NA Juniors Game Night: 12-21-12
Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 5 @ Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 4
C Cedric Paquette, BLB: 0-1-1, +1, 7 PIM, 5 SOG, 0 Hits
Season totals: 33 GP, 15-29-44, +18, 63 PIM
W Nikita Kucherov, R-N: Did not play.
Season totals: 13 GP, 9-13-22, +5, 2 PIM
With R-N: 7 GP, 6-6-12, +6, 0 PIM
With Quebec: 6 GP, 3-7-10, -1, 2 PIM
Cedric Paquette’s point streak rose to 10 games with an assist in a loss to Rouyn-Noranda. The Armada outshot the Huskies, 41-17, including 16-5 in the third period. The Huskies skated out to an early 5-1 lead and held on. The Armada cut the lead to one with 13 seconds left. Paquette fought Redgie Bois, who received an instigator penalty and a misconduct. Nikita Kucherov is in Russia playing for the home side in the World Junior Championships. He had a goal in a pre-competition game on Wednesday.
The Ontario Hockey League is on Christmas break. They will resume play on December 27.