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Charlottetown Islanders Julien Leuc, left, and Craig MacLauchlan, right, try to shut down Halifax Mooseheads Max Lindsay during QMJHL action at the Halifax Metro Centre on Wednesday, Oct. 23.
Brooklyn’s Darcy Ashley scored the game-winning goal with 4:35 remaining Wednesday as the Halifax Mooseheads doubled the Charlottetown Islanders 4-2.
Ashley also scored into the empty net with 21 seconds to go and had an assist for a three-point night in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League game in Halifax. He now has six goals on the season.
MacKenzie Weegar and Jonathan Drouin added singles for Halifax, which improved to 10-7-0-0. Drouin also had two assists while Austyn Hardie had three helpers.
Islanders rookies Bradley Kennedy and Daniel Sprong scored for Charlottetown, which fell to 10-3-0-1.
Captain Jack Nevins had two assists while Anthony Cortese had one.
Antoine Bibeau made 35 saves on 38 shots in the loss while Zach Fucale had the win in front of 6,445 at the Metro Centre.
Halifax was 1-for-9 on the power play while Charlottetown was 0-for-5.
Charlottetown was outshot 40-24, including 18-7 and 16-7 in the first and second periods, respectively.
The Islanders are on the road this weekend with games Saturday in Quebec and Sunday in Rimouski.
They return to home ice on Friday, Nov. 1, when they host the Sherbrooke Phoenix.