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Weal's three-point night leads Laval Rocket to 5-3 win over Manitoba Moose

WINNIPEG — Jordan Weal had a goal and two assists Sunday, leading the surging Laval Rocket to a 5-3 win over the Manitoba Moose in American Hockey League play.

Rafael Harvey-Pinard, Hayden Verbeek, Ryan Poehling and Joseph Blandisi also scored for the Rocket (14-4-2), who remain atop the Canadian Division. 

The Moose (8-9-2) got goals from Leon Gawanke, Kristian Vesalainen and Kristian Reichal, while David Gustafsson recorded a pair of assists. 

Cayden Primeau stopped 20-of-23 shots to collect his 10th win of the season and Mikhail Berdin had 17 saves for the Moose. 

The two sides will meet again in Winnipeg on Tuesday.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 28, 2021. 

The Canadian Press

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