Landen Matechuk (12) of the North Delta Devils takes an opponent into the boards during a PJHL game earlier this season. Matechuk had three assists in a 7-4 win over the Mission Outlaws.

Devils end losing skid

Junior B hockey team tops Mission Outlaws at Sungod Arena

Four unanswered third-period goals lifted the North Delta Devils to a 7-4 win over the Mission Outlaws, and brought an end to a five-game losing streak.

The victory came Saturday night at the Sungod Arena, and allowed the Devils to improve to 3-7-0-0 (win-loss-tied-overtime loss) on the season. They are now three points back of the Grandview Steelers and North Vancouver Wolf Pack in a race for the final two playoff positions in the Tom Shaw Conference of the Pacific Junior Hockey League.

North Delta was outshot 30-24 by the Outlaws, but made the most of their opportunities late in the game. Trailing 4-2 late in the second period, the Devils pulled to within one after 40 minutes on a goal from Joshua Trisevic.

A goal from Marco Romano in the first minute of the final frame tied the game. Trisevic netted his second goal of the night on the power play, a tally which proved to be the winner. Tanner Lenting and Matthew Tilton into an empty net completed the scoring. Matthew Painchaud and Levi De Waal also scored for the home side. Lenting and Landen Matechuk had three assists each.

The Devils fell 4-1 to the Abbotsford Pilots Friday night in Abbotsford. Joshau Smith netted the lone North Delta goal early in the third period to cut the Pilots lead to 2-1.

The Devils were in Langley last night to play the Aldergrove Kodiaks, and will be at home Saturday at 6:45 p.m. in the Sungod Arena against the Grandview Steelers.

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