The Dauphin Kings scored four straight goals in a 20-minute span as they came back to beat the visiting Waywayseecappo Wolverines 4-3 in a Manitoba Junior Hockey League contest on Friday night.
Dauphin trailed 2-0 after the first period, but Brandonite Mitch Van Teeling started the Kings’ rally by setting up Tommy Hrazdira’s second-period marker. Tyler Vanscourt, Connor Faupel and Jon Gaudet added goals in the third period for Dauphin
Russell Turner netted a pair of goals for the Wolverines (13-18-3), who got their other marker from Matthew Miller’s stick. Cory Simons made 44 saves in the Neepawa net while Jeremy Pominville stopped 29 shots for Dauphin.
In Friday’s other games, it was: Swan Valley Stampeders 4, Neepawa Natives 3; Portage Terriers 4, Selkirk Steelers 1; Steinbach Pistons 5, Winkler Flyers 4 in overtime; and Winnipeg Blues 4, OCN Blizzard 2.
Stampeders 4 Natives 3
At Swan River, Virden’s Landon Peel scored once for the Stampeders (23-10-4) and Dylan Favell chipped in with one goal and one assist. Brandonite Brayden Cuthbert had one goal for Neepawa (9-22-5), while MacGregor’s Landon Thompson added two helpers. Jeff Stallard made 33 saves in a losing effort.
Terriers 4 Steelers 1
At Selkirk, MacGregor’s Mitch Wiebe stopped 39 shots as the Terriers (20-12-1) snapped the Steelers’ six-game winning streak. Bryce Lipinski led Portage with one goal and one assist, while Dauphin’s Justin Slobozian added one helper. Hudson Friesen replied with a goal for Selkirk (22-14-2), which got a 31-save performance from Brandonite Riley Feser.
Pistons 5 Flyers 4 (OT)
At Steinbach, Matt Franczyk scored the game-winning, power-play goal in overtime as the Pistons (16-17-2) overcame a 4-0 first period deficit to top the Flyers (9-20-8). Quintin Lisoway, who’s from Neepawa, had one goal for Steinbach. Cartwright’s Jory Mullin was involved in every Flyers goal — scoring one and setting up three. Reed Peters made 38 saves for Winkler.
Blues 4 Blizzard 2
At The Pas, Kamerin Nault, Jared Morris, Kyle Bodnaruk and Connor Cleverley all scored as the Blues (23-12-0) upset the league-leading Blizzard (27-11-3). Brandonite Josh Elmes led OCN with one goal and one assist.
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition January 5, 2013