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Howard, Cava each score twice to lead Toronto Six past Boston Pride

Brittany Howard and Michela Cava each scored two goals as the Toronto Six skated to a 7-3 win over the previously unbeaten Pride on Sunday in Premier Hockey Federation action in Boston.

Toronto (4-1-1) took a 3-0 lead on first-period goals from Cava, Howard and Dominika Laskova, only to watch the Pride (5-1-0) answer with three straight goals.

Boston’s Allie Thunstrom knotted the game 3-3 with a goal scored at 3:20 of the second period.

Toronto responded with four unanswered goals — from Howard, Leah Lum, Cava and Lexi Templeman — to put the game out of reach.

WATCH | Cava’s 3rd-period goal caps Six’s big win over Pride:

Third period goal by Toronto’s Cava caps a big win for the Six over Pride

Toronto’s Michela Cava had a pair of goals as Toronto Six defeated Boston Pride 7-3.

Six goaltender Elaine Chuli kicked out 30 of 33 shots to earn the win.

Elsewhere, the Metropolitan Riveters (2-3-0) scored a 3-2 win over the hometown Montreal Force (2-2-0) at the Raymond Bourque Arena in Saint-Laurent, Que.

Kelly Babstock scored the game winner for the New Jersey-based Riveters with 57 seconds remaining in the third period.

Fanni Garat-Gasparics and Madison Packer also tallied for the Riveters.

Brooke Stacey and Christine Deaudelin replied for Montreal.

Montreal goaltender Marie-Soleil Deschenes surrendered three goals on 27 shots, while Eveliina Makinen saved 25 of the 27 shots she faced in the Riveters net.

WATCH | Babstock lifts Riveters over Force:

Kelly Babstock winning goal gives Metropolitan win over Force

Kelly Babstock’s late third period goal turned out to be the winner, as the Metropolitan Riveters defeated Montreal Force 3-2 in PHF action Sunday.

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