North Stars take rematch in Nipawin

4-2 final score; fourth win in five games

On the road Friday, the Battlefords North Stars took the second game of the home and home against the Nipawin Hawks by a 4-2 final score.

Jordan Simoneau opened the scoring for Nipawin early in period 2, but the North Stars made it even on Owen Lamb's fourth of the season from Tanner Scott and Elijah Loon-Stewardson at the midway point. 

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At the 13:01 mark, the North Stars made it 2-1 on Brett Gammer's second of the season.

In the third period, Arik Breton's fourth of the season tied things at two. But the North Stars pulled ahead again as Matthew Fletcher scored his second of the season, from MacGregor Sinclair.

An empty net goal by Matthias Urbanski from Sinclair sealed it up for a 4-2 final.

Joel Grzybowski was outstanding in the North Stars net, stopping 34 of 36. Declan Hobbs stopped 22 of 25 for the Hawks. 

For the North Stars, they now earn their ninth point in the last five games and move to 5-3-0-1 on the season.

The team now heads into their Thanksgiving break. The next North Stars action is against Melville on Friday and Yorkton on Saturday. Both games are at the Civic Centre.

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