QMJHL Roundup: Gill's hat trick leads undefeated Phoenix past Huskies 4-1

ROUYN-NORANDA, Que. — Justin Gill recorded a hat trick in the final period alone as the Sherbrooke Phoenix defeated the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 4-1 on Friday.

Israël Mianscum opened the scoring for the Phoenix (3-0-0) at 17:28 in the first period.

After a scoreless second period, Gill went to work in the third. He scored his first two on the power play before adding an empty-netter at 17:21. Louis-Philippe Fontaine scored the Huskies' (2-1-0) lone goal with just 13 seconds remaining.

Jakob Robillard made 26 saves for Sherbrooke. Thomas Couture also stopped 26 shots in the loss for Rouyn-Noranda.

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FOREURS 4 CATARACTES 3

VAL-D'OR, QUE. — David Doucet capped off a two-goal night with the game-winning goal as the Val-d'Or Foreurs (2-1-0) defeated the Shawinigan Cataractes (1-2-0). Jérémy D'Astous also scored twice in a losing effort for the Cataractes.

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VOLTIGEURS 3 TIGRES 1

VICTORIAVILLE, QUE. — Oscar Plandowski, Tyler Peddle and Nino Tomov all scored as Drummondville (1-2-0) beat Victoriaville (1-2-0). Riley Mercer made 37 saves for the Voltigeurs.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 30, 2022.

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