QMJHL Roundup 18 Oct: Blais, Tigres beat Phoenix for sixth win in a row

QMJHL Roundup 18 Oct: Blais, Tigres beat Phoenix for sixth win in a row

VICTORIAVILLE, Que. — Samuel Blais scored three times and set up one more as the Victoriaville Tigres downed the visiting Sherbrooke Phoenix 5-3 on Saturday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.

Maxime Comtois had a goal and two assists for the Tigres (8-5-1), who extended their win streak to six games, while Kyle Tibbo added the other. Pascal Laberge chipped in with three helpers.

Daniel Audette, Nicolas Poulin and Guillaume Gauthier supplied the offence for the Phoenix (4-9-1), who have dropped three straight.

Victoriaville’s Olivier Tremblay made 30 saves for the win as Evan Fitzpatrick stopped 21-of-25 shots for Sherbrooke.

The Tigres went 3 for 4 on the power play while the Phoenix scored once on four chances with the man advantage.


HALIFAX — Danny Moynihan had a hat trick and Timo Meier added four assists as the Mooseheads got by Acadie-Bathurst.

Cavan Fitzgerald scored once and set up two more for Halifax (4-7-2), which also got goals from Brett Crossley, Maxime Fortier and Connor Moynihan. Eric Brassard made 34 saves for the win.

Christophe Boivin, Nicholas Blanchard, Guillaume Brisebois and Vladimir Kuznetsov found the back of the net for the Titan (3-9-1). Reilly Pickard gave up five goals on 22 shots before giving way to Darryl MacCallum, who made four saves in 23:59 of relief.


ROUYN-NORANDA, Que. — Mathieu Boucher scored twice and Jean-Christophe Beaudin had three assists as the Huskies doubled up Quebec.

Jacob Neveu, Philippe Myers, Martins Dzierkals and Francis Perron also scored for Rouyn-Noranda (9-1-3), which has earned at least a point in 11 straight outings. Samuel Harvey made 16 saves for the win.

Olivier Garneau, Charley Graaskamp and Bronson Beaton found the back of the net for the Remparts (6-6-1), who got a 32-save outing from Callum Booth.


BAIE-COMEAU, Que. — Alexandre Goulet had a pair of goals and Matthew Welsh kicked out 39 shots as Charlottetown beat the Drakkar.

David Henley, Filip Rydstrom and Kameron Kielly also scored for the Islanders (7-6-1).

Matteo Pietroniro kept Baie-Comeau (3-9-0) from being shut out. Keven Bouchard made 18 saves in defeat.

Charlottetown’s Luc Deschenes was assessed a match penalty for attempt to injure in the third period. Drakkar winger Nicolas Leblond was handed a misconduct in the third for abuse of an official.


BOISBRIAND, Que. — Sam Povorozniouk struck twice and Marc-Antoine Turcotte made 21 saves as Saint John toppled the Armada.

Adam Marsh, Spencer Smallman and Mathieu Joseph also scored for the Sea Dogs (7-5-0).

Philippe Sanche scored twice for Blainville-Boisbriand (5-5-2) and also picked up an assist on a goal from TJ Melancon. Samuel Montembeault gave up four goals on 17 shots.

The Canadian Press

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