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Mooseheads split first two games with Voltigeurs

File shot of Mooseheads player Arnaud Durandeau at Scotiabank Centre January 13, 2017.
File shot of Mooseheads player Arnaud Durandeau at Scotiabank Centre January 13, 2017. - David Grandy
DRUMMONDVILLE, Que. —

Arnaud Durandeau scored the winner 5:45 into double overtime Saturday as the Halifax Mooseheads defeated the Voltigeurs 5-4 in Drummondville, Que.

The best-of-seven Quebec Major Junior Hockey League semifinal is tied 1-1 with Game 3 Tuesday at 7 p.m. Atlantic in Halifax.

The Voltigeurs led 1-0 after the first period and the game was tied 3-3 heading to the third. Pavel Koltygin scored 11:25 into the third for Drummondville but Samuel Asselin tied it with 1:19 remaining in regulation.

Former Charlottetown Islanders assistant captain Keith Getson had an assist for Halifax while going 19-for-34 in the faceoff circle. He scored in Friday’s 3-1 loss.

His former teammates in Charlottetown, Pierre-Olivier (P.O.) Joseph and Gregor MacLeod play for the Voltigeurs. Joseph’s first goal of the playoffs was the winner on Friday.

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