.

Hugo Laporte led Gatineau (12-5-0) with a goal and an assist, while Philippe Halley and Mitchell Porowski also scored. Goaltender Maxime Clermont stopped 24 shots.