QMJHL Roundup: Aube-Kubel leads Val-d’Or Foreurs past Rimouski Oceanic 7-3

VAL-D’OR, Que. — Nicolas Aube-Kubel scored twice in the Val-d’Or Foreurs’ 7-3 rout of the Rimouski Oceanic on Tuesday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.

Alexis Pepin had a goal and added two assists for Val-d’Or (14-7-3), while William Gignac, Jan Mandat, Julien Gauthier and Olivier Desjardins also found the back of the net. Etienne Montpetit made 18 saves as the Foreurs won their fourth straight.

Dylan Montcalm, Michael Joly and Simon Bourque replied for Rimouski (12-7-1). Louis-Philip Guindon started in net for the Oceanic, stopping 13-of-16 shots in 27:01 of play before being replaced by Charles-Antoine Poirier-Turcot, who turned aside 6-of-9 shots.

It was an undisciplined game with several fighting majors. The Foreurs racked up 20 minutes of penalties, while Rimouski had 30 minutes of penalties.

Val-d’Or was 1 for 6 on the power play, while the Oceanic were 0 for 2.

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