Oct 09, 2012- 4:02 PM
Ryan Punkari and Denver Ghent scored two goals apiece for the winners, with Alex Forget, Michael Michel, Nathan Shane and Nevada Waindubence adding one each.
Jacob Leveille, Zach Murphy and Josh Dubois replied in a losing cause for the Cubs, who saw their record fall to 2-5 after their visit to the nickel city.
On Sunday afternoon, the Sons waltzed past the Kirkland Lake Legion 87's 5-1, scoring three times in the final six minutes to break open a tight affair.
Sheldon Lalonde and Matthew Neault joined Forget, Ghent and Michel on the scoresheet, with the latter adding a pair of assists to the cause. Connor Lamothe scored midway through period two — the only Kirkland Lake shooter to fool Nickel City netminder Kevin Labelle.
Saturday night in Sudbury, the Legion 87's took it on the chin 6-1, despite an outstanding performance from goalie Aaron Fournel, who was peppered with nearly 60 shots.
Michael Laidley recorded a hat-trick to lead the Nickel Capital Wolves attack, with Cedric Primeau, Daniel Eddy and Owen Fransen joining the frey with singletons.
Joseph Lepage scored early in the game, ruining the shutout bid of Sudbury's Andrew Lefebvre, who continues to lead the GNML with a sparkling 1.60 goals against average.
On Sunday, the Wolves disposed of New Liskeard 8-1 as Dylan Callaghan enjoyed a three-goal effort, giving the local OHL prospect eight goals in eight games.
Charlie Venedam chipped in with a pair of tallies with solo markers courtesy of Laidley, Eddy and defenseman Justin Lebreton.
Kyle Patterson found the only chink in the armour of Sudbury puck-stopper Jean-Marc Desormeaux, as the Nickel Capital Wolves prepare to leave for the nation's capital later this week for tournament play.
Sudbury was without the services of defenceman Niibin Nashkawa, back in Blind River on family matters, while injured forward Andrew Dodge has just only resumed skating with the team in practice.
Nickel City is back on the ice this evening (Oct. 9) in Chelmsford, welcoming the North Bay Trappers for a 7:30 p.m. start before closing out their week on Sunday as the Kapuskasing Flyers pay a visit.