RIMOUSKI, Que. — Jeffrey Durocher put away the winner with 2:29 left to play as the Gatineau Olympiques edged the Rimouski Oceanic 4-3 on Friday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.
Iaroslav Likhachev, Shawn Boudrias and Maxim Trepanier also scored for the Olympiques (9-9-3). Tristan Berube turned aside 45 shots for the win.
Anthony Gagnon, Mathieu Bizier and Cedric Pare supplied the offence for the Oceanic (10-9-1).
Colten Ellis made 23 saves for Rimouski.
Gatineau could not score on its five power plays and the Oceanic were 2 for 5 with the man advantage.
WILDCATS 5 TITAN 2
MONCTON, N.B. — Jakob Pelletier scored the game-winning goal 2:06 into the second period to lead the Wildcats past Acadie-Bathurst.
Jeremy McKenna, Brady Pataki, Mika Cyr and Simon Le Coultre rounded out the attack for Moncton (15-4-2).
Cole Rafuse and Noah Dobson replied for the Titan (4-15-1).
Acadie-Bathurst's Michal Ivan earned a five-minute major and a game misconduct for boarding at 10:56 of the second period.
MOOSEHEADS 5 SCREAMING EAGLES 2
HALIFAX — Ben Higgins' goal late in the second period was the eventual winner as the Mooseheads downed Cape Breton.
Raphael Lavoie, Samuel Asselin, Walter Flower and Arnaud Durandeau also found the back of the net for Halifax (15-4-1).
Adam McCormick and Wilson Forest scored for the Screaming Eagles (10-10-1).
ISLANDERS 5 SAGUENEENS 2
CHARLOTTETOWN — Brett Budgell struck twice to power the Islanders past Chicoutimi.
Derek Gentile's first-period goal stood as the winner for Charlottetown (13-7-1) and Brendon Clavelle and Daniel Hardie also scored.
Zachary Lavigne and Justin Ducharme scored for the Sagueneens (10-6-4).
DRAKKAR 4 FOREURS 3
VAL-D'OR, Que. — Nathan Legare had a pair of goals, including the power-play winner, as Baie-Comeau downed the Foreurs.
Jordan Martel had the other two goals for the Drakkar (15-5-1).
Yan Dion, Jeremie Biakabutuka and Ivan Kozlov scored for Val-d'Or (6-12-3).
PHOENIX 6 SEA DOGS 2
SHERBROOKE, Que. — Taro Jentzsch put away the power-play winner near the midway point of the game as the Phoenix skated past Saint John.
Alex-Olivier Voyer, Felix Robert, Patrick Guay, Edouard St-Laurent and Bobby Dow also scored for Sherbrooke (10-8-2).
Robbie Burt and Jeremie Jacob answered for the Sea Dogs (2-17-3).
REMPARTS 7 CATARACTES 2
SHAWINIGAN, Que. — Andrew Coxhead and Philipp Kurashev had two goals apiece as Quebec routed the Cataractes.
Pierrick Dube had the winner for the Remparts (9-9-3) at 18:15 of the first period. Olivier Mathieu and Sam Dunn and also scored for Quebec.
Jeremy Martin and Jeremy Manseau had goals for Shawinigan (5-13-0).
VOLTIGEURS 8 ARMADA 1
DRUMMONDVILLE, Que. — Felix Lauzon scored twice as the Voltigeurs blasted Blainville-Boisbriand.
Pavel Koltygin, Nicolas Beaudin, Nicholas Girouard, Cedric Desruisseaux, Gregor MacLeod and Alec Reid also scored for Drummondville (14-4-1). Nicolas Guay chipped in with three assists.
Cole Fraser was the lone scorer for the Armada (10-9-1).