Friday 28 September 2018

Swan Valley Stampeders Coaches Show - Sept 28th editon

In this weeks edition of the Swan Valley Stampeders Coaches Show, Darren Webster who served as the Interim Head Coach/GM in the first 3 games talks about those games, previews Saturday's home game with Neepawa and about the return of MJHL Rookie of the Year runner-up Matt Osadick to the Stamps line-up.

Swan Valley Stampeders name Wolff their new Head Coach/GM


The Swan Valley Stampeders have found their new bench boss.

The Stamps board of directors announced this morning (Fri) that Barry Wolff will be the club's new Head Coach and General Manager.

"Barry was clearly the best candidate for the job, he's got the experience and the track record certainly speaks for itself", said Stamps President Pat Morden in a phone interview this morning (Fri)

The Kelowna BC product brings 23 years of coaching experience to the Stamps organization, most recently being the Head Coach/GM of the BCHL's Coquitlam Express from 2013-2017.

Wolff said he has heard nothing but good things about the organization

"Obviously when the position became available, I did my research about them and talked to people I know in the area, I didn't hear anything about the team or players, and that the potential to have a great year is there."

He also on 4 separate occasions was on the coaching staff for Team Canada West for the World Junior A Challenge, winning the Gold Medal in 2015

Wollf will make his debut behind the Swan Valley bench, when the Stampeders host the Neepawa Natives on Saturday night from the Centennial Arena in Swan River. Puck drop is at 7:30.

Stamps President Pat Morden

Stamps new Head Coach/GM Barry Wolff


Stamps trade D Redmond to Cochrane

The Swan Valley Stampeders have swung a trade with the Cochrane Crunch.

The Stamps dealt 19 year old D Taylor Redmond to the Crunch in exchange for future considerations.

 The 19 year old product of Victoria, BC played in 38 games with the Stamps picking up 6 assists.

Thursday 27 September 2018

Yorkton Raider Gridder Coaches Show - SEPT 27th edition

In this weeks Yorkton Raider Gridders Coaches Show, Asst. Coach Darcy Zaharia recaps the Raider Gridders 54-0 win on Saturday over MJ Vanier and previews Saturdays home showdown at 1PM vs. the Moose Jaw Peacock Tornadoes.

Mils' get a point but drop Showcase Finale in overtime to Humboldt


The 2018 edition of the SJHL Showcase wrapped up on Wednesday with 2 games from Warman.

The Melville Millionaires got a point but fell in their Showcase finale, 2-1 in the overtime to the Humboldt Broncos.

Bryson Ceeconi netted the OT winner on a nice pass over from Yorkton's Reid Arnold at the 3:27 mark of the extra period while Owen Guenter had the other for the Broncos.

Daniel Liberty scored the only goal for the Mils who got a 39 save performance from Colby Entz in the loss.

The Mils will now head out on the road for a 3 game in 3 night road trip this weekend starting on Friday night visiting the Flin Flon Bombers at the Whitney Forum

Other Wednesday Result:Nipawin 2 Notre Dame 1


Yorkton's Brett Kemp scored twice to spark a 3 goal comeback to help the Edmonton Oil Kings to a 3-2 win over the Medicine Hat Tigers in the Alberta capital

In Wednesday's other game, the Prince George Cougars doubled the Kelowna Rockets 4-2

Wednesday 26 September 2018

Melville Millionaires Coaches Show - Sept 26th edition



This weeks "Future Ford" Melville Millionaires Coaches Show, Head Coach/GM Devin Windle discusses Fridays win over Notre Dame, showcase opening loss to Flin Flin and previews today's Showcase Finale against Humboldt

Terriers win; Stamps lose in Tuesday's MJHL/SJHL Recap


(Jared Legien)

The Yorkton Terriers earned their 2nd win of the season on Tuesday night at the SJHL Showcase in Warman as they held on for a 6-5 victory over the Flin Flon Bombers.

