Kootenay International Junior Hockey League
League wants to make sure foundation is strong before expansion
Nelson's 5-2 win over Grand Forks means the Leafs face Castlegar in the playoffs.
The 2-0 win keeps Nelson in contention for third place.
The Nitehawks clinched the KIJHL overall title earlier this week and play the Kimberley Dynamiters Friday night at the Hawks Nest.
Dale Howell scored and had two assists in Nelson's 5-3 win against the Fernie Ghostriders on Saturday.
Nelson dropped a 5-3 result to the Columbia Valley Rockies in Invermere on Friday night.