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QMJHL Roundup: Sprynar caps hat trick with OT winner as Oceanic top Olympiques 3-2

GATINEAU, Que. — Jan Sprynar completed his hat trick with the game-winning goal 1:11 into overtime as the Rimouski Océanic edged the Gatineau Olympiques 3-2 on Saturday. 

Gabriel Robert made 23 saves for Rimouski (13-15-1).

Antonin Verreault and Tristan Luneau responded for Gatineau (15-10-3). Emerik Despatie stopped 20-of-23 shots.

Sprynar gave his side a 2-0 lead 1:33 into the second period. However, Gatineau answered with Verreault scoring 9:32 into the frame, followed by Luneau's game-tying marker with just 1:37 left in the third period.

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TIGRES 3 WILDCATS 2 (SO)

MONCTON, N.B. — Tommy Cormier scored the shootout winner to lead Victoriaville (19-6-1-2) past Moncton (12-11-0-2). Gabriel D'Aigle, who made 23 saves between regulation and overtime, stopped all three shots in the shootout.

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REMPARTS 2 HUSKIES 1

ROUYN-NORANDA, QUE. — Zachary Bolduc scored the game-winning goal 15:15 into the third period as the Quebec Remparts (23-3-0-1) narrowly edged the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (15-11-1-1). James Malatesta added the other for the Remparts who have now won four straight.

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PHOENIX 4 CATARACTES 3 (OT)

SHERBROOKE, QUE. — Justin Gill netted the game-winning goal 4:14 into overtime to lift Sherbrooke (19-6-1-2) past Shawinigan (12-13-1-2). Phoenix defenceman David Spacek scored the game-tying marker 19 seconds into the third period.

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MOOSEHEADS 4 DRAKKAR 0

BAIE-COMEAU, QUE. — Mathis Rousseau recorded a 33-save shutout as Halifax (17-7-2) downed Baie-Comeau (10-14-3-1) for its third straight win. Josh Lawrence, Stéphane Jr Huard, Evan Boucher and Markus Vidicek all scored for the Mooseheads.

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ISLANDERS 5 EAGLES 1

CHARLOTTETOWN — Jakub Brabenec scored two goals, Michael Horth recorded a goal and three assists and Charlottetown (12-13-2) overpowered Cape Breton (9-14-2-1). The Islanders scored four unanswered before the Eagles could get on the board 16:24 into the third.

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SEA DOGS 3 VOLTIGEURS 2

DRUMMONDVILLE, QUE. — Jacob Beaulieu scored the game-winning goal, Brady Burns scored two more and Saint John (7-16-0-1) edged Drummondville (14-13-0). The Sea Dogs were down 2-1 at 3:09 of the third period before Burns netted his second, followed by Beaulieu.

This roundup was generated automatically with a CP-developed application.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 3, 2022.

The Canadian Press