Junior Extra: crazy race towards the playoffs

Junior Extra: Crazy Race to the Playoffs


After a difficult weekend the previous week, the Drakkar were back in front of their fans for another series of two games. He lost the first (5 to 2) on Friday against the Moncton Wildcats. The North Shore vessel finally halted its losing streak on Sunday when it overtook the Chicoutimi Saguenéens 4 2 to thanks to a better collective effort. A necessary victory for the troop of Jean-François Grégoire who ranks sixth overall in his conference with 55 points, only one more than Charlottetown and three better than Cape Breton. With eight games to go, the race is far from over. 

They stood out

Julien Lanthier

  • 2 games | 1 goal | 1 pass | 2 points

Matyas Melovsky

  • 2 games | 0 goal | 2 passes | 2 points

Isaac Dufort

  • 2 games | 1 goal | 0 pass | 1 point

Under the magnifying glass

Isaac Dufort

Captain Isaac Dufort continues to produce well on offense with seven goals scored in his last eight games.

What they said  

“  No matter your style of play, you have to be able to sacrifice yourself to help your team. Players like Louis-Charles Plourde and Isaac Dufort did it brilliantly in the game. It's the little details that often make the difference. »

-Jean-François Grégoire after the Sunday win

“It was a big goal and it's always good for confidence. The important thing is to help the team win. We had to end our losing streak and this victory will do us good. ”

-Julien Lanthier, scorer of the winning goal against the Saguenéens

Weekly schedule

  • Wednesday, March 8, 7 p.m. , vs. Quebec
  • Friday, March 10, 7 p.m., c. Val-d’Or
  • Saturday, March 11, 4 p.m. c. Val d'Or