Friday 18 November 2016

Terriers; Mils continue winning ways on Friday night Jr A Recap

The Yorkton Terriers earned their 4th win in a row after a 3-2 win on Friday night over the La Ronge Ice Wolves to begin a 3 game in 3 night roady.

In the 1st, the Terriers would strike first as Carson Welke would deflect home his 6th of the season on the power play to make it a early 1-0 lead. The Ice Wolves would even things up at the 15:35 mark of the opening period as Derek Patter would jam home his 6th past Nathan Hargrave to make it 1-1 after 20 minutes, shot were 11-10 Yorkton.

The Terriers would regain that 1 goal lead at 2-1, 4:19 into the 2nd on a nice shot from McKenize Welke for his 4th of the season to make it a 2-1 game. The Ice Wolves would get the equalizer 2:54 later as Tristen Elder would deflect home his 11th of the season to once again tie it up, this time at 2-2 after 2 periods. Shots after 40 mins was 24-22 Ice Wolves.

Through a back and forth 3rd period, it would be the Terriers getting the winner off the stick of Jared Legien (pictured above) as he would fire home his 9th of the season with 7:31 left as the visitors won their 9th game of the season, 3-2 over the Ice Wolves.

Nathan Hargrave made 32 saves for the Terriers to earn his SJHL leading 12th win of the season while Luke Lush turned aside 27 shots in the losing cause.

The Terriers/Ice Wolves will go right back at it as they meet on Saturday afternoon at 2PM from the Mel Heglund Uniplex, pregame show will begin at 1:50 with Yorkton Dodge Junior Hockey on GX94.

Meanwhile in Grenfell,

The Melville Millionaires came back to get their 11th win of the season by edging the Notre Dame Hounds 4-3 at the Grenfell Regional Park Arena.

Damian Bentz scored the OT winner while Dryden Wust, Taylor Elmy (1st SJHL goal) and Tucker Scantlebury scored for the Mils while Adam Dawe, Chance Longjohn and Ben Dupuerreault replied for the Hounds.

Colby Entz earned the W for the Mils while Riley Higdon took the loss in goal for the Hounds.

The Mils look for their 2nd straight on Sunday night at 6PM when they entertain the Flin Flon Bombers.


In the MJHL,

The Swan Valley Stampeders lost the first game of a 7 game stretch away from home, losing 4-0 to the Winkler Flyers.

Brett Opperman led the way offensively for the Flyers with 2 goal night while Cole Weaver stopped all 26 shots he faced for the shutout.

Former Flyer Connor Slipp made 33 saves on 37 shots to take the loss in his return to Winkler.

The Stamps wrap up their weekend trip on Saturday as they visit the Selkirk Steelers at 7:30.

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