A pair of wins gave Re/Max some breathing room atop the Trail Commercial Hockey League standings on the weekend.
The realtors beat OK Tire on Sunday 3-2 after knocking off second-place Allstar 6-4 in a Saturday night tilt. The win gives Re/Max a six-point lead on second-place Allstar that also lost 9-5 to Arlington on Thursday.
Allstar has a game in hand, but, with just eight games remaining they will be hard-pressed to catch a hot Re/Max team that currently enjoys a four game winning streak.
OK Tire tied Gericks 4-4 Thursday, and pounded third-place Arlington 14-5 on Saturday before falling to Re/Max Sunday. The Tire are the stingiest team defensively with goaltender Rocky Dickson owning the best goals-against-average at 3.78.
Gericks repeated its 4-4 tie on Sunday against Arlington and remains four points back of the Big A for the fourth and final playoff spot.
Allstar will try to halt its four game losing streak against the OK Tire tonight at 7:15 p.m. and Gericks will look to end Re/Max’s winning ways at 8:30 p.m. at the Cominco Arena. On Saturday, Allstar faces Arlington at 5 p.m.