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QMJHL: Bourque helps Tigres advance in playoffs

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VICTORIAVILLE, Que. — Alexis Bourque scored twice as the Victoriaville Tigres downed the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 5-3 on Friday to win their Quebec Maritimes Junior Hockey League quarterfinal.

Victoriaville won the best-of-seven series 4-1.

Pier-Olivier Roy, Nikita Prishchepov and Maxime Pellerin also scored for Victoriaville.

Nathan Darveau made 37 saves.

Samuel Savoie had a pair of goals and Andrei Loshko added one for Rouyn-Noranda.

Huskies goalie William Rousseau stopped 23-of-28 shots.



DRUMMONDVILLE, Que. — Lewis Gendron's second goal was the eventual winner as Sherbrooke reeled off four unanswered goals to rally past the Voltigeurs.

Drummondville holds a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series.

Andrew Belchamber and Olivier Dubois had the other goals for the Phoenix.

Alexis Gendron struck twice for Drummondville and Mikael Huchette added a single.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 19, 2024.