Primeau makes 17 saves for his 3rd shutout of the year as Rocket blank Moose 3-0

WINNIPEG — Cayden Primeau stopped all 17 shots he faced for his third shutout of the season as the Laval Rocket blanked the Manitoba Moose 3-0 on Saturday in American Hockey League action.

Charles Hudon scored his team-leading 19th goal of the season at 1:35 of the second period to open the scoring.

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Riley Barber and Nikita Jevpalovs were the other goal scorers for the Rocket (21-16-4), the AHL affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens.

Eric Comrie turned aside 33-of-36 shots in defeat for the Moose (19-24-0), the AHL affiliate of the Winnipeg Jets.

Laval was scoreless on their six power-play opportunities, while Manitoba failed to convert on three chances with the man advantage.

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This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 18 2020.

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