Bad bounces beat Neepawa Natives

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Photo by Diane Warner. Neepawa team captain Griffin Chwaliboga lays in a check on a Winkler player, during a game on Friday, Nov. 24.

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

There are some nights when the bounces all go your way. Friday, Nov. 24 was definitely not one of those nights for the Neepawa Natives, as the club was bested by the Winkler Flyers by the score of 5-2.

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Neepawa Natives acquire Poiron from Steelers

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By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

The Neepawa Natives continue to tweak their roster. The MJHL club’s most recent move has seen them trade 19-year-old defensemen Skyler Thorsteinson, as well as future considerations to the Selkirk Steelers, for 18-year-old goaltender Landon Poiron.

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Midget Chiefs drop pair to Winnipeg

Micah Waddell
Neepawa Banner & Press

The Yellowhead AAA Midget Chiefs received a thrashing this past weekend, taking two losses against Winnipeg teams. The Chiefs were defeated on Saturday Nov. 18, by the Winnipeg Bruins 3-2. Zach Veitch and Jake Poole racked up goals for Yellowhead during this loss.

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Winning weekend for Neepawa Natives

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By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

While the Neepawa Natives picked up a pair of home wins at the Yellowhead Centre over the weekend, the manner in which they achieved those victories was decidedly different from game to game. First, the team collected a hard fought 5-4 shootout victory against the Selkirk Steelers on Friday, Nov. 17. The next night was not quite as dramatic, as the Natives dominated the Dauphin Kings, on the way to an 8-2 win.

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Neepawa Natives hold off Winkler Flyers

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By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

A 40 save effort from goaltender Jake MacLennan powered the Neepawa Natives to a 3-2 win over the Winkler Flyers on Sunday, Nov. 12. The game was played in Winkler at the Recreation Complex and saw the home town Flyers get off to a quick start, outshooting the Natives in the first period by a 17-8 margin. It would be Neepawa, however, who ended up lighting the lamp, with a pair of goals in the opening frame.

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