SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Nicolas Poulin scored twice, including the go-ahead goal late in the third period, as the Sherbrooke Phoenix beat the Saint John Sea Dogs 5-4 in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action on Thursday.
Poulin's second of the game at 17:53 of the third broke a 4-4 tie. He also had an assist for a three-point night. Yaroslav Alexeyev, Hugo Roy and Benjamin Tardif also scored for the Phoenix (7-8-5).
Anthony Boucher, Matt Green, Kevin Gursoy and Radim Salda scored for the Sea Dogs (4-12-5), who have lost four straight.
Evan Fitzpatrick turned aside 31 shots for Sherbrooke. Alex D'Orio made 34 saves for Saint John.
The Phoenix were 0 for 5 on the power play while the Sea Dogs scored once on four chances with the man advantage.
DRAKKAR 3 MOOSEHEADS 2
HALIFAX — Jean-Simon Belanger's second-period goal stood as the winner as Baie-Comeau edged the Mooseheads.
Ivan Chekhovich and Isaiah Gallo-Demetris also scored for the Drakkar (9-9-1).
Otto Somppi and Benoit-Olivier Groulx scored for Halifax (11-6-3).
The Mooseheads Filip Zadina was given a match penalty for checking from behind at 16:43 of the third period.
TITAN 5 TIGRES 1
VICTORIAVILLE, Que. — Ethan Crossman scored twice as Acadie-Bathurst defeated the Tigres.
Dawson Theede had a goal and two assists and Cole Rafuse and Michal Ivan also scored for the Titan (10-5-5). Keenan MacIsaac chipped in with three assists.
Jerome Gravel scored for Victoriaville (9-9-1).
REMPARTS 6 OCEANIC 3
RIMOUSKI, Que. — Luke Kirwan scored a hat trick and Christian Huntley had four assists as Quebec doubled up the Oceanic.
Sam Dunn had a goal and two assists and Louis-Filip Cote and Matthew Boucher also scored for the Remparts (14-5-1).
Yannik Bertrand led Rimouski (14-5-1) with two goals. Dmitry Zavgorodniy had the other. Dominic Cormier chipped in with two helpers.
The Canadian Press