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QMJHL: Moncton edges Rimouski in shootout

The Canadian Press

10/12/2013 11:01:25 PM

RIMOUSKI, Que. -- JC Campagna and Conor Garland each scored in regulation, and again in a shootout to lift the Moncton Wildcats past the Rimouski Oceanic 5-4 in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League play Saturday.

Christopher Caissy and Christophe Lalonde also scored for the Wildcats (5-7-0), who led 2-0 after just three minutes into the game.

Anthony DeLuca, Samuel Courtemanche, Samuel Morin and Michael Joly replied for the Oceanic (6-3-1).

Graham Hunt made 17 saves on 21 shots for Moncton before being replaced by Alex Dubeau, who stopped eight shots. Philippe Desrosiers made 28 saves in net for Rimouski.

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DRAKKAR 2 OLYMPIQUES 1

BAIE-COMEAU, Que. -- Jeremy Gregoire's goal in the third period put the Drakkar ahead for good.

Gabryel Paquin-Boudreau also scored for Baie-Comeau (6-4-2), while Philippe Cadorette stopped 26 shots in net.

Emile Poirier had the lone goal for Gatineau (6-5-0) and Anthony Brodeur made 29 saves.

Neither team was effective on the power play. The Drakkar were 1 for 8, while the Olympiques were blanked on six attempts.

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SAGUENEENS 3 TITAN 2 (OT)

CHICOUTIMI, Que. -- Janne Puhakka scored just 12 seconds into overtime for the Sagueneens.

Puhakka also scored in regulation for Chicoutimi (6-5-0) while Loik Leveille forced OT with a goal at 17:11 in the third.

Dominic Beauchemin and Alexandros Soumakis scored for Acadie-Bathurst (4-6-2).

The loss ruined a spectacular effort by Titan goaltender Jacob Brennan, who finished with 51 saves. Domenic Graham was far less busy in the Sagueneens' net with 25 saves.

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MOOSEHEADS 3 SEA DOGS 0

HALIFAX -- Kevin Darveau's 21 saves were good enough to give the Mooseheads a shutout.

Andrew Ryan, Darcy Ashley and Timo Meier each scored for Halifax (7-6-0).

Sebastien Auger finished with 33 saves in net for Saint John (5-4-1).

The Sea Dogs went 0 for 6 on the power play, and had just seven shots in each period.

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VOLTIGEURS 4 HUSKIES 2

ROUYN-NORANDA, Que. -- Jerome Verrier scored twice as Drummondville cruised past the Huskies.

Matthew Boudens and Guillaume Gauthier also scored for the Voltigeurs (7-5-0).

Marcus Power and Jeremy Lauzon had singles for Rouyn-Noranda (5-4-2).

Louis-Philip Guindon made 29 saves for Drummondville, while at the other end of the ice Alexandre Belanger allowed all four goals on 27 shots.

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FOREURS 6 PHOENIX 5 (OT)

VAL-D'OR, Que. -- Samuel Henley scored 29 seconds into overtime to help the Foreurs end Sherbrooke's rally.

Anthony Mantha had a hat trick, and Val-d'Or (7-4-0) also got singles from Anthony Richard and Louick Marcotte while Keven Bouchard made 18 saves.

The Phoenix (3-7-2) forced OT with four goals in the third period, three of which were unanswered to rally from a 5-2 deficit.

Cole Murphy, Dominic Talbot-Tassi, Simon Desbiens, Daniel Audette and Tim Wieser each scored for the Phoenix, and Gabriel Parent stopped 38 shots.