MONCTON, N.B. — Benoit-Olivier Groulx scored 30 seconds into overtime as the Halifax Mooseheads defeated the Moncton Wildcats 5-4 on Thursday to stretch their Quebec Major Junior Hockey League win streak to four games.
Marcel Barinka’s second goal of the game tied it 4-4 late in the third period and Antoine Morand and Jake Ryczek also scored for Halifax (9-2-0).
Adam Capannelli and Jeremy McKenna led the Wildcats (6-3-2) with a pair of goals apiece.
Mooseheads goaltender Alexis Gravel stopped 26 shots. Moncton’s Francis Leclerc made 28 saves.
Halifax was 1 for 1 on the power play while the Wildcats scored twice in four chances with the man advantage.