The Neepawa Natives have won back-to-back games for the first time this season after a 4-1 victory over the Virden Oil Capitals on Wednesday.
Cody Hoy scored twice for the Natives in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League game.
In Wednesday’s other MJHL games, it was: Swan Valley Stampeders 8, Waywayseecappo Wolverines 1; and Portage Terriers 4, Steinbach Pistons 2.
At Neepawa, Brandonite Brayden Cuthbert and Riley Pace both scored goals for the Natives (8-18-4), while winning goalie Corey Koop made 35 saves. Kurt Johnas replied for the Oil Capitals (12-15-5), who got 23 stops from Ty Edmonds.
Stampeders 8 Wolverines 1
At Swan River, Dylan Favel scored four straight goals in the second frame as the Stamps (20-9-3) erased a 1-0 first-period deficit. Colin Baudry had a goal and two assists, while Dylan Reimer added a goal and a helper as the Stampeders moved to within one point of the second-place Dauphin Kings in the Sher-Wood Division.
B.J. Avery of Clearwater and Brayden MacDonald scored the other Swan Valley goals, while Virden’s Landon Peel dished out two assists. Landon Noel made 37 saves for the win.
Russell Turner opened the scoring for Wayway (12-15-3), while Wolverine goalie Brenden Fiebelkorn stopped 21 shots.
Terriers 4 Pistons 2
At Steinbach, Zach Waldvogel had two goals and an assist as the Terriers (16-9-1) pulled to within one point of the Selkirk Steelers for second place in the Addison Division. Adam Iwan made 42 saves in the Portage net.
Justin Dalebozik of Treherne and Dustin Leslie scored for the Pistons (13-15-2).
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