QMJHL: Jordan Dumais of the Mooseheads is approaching 100 points

QMJHL: Mooseheads' Jordan Dumais nears 100 points


With three points against the Shawinigan Cataractes, Halifax Mooseheads forward Jordan Dumais came within two points of the 100 mark this season. On Saturday, his team took the opportunity to win 5-2 at Center Gervais Auto.

The Columbus Blue Jackets prospect leads the Canadian Hockey League in scoring (LCH), notably ahead of the promising Connor Bedard. The latter has amassed 91 points so far in the Western Junior League.

Dumais scored his 38th goal of the campaign, which turned out to be the game-winning goal. He also added two assists to reach the 60 mark, including one on the success of Alexandre Doucet. The latter, author of two goals the day before, leads the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with 43 goals.

The Mooseheads thus avenged their poor performance on Friday at the expense of the Voltigeurs. The latter had caused a surprise by winning 6 to 4.

Cataracts forward Lorenzo Canonica was the Shawinigan's only scorer. The Swiss scored his 16th and 17th of the season, which earned him the first star of the game.

A fifth consecutive win for the Phoenix

In Victoriaville, the Tigres were shut out in a second straight game. This time, it was the powerful Sherbrooke Phoenix who got the better of Carl Mallette's troops with a 4-0 triumph.

Montreal Canadiens prospect Joshua Roy opened the festivities with his 26th success of the season by beating Tigres goaltender Nathan Darveau.

Jakub Brabenec, Cole Huckins and Milo Roelens got their hands on the the dough on offense for the Phoenix during the duel.

Estrie goalkeeper Olivier Adam signed his fourth shutout of the season.

Clear setback for the Armada

At the Sports Rousseau Center of Excellence, the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada had a bad night at home, being defeated 5-0 by the Cape Breton Eagles.

< p>The local favorites didn't have a chance to get into the game, allowing Jacob Newcombe a goal after just 35 seconds. Nets from Cam Squires and Charles Boutin followed in the second period.

No doubt hoping to do better in the third period, the Armada conceded another quick goal from Newcombe on the way back from the locker room, this time after 18 seconds. William Shields completed the scoring in an empty net.

Nicolas Ruccia recorded the shutout with 30 saves.