3/17 Recap: Gauthier-Leduc streaks to eight

Jerome Gauthier-Leduc notched an assist to extend his season-high point streak to eight games as Rimouski was doubled-up by Montreal, 4-2. Still just 18 years of age, the 6’2 Quebec City native is currently tied for 4th among QMJHL defensemen with 52 points (14+38). The Nics have two games left, with their season ending Sunday versus Victoriaville.

In the OHL, Steven Shipley registered his 49th point of the season, an assist, as Niagara gave up a third period lead in a 2-1 loss to Central Division rival Mississauga. Ship's 2010 draft-mate Gregg Sutch finished even with a minor penalty for the Majors. With one game remaining on the regular season schedule, the CHL’s #10 ranked IceDogs will finish in second place behind the #3 ranked Majors.

Zack Kassian finished -2 as Windsor lost to Saginaw, 5-0. The Spits loss seals their second place finish in the OHL’s Western Division, while the team handing them the loss takes their first division title. Kassian, who averaged 1.92 points-per-game prior to the World Junior Championship, has recorded 28 points in his past 29 games. Windsor closes their regular season with Friday-Saturday games at Soo and Saginaw.
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