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LA CRETE, ALTA. — The Fort St. John Huskies won back-to-back road games this weekend, snapping their four-game losing streak.

The Huskies dominated the La Crete Lumber Barons 6-1 on Saturday and then followed that up with a 5-4 shootout victory on Sunday.

The team improved to 5-3-1 on the season with a pair of road wins.

Cayden Frenette and Brandon Modde led the team with three points apiece on Saturday. Frenette put up a goal and two assists, while Modde had a pair of goals and a lone assist.

The Huskies outshot the Lumber Barons 35 to 15.

The Lumber Barons put up more of a fight on Sunday. The Huskies were behind most of the game until the third period.

Thomas Loewen put the game into overtime.

Fort St. John put up 57 shots on net compared to La Crete’s 26 in regulation on Sunday and 6-0 in overtime.

Thomas Loewen missed the Huskies’ first shot in the shootout before Chase London, and Kurtis Lee scored to tie with the Lumber Barons. Brandon Modde scored the game-winning goal for the Huskies.

Lee led the Huskies in points on Sunday with a goal and an assist.

The Huskies will return on the road next Friday, taking on the Sexsmith Vipers. The following day, the Huskies will host the Fairview Flyers at the North Peace Arena at 8 p.m.

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Tre Lopushinsky is the News Director at Energeticcity.ca, and a NAIT broadcasting graduate. His love for local journalism started in Lloydminster, where he realized the importance of covering issues/topics for smaller municipalities. He is also the co-host of Before The Peace, highlighting Indigenous voices in the North Peace. In his off time, Tre is yelling at his tv while watching pro wrestling, MMA, and basketball.