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Halifax Mooseheads Timo Meier, centre, tries to get the puck past Charlottetown Islanders defenceman Vladislav Lysenko during QMJHL action Wednesday at the Halifax Metro Centre.
Andrews set new personal record for points in a season
Andrews sets career points record as Mooseheads top Islanders
It was a history-making night for Brent Andrews of the Halifax Mooseheads on Wednesday.
The Hunter River native scored a goal and assisted on another to set a career-high for points in a Quebec Major Junior Hockey League season. Andrews, who now has 46 points in 2013-14, passed his previous best of 45 set last season.
Andrews’ two points helped the Mooseheads to a 5-1 victory over the Charlottetown Islanders before 7,121 fans at the Halifax Metro Centre.
Brooklyn’s Darcy Ashley netted his 20th goal of the regular season. Ashley, who was named the game’s second star, also contributed two assists for a three-point night.
Philippe Gadoury (1-1), Luca Ciampini (1-1) and MacKenzie Weegar rounded out the scoring for Halifax, which improved to 28-16-0-1.
Alexandre Goulet answered for the Islanders (17-23-1-4) on the power play. Daniel Sprong and Anthony Cortese had assists.
The Islanders were 1-for-4 with the man advantage while the Mooseheads were 2-for-8.
The Mooseheads led 2-0 after the first period, and 3-1 following 40 minutes.
The Mooseheads outshot the Islanders 48-17, including a 16-2 advantage through the first 20 minutes. Zach Fucale earned the win over Eric Brassard.
The Islanders visit the Saint John Sea Dogs on Friday night.