The Estevan Bruins have found their winning stride in the early stages of the SJHL regular season.

After dropping their first two games, the Bruins beat the Nipawin Hawks 4-1 Tuesday night in Nipawin.

Forward Liam Lucas led the way with a pair of goals, while captain Kade Runke and Tyler Guy also found the net.

Goaltender Cam Hrdlicka made 27 stops in the win.

The victory moves Estevan to 1-2 on the year, while the Hawks fall to 1-2.

The two teams play again Wednesday night at Centennial Arena in Nipawin.