Monday, 20 February 2017

Hargrave shines & Ross pots OT winner again as Terriers move into 6th place overall with win over Weyburn

The Yorkton Terriers continue their strong month of February with a 2-1 overtime win on Family Day Monday over the Weyburn Red Wings.

Jordan Ross (pictured above right) got his 2nd OT winner in a week, 3:40 into the extra period while Nathan Hargave (pictured above left)  made 40 saves for the win against his former team.

Corwin Stevely (YOR) and Carson Rose (WEY) exchanged first period goals just 1:20 apart to open the game offensively.

With the win the Terriers have now pulled into sole possession of 6th place overall in the SJHL standings, 1 point clear of Weyburn & 1 point back of the Humboldt Broncos for 5th place.

Yorkton how has 8 days off in between game as they return to the ice on Tues. Feb 28th when they host the Estevan Bruins at the FAA. GX94 will broadcast the game with Yorkton Dodge Junior Hockey, pregame 7:20 pxp at 7:30.


Two Terriers honoured for SJHL Weekly Awards 

Canalta Hotels SJHL Player of the Week: Jared Legien, Yorkton Terriers
With the Yorkton Terriers having played the most games of any team in the SJHL, they had to make some hay while the sun shines and in their two games against the Kindersley Klippers this week they did just that winning the first 5-4 before falling by the same score in overtime in the second. Jared Legien, a 1998-born player from Pilot Butte, was the offensive catalyst for the Terriers scoring three goals and setting up three others in the two contests helping Yorkton move into a three-way tie for sixth place overall in the standings. Legien had two goals and two helpers in the win on Tuesday and then added another goal and an assist in the loss on Friday. Runner-up: Cole Plotnikoff, Kindersley Klippers.

IBAS SJHL Defenceman of the Week: Regan Seiferling, Yorkton Terriers
Third-year defenceman Regan Seiferling also enjoyed a strong week in the pair of contests against Kindersley as the 1997-born Moose Jaw native had two assists in each of the games against the Klippers. Seiferling, who is committed to attend Rochester Institute of Technology in the fall, is now tied for seventh among blueliners in scoring despite missing a number of games at Christmas when he played for Team West at the World Junior “A” Challenge. Runner-up:  Nick Rein, Notre Dame Hounds.

(SJHL Press Release) 

Sunday, 19 February 2017

Friday/Saturday Local Jr. A Recap

The Melville Millionaires played a couple games over the weekend.

On Friday night,  Riley Higdon made 24 saves for his 1st SJHL shutout while Notre Dame scored 4 3rd period goals to lead the Hounds to a 5-0 win over the Millionaires.

Nick Rein, Adam Dawe, Riley Mohr, Colby Brandt and Brandon Sookro scored for the Hounds.

Then on Saturday night, Dayton Heino scored the overtime winner 33 seconds into the extra period as Melville for the 2nd time in the week beat the Kindersley Klippers, this time by 3-2 score.

Aaron Aragon and Alex Maticic also scored for the Mils while Colby Entz made 55 saves on 57 shots in the Mils' goal.

The Mils with 1 game in hand, sit 6 points back of the Melfort Mustangs for the final playoff spot in the SJHL standings.

The Mils are back in action on Tuesday night when they visit the Estevan Bruins at Affinity Place for 7PM face-off.


The Yorkton Terriers now have points in 4 straight games after a 5-4 OT loss on Friday night to the Kindersley Klippers.

Holden Daley had the OT winner for the Klippers 1:46 into the overtime period to earn the extra point.

Dakota Odgers, Evan Werle, Jared Legien and Tyler Baier scored for the Terriers while Nathan Hargrave stopped 44 shots against his former team.

The Terriers have 53 points, currently in a tie for 6th in the standings.

The Terriers are in action on Family Day Monday when they visit the Weyburn Red Wings at 3PM from Crescent Point Place.


The Swan Valley Stampeders got a point on Friday night but they lost in the shootout, 4-3 to the visiting Neepawa Natives.

Josh Sielsky had the shootout winner for Neepawa while Justin Metcalf, Ashton Anderson, and Zach Johnson scored for the visitors.

Keaton Jameson, Connor Navrot and Tanner Koroscil scored for the Stampeders.

Swan who still has a 4 point lead on Neepawa for the final playoff spot are back in action on Tuesday night when they visit the Wayway Wolverines. GX94 will broadcast the game with Yorkton Dodge Junior Hockey, pregame 7:20 pxp at 7:30.


The Wayway Wolverines dropped both of their games over the weekend against the OCN Blizzard.

The Wolverines lost 6-2 on Friday night they fell 7-0 on Saturday night.

Adam Withers and Brendan Martin scored the goals for Wayway on Friday.

Former Yorkton Terrier Matt Kustra earned a 46 save shutout for his 1st shutout for the Blizzard on Saturday

Thursday, 16 February 2017

Wayway Wolverines Coaches Show - Feb 16th Edition


Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Stanley & Friesen lead Wolverines & Mils to victories on Wednesday night

The Waywayseecappo Wolverines are now winners in back to back games after a 3-2 overtime in Swan River over the Swan Valley Stampeders on Wednesday night.

