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Mallard's Team of the Week — Nelson Amigos

The Nelson Daily Sports
By The Nelson Daily Sports
April 23rd, 2018

The Nelson Amigos Hockey Team defeated Santa Barbara 4-1 to claim the Lefty Wilson Division Crown at a recent tournament in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The squad, consisting of former or current players from Nelson, rallied back from an earlier loss to the California-based team to capture the title.

The Amigos opened witih a 7-3 victory over Pelt Traders of Edmonton before dropping a 5-1 decision to Rasputins of Santa Barbara, Calif.

The setback forced the Amigos into a must-win situation against Phoenix Outlaws from Arizona to advance into the final.

The Amigos accomplished the task, defeating the Outlaws 8-1 to set up the rematch against Santa Barbara.

The team includes, Len Maida, Simon Wheeldon, Ron Van Zanden, Mike Jones, Pat Severyn, Craig Pickerell, Darrell MacKay, Lorne Anderson, Elwood Petrick, Rick Lane, Ron Ewanyshen, Will Tait, Peter Taillon and Shaun Swail.




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