Forward Colton McCathy helps the Leafs defeat Spokane Braves in a fast paced game at Nelson Community Complex Saturday night.

Leafs mow over Braves in strong jersey debut

The Nelson Leafs defeat Spokane Braves 5-2 in Jersey Night game

The Spokane Braves picked a bad night to tangle with the Nelson Leafs hot off the debut of their third jersey.

The Leafs came away with a 5 – 2 win Saturday night at Nelson Community Complex where the league leaders looked sharp and played even sharper.

Carson Willans opened scoring midway though the first period with a shorthanded unassisted goal. Spokane’s Brycen Fisher returned favour with a power play point.

Leafs pulled ahead again early in the second period with Linden Horswill scoring with help from Dallon Stoddart and Seth Schmidt.

Third period action gave Jersey wearing fans a lot to cheer for with Leafs scoring three goals to Spokane’s one.

Stoddart gave his team a two-goal lead at 12:37 with help from JJ Beitel and Willans. The Braves’ Seth Collins gave his team a chance for a comeback with his mid-period goal but the Leafs proved no match. Matt MacDonald secured the win with his goal assisted by Beitel

And with mere minutes left in the game, Stoddart scored again from Willans and Cole Arcuri.

Jersey Night’s first star was Leafs Stoddart with teammate Willans as second star. Spokane’s Fisher took home third star honours.

 

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