QMJHL Roundup 18 December: Foreurs extend win streak to 15 with 4-3 victory over Huskies

QMJHL Roundup 18 December: Foreurs extend win streak to 15 with 4-3 victory over Huskies

VAL-D’OR, Que. — Nicolas Aube-Kubel scored the go-ahead goal on a power play 17:28 into the third period and the Val-d’Or Foreurs extended their win streak to 15 games with a 4-3 victory over the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies on Thursday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.

Aube-Kubel and Anthony Richard each had a goal and an assist apiece for Val-d’Or (25-7-3). Alexis Pepin and Jan Mandat rounded out the attack.

Gabriel Fontaine, Peter Abbandonato and Jean-Christophe-Beaudin, to tie the game 3-3 midway through the second period, scored for the Huskies (26-4-4), who had an eight-game win streak halted.

Etienne Montpetit made 21 saves for the win. Chase Marchand stopped 18 shots in a losing effort.

The Foreurs were 1 for 6 on the power play while Rouyn-Noranda converted once on two power-play opportunities.


HALIFAX — Cameron Askew scored twice to lift the Mooseheads over Moncton.

Kelly Klima and Adam Holwell had the other goals for the Wildcats (23-10-4) while Conor Garland tacked on three assists.

Arnaud Durandeau scored for Halifax (12-17-5).


SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Joel Caron’s second-period goal stood as the winner as Cape Breton topped the Sea Dogs.

Anthony Sorrentino, Michael Joly and Pierre-Luc Dubois also scored for the Screaming Eagles (19-14-3), who had four straight goals before their opponent found the back of the net.

Adam Marsh and Mathieu Joseph had power-play goals in the third period for Saint John (19-13-2).


QUEBEC CITY — Matthew Boucher had two short-handed goals to cap off his hat trick and lift the Remparts over Victoriaville.

Ryan McReynolds also scored for Quebec (19-12-3) while Ross MacDougall was given a misconduct penalty at 19:57 of the second period.

Pascal Laberge had the lone goal for the Tigres (15-13-5).


BOISBRIAND, Que. — Samuel Tremblay struck twice to lead the Armada over Sherbrooke.

Pascal Corbeil and Alexander Katerinakis, into an empty net, also scored for Blainville-Boisbriand (13-16-6).

Chase Harwell replied for the Phoenix (13-16-5) while shorthanded midway through the second period.

The Canadian Press

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