QMJHL April 8 recap: Joshua Roy reaches 100 points

Montreal Canadiens prospect Joshua Roy reached 100 points with his 40th goal of the season, but his team, the Sherbrooke Phoenix, lost 4-2 to the Drummondville Voltigeurs on Friday.

Roy is the first player in the QMJHL this season to break the 100-point mark at the top of the league’s scorers. His closest pursuer, William Dufour of the Saint John Sea Dogs totals 98 points, but his team was off tonight.

Roy also got an assist on his team’s second goal, that of Xavier Parent, his 43rd of the season, during a power play 34 seconds into the second period.

For the Voltigeurs, Jérémy Lapointe scored two goals.

Charles-Antoine Dumont and Tristan Roy have the others in victory.

Mikaël Diotte collected two assists.

Victo enjoys a big first half

The Victoriaville Tigres scored the first four goals of the game and held off a comeback from the Chicoutimi Saguenéens to win 4-3.

Carl Mallete’s men scored all their goals in the first half.

Édouard Carrier opened the scoring. Justin Sullivan made it 2-0 less than three minutes later before seeing Maxime Pellerin register his 27th of the season. Before the end of the initial engagement, Justin Larose made it 4-0.

The Tigers’ fourth goal chased away Sags goaltender Kevyn Brassard, who allowed four goals on 15 shots in 17:43. His substitute Sergei Litvinov did not give a goal in 39 minutes on

15 spearmen.

Tigres goaltender Nathan Darveau faced 38 shots.

The Saguenéens attack got underway at 14:15 of the second period when Matteo Mann made his first. Mann also set up Félix Bédard’s goal early in the third period. Michaël Pellerin boosted the Sags’ chances of a comeback with the team’s third goal with 1:44 left in regulation.

However, the ascent stopped there.

The battle for 117 belongs to the Huskies tonight

The Rouyn-Noranda Huskies scored the first four goals of the game to finally beat the Val-d’Or Foreurs 5-2 in another battle on Route 117.

Five different markers for the Huskies. Note the performance of Mathieu Gagnon who, in addition to scoring once, obtained three assists.

Mathis Perron, Samuel Johnson, Zachary Marquis-Laflamme and Dyllan Gill have the others in the win.

For the Foreurs, Alexandre Doucet reached the 30-goal mark on a power play. For his part, Justin Robidas got his 25th of the campaign.

Tourigny settles the debate in overtime

The 28th goal of the season scored by Miguël Tourigny at 3:40 of overtime allowed the Acadie-Bathurst Titan to sign a 3-2 victory over the Gatineau Olympiques.

Ben Allison scored twice in the win. His first at 11:49 of the first period put the Titan ahead.

The Olympiques managed to take the lead in the game with two goals. Zachary Dean first tied the score at 15:08 of the first period while Simon Pinard’s 38th of the season gave Gatineau the lead at 2:55 of the second period.

The score remained 2-1 until 15:03 of the third period when Allison scored his second of the game to even the game.

In the loss, Samuel Lavoie collected two assists.

Dumais makes the light twinkle three times

Jordan Dumais led the Halifax Mooseheads offense with three goals to guide his club to a 5-3 win over the Moncton Wildcats.

Moncton opened the scoring in the last minute of the first period through Alex Mercier.

Halifax, however, fought back with five straight goals to take a 5-1 lead. Besides Dumais’s three goals, James Swan and Attilio Biasca got the others.

Brady Schult had two assists in the win.

For the Wildcats, Alexis Daniel scored twice in the third period, but the damage was already done.

Massicotte’s double makes the difference

Zachary Massicotte scored twice in 55 seconds at the end of the first period and the Shawinigan Cataractes defeated the Rimouski Océanic 3-2.

All the goals were scored in the first period. Luka Verreault opened the scoring for the Océanic after one minute and 33 seconds of play. William Veillette offered the reply at 13:04 before Julien Béland returned Rimouski to the controls 18 seconds later. Massicotte’s goals came at 6:09 and 7:14.

Charles-Antoine Lavallée saved 20 pucks for the victory. Patrik Hamrla made 26 saves in the loss.

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