Newspaper article The Canadian Press

QMJHL Roundup: A Look at Saturday's Games

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

QMJHL Roundup: A Look at Saturday's Games

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QMJHL Roundup: A look at Saturday's games

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Michael Nishi earned his first Quebec Major Junior Hockey League shutout as the Gatineau Olympiques blanked the host Shawinigan Cataractes 3-0 on Saturday.

The 19-year-old goaltender has suited up in 17 games this season with Gatineau after spending parts of last season split between the Ontario Hockey League's Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds and Ottawa 67's.

He's now 6-10-1 with a 3.64 goals-against average and .888 save percentage.

Emile Poirier scored twice and set up one more for the Olympiques (8-13-1), who have won back-to-back games, and Anthony Cortese scored the other. Tomas Hyka chipped in with two assists.

Marvin Cupper stopped 14-of-17 shots in a losing cause for the Cataractes (4-16-3), who have lost three straight and sit one point from dead last in the QMJHL standings.

Gatineau scored on its only power-play opportunity while Shawinigan failed to score on five chances with the man advantage.

Elsewhere in the QMJHL, it was: Baie-Comeau 6, Rimouski 2 and Val-d'Or 6, P. …

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