Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 7 @ Shawinigan Cataractes 1
C Cedric Paquette, BLB: 1-2-3, +2, 0 PIM, 6 SOG, 0 Hits, *Third Star*
Season totals: 14 GP, 7-10-17, +12, 32 PIM
The Armada entered the second period down 1-0, but exploded for four goals then added three more in the third period for a 7-1 win. Paquette (pictured), who will represent the QMJHL in the upcoming Canada-Russia Subway Series, scored his seventh goal of the season and added two assists. His 17 points are tied for second on the club, two behind Chris Clapperton, who went undrafted in the summer. The Armada outshot the defending Memorial Cup champs, 42-12. Blainville-Boisbriand was ranked No. 5 in the latest CHL top-10 rankings.
Val-d’Or Foreurs 3 @ Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 4 (SO)
D Artem Sergeev, VDO: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG, 3 Hits
Season totals: 13 GP, 3-8-11, +5, 8 PIM
The Foreurs scored midway through the third period to send the game to overtime, but Val-d’Or fell in a shootout. Sergeev did not participate in the skills competition. The Huskies were ranked No. 10 in the latest CHL top-10 rankings.