Nelson Leafs.

Nelson Leafs.

Leafs rout Nitehawks to snap losing streak

Nelson hammered Beaver Valley 8-2

The Nelson Leafs’ offence exploded in an 8-2 win over the Beaver Valley Nitehawks at home Saturday that snapped a four-game losing streak.

Marko Pavlovic scored twice and had two assists for the Leafs, with Lucas Byrne also scoring a pair.

Joe Davidson, Owen McFarlane, Ryan Quast and Johnny Carmichael added singles, and Jasper Tait stopped 26 shots for Nelson (4-2-2).

Nathan Dominici and Joel Smyth replied for the Nitehawks (5-3-1), while goaltender Zachary Mussio allowed all eight goals on 41 shots.

The Leafs next visit the Grand Forks Border Bruins on Tuesday.

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