Goaltender Adam Iwan picked up his first point and second shutout of the season as the Virden Oil Capitals knocked off the Neepawa Natives 2-0 Sunday night in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League.
In Sunday’s other game, it was Portage Terriers 5, Winnipeg Blues 2.
On Saturday, the final day of the Showcase in Winnipeg, it was: Oil Capitals 3, Terriers 1; Blues 5, Natives 0; Winkler Flyers 6, Waywayseecappo Wolverines 4; Steinbach Pistons 3, Dauphin Kings 0; and OCN Blizzard 3 Selkirk Steelers 2 (SO).
Oil Capitals 2 Natives 0
At Neepawa, Iwan picked up an assist on Kurt Johnas’ first-period marker and stopped all 32 shots fired his way. Jake Dudar scored the other goal for the Sher-Wood Division leading Oil Caps (5-2-0). Michael Gudmandson made 33 saves for the Natives (1-5-2).
Terriers 6 Blues 2
At Portage la Prairie, Elkhorn’s Brad Bowles opened the scoring for the Terriers (5-2-0) and set up another goal, while his twin brother Shawn added a pair of helpers. Dylan Butler led the Terriers with one goal and three assists. Mitch Hansen replied with both markers for Winnipeg (2-3-2), which got a 37-save performance from Byron Spriggs.
Oil Capitals 3 Terriers 1
Brandonite Justin Holder made 35 saves and Brad Reichardt, Lyrik Friesen and Devan Schram each had a goal and an assist, with Friesen’s marker going into an empty net. Brent Wold opened the scoring for the Terriers.
Blues 5 Natives 0
Warren Callis had two goals and an assist, while Scott Parsons earned the shutout with 25 saves. Mack Heisinger and Taeron Lewis each had a goal and an assist for Winnipeg, while Brandonite Tyson Verhelst made 41 saves for Neepawa.
Flyers 6 Wolverines 4
Scott Gall led the Flyers (2-5-0) with two goals, while Josh Cook, Luke Karakas and Travis Marit each added a goal and a helper. Robert Briem scored twice for the Wolverines (2-3-1).
Pistons 3 Kings 0
Nicholas Deery stopped 23 shots for the shutout, while Jordan Bochinski, Dan Taillefer and Tyler Penner scored for the league-leading Pistons (6-1-0). Jeremy Pominville stopped 20 shots for the Kings (4-3-0).
Blizzard 3 Steelers 2 (SO)
Alex Henry was busy in net, stopping 49 shots in regulation and overtime for the Blizzard (4-2-1), then denying both of the Steelers’ attempts in the shootout. Tim Kavanagh and Tanner Clark scored in regulation for OCN, while Tyler Grove and T.J. Constant had assists before scoring in the shootout. Brady Bouchard scored for the Steelers (4-2-1) and set up Joel Messner’s goal.
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition October 7, 2013