Newspaper article The Canadian Press

QMJHL: Sylvestre Has Overtime Winner in Oceanic's 4-3 Win over Tigres

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

QMJHL: Sylvestre Has Overtime Winner in Oceanic's 4-3 Win over Tigres

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QMJHL: Sylvestre has OT winner for Oceanic


VICTORIAVILLE, Que. - It took an extra period, but Sebastien Sylvestre and the Rimouski Oceanic stretched their win streak to 12.

Sylvestre lifted the Oceanic to victory on Wednesday, scoring in overtime as Rimouski slipped past the Victoriaville Tigres 4-3 in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.

Sylvestre has 27 goals so far this season.

Frederik Gauthier's goal 8:22 into the third period forced the extra time for the Oceanic (41-15-7), while Patrik Zdrahal and Simon Bourque also scored in regulation.

Philippe Desrosiers made 28 saves in net for Rimouski.

Cameron Yarwood and Ross Johnston scored 30 seconds apart at the start of the third period to give Victoriaville (31-24-8) a 3-1 lead. Jean-Francois Plante had a power-play goal in the first.

Brandon Whitney stopped 37 shots for the Tigres.

Rimouski won despite going scoreless on five power plays. Victoriaville went 1 for 4 with the man advantage.



SAINT JOHN, N.B. -- Stephan Seeger had a pair of goals as Moncton edged the Sea Dogs.

Garrett Johnston had the late winner for the Wildcats (31-30-3), while Josh Pugsley and Vladimir Tkachev also scored. Alex Dubeau made 23 saves for the win.

Matthew Highmore scored twice and added an assist for Saint John (19-39-5), while Spencer Smallman and Oliver Cooper had goals as well. Sebastien Auger stopped 30 shots.



CHICOUTIMI, Que. -- Nick Sorensen struck twice to lead Quebec past the Sagueneens.

Alexandre Boivin, Kurt Etchegary and Cody Donaghey rounded out the scoring for the Remparts (36-16-11), while Callum Booth made 29 saves for the win.

Samuel Roussy was the lone scorer for Chicoutimi (26-36-1) and Julio Billia stopped 21 shots.



DRUMMONDVILLE, Que. -- Matthew Boudens and Jerome Verrier had two goals each as the Voltigeurs skated past Sherbrooke. …

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