The Waywayseecappo Wolverines fell victim to Shane Gingera and the hottest team in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League on Tuesday night.
Gingera’s hat trick sparked the league-leading Selkirk Steelers to a 4-1 victory to stretch their winning streak to 19 games.
Elsewhere, it was: Dauphin Kings 6, OCN Blizzard 3.
In Waywayseecappo, Erik Pushka also scored for the Steelers (39-6-2), while Devon Schade replied for the Wolverines (12-30-2), who took a 1-0 lead into the second period but went on to drop their sixth straight game.
Kings 6 Blizzard 3
In Dauphin, Mitch Van Teeling had two goals and an assist while fellow Brandonite Brayden Cuthbert had one goal and one assist to lead the Kings (29-14-1). Dillon McCombie, Tanner Lomsnes and Souris native Hudson Morrison also scored while Michael Stiliadis made 51 saves as Dauphin won its eighth in a row to move two points up on the idle Virden Oil Capitals for top spot in the Sher-Wood Division. Tyler Grove replied with two goals and an assist for OCN (17-25-4).
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition January 29, 2014