Remparts Power Past Juniors 5-3
Montreal February 3rd 2010- The Montreal Juniors faced the Patrick Roy's Remparts tonight in Quebec City. It was close battle, but the Remparts were victorious by the score of 5 to 3 as they got a late lift with three goals in the third period. It was Mikhail Stefanovich who led the surge for the Remparts with a goal and three assists.
The Juniors fired the first strike as Jeremy Gouchie put the puck past Louis Domingue for his seventeenth of year from Matthew Brenton and Jeremy Gouchie at 7:58 of the first. Just two minutes later, Remparts Marc-Olivier Vallerand tied the game on the power play from Mikhail Stefanovich and Patrick Cusack.
The Remparts took the lead in the second as Vallerand scored his second of the night at 17:41. Yet, the Juniors came right back just forty seconds later when Guillaume Asselin put home his seventeenth of the year.
In the third period, the Remparts would erupt for three straight goals in the first six minutes. Dmitri Kugryshev, Dominic Savoie, and Mikhail Stefanovich, all tallied for the Remparts. Juniors' Chris Thorne tallied his twelfth of the season, but it was a bit too late as the Remparts defeated the Juniors by the score of 5 to 3.
Juniors netminder Jean-Francois Berube took the loss as he made 27/32 saves. Remparts goaltender Louis Domingue made 27/30 stops for the win. The Juniors record now stands at 24-22-2-3, while the Rempart are 32-14-3-4.
Montreal will now travel to Drummondville as they take on the Voltigeurs on Saturday before they head to Val-d'Or for a Tuesday matchup. The Juniors will make their return to Montreal next Friday as they take on the Val-d'Or Foreurs at 7:35PM.
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