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Gatineau Olympiques defeat Shawinigan Cataractes 7-6 in overtime

CENTRE ROBERT-GUERTIN, GATINEAU — Mathieu Bizier scored two goals including the game-winner in leading the Gatineau Olympiques to a 7-6 overtime victory over the Shawinigan Cataractes. Kieran Craig added two goals and an assist for the Olympiques.

Maxim Trépanier had two goals and an assist for Shawinigan.

The Olympiques led 3-0 at the end of the first period led by goals from Zachary Dean, Craig and Bizier.

Shawinigan tied the score 4-4 in the second period led by goals from Xavier Bourgault, Xavier Cormier, Trépanier and Jordan Lepage. Vincent Martineau scored for the Olympiques.

The score was tied 6-6 after three periods, sending the game to overtime. Manix Landry and Craig scored for the Olympiques while Gabriel Denis and Trépanier scored for the Cataractes.

ON THE POWER PLAY: The Olympiques were 3-for-5 with the man advantage while the Cataractes scored once in five chances.

MAJOR PENALTIES: Félix-Olivier Chouinard (SHA, Fighting, 5-minute major), Tyler Boivin (GAT, Fighting, 5-minute major)

STARS OF THE GAME: 1. Kieran Craig (Gatineau), 2. Mathieu Bizier (Gatineau) and 3. Maxim Trépanier (Shawinigan).

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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