ROUYN-NORANDA, Que. – Benoit-Olivier Groulx scored the winner 8:32 into the second overtime period, and the Halifax Mooseheads edged the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 5-4 on Friday to even their Quebec Major Junior Hockey League championship series at a game apiece.
The goal was Groulx’s second of the game. He also scored midway through the first period.
Raphael Lavoie tied the game for Halifax 1:42 into the third period and Keith Getson and Arnaud Durandeau also scored.
Rafael Harvey-Pinard, Joel Teasdale, Noah Dobson and Felix Bibeau supplied the offence for the Huskies. Harvey-Pinard added two assists for a three-point night.
Mooseheads goaltender Alexis Gravel stopped 41 shots. Rouyn-Noranda’s Samuel Harvey made 48 saves.
The Huskies won the opener of the best-of-seven series 5-2 Thursday night.