Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 7 @ Sherbrooke Phoenix 0
C Cedric Paquette, BLB: 1-1-2, +2, 0 PIM, 4 SOG, 1 Hit, *Second Star*
Season totals: 10 GP, 5-6-11, +10, 16 PIM
There was no let-down for the Armada after being top-ranked Quebec last game out, as they crushed Sherbrooke, 7-0. Paquette is now over a point per game pace on the season. His fifth goal of the young season was scored in the first period and gave the Armada a 3-0 lead. Blainville-Boisbriand (7-1-0-1) was ranked second in the latest CHL Top 10, one spot behind Quebec.
Val-d’Or Foreurs 3 @ Moncton Wildcats 4
D Artem Sergeev, VDO: 0-1-1, +3, 2 PIM (hooking), 0 SOG, 2 Hits
Season totals: 9 GP, 3-5-8, +5, 6 PIM
Artem Sergeev extended his point streak to three games with an assist, but Val-d’Or couldn’t overcome two two-goal deficits to defeat the Wildcat in Moncton. Allain Saulnier (undrafted) had two goals for Moncton. Sergeev is plus-6 in his last two games.
Note: Nikita Kucherov (Quebec) remains out with a shoulder injury. He is expected back before the end of the month.
Ontario Hockey League
Belleville Bulls 2 @ Brampton Battalion 0
D Dylan Blujus, BRAM: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM (roughing)
Season totals: 9 GP, 0-3-3, -5, 12 PIM
Brampton avoided Bruins first rounder Malcolm Subban, who got the night off for Belleville, but Subban’s backup, Charlie Graham (2013), stopped 30 shots to earn a shutout win. Brampton is last in the league in goals per game at 1.78 per contest.
Erie Otters 3 @ Guelph Storm 6
C/W Tanner Richard, GUE: 0-3-3, +1, 7 PIM (instigating, fighting, 10-min. misconduct, game misconduct)
Season totals: 8 GP, 1-11-12, +3, 19 PIM
Tanner Richard (pictured) had three assists for the second time in three games to lead the Storm to a home win over Erie. Richard was thrown out of the game for starting a fight in the last five minutes of regulation.