QMJHL Roundup: Likhachev scores pair of goals as Armada demolish Phoenix 8-2

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SHERBROOKE, Que. — Yaroslav Likhachev scored twice as the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada defeated the Sherbrooke Phoenix 8-2 in Sherbrooke on Saturday afternoon.

Jonathan Fauchon, Benjamin Corbeil, Mathias Laferriere, Luke Henman, Charles Boutin and Mikael Denis also scored for the Armada.

Anthony Munroe-Boucher and Stephane Jr Huard scored for the Phoenix.

The Armada's Nicholas Blagden was given a match penalty for fighting at 3:40 of the first period.

Felix-Anthony Ethier turned aside 34 shots for Blainville-Boisbriand. Jasmin Simon combined with Samuel Hlavaj for 39 saves for Sherbrooke.

Blainville-Boisbriand outshot Sherbrooke 47 to 36.

The Phoenix (1-10-0-1) went 1-for-3 on the power play. The Armada (13-2-0-0) went 2-for-7 with the man advantage.


SHAWINIGAN, Que. — The Shawinigan Cataractes beat the Baie-Comeau Drakkar 3-1 in Shawinigan on Saturday afternoon. William Veillette struck the game winning goal for the Cataractes at 19:51 of the second period. Olivier Nadeau and Lorenzo Canonica also scored for the Cataractes. Gabriel Belley-Pelletier scored for the Drakkar.


QUEBEC CITY, Que. — Adam Raska scored a hat trick as the Rimouski Oceanic downed the Québec Remparts 3-2 in Quebec on Saturday afternoon. Raska scored the game winning power play goal for the Oceanic at 1:41 of overtime. Thomas Caron and James Malatesta scored for the Remparts.


ROUYN-NORANDA, Que. — The Drummondville Voltigeurs sunk the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 3-0 in Rouyn-Noranda on Saturday afternoon. William Dufour, Charles-Antoine Dumont and Michael Little also scored for the Voltigeurs.


CHARLOTTETOWN — The Cape Breton Eagles defeated the Charlottetown Islanders 5-4 in Charlottetown on Saturday evening. Dawson Stairs scored the game winning goal for the Eagles at 14:02 of the third period. Liam Kidney, Emile Hegarty-Aubin, Nathan Larose and Matthew MacDonald also scored for the Eagles. Bailey Peach, Cedric Desruisseaux (2 goals) and Thomas Casey scored for the Islanders.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 6, 2021.

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