Isiah Campbell and Xavier Simoneau each scored twice to propel the Voltigeurs to a 4-1 victory over the Val-d’Or Foreurs on Saturday in Drummondville.
The first is the one who scored the first two goals of the game, in the second period. Simoneau scored his first goal of the game and the third of his own in the third period, when he completed the score in an empty cage, with a score of 3 to 1. Simoneau was also an accomplice in one of the successes by Campbell.
Justin Robidas saved the honor of the Foreurs, who deprived goalkeeper Francesco Lapenna of a shutout with less than six minutes to go. The latter still made 24 stops.
The Tigers continue their success
In Baie-Comeau, the Drakkar was unable to stop the Victoriaville Tigres, who remain perfect after four games following their 6-3 victory.
The visitors took a 4-0 lead with barely 10 minutes elapsed in this meeting. Brooklyn Kalmikov went there with a brace, while Conor Frenette was an accomplice of three goals.
Drakkar goalkeeper Ventsislav Shingarov’s match was short-lived, as he allowed three goals on four shots before giving way to Lucas Fitzpatrick in the middle of the first twenty.
Elsewhere in the QMJHL
In Chicoutimi, Dawson Mercer celebrated his selection by the New Jersey Devils in the first round (18th overall) of the most recent National Hockey League draft on Tuesday with a goal that helped his team defeat the Rimouski Oceanic on a count of 3 to 2.
The striker gave his team a 2-1 lead, 48 seconds after the start of the second period. Montreal Canadiens prospect Samuel Houde and Cole Stewart scored the other goals for the home team.
In Gatineau, Metis Roelens and Tristan Allard both moved the ropes twice, en route to a 5-4 victory over the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies.
Alex Beaucage of the Huskies also had a brace to lead the league scorers with six wins, tied with Simoneau of the Voltigeurs.
Game postponed in the Maritimes
The game scheduled for Saturday in Saint-John, New Brunswick, between the Sea Dogs and the Moncton Wildcats has been postponed due to risks related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Following the decision by the New Brunswick government to identify the Moncton area as an orange zone, this Saturday night’s game between the Sea Dogs and the Wildcats has been postponed,” said League leaders. Quebec major junior hockey.
Under the rules in place in New Brunswick, travel restrictions have been placed on the Wildcats. Remember that the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada and the Sherbrooke Phoenix are part of the QMJHL teams struggling with a COVID-19 outbreak.