Nelson Leafs win fifth straight

Nelson Leafs win fifth straight

Josh Williams had 20 saves for his fourth consecutive shutout

The Nelson Leafs stretched their winning streak to five games with a 4-0 victory over the Spokane Braves at home Tuesday.

Josh Williams made 20 saves for his fourth-straight shutout, which according to the team set a record for consecutive shutouts in the KIJHL, while Ethan Land, Michael Bladon, Dash Thompson and Ryan Piva each scored for the Leafs (26-6-3).

Ben Waslaski meanwhile stopped 37 shots for Spokane (10-22-4).

Nelson has a two-point advantage over the Castlegar Rebels for first place in the Neil Murdoch Division, and is also just one point back of the Kimberley Dynamiters for the best record in the league.

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