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No. 3 NHL draft pick Jonathan Drouin leaves QMJHL game with upper-body injury

Tampa Bay Lightning No. 3 draft pick Jonathan Drouin of the Halifax MooseHeads left Friday’s QMJHL game against the Quebec Remparts with an upper body injury. (file photo)


Francois Brassard made 38 saves through 65 minutes and another three in the shootout as Quebec edged the Mooseheads 4-3 on Friday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League play.

Halifax's Jonathan Drouin left the game in the first period with an upper-body injury after being checked from behind by Adam Erne. Drouin didn't return to the game and Erne received a major for checking from behind and a game misconduct.

Olivier Archambault scored the shootout winner for the Remparts (16-10-6) while Fabrice Herzog, Anthony Duclair and Erne scored in regulation.

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MacKenzie Weegar scored twice for Halifax (22-10-1), Nikolaj Ehlers had a goal and an assist and Darcy Ashley chipped in with three assists. Zachary Fucale made 22 stops for the Mooseheads.

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