The line of Jared Legien (2G 1A), Branden Klatt (3A) and Aiden Bulych (3A) combined for 9 points to lead the way offensively for the Terriers.

Meanwhile Chantz Petruic (2), Cole Keenleyside and Cody Bruchkowski also scored for Yorkton who got a 41 save win from Ben Laidlaw between the pipes.

The next game for the Terriers will be on Saturday night when they host the Weyburn Red Wings at 7:30 from the Farrell Agencies Arena.

Tuesday SJHL Scores:

Weyburn Red Wings 2 Battlefords North Stars 3
Estevan Bruins 2  Humboldt Broncos 6
Notre Dame Hounds 3  Melfort Mustangs 6


The Swan Valley Stampeders suffered their first loss of the 2018/19 regular season on Tuesday night, dropping a 4-2 decision to the Virden Oil Capitals.

Noah Basarab and Jacob Thomson scored for the Stamps while Jackson Hjelle made 30 saves in his MJHL debut to take the loss.

The Stamps' next action will take place on Saturday night when they host the Neepawa Natives at 7:30PM MB time.

Tuesday 25 September 2018

Canadian Junior Hockey League players face off against Concussions


 The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) and The Co-operators announced today the first national concussion program available across the CJHL to safeguard player mental and physical wellbeing. The CJHL Concussion Program Funded by The Co-operators establishes a mandatory concussion protocol for the CJHL that will implement clear guidelines for the recognition, assessment, and management of concussion.

"Player safety is our number one priority," said Brent Ladds, President of the CJHL. "The long-term effects of concussion are a growing concern for our organization, our athletes and their families. This is a major milestone for improving concussion management standards in junior hockey. We are grateful to the SJHL Assistance Program which provided the foundation for this program. Thanks to the partnership with The Co-operators we are able to make it available to our players across the league."

Although most individuals who suffer concussion recover without lasting effect, research shows that 10–20% of concussion patients may face a difficult recovery, sometimes leading to mental health issues1.

"We recognize that junior hockey players can be vulnerable to concussions because they're playing a contact sport. We want to support them as they pursue their hockey careers by providing an extra safety net with this concussion program," said Kevin Daniel, Executive Vice President at Co-operators Life Insurance Company.  "We see supporting initiatives like this that protect mental health, especially for youth, as an essential part of our commitment to building healthier, more sustainable communities. We're proud to work with the CJHL on this national concussion program to provide peace of mind for parents, players and the league."

The CJHL Concussion Program will use innovative mobile and web-based software from HeadCheck Health, Inc. (HeadCheck) that will allow team trainers to perform the concussion protocol and the league to monitor compliance. Under the new program, a player's concussion history will be digitally tracked and transferred with them for more informed healthcare decisions. "We look forward to working with the CJHL to ensure that all players, regardless of team or skill level, will be afforded the same level of concussion care, said Harrison Brown, CEO of HeadCheck. "We're very pleased that The Co-operators are aligned in our mission of improving player safety."

HeadCheck and the CJHL will regularly review aggregate data and continuously improve the program.

(CNW Group)

Mils; Terriers both fall in SJHL Showcase Openers

The SJHL Showcase continued on Monday in Warman,

The Yorkton Terriers dropped their Showcase opener, 5-3 to the Nipawin Hawks at the Legends Center.

Branden Klatt (2G), Jared Legien (1G 1A) and Brendan Mark led the way offensively for the Terriers while Ryan Ouellette made 31 saves in the loss.

The Terriers will be in action tonight (Tues) in Warman at 7PM when they battle the Flin Flon Bombers.

Meanwhile the Melville Millionaires also fell in their SJHL Showcase Opener on Monday, 4-0 to the Flin Flon Bombers.

Brandson Hein led the way for the Bombers with 2 goals and 1 assist while goaltender Pierce Diamond made 29 saves to earn his 1st SO in the SJHL.

