SHERBROOKE, Que. — Joshua Roy scored the game-winning goal 51 seconds into overtime as the Sherbrooke Phoenix survived a late comeback effort from the Gatineau Olympiques for a 4-3 victory on Wednesday.
The Phoenix snapped the Olympiques' 21-game winning streak in a battle between the two best teams in the Western Conference.
Justin Gill, Jacob Melanson and Ethan Gauthier provided the rest of the offence for Sherbrooke (48-13-3-2). Olivier Adam made 23 saves.
Zachary Dean, with two goals, and Riley Kidney replied for Gatineau (47-12-5-2). Francesco Lapenna stopped 38 shots.
The Phoenix took a 3-0 lead 10:35 into the second period with three consecutive power-play goals. However, Dean kick-started a run of three unanswered goals for the Olympiques at 18:35 of the frame before scoring the game-tying marker 7:43 into the third.
MOOSEHEADS 9 ISLANDERS 0
HALIFAX — Jordan Dumais had two goals and four assists, Mathis Rousseau earned a 20-save shutout and the Halifax Mooseheads crushed the Charlottetown Islanders 9-0.
Josh Lawrence added two goals and three assists, while Attilio Biasca, Alexandre Doucet, Reece Peitzsche, Dylan MacKinnon and Jake Furlong contributed the rest for Halifax (49-10-4-3).
Jakob Robillard stopped 24-of-29 shots before Dixon Grimes made 11 stops on 15 shot attempts in relief in the third period for Charlottetown (25-32-6-3).
REMPARTS 6 CATARACTES 3
SHAWINIGAN, QUE. — Zachary Bolduc and Vsevolod Komarov each scored twice as the Québec Remparts topped the Shawinigan Cataractes 6-3.
Cam Thomson and Daniel Agostino added the others for Québec (51-12-1-2). William Rousseau stopped 19 shots.
Leo Braillard, Félix Lacerte and Loris Rafanomezantsoa replied for Shawinigan (28-33-2-3), which got 39 saves from Antoine Coulombe.
VOLTIGEURS 4 TIGRES 0
DRUMMONDVILLE, QUE. — Riley Mercer had a 27-save shutout as the Drummondville Voltigeurs downed the Victoriaville Tigres 4-0.
Manix Landry, Xavier Fortin, Justin Côté, with an empty-net goal, and Loic Goyette scored for Drummondville (28-33-4-1).
Nathan Darveau stopped 28-of-30 shots and Gabriel D'Aigle allowed another goal for Victoriaville (40-19-1-6).
EAGLES 6 WILDCATS 5 (OT)
MONCTON, N.B. — Antoine Roy scored the game-winning goal 1:39 into overtime to push the Cape Breton Eagles past the Moncton Wildcats 6-5 for their third straight victory.
Samuel Johnson, Ivan Ivan, Jacob Newcombe, Antoine Roy, Cam Squires and Olivier Houde added the others for Cape Breton (29-33-3-1). Oliver Satny made 30 saves.
Etienne Morin, Maxim Barbashev, Vincent Labelle, Jonas Taibel and Yoan Loshing responded for Moncton (33-29-2-2). Jacob Steinman stopped 35 shots.
This roundup was generated automatically with a CP-developed application.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 22, 2023.
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