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Nelson Leafs secure playoff berth with 6-2 win over Border Bruins

It’s the Leafs’ eighth straight victory

Marko Pavlovic scored twice as the Nelson Leafs rolled past the Grand Forks Border Bruins 6-2 at home Sunday to secure a playoff berth.

Liam Noble, Joe Davidson, Lane Goodwin and Tyson Lautard also scored for the Leafs (25-9-1), who have won eight in a row.

Nelson netminder Tenzin Mint, meanwhile, stopped 26 shots.

Matteus Reis and Daniel Macfarlane replied for the league-worst Border Bruins (4-28-2), while goaltender Ethan Shebansky made 37 saves.

The Leafs next visit the Beaver Valley Nitehawks on Tuesday.

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