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The Battlefords North Stars celebrate Igor Leonenko's second goal of the game with just over a minute and a half left in the game as they take a 3-0 series lead over their rivals, the Kindersley Klippers.
The Battlefords North Stars celebrate Igor Leonenko's second goal of the game with just over a minute and a half left in the game as they take a 3-0 series lead over their rivals, the Kindersley Klippers. Matt Kelly/battlefordsNOW Staff

North Stars take 3-0 stranglehold with 7-4 win in game three

By Craig Beauchemin
March 23, 2016 - 9:48am

Just like in game two, the Battlefords North Stars found themselves trailing in the third period. Once again, an offensive outburst led them to victory.

The Battlefords North Stars skate off the ice with a 2-0 series lead thanks to a 5-3 win over the Kindersley Klippers.
The Battlefords North Stars skate off the ice with a 2-0 series lead thanks to a 5-3 win over the Kindersley Klippers. Craig Beauchemin/battlefordsNOW Staff

Big third period gives North Stars 2-0 series lead over Kindersley

By Craig Beauchemin
March 20, 2016 - 12:03pm Updated: March 20, 2016 - 3:57pm

It looked like the series between the Battlefords North Stars and the Kindersley Klippers would be tied after 40 minutes in game two.

The North Stars found themselves shorthanded for four of the first six minutes of the game, allowing the Klippers to generate quality scoring chances.

The North Stars celebrate their game one victory in front of 1,500 fans at the Civic Centre Friday night.
The North Stars celebrate their game one victory in front of 1,500 fans at the Civic Centre Friday night. Matt Kelly/battlefordsNOW Staff

Layne Young leads North Stars to 2-1 victory in game one

By Craig Beauchemin
March 20, 2016 - 9:29am

The Battleford North Stars hadn't played a game in 13 days when the puck dropped in game one of their playoff series against the Kindersley Klippers, but you wouldn't have known it the way they came flying out of the gate.

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