MIRAMICHI - The Pictou County Weeks Crushers edged the Miramichi Timberwolves 5-4 Saturday night in Miramichi.
Nick Parker led the Crushers with two goals.
Parker (powerplay) opened the scoring at 8:59 to give the Crushers a 1-0 lead. Rankyn Campbell scored at 10:08 to tie the game at 1-1.
Regan Spears scored at 11:19 to regain the lead for the Crushers at 2-1. Parker (second goal of game) scored at 15:56 to extend the lead to 3-1. Cole MacDonald (powerplay) scored at 19:58 to cut the lead to 3-2 after the first period.
Garrett Lambke (powerplay) scored at 9:19 to extend the lead to 4-2 after the second period. Justin O'Reilly scored at 2:03 to narrow the lead to 4-3. Alex Scully scored at 6:36 to even the score at 4-4. John Mullally scored the game-winning goal at 17:15.
Pictou County went 2-for-4 on the powerplay, while Miramichi went 1-for-5.
Brandon Thibeau stopped 30 of 34 shots for the win, while Tyler Whiffen stopped 28 of 33 shots in the loss.