Jon Gaudet scored two goals and set up another as the Dauphin Kings beat the Waywayseecappo Wolverines 7-1 in Game 5 of their best-of-seven Manitoba Junior Hockey League Sher-Wood Division semifinal Friday night at Dauphin.
Former Brandon Wheat King Ryley Miller and Souris’ Tanner Butler both added one goal and two helpers for the Kings, who took a 3-2 series lead. Brandonite Mitch Van Teeling picked up one assist for Dauphin, which was 3-for-6 on the power play.
Brandonite Andrew Clark was the only Wayway player to beat Jeremy Pominville, who made 18 saves. Brenden Fiebelkorn stopped 33 shots for the Wolverines.
In Friday’s other games, it was Winkler Flyers 4, Winnipeg Blues 3; and Portage Terriers 2, Steinbach Pistons 1 in overtime.
Flyers 4 Blues 3
At Winkler, Cartwright’s Jory Mullin scored two goals and set up another as the Flyers staved off elimination. Brandon’s Tanner Jago netted another goal for Winkler, which now trails Winnipeg 3-1 in its best-of-seven Addison Division semifinal. Brock Vanderveen led Winnipeg with two goals.
Terriers 2 Pistons 1 (OT)
At Portage, Zack Waldvogel scored 29 seconds into the first extra frame to even up the other best-of-seven Addison Division semifinal at 2-2. Dauphin’s Justin Slobozian had one assist for the Terriers. Treherne’s Justin Dalebozik assisted on the Pistons’ lone marker.
Corey Koop made 24 saves for Steinbach. Adam Iwan stopped 27 shots for Portage.
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition March 16, 2013