The Prince Albert Northern Bears are one win away from heading to the second round of the SFMAAAHL playoffs.
Brook Hobson, Ireland South, Allie Soyko, Story Navrot and Brooklyn Anderson all scored for the Bears, who cruised to a comfortable 5-0 win over the Battlefords Sharks on Saturday.
The win put the Bears up two games to none in the best of five series, with game three scheduled for Sunday in Prince Albert.
Brooklyn Elek made 22 saves to get the shutout for Prince Albert, while Chantel Weller stopped 40 shots for the Sharks in a losing cause.
Game three will take place at the Art Hauser Centre on Sunday, Feb. 26. Puck drop is 1 p.m.
- Bears – Hobson (Ball) (PP) 8:07
- Bears – South (Parenteau) 0:50
- Bears – Soyko (Kicia, Anderson) 3:46
- Bears – Novrot (South) (PP) 17:38
- Bears – Anderson 6:40
Shots: Bears – 45, Sharks – 22
Power play: Bears 2/6. Sharks 0/9