The Aldergrove Kodiaks took a pair of back-to-back wins over the new year weekend to improve their standing in the Pacific Junior Hockey League.
The wins at the Winter Classic included a 5-1 victory over the Langley Knights on Saturday and 6-3 over Ridge Meadows Flames on Sunday. Both games were at the Richmond Arena.
This puts the Kodiaks at 36 points after 31 games (17-12-0-2).
The Kodiaks outshot the Knights 37-7 and scored on one of four power plays, while the Knights failed to score on two.
Scoring for Aldergrove were Davin Padgham (on the power play), Spencer Unger, Matt Oliver, Edvins Jansons and Quinncy Leroux (unassisted).
Assists came from Unger (2), Eric Callegari (2), Padgham, Nathan Washington, Joshua Pollock and Brandon Dolby.
In the tilt against the Flames the Kodiaks also outshot Ridge Meadows 30-22 and scored in three of ten power plays while the Flames scored in one of seven.
Joshua Pollock scored the first two goals, on a power play and another unassisted, and Brandon Dolby and Cameron Davitt scored the other two power play goals of the night. Also scoring were Eric Callegari and Elijah Vilio.
Assists came from Derian White, Joshua Poitras, Dolby (2), Davin Padgham (2), Spencer Unger (4) and Callegari.
The Kodiaks host the Mission City Outlaws on Jan. 6 and the Abbotsford Pilots on Jan. 13, both games start at 7:15 p.m. at Aldergrove Arena.
Away games are Jan. 7 at Richmond Sockeyes and Jan. 15 at Ridge Meadows Flames.