Nelson Leafs stretch winning streak to six

Jack Karran scored twice in the Leafs 6-3 win over Fernie

Jack Karran scored twice as the Nelson Leafs won their sixth straight game, 6-3 over the Ghostriders in Fernie on Saturday.

Logan Wullum, David Sanchez, Jackson Zimmermann and Michael Bladon also scored for the league-leading Leafs (18-3-2). Sam Burford meanwhile made his second start in consecutive nights, stopping 34 shots in Nelson’s net.

Brendan Nemes, Jace Woodley and Greg Susinski replied for Fernie (6-8-3), while Broc Merkl made 31 saves.

Nelson ends a six-game road trip Friday against the Grand Forks Border Bruins before hosting the Castlegar Rebels on Nov. 25.

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