Friday 4 April 2014

Mils; Terriers Highway 10 Super Series Has Become a Reality

The Melville Millionaires punched their ticket into the SJHL's Canalta Cup Final as they shutout the Battlefords North Stars 2-0 Game 5 victory to win the Best of 7 SJHL Semi-Final series.

In the 1st period, the Mils had a lot of chances in that opening period having a number of quality odd man chances but just couldn't convert meanwhile the Stars best quality chance came when Tanner Quinn got a shot on Richard Palmer (who made his 1st SJHL Playoff Start) but Palmer made a solid save. Both teams were not able to break through in a scoreless opening period.

The 2nd period would produce the games opening goal as the Mils on the 4th powerplay of the night, Cole Berreth would take a nice feed cross crease and put it into had the open cage for his 1st goal of the playoffs to make it a 1-0 Mils lead.

In the 3rd period both teams would have their fair share of chances, the Mils a couple breakaways to make it a 2-0 lead, while North Stars had their chances to try and even it up but both teams couldn't make it happen early on. That was until the final minute when Reed Murray would ice it into the empty net for his 4th of the playoffs to make it a 2-0 Game 5 Clinching win.

Richard Palmer, making his 1st SJHL Playoff start would stop 31 saves for the shutout while Michael Gudmanson stopped 24 shots in a losing cause, and his final Junior hockey game.

While in Yorkton,

The Yorkton Terriers put the 2nd piece together to make the Highway 10 Super Series become a reality as Chase Norrish got his 2nd OT winner in as many games as the Terriers doubled up the Humboldt Broncos 2-1 to win their Best of 7 Semi-Finals in 5 games.

Brett Boehm got the lone other goal for the Terriers while Greg Moro chipped in with the Broncos lone goal.

Kale Thomson with another solid effort in goal stopping 29 shots for the win.

So the Melville Millionaires and Yorkton Terriers in the Highway 10 Super Series, tentative start on Friday night.

Stay Tuned to the Blog and GX94 for details on the Series Schedule, and updates.


  1. Congratulations to both the Terriers and Millionaires on advancing to the final. As a SJHL fan I look forward to an awesome series and I am confident that either team will represent the SJHL with pride at the Western Canada Cup.

  2. Well Benny, one way or the other you will be calling games in May again. 2 x in a row.