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No rust after the Christmas break for the Flin Flon Bombers as they dominated the Laronge Ice Wolves, out scoring them 11-2 in the home and home to close out 2016.

 

Flin Flon went into Laronge Friday and scored 4 first period goals enroute to the 6-1 win.

 

Troy Williams led the way with a pair of goals his third and fourth of the season with other goals coming from McCausland(5), Zimmer(12),Watson(15) and Lavallee(18).

 

The lone Laronge goal came from Pejkovic his 6th short handed.

 

Zac Robidoux picked up his 12th win of the season stopping 22 out of 23 shots. Laronge played both goalies Mackay and Lush who stopped 47 out of 53 Bomber shots.

 

The Bombers carried the momentum into the Whitney Forum on New Years eve and once again a dominant first period led to the victory. Flin Flon scored three times on goals from Lesko (14), Zimmer (13) and Hooper (6).

 

St.Onge (15) and Shumlanski (11) added powerplay goals in the second as the Bombers won another decisive game 5-1.

 

The only Ice Wolf goal came from Reynolds who score Laronge's second short handed goal in as many nights.

 

 

Brenden Newton was back between the pipes stopping 27 out of 28 shots. Flin Flon saw both Laronge goalies again who combined to stop 46 out of 51 shots.

 

It was a great weekend for Russell Manitoba's Rylee Zimmer who picked up 5 points in the weekend set to give him 18 points in his last 10 games. Watson, Sinclair, Lavalle and Shumlanski also had multiple point weekends.

 

After the weekend the Bombers are: 23-10-2-2 and are just the third team in the league to hit 50 points, and are 14-1-2-2 at home.

 

Laronge continues to struggle at 6-25-1-4 and are now 16 points out of a playoff spot. These two teams will play 5 more times this season.

 

Next up for the Bombers will be a trip to Kindersley this weekend to battle the  Klippers who handed Flin Flon their last loss December the 17th 8-5.

 

We will have both games on 102.9 CFAR and flinflononline.com starting with the Murray GM Coach's Show at 7:15, Friday and Saturday night.

 

 

 

 

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