SHAWINIGAN, Que. — Dawson Mercer scored twice as the Drummondville Voltigeurs downed the Shawinigan Cataractes 8-5 for their fourth straight win in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action Saturday afternoon.
Alec Reid, Gregor MacLeod, Joseph Veleno, Nicolas Guay, Felix Lauzon and Pavel Koltygin rounded out the scoring for the Voltigeurs (30-8-1), who are 9-1 in their last ten games.
Jan Drozg paced the Cataractes (10-25-3) with three goals, while Mavrik Bourque and Alex DeGagne added singles.
Olivier Rodrigue turned away 16 shots for Drummondville. Justin Blanchette combined with Antoine Coulombe for 28 saves for Shawinigan.
The Cataractes went 5 for 8 on the power play. The Voltigeurs were 1 for 6 with the man advantage.
Drummondville's Marc-Olivier Duquette was given a game misconduct for checking to the head at 6:59 of the second period.
ISLANDERS 3 SCREAMING EAGLES 1
CHARLOTTETOWN — Kevin Gursoy scored the game-winning goal and Matthew Welsh made 37 saves as Charlottetown beat Cape Breton to grab its fourth consecutive victory.
Lukas Cormier and Jordan Maher provided the rest of the offence for the Islanders (24-10-3). Brooklyn Kalmikov scored the lone goal for the Screaming Eagles.
William Grimard kicked out 17 shots for Cape Breton.
REMPARTS 4 MOOSEHEADS 3 (OT)
HALIFAX — Etienne Verrette scored at 3:06 of overtime as Quebec edged Halifax.
Nicolas Savoie, Adam Gaudreau and Samuel Dickner also scored for the Remparts (17-14-8). Keith Getson, Justin Barron and Antoine Morand answered for the Mooseheads (27-8-3).
Carmine-Anthony Pagliarulo combined with Kyle Jessiman for 32 saves for Quebec. Cole McLaren turned away 26 shots for Halifax.
OCEANIC 4 SEA DOGS 3
SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Jimmy Huntington scored the game-winning goal at 11:50 of the third period as Rimouski topped Saint John.
Anthony D'Amours, Charle-Edouard D'Astous and Cedric Pare also got on the scoreboard for the Oceanic (23-13-3). Filip Prikryl, Jeremie Jacob and Brady Burns replied for the Sea Dogs (8-29-3).
Tristan Berube turned aside 27 shots for Rimouski. Mikhail Denisov kicked out 34 shots for Saint John.
PHOENIX 6 FOREURS 5 (OT)
VAL-D'OR, Que. — Yann-Felix Lapointe scored twice, including two minutes into overtime, and added an assist as Sherbrooke held off Val-d'Or.
Alex-Olivier Voyer also scored two goals, while Bobby Dow and Bailey Peach added singles for the Phoenix (23-14-2). Jeremy Michel, with a pair, Julien Tessier, Emil Lessard-Aydin and Marshall Lessard scored for the Foreurs (14-20-5).
Dakota Lund-Cornish turned aside 24 shots for Sherbrooke. Jonathan Lemieux blocked 38 shots for Val-d'Or.
TITAN 4 OLYMPIQUES 1
GATINEAU, Que. — Mathieu Samson had a pair of assists and Mark Grametbauer turned aside 36 shots as Acadie-Bathurst dumped Gatineau.
Nicolas Kingsbury-Fournier, Jesse Sutton, Liam Leonard and Evan MacKinnon provided the offence for the Titan (7-31-1). Pier-Olivier Lacombe scored the only goal for the Olympiques (14-20-4).
Remi Poirier turned aside 17 shots for Gatineau.
DRAKKAR 4 TIGRES 1
VICTORIAVILLE, Que. — Jordan Martel had a goal and an assist as Baie-Comeau defeated Victoriaville.
Yaroslav Alexeyev, Gabriel Fortier and Thomas Ethier also scored for the Drakkar (27-9-3). Olivier Mathieu scored the lone goal for the Tigres (14-22-3).
Lucas Fitzpatrick turned away 28 shots for Baie-Comeau. Fabio Iacobo kicked out 21 shots for Victoriaville.
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