ARNPRIOR, Ont. - Mark Stone and Jesse Hall had two goals and two assists apiece as the Winnipeg Thrashers remained beaten with a 4-3 victory Wednesday over the Cole Harbour McCains at the Telus Cup Canadian midget hockey championship.
The win improved the West Region champions to 3-0 in round-robin play, while the Atlantic-champion McCains fell to 0-2-1.
For the second straight game, the Thrashers used superior special teams to earn the win. Winnipeg scored three power-play goals, and Hall also scored while short-handed. Tuesday, the Thrashers scored four times with the man advantage to beat the Seminaire Saint-Francois Blizzard 5-2.
Theodore Hannah, Stuart Lenehan and Stephen MacAuley countered for Cole Harbour, which led 2-1 midway through the first period before surrendering three unanswered goals.
The Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves (2-0-1) kept pace Wednesday with a 3-2 win over the Blizzard (1-2). Stefan Herrington and Craig Laliberte scored 49 seconds apart midway through the second period to lead the Wolves to the win.
Elsewhere, Brody Sutter scored twice as the Calgary Buffaloes (1-1-1) rode a four-goal first period to a 5-1 win over the Ottawa Valley Titans (0-2-1).
Round-robin play continues Thursday.