Colby Entz was tagged with the loss after making 30 saves on 34 shots

The Mils have the day off today (Tues) before heading back up to Warman to wrap up their Showcase on Wednesday afternoon at 2PM when they take on the Humboldt Broncos.

Other Monday SJHL Scores:

Weyburn 8 La Ronge 0

Kindersley 4 Estevan 2

Monday 24 September 2018

SJHL/MJHL News and Notes

The CJHL Top 20 Rankings (As of Sept. 24)


1. Nipawin Hawks (SJHL)
2. Soo Thunderbirds (NOJHL)
3. Titan de Princeville (LHJAAAQ)
4. Dauphin Kings (MJHL)
5. Fort Frances Lakers (SIJHL)
6. Estevan Bruins (SJHL)
7. Waywayseecappo Wolverines (MJHL)
8. Truro Bearcats (MHL)
9. Winkler Flyers (MJHL)
10. Swan Valley Stampeders (MJHL)
11. Inouk de Granby (LHJAAAQ)
12. Powassan Voodoos (NOJHL)
13. Cobourg Cougars (OJHL)
14. Hawkesbury Hawks (CCHL)
15. Yarmouth Jr. ‘A’ Mariners (MHL)
16. Prince George Spruce Kings (BCHL)
17. Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL)
18. Powell River Kings (BCHL)
19. Bonnyville Pontiacs (AJHL)
20. Oakville Blades (OJHL)
Honourable Mention: Kirkland Lake Gold Miners (NOJHL); Brockville Braves (CCHL); Carleton Place Canadians (CCHL); Pembroke Lumber Kings (CCHL); Cobras de Terrebonne (LHJAAAQ)


Yorkton's Bulych named SJHL Rookie of the Week; Mils F Tait named Runner-Up  

SJHL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK:  Aiden Bulych, Yorkton Terriers

2001 F Aiden Bulych (Yorkton SK) got on the scoresheet in a big way Friday night, leading the Terriers with a goal and three assists in their home opening win over the Weyburn Red Wings.  Bulych had a cup of coffee with the Terriers as a 16-year-old and contributed 3-points in 7-games, so he’s up to 3-goals and 4-assists in 10-games for his career despite still being midget eligible.  Runner-up: Jaxon Tait, Melville.



Stamps welcome back F Osadick from USHL 

The Swan Valley Stampeders would like to welcome back 18 year old F Matt Osadick from the Cedar Rapids Roughriders of the USHL. 

Osadick, a University of Maine commit played in 58 games last season with the Stampeders scoring 16 goals, 28 assists for 44 points.

Anderson's 5 point night leads Wolverines to win over Selkirk in Home Opener

The Waywayseecappo Wolverines picked up their second straight win to begin their 2018/19 campaign by beating the Selkirk Steelers 6-1 in the teams home opener at the Waywayseecappo Arena Complex.

Drew Anderson led the way with a 5 point night (2G 3A)  while goaltender Isaac LaBelle picked up his 2nd win of the season  for the Wolverines making 32 saves on 33 shots

Greg Lee, Brandon Lawson, Preston Seymour and Dylan Soosay also scored the Wolverines.

Wayway's next game will be on Thursday night  when they host the Neepawa Natives at 7:30PM MB time

Other Sunday MJHL Scores:

Winnipeg Blues 3 @ Portage Terriers 2
Dauphin Kings 2 @ Virden Oil Capitals 1 SO


Opening Day of SJHL Showcase in Warman on Sunday,

Melfort Mustangs 5 Kindersley Klippers 3
Battlefords North Stars 6  La Ronge Ice Wolves 3

Friday 21 September 2018

Swan, Wayway, Yorkton & Melville all victorious on Friday Night Junior A Recap

The Melville Millionaires and Yorkton Terriers both earned their first victories of the season on Friday night in the SJHL.

The Mils got two goals from Damian Bentz to lead them to a 6-2 win over the Notre Dame Hounds. 

