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Leafs off to South Okanagan for two-game road test

The Nelson Daily Sports
By The Nelson Daily Sports
October 14th, 2011

The Nelson Leafs take to the road this weekend for a pair of Kootenay International Junior Hockey League games in the South Okanagan against Okanagan Division opponents.

The Leafs, first in the Murdoch Division,  meet 4-6 Summerland Friday before travelling south on Highway 97 to Penticton to play the 6-2 Lakers Saturday.

The Summerland Steam are led offensively by hometown 20-year-old Colin Minardi, with 12 points in 10 games.

Penticton possesses a balanced scoring attack with seven players within the lead in team scoring nine points of Sean Alldridge.

In contrast Nelson scoring leader Matti Jmaeff has 20 points in 12 games with Patrick Martens and Brett Norman two points behind.

Leaf coach Frank Maida said both Andrew Walton and Patrick Defoe will see action between the pipes this weekend.

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