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QMJHL: Tigres squeeze past Sagueneens in shootout

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VICTORIAVILLE, Que. — The Victoriaville Tigres scored four goals in the first period, but needed to win a five-round shootout to beat the visiting Chicoutimi Sagueneens 7-6 in Quebec Maritimes Junior Hockey League action on Tuesday.

Eliott Simard had two goals and an assist for the Tigres (42-19-4-0), while Justin Larose, Maxime Pellerin, Noah Warren and Tommy Cormier netted singles.

Craig Armstrong and Maxim Masse each scored twice for the Sagueneens (34-24-4-4), with singles added by Emmanuel Vermette and Marek Beaudoin.

The Tigres led 4-2 after the first period and 5-4 heading into the third. The Tigres outshot the Sagueneens 33-31.

Elsewhere in the QMJHL on Tuesday:



DRUMMONDVILLE, Que. — Noah Reinhart had a goal and assist as the Drummondville Voltigeurs defeated the visiting Sherbrooke Phoenix 5-2.

Mikael Diotte, Peter Repcik, Vsevolod Komarov and Ethan Gauthier also scored for the Central Division-leading Voltigeurs (46-14-5-1), who outshot the visitors 41-28.

Israel Mianscum and Hugo Primeau scored for the Phoenix (32-28-1-5), who trailed 2-0 after the first period and 3-0 heading into the third.

* This roundup was generated automatically with a CP-developed application.

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