Daniel Liberty, Dayton Heino, Tyler Pryhitka and Montana Streit also scored for the Mils who got a 25 save performance from Berk Berkeliev for his 1st SJHL win. 

The Mils next game will be on Monday at the SJHL Showcase when they face the Flin Flon Bombers. 

Meanwhile, Kishaun Gervais' 1st SJHL goal stood up to be the GWG as the Yorkton Terriers defeated the Weyburn Red Wings 5-3 on home ice. 

Aiden Bulych, Tyson Janzen, Branden Klatt and Ben Solomon also scored for the Terriers while Ben Laidlaw made 27 saves to earn the W in goal. 

The Terriers' will also be in Warman for the SJHL Showcase and will kick things off on Monday against the Nipawin Hawks. 

Other SJHL Scores: 

Kindersley 5 Melfort 4 

Flin Flon 2 Nipawin 4 

In opening night in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League, 

The Swan Valley Stampeders got 2 goals from rookie Kasyn Kruse and veteran Noah Basarab as they doubled up the OCN Blizzard 6-3 on Friday. 

Tanner Booth and Dane Hirst also scored for Swan who got 35 saves from Michael Davis to earn his 1st MJHL victory in net. 

The Stamps will host the back-end of the weekend home and home on Saturday night from the Centennial Arena in Swan River. Puck drop is at 7:30PM MB time

**Also just a reminder there will be a Stampeders' Alumni Game happening at 1:30PM MB time on Saturday featuring over 40 Stamps' Alumni taking part. 

Meanwhile in Steinbach, 

Riley Vautour had 1 goal and 1 assist while Issac Labelle made 33 saves to help the Waywayseecappo Wolverines to a 3-2 season opening win over the defending champion Steinbach Pistons 3-2 on the road. 

Preston Seymour and Nick Doyle also scored the visitors. 

The Wolverines will have their home opener on Sunday afternoon at 4PM Mb time vs. the Selkirk Steelers. 

Other MJHL scores: 

Winkler 4 Neepawa 3 

Portage 9 Winnipeg 1 

Swan Valley Stampeders Coaches Show - Sept 21st edition

In this weeks edition of the Swan Valley Stampeders Coaches Show, Interim Head Coach/GM Darren Webster recaps the teams preseason, preview' tonight's season opener in OCN and more

Montreal Canadiens sign Roblin's Brook to Entry-Level contract

(from TVA sports)

The Montreal Canadiens are pleased to announce the signing of 19 year old D Josh Brook to his 3 year entry-level contract.

The Roblin, MB product was drafted by the Habs in the 2nd round, 56th overall of the 2017 NHL Draft.

Last season with the WHL's Moose Jaw Warriors, Brook had 3 goals, 29 assists for 32 points in 45 games.

September 21st Local Sports Schedule

SJHL (4)

Weyburn Red Wings @ Yorkton Terriers 7:30 (FAA)
Notre Dame Hounds @ Melville Millionaires 7:30
Nipawin Hawks @ Flin Flon Bombers
Melfort Mustangs @ Kindersley Klippers

MJHL Opening Night (4)

Wayway Wolverines @ Steinbach Pistons 7:30PM MB time
Swan Valley Stampeders @ OCN Blizzard 7PM MB time
Portage Terriers @ Winnipeg Blues
Neepawa Natives @ Winkler Flyers

Prairie Junior Hockey League Preseason (2)

Pilot Butte Storm @ Fort Knox 8PM
Saskatoon Royals @ Delisle Chiefs

Saskatchewan Midget AAA Hockey League
**Regular Season Opener**

Yorkton Rawtec Maulers @ Tisdale Trojans 7:30

WHL (8)

Moose Jaw Warriors @ Brandon Wheat Kings
Regina Pats @ Prince Albert Raiders
Saskatoon Blades @ Swift Current Broncos
Red Deer Rebels @ Edmonton Oil Kings
Medicine Hat Tigