DRYDEN – The Thunder Bay North Stars are on a roll, despite only playing once at home in the past six weeks.
Banished to the road again this weekend, the Stars had just enough in the tank to edged the Dryden Ice Dogs 5-4 on Saturday night, Jake Parker picking up the eventual game-winner at 8:15 of the third, his second since joining Thunder Bay.
Dylan Winsor and Jamie Fuchs, another recent acquisition, each scored twice for Thunder Bay.
Derek Koivisto, Max Roby, Ryland Maier and Ben Hackl, who closed the gap to one with 2:33 to go in regulation, scored for Dryden.
Conner Lemieux made 30 saves to earn the win in nets for Thunder Bay, while Zac MacDonald and Eric Clark split duties in the Ice Dogs net.
Kam River 5, Sioux Lookout 2: After being blanked at home on Friday night, the Kam River Fighting Walleye found themselves down 1-0 after one on Saturday night, but rebounded to knock off the expansion Bombers. Jeremy Dunmore had a pair of goals and an assist for the Fighting Walleye, with singles going to Ryan Doucette, MacKenzie Sedgwick, who scored the winner 8:11 into the third), and Alex Oviedo, into the empty net. Blake Burke and Alex Lucas scored for the Bombers.