MIRAMICHI, N.B. – The first-place Miramichi Rivermen held on to edge the Kensington Monaghan Farms Wild 5-4 in a New Brunswick/P.E.I. Major Midget Hockey League game here Friday night.
It was the third one-goal victory for the Rivermen over the Wild this season.
Alex Beaulieu and Riley Scott each scored twice for the Rivermen, who are now 8-0-1 (won-lost-overtime losses). Walker Campbell also scored for Miramichi while Sam Jay (2), Cole Hackett and Bailey Webster replied for the Wild (2-7-0).
The teams were scoreless after one period, and the Rivermen led 3-1 at the end of two periods.
Wild goaltender Bradley Shea faced 30 shots.
The Wild hosts the Charlottetown Islanders at Community Gardens on Saturday night in a 7:30 start.