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Victoriaville Tigres defeat Baie-Comeau Drakkar 3-2 in shootout victory

COLISÉE DESJARDINS, VICTORIAVILLE — The Victoriaville Tigres defeated the Baie-Comeau Drakkar 3-2 in a shootout in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.

Lucas Fitzpatrick had an assist for the Drakkar.

The Drakkar took an early 2-0 lead in the first period after goals from Xavier Fortin and Charles-Antoine Giguère.

The Tigres gained ground in the second period, trailing 2-1 on a goal by Alexander Peresunko.

The Tigres tied the score 2-2 in the third period on a goal by Brooklyn Kalmikov, sending the game to overtime.

After a scoreless overtime period, Serdyuk scored to lead Victoriaville to a shootout victory. The Drakkar did not score.

ON THE POWER PLAY: The Tigres scored once in six chances while the Drakkar scored once in three chances.

MAJOR PENALTIES: Eliott St-Pierre (BAC, Fighting, 5-minute major), Félix Paré (VIC, Fighting, 5-minute major), Nathan Légaré (BAC, Slew-footing, 5-minute major), Légaré (BAC, Slew-footing match penalty)

STARS OF THE GAME: 1. Lucas Fitzpatrick (Baie-Comeau), 2. Egor Serdyuk (Victoriaville) and 3. Félix Paré (Victoriaville).

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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