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Cape Breton Eagles roll past Gatineau Olympiques 7-3

CENTRE ROBERT-GUERTIN, GATINEAU — Shawn Element scored two goals leading the Cape Breton Eagles to a 7-3 victory over the Gatineau Olympiques in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action. Xavier Bouchard added three assists for the Eagles.

The Eagles led 3-0 at the end of the first period led by goals from Ryan Francis, Element and Mathias Laferrière.

Cape Breton extended their lead to 5-1 in the second period after goals from Element and Francis. Émile Hegarty-Aubin scored for Gatineau.

The Eagles held the lead in the third period. Shawn Boudrias and Félix Lafrance scored for Cape Breton while Adam Capannelli and Jérémy Rainville scored for Gatineau.

ON THE POWER PLAY: The Eagles scored once in six chances while the Olympiques failed to score in six opportunities.

STARS OF THE GAME: 1. Shawn Element (Cape Breton), 2. Xavier Bouchard (Cape Breton) and 3. Adam Capannelli (Gatineau).

This article was automatically generated by the AI tool Wordsmith. Data was provided by the QMJHL via HockeyTech and no human has reviewed this before publication. To provide feedback on this article email: communities@metroland.com.

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