QMJHL team drops road games to Saint John, Moncton
MONCTON, N.B. – The Charlottetown Islanders’ losing streak in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League has reached six games.
The Moncton Wildcats scored three unanswered first period goals, and never looked back en route to a 6-2 decision on Sunday. Saturday night, the Islanders dropped a 4-2 road decision to the Saint John Sea Dogs.
The Islanders’ record now stands at 10-7-0-2 (won-lost-overtime losses-shootout losses).
Wildcats 6 Islanders 2
Before 3,239 fans at the Moncton Coliseum, the Wildcats scored five times on eight power-play opportunities while the Islanders went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
JC Campagna’s four points – one goal and three assists – led the way for the Wildcats. Christophe Lalonde (2), Ivan Barbashev (1-2), Mark Simpson (1-1) and Conor Garland also scored for Moncton (9-12-0-1).
Jack Nevins and Alexandre Goulet each had a goal and an assist for Charlottetown, which trailed 5-1 after 40 minutes.
The Islanders outshot the Wildcats 36-29, including a 12-7 advantage in the first period.
Charlottetown starter Antoine Bibeau gave up three goals on five shots before he was relieved by Eric Brassard, who stopped 21 of 24 shots the rest of the way.
Alex Dubeau earned the goaltending win.
Sea Dogs 4 Islanders 2
Before 3,603 fans at Harbour Station, Oliver Cooper had three goals and an assist to lead Saint John (6-11-0-2). Matthew Highmore (1-1) also scored while Stephen Anderson of Morell added an assist.
Nevins and Goulet provided goals for the Islanders, who outshot the Sea Dogs 48-38, including 23-11 in the third period.
The Islanders led 1-0 after the first period, but the Sea Dogs took a 3-1 lead into the second intermission.
Sébastien Auger was the winning goaltender.