Justin Valentino scored twice and Michael Stiliadis stopped all 19 shots he faced to lead the Dauphin Kings to a 5-0 victory over the OCN Blizzard in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League playoffs Tuesday night.
In The Pas, Killarney’s Aubrey Chapman, Brandon’s Brayden Cuthbert and Jared Morris also scored while Brandonite Mitch VanTeeling set up two goals as the Kings took a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven league quarter-final series.
Killarney native Brian Archibald made 50 saves for OCN, which travels to Dauphin for Game 3 on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
Meanwhile, the Winnipeg Blues edged the visiting Selkirk Steelers 4-3 in double overtime late last night, as the Blues took a 2-0 lead over the MJHL’s top team in the regular season. Game 3 is Friday in Selkirk at 7:30 p.m.
» Brandon Sun