Olympiques win 3-2 SO against Mooseheads

GATINEAU, Que. — Joey Vetrano scored the shootout winner as the Gatineau Olympiques edged past the Halifax Mooseheads 3-2 in a battle of the second-place teams from each conference on Wednesday.

Isaac Belliveau and Alexis Gendron scored by rule for Gatineau (32-12-4-2). Francesco Lapenna made 38 saves between the regulations and overtime.

Jordan Dumais and Josh Lawrence answered for Halifax (35-7-4-3), which received 33 stops from Mathis Rousseau.

Belliveau scored the decisive goal at 13:41 of the third frame before a nine-round penalty shootout period in which the Olympiques scored four and the Mooseheads three.


BAIE-COMEAU, QUE. — James Malatesta and Jérémy Langlois each had a goal and an assist and the Quebec Remparts defeated Baie-Comeau Drakkar 6-3.

Théo Rochette, Daniel Agostino, Vsevolod Komarov and Charles Savoie added the others for Quebec (41-6-1-2), who have won 13 of their last 15 games.

Louis-Charles Plourde with two goals and Charles-Antoine Dumont answered for Baie-Comeau (21-27-3-1).


ROUYN-NORANDA, QUE. – Tristan Allard scored the shootout winner to lead the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies to a 3-2 win over the Victoriaville Tigres.

Daniil Bourash added the other in the penalty shoot-out while Louis-Philippe Fontaine scored both regular goals for Rouyn-Noranda (29-16-3-3). Thomas Couture made 33 saves between the regulations and overtime.

Frédéric Brunet and Tommy Cormier answered for Victoriaville (32-12-1-4), which received its only shootout marker from Maxime Pellerin. Nathan Darveau stopped 36 of 38 shots.


BOISBRIAND, QUE. – James Swan had a goal and two assists as the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada capitalized on a five-goal second half to earn a 6-2 win over the Chicoutimi Saguenéens.

Félix Larose, Théo Lemieux, Thomas Paquet, Anri Ravinskis and Jonathan Fauchon also scored for Blainville-Boisbriand (20-24-5-2) who claimed their third straight win.

Alexis Morin and Félix Bédard answered for Chicoutimi (26-24-2), which lost its second consecutive place.


SAINT JOHN, NB — Jonas Taibel had a goal and an assist to lead the Moncton Wildcats 4-2 past the Saint John Sea Dogs.

Yoan Loshing, Oscar Plandowski and Maxim Barbashev also scored for Moncton (23-23-0-2). Jacob Steinman stopped 32 shots.

Brady Burns and Alex Drover answered for Saint John (17-30-1-1), who lost his third consecutive win. Olivier Brideau made 24 saves.

This summary was automatically generated using an application developed by CP.

This report from The Canadian Press was first published on February 8, 2023.

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