Jamie Waddington scored an unassisted goal in overtime on Sunday to lift the Dauphin Kings to a 4-3 victory over the host OCN Blizzard on Sunday in Dauphin’s Manitoba Junior Hockey League’s season opener.
In Sunday’s other games, it was: Portage Terriers 7, Neepawa Natives 3; and Selkirk Steelers 4, Winnipeg Blues 2.
On Saturday, it was: Swan Valley Stampeders 6, Waywayseecappo Wolverines 1; Steelers 4, Blues 2; and Steinbach Pistons 4, Winkler Flyers 2.
At The Pas, Souris’s Tanner Butler and Killarney’s Colton Magwood both picked up assists for Dauphin (1-0-0). Alex Henry made 41 saves for OCN (1-0-1).
Terriers 7 Natives 3
At Portage la Prairie, Elkhorn’s Shawn Bowles had one goal and one assist for the Terriers (2-0-0), while Brett Orr and Brad Bowles, who are also from Elkhorn, each had one helper. MacGregor’s Mitch Wiebe made 26 saves for Portage. Brandonite Tyson Verhelst stopped 25 shots for Neepawa (0-2-0), which got an assist from Brandon’s Clayton Heinrichs.
Steelers 4 Blues 2
At Selkirk, Joel Massner scored a pair of power-play goals to pace the Steelers (2-1-0). Taeron Lewis and Liam Kroeker replied for Winnipeg (0-2-0).
Stampeders 6 Wolverines 1
At Swan River, Carter Johnson scored three times, while Mitch Deacon and Max Flanagan each had a goal and four assists for the Stampeders (1-1-0). Drake Bodie replied for the Wolverines (0-1-1).
Pistons 4 Flyers 2
At Winkler, brothers Colin and Justin Baudry each had a goal and an assist as the defending champions won their second game in as many nights. Tristan Keck and Nick Lamoureux countered for the Flyers (0-2-0).
Steelers 4 Blues 2
At Winnipeg, Parker Thomas scored twice to lead the Steelers, while Braden Ostepchuk made 26 saves for the win. Channing Bresciani and Jordan McCallum had the Blues’ goals.
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition September 23, 2013