Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 4 @ Baie-Comeau Drakkar 5 (SO)
C Cedric Paquette, BLB: 1-0-1, +1, 2 PIM (interference), 2 SOG, 1 Hit
Season totals: 12 GP, 6-8-14, +10, 28 PIM
Paquette scored his sixth goal of the season, but the Armada fell to the Drakkar, 5-4 in a shootout. Paquette was not one of the five shooters selected to participate in the shootout.
Gatineau Olympiques 4 @ Val-d’Or Foreurs 7
D Artem Sergeev, VDO: 0-2-2, -3, 2 PIM (tripping), 1 SOG, 1 Hit
Season totals: 12 GP, 3-8-11, +4, 8 PIM
One day after Artem Sergeev had his point streak snapped at four games, he earned two assists in a big Foreurs win over Gatineau. The only minus was just that – a minus-3 rating in a 4-goals-against game.
Note: Nikita Kucherov (Quebec) remains out with a shoulder injury, but was cleared by Lightning doctors on Thursday. He is expected back within the next week.
Ontario Hockey League
Windsor Spitfires 1 @ Brampton Battalion 4
D Dylan Blujus, BRAM: 0-0-0, +2, 0 PIM
Season totals: 12 GP, 0-3-3, -7, 12 PIM
Blujus’ scoreless streak reached six games, though he was on the ice for two of the three goals the Battalion scored in the first period.
Ottawa 67’s 1 @ Owen Sound Attack 4
D Jake Dotchin, OS: 1-0-1, +1, 2 PIM (tripping)
Season totals: 10 GP, 1-2-3, E, 10 PIM
Dotchin (pictured) scored his first goal of the year and earned his first point since opening night to help the Attack beat the 67’s on Friday night, 4-1. Dotchin had three goals in 64 games last season.
Sarnia Sting 3 @ Guelph Storm 6
C/W Tanner Richard, GUE: Did not play.
Season totals: 8 GP, 1-11-12, +3, 19 PIM
Richard served the second game of a 2-game suspension for instigating a fight in the last five minutes of a game.