Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
Acadie-Bathurst Titan 2 @ Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 6
W Nikita Kucherov, QUE: 1-1-2, +2, 0 PIM, 2 SOG, 1 Hit, *Second Star*
Season totals: 8 GP, 5-9-14, +3, 2 PIM
With R-N: 2 GP, 2-2-4, +4, 0 PIM
With Quebec: 6 GP, 3-7-10, -1, 2 PIM
Nikita Kucherov extended his point streak to eight games with a goal and an assist against Acadie-Bathurst. He now has four points in two games since joining Rouyn-Noranda. He has also “starred” in both games. So far he’s looking like a fine acquisition for the Huskies.
Shawinigan Cataractes 1 @ Val-d’Or Foreurs 4
D Artem Sergeev, VDO: 0-2-2, +1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG, 1 Hit
Season totals: 26 GP, 5-15-20, +6, 16 PIM
Artem Sergeev’s point streak increased to five games with two assists against the defending Memorial Cup champs. He matched last season’s point total in 20 fewer games.
Ontario Hockey League
London Knights 3 @ Owen Sound Attack 0
D Jake Dotchin, OS: Did not play
Season totals: 23 GP, 1-4-5, E, 29 PIM
Jake Dotchin remains out of the Attack lineup due to a possible suspension. Former Lightning camper Seth Griffith (Bruins) had a goal for London.
Ottawa 67’s 5 @ Guelph Storm 7
C/W Tanner Richard, GUE: 0-3-3, +3, 0 PIM
Season totals: 24 GP, 2-31-33, +10, 54 PIM
Tanner Richard (pictured) had his third 3-assist game in his last five outings, helping the Storm to a 7-5 win over the 67’s. All of his points came in the first period when Guelph skated to a 4-1 lead at the first intermission. Scott Kosmachuk (Jets) had a hat trick for Guelph. Richard leads the Storm in scoring by a point over Kosmachuk. He is two helpers behind Ryan Strome (Islanders/Niagara) for the league lead in assists.
Peterborough Petes 2 @ Sarnia Sting 8
D Slater Koekkoek, PBO: 0-1-1, -2, 0 PIM
Season totals: 25 GP, 3-16-19, -17, 20 PIM
Peterborough continues to struggle, this time losing big to Sarnia, 8-2. Charles Sarault (undrafted) had a goal and four assists for the Sting.