The Nelson Leafs Jamie Vlanich tries to dodge Austin Garrinton of the North Okanagan Knights. The visiting team beat the Leafs 4-2 Friday night.

Nelson Leafs suffer first home loss in regulation

The Nelson Leafs lost 4-2 against the North Okanagan Knights on Friday night at the NDCC.

The Nelson Leafs lost their first game at home – in reguation time – Friday night against the North Okanagan Knights. The Okanagan Division team took the win 4-2.

The Leafs found the back of the net first as Travis Wellman scored on the power play with help from linemates Alec Wilkinson and Jamie Vlanich.

But the Knights kept up good pressure and Tanner Cochrane scored from Blake Culbert with just under five minutes left in the first . Cochrane scored again at 1:21 left in the period on the power play and then again with just three seconds left in the opener. Brett Hawrys and Mat Lambert got the assist on the power play goal and Culbert on the play as the clock ran down.

It was 3-1 going into the dressing room.

Middway through the second Wilkinson made it 3-2 from Travis Wellman and Jamie Vlanich but Culbert made it 4-2 with help from Cochrane settling the score after 40 minutes of play.

The Leafs will be out for redemption tonight at they play Kelowna Chiefs at the NDCC. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

 

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