Stein hat trick leads T-Birds

Langley's Jonathan Stein, Logan Hunter and Baxter Anderson combine for 12 points in victory

The Fraser Valley Thunderbirds offence soared over the weekend, striking for a dozen goals as they won back-to-back hockey games.

The Thunderbirds downed the Kootenay Ice 6-1 and 6-2 over the weekend to improve to 16-14-8 in the B.C. Major Midget Hockey League.

Both games were at the Abbotsford Recreation Centre.

Game one saw Jake Mulder score twice while Mackenzie Wight, Zac McKee, Nowel Maarhuis and Jonathan Rees had one goal apiece. Kaelan Anderson had three assists.

Paul Tucek picked up the win in goal.

The second contest had the T-Birds nursing a 3-2 lead going into the final 20 minutes before they blew the game open with three goals.

Jonathan Stein led the attack with three goals and along with line-mates Baxter Anderson (two goals, one assist) and Logan Hunter (three assists), the trio combined for a dozen points in the game. Wight had the other goal.

Jordan Naylor earned the win in goal.

Fraser Valley closes the regular season this weekend with a pair of road games in Victoria against the South Island Royals.