Cats roll over Sea Dogs 7-0 on Sunday Funday in WildTown
Keegan Warren made 38 saves while backstopping the Wildcats to a 7-0 victory over Saint John before 6,100 fans at Moncton’s Avenir Centre on Sunday Funday.
The Cats scored early with rookie Ales Zielinski notching his first QMJHL goal at only 27 seconds into the game. Julius Sumpf was a standout for Moncton with two goals (13th & 14th) and two assists for a four point game. Defenseman Olivier Boutin scored his 7th and also added three assists for a 4-point night as well. The shutout was Warren’s 2nd of the season after a 4-0 triumph in Quebec City over the Remparts on December 8th.
Other Cats snipers were Yoan Loshing (32nd), Preston Lounsbury (17th) and Riley Sampson (3rd). The Cats move to 28-13-3-3, 8 points behind first-place Halifax while still holding 4 games in hand.
Box score &highlights: https://chl.ca/lhjmq-wildcats/gamecentre/30832/
The Wildcats embark on their final Québec road trip. It opens Wednesday night at 8pm against the first-overall Drakaar in Baie Comeau, followed by Chicoutimi Friday night at 8.30pm and Drummondville Saturday afternoon at 5pm — all times Atlantic. Join Marty Kingston with all the action on Harvesters FM radio, 105.1 FM and the CHL TV webcasts.
Article by Marty Kingston
Photo: Daniel St. Louis