10/13 Recap: JGL heating up; Sundher breaks seal

Jerome Gauthier-Leduc scored his third goal of the year Wednesday as Rimouski lost to Halifax, 5-3. Gauthier-Leduc's marker, his third in as many games, came unassisted at 12:58 of the second period to knot the game 2-2. The 18-year old will look to make it four in a row with a goal on Friday when the Nics travel to Cape Breton.

Also from the Q, Cedrick Henley notched his third goal of the season as Val-d'Or was drilled by Shawinigan, 6-2. The 2010 sixth-rounder added a game-high six hits in the losing effort, while Anton Zlobin ('11) scored two goals for the Cataractes. The Foreurs will look to snap a two-game skid Friday in Drummondville.

In the OHL, Steven Shipley chipped in two assists as Niagara earned a 5-4 road win in Belleville. Skating on a loaded line with Sharks prospect Freddie Hamilton (3A) and talented '11 Ryan Strome (hat trick), the 6'3 Shipley now has three goals and two assists over his current four-game point streak. The 5-2-1 IceDogs will next host Friday and Saturday games versus Ottawa and Oshawa.

In the WHL, Kevin Sundher notched his first point of the season with an assist on the overtime winner as Chilliwack defeated Everett, 5-4. Sundher began the OT in the box after being whistled for tripping with just :51 remaining in regulation. Once free, he was able to connect with a trailing Ryan Howse (CAL) to snap a four-game point drought since his return from the Sabres.

Matt MacKenzie skated to a +1 as Calgary dumped Portland, 5-1. Riley Boychuk finished the game -1 with two minor penalties and a fighting major for the Winterhawks. Portland's Sven Bartschi ('11) scored his fifth goal in three games and seventh overall. The 6'5 Boychuk was a physical presence from the get-go, earning roughing and kneeing minors in the game before drilling a pair of Hitmen on one shift that led to his first scrap of the season with 6'0 Kyle Schmidt.

Corey Fienhage was +1 as Kamloops held off Kelowna, 5-4. The Blazers will square off with Boychuk and the Winterhawks on Friday.

Brayden McNabb missed a third game with a sore shoulder as Kootenay was handled by Moose Jaw, 6-3. Morgan Rielly ('12) had a goal and two assists to lead the Warriors.
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