NA Juniors Game Night: 11-3-12
Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
Quebec Remparts 1 @ Rimouski Oceanic 4
W Nikita Kucherov, QUE: 0-1-1, -1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG, 0 Hits
Season totals: 4 GP, 2-5-7, +1, 2 PIM
Remparts coach Patrick Roy went against his initial import player rotation and kept the Russians Kucherov and Grigorenko in the lineup. Grigorenko had Quebec’s only goal, with the primary assist going to his good friend Kucherov, who has at least a point in every game he’s played so far this season.
Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 0 @ Moncton Wildcats 3
C Cedric Paquette, BLB: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM, 6 SOG, 2 Hits
Season totals: 18 GP, 8-11-19, +9, 45 PIM
Paquette was just six of 17 on faceoffs, but he did lead the club in shots on Saturday night and tied for the lead in hits. He will represent the Q on Monday in the Subway Super Series against Russia.
Ontario Hockey League
Owen Sound Attack 6 @ Erie Otters 1
D Jake Dotchin, OS: 0-1-1, +2, 2 PIM (cross-checking)
Season totals: 16 GP, 1-3-4, +3, 16 PIM
Jake Dotchin (pictured) broke a 5-game scoreless streak with his first assist since opening night. Owen Sound leads the OHL with 26 points. They have won eight of their past 10 games.
Guelph Storm 4 @ Niagara IceDogs 9
C/W Tanner Richard, GUE: 0-1-1, E, 2 PIM (interference)
Season totals: 15 GP, 2-20-22, +7, 38 PIM
Richard extended his point streak to 13 games with an assist. It’s the longest current streak in the OHL and the second-longest overall streak this season behind rookie Conner McDavid of Erie, who had a 15-game streak. Brett Ritchie (Stars) had four goals for Niagara on Saturday.