Tuesday 19 November 2013

Mils lose to Estevan on Tuesday

The Melville Millionaires lost for the first time in regulation since Oct 15th as they fell last night 4-2 the Estevan Bruins.

The Mils started off like any road would love to do and that's with a quick goal as they would get an early power play and Kelvin Walz would deflect in a Adam Dibella point shot for his 7th to give Them an early 1-0 lead. It would stay like that until just under 5 minutes into the 1st as then Austin Daae would go top shelf on Richard Palmer to tie it at 1 and that's what it would sit as after 1 period.!

Then the 2nd would go back and forth until mid way through the 2nd as the Bruins would get their own deflection goal and it would be Connor McKenzie get a stick on the puck to give the Bruins their first lead at 2-1.  But a short time later, the Mils would make it a tie game once again as there was mad scramble in front of the Bruins net and Ashton Clark would whack it in for his 1st SJHL goal to make it 2-2 after 40 minutes. 

In the 3rd period, Estevan would get a man advantage for the 1st time and tent would captialize just 6 seconds in as Daae would bang home his second of the night to make 3-2 Estevan. The Mils would have their chances including a couple posts off the sticks of Eric Meyer and Colin Mospanchuk but couldn't get anything past Matt Gibney. The Bruins would add an insurance marker as Dase would finish off a one time for his hat trick goal to make it a 4-2 Bruins final.

Gibney stopped 31 shots for the win while Richard Palmer stopped 34 shots in a losing cause. 

The Mils return to action on Friday for the first game of a home and home in Yorkton, a game you can hear on GX94 with pregame starting at 7:20 from yeah FAA. 

In the MJHL,

The Swan Valley Stampeders lost their 2nd straight a 6-4 loss in OCN.

Dylan Hykaway had 2 goals for the Stamps while Dylan Favell and Colton Brausen also chipped in with markers. 

The two teams will play back half of home and home on Wednesday in Swan River. 

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