Rookie forward Austin Rowe went on a scoring rampage on Friday as the Soo Eagles cuffed the visiting Soo Thunderbirds 7-1.
Rowe tallied four goals in the triumph and now has 6 goals, 8 assists, 14 points in 13 games since joining the Eagles from the Sault College Cougars of the American Collegiate Hockey Association.
The Twin Soo rivals square off again tonight at John Rhodes Community Centre.
The Eagles victory from Friday further tightened up the standings in the West Division of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.
Blind River Beavers have taken over first place with 64 points followed by the Thunderbirds with 63, the Rayside-Balfour Canadians with 62 and the Eagles with 59.