Nelson Leafs.

Nelson Leafs.

Lautard leads Leafs to 5-1 win in Castlegar

Nelson hosts the Rebels again Saturday night

Tyson Lautard scored shorthanded as the Nelson Leafs overwhelmed the Rebels in Castlegar 5-1 on Friday.

Ryan Quast and Marko Pavlovic also scored, with Dawson Davis and Bennett Anklewich each adding empty-net goals. Jasper Tait meanwhile made 36 saves in net for the Leafs (6-2-3).

Bradley Beats had the lone goal for the Rebels (5-7-1), with Ethan Lawczynski stopping 26 shots.

The Leafs and Rebels play again Saturday night in Nelson.

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