SELKIRK, Man. - The Winnipeg Flyers are off to a perfect start at the Telus Cup after beating the Moncton Flyers 7-1 on Tuesday.
Craig Scott had a goal and an assist, while Nolan Zajac added a goal and two assists to pace the tournament hosts of the national midget hockey championship to a 2-0 record. The Flyers scored twice in the first period, twice in the second and added three more in the third.
Elsewhere at the Telus Cup it was: the Notre Dame Hounds 5 Rousseau Sports de Laval-Bourassa 4; and the Calgary Buffaloes 4 and Hamilton 2.
Brett Gagnon made 29 saves in the win for Winnipeg, which opened with a 5-4 win over the Hamilton Reps on Monday.
Hounds 5 Rousseau Sports 4
Notre Dame captain Ben Gamache scored three times as the Hounds weathered a late storm to score a win over Laval-Bourassa.
Gamache's hat trick marker gave his team a 5-2 lead with 5:06 to go in the third, but late goals from Antony Courcelles and Sean Girard brought Laval Bourassa close
Brad Cuzner and Lucas Froese also scored for the Hounds, who have a win and a tie to show in the tournament so far.
Laval-Bourassa has a 1-1 record.
Buffaloes 4 Reps 2
Cody Irving's goal late in the second period stood up as the game-winner for the Buffaloes (1-0-1), who also got a pair of goals from captain Chris Collins and an insurance goal late in the third from Ryon Moser. Greg Lamoureux contributed to the win with three assists.
Calgary found itself in an early hole, taking four penalties in the opening seven minutes and finding themselves in a 1-0 hole after Francesco Agresta's point shot beat goalie Sam Brittain.
The Reps (0-2) struck again late in the first period, as Michael Holdich converted on a shorthanded breakaway, but that would be the last puck to beat Brittain, who turned aside 31 shots to record the win.