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Moncton Wildcats best Shawinigan Cataractes 4-2

CENTRE GERVAIS AUTO, SHAWINIGAN — Jakob Pelletier had a goal and an assist leading the Moncton Wildcats to a 4-2 victory over the Shawinigan Cataractes in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action. Benoit-Olivier Groulx added two assists for the Wildcats.

The first period ended in a 2-2 tie. Pelletier and Tristan DeJong scored for Moncton while Charles Beaudoin and Vasily Ponomarev scored for Shawinigan.

The Wildcats moved ahead 4-2 in the second period after goals from Philippe Daoust and Mika Cyr.

The third period was scoreless.

ON THE POWER PLAY: The Wildcats were 2-for-5 with the man advantage while the Cataractes scored once in seven chances.

MAJOR PENALTIES: Liam Léonard (MON, Fighting, 5-minute major), Jordan Lepage (SHA, Fighting, 5-minute major)

STARS OF THE GAME: 1. Jakob Pelletier (Moncton), 2. Charles Beaudoin (Shawinigan) and 3. Benoit-Olivier Groulx (Moncton).

This article was generated using Wordsmith. Data was provided by the QMJHL via HockeyTech. To provide feedback on this article email: communities@metroland.com.

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