The Wolverines would strike first very early in the hockey games as just 40 seconds in Brendan Martin would be left alone in front of the Stampeders net and he would get a pass out & slipped home his 17th of the season to make it 1-0 for the visitors in the opening minute. The Stamps would get back even though later in the period as Keaton Jameson would find a soft spot in front of the Wolverines' net and slip his 18th of the season past McKenzie Chalmers to make it 1-1 game after 1 period with shots at 12-10 Stampeders after 20 minutes.

Brendan Martin would continue to stay hot as he would add his 2nd of the night slipping it by Brett Evans for his 18th to make it 2-1 Wolverines. But just 18 seconds later, Cody Ellingson would take a nice pass in front as knock home his 12th to once again even it up this time at 2-2 after 40 minutes. Shots 24-22 Swan Valley.

After a scoreless 3rd period, the Wolverines would grab the extra point just 1:05 into the extra frame as Brandon Stanley (pictured above) would pick up a loose puck and slip it home for his 24th of the season to give the Wolverines the win in overtime at 3-2.

McKenzie Chalmers earned his 7th victory of the season in the Wolverine net as they turned aside 30 saves on 32 shots while Brett Evans in the shootout loss stopped 32 shots in the Stamps crease.

The Stamps despite the loss, still have a 4 point lead on Dauphin and 5 point lead on Neepawa for the final playoff spot in the MJHL standings. Wayway with the win, still sit 10 points back with 8 games to play.

Swan Valley Stampeders is back on home ice on Friday night when they host the Neepawa Natives while the Wolverines play a couple games this weekend against OCN starting Friday night vs. the Blizzard.


In the SJHL,

The Melville Millionaires got back into the win column as Brett Friesen (pictured above) earned his 1st win as a Millionaire making 32 saves to lead the Moneymen to a 4-2 win over the Kindersley Klippers.

Logan Karakochuk, Mitchell Torrens, Taylor Elmy and Dayton Heino scored for the Mils while Brendan Wagner and Cole Plotnikoff replied for the Klippers.

The Mils now with 2 games in hand are 8 points back of the Melfort Mustangs for the final playoff spot.

Melville looks for back to back wins on Friday night for their next game as they visit the Notre Dame Hounds. GX94 will broadcast the game with Yorkton Dodge Junior Hockey pregame 7:20, pxp at 7:30 from the Duncan McNeil Arena in Wilcox.

Melville Millionaires Coaches Show - Feb 15th Edition

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Wolverines; Terriers both take extra time to win on Tuesday Night

The Wayway Wolverines snapped their 4 game losing streak on Tuesday night as they came from behind to beat the Dauphin Kings 4-3 in the shootout.

In the 6th and final meeting of the season between the two clubs the Kings would strike first as 16 year old forward Kyle Oleksiuk would jam home his 8th of the season just 7:32 into the 1st period would give the home side an early 1-0 lead. The Wolverines would tie it up just a short time later as Derek Wood's (pictured above) long point shot would go off a Kings' defender in front and by Brandon Holtby for the Wolverine dman's 3rd of the year to make it a 1-1 game after 1 period with shots 16-11 Dauphin after 20 minutes.

The Wolverines would outplay the Kings in the 2nd outshooting them 26-8 but it would be the Kings who would get the lone goal as Keaton Leininger would sneak home his team-leading 22nd of the season to give the Kings a 2-1 lead after 40 minutes.

The Kings would add to their lead just 3:36 into the 3rd period as local product Matthew Greening would bang home his 11th of the season to make it 3-1 Dauphin. But the Wolverines would come back to even it up with goals 1:18 apart. First up a Quinton Cubbon would bang home a PP goal, his 6th of the season to make it 3-2 then Justin Paulson's long point shot would sneak through Holtby for his 1at to knot it up at 3-3.

After a scoreless overtime, a shootout would be need to decide the extra point and it would be Landyn Cochrane and Brendan Martin scoring the only goals of the shootout while McKenzie Chalmers stopped both Daniel Chartrand and Keaton Leininger to help lead the Wolverines to a victory.

McKenzie Chalmers got the win in goal, his 7th of the year stopping 34 shots while Kings' net minder and former Wolverine Brandon Holby turned aside 52 of 55 shots in the losing cause.

The Wolverines go right back at it on Wednesday night as they visit the Swan Valley Stampeders. We will have it on GX94 with Yorkton Dodge Junior Hockey, pregame 7:20 pxp at 7:30 from the Centennial Arena.

The Kings are also on the road on Wednesday as they visit the Neepawa Natives.

Elsewhere in the MJHL,

Brett Epp stopped all 26 shots he faced for the shutout to lead the OCN Blizzard to a 4-0 blanking over the Swan Valley Stampeders.

Jeremy Dumont had 2 goals for the Blizzard while Tavis Roch and Anthony Keeper had singles.

Brett Evans made 38 saves in the loss for the Stamps.


In the SJHL,

Jordan Ross got the OT winner just 1:19 into the extra period as the Yorkton Terriers won their 3rd straight beating the Kindersley Klippers 5-4 at the Farrell Agencies Arena.

Jared Legien led the Terriers offensively with 2G 1A while Dakota Odgers and Dexter Robinson also scored for the home team.

Matt Vernon made 41 stops to get the victory.

The Terriers' next game is on Friday night against these very same Kindersley Klippers. Puck drop is 7:30