Curtis Houlden and Artsiom Kalashnikov both had two goals and an assist to lead the Virden Oil Capitals to a 10-4 thrashing of the Neepawa Natives in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League on Friday night.
Elsewhere, it was: Dauphin Kings 3, OCN Blizzard 2 (SO); Swan Valley Stampeders 6, Waywayseecappo Wolverines 4; and Winnipeg Blues 2, Selkirk Steelers 1.
In Neepawa, Corey Haverstick had a goal and two assists and Melita’s Lucas Oliver drew three helpers for Virden (30-17-3), which also received goals from Brandonite Cody Nelson, Ben Williams of Souris, Taylor Fisher, Kurt Johnas and Kevin Pochuk. Jaret Smith replied with a goal and two assists, while Steven Phillips, Luke Karakas and Drake Lindsay each scored once for the Natives (12-36-5).
Kings 3 Blizzard 2 (SO)
In Dauphin, Killarney’s Jesse Bernard scored the shootout winner, while Brent Wold and Hudson Morrison of Souris scored in regulation for the Kings (34-16-2). Grant Valiquette and David MacGregor replied for the Blizzard (17-34-4).
Stampeders 6 Wolverines 4
In Swan River, Dylan Favell, Brayden MacDonald, Nic Erb, Max Provencher, B.J. Avery and Cody Ellingson scored for the Stampeders (25-28-2). Craig Fournier replied with three goals for the Wolverines (15-35-3), while Alex Keena and Aaron Dupasquier had three assists and Johl Swedlo scored once.
Blues 2 Steelers 1
In Winnipeg, Taeron Lewis and Lucas Skrumeda scored third-period goals for the Blues (28-18-6). Brian Mackenzie replied for Selkirk (44-7-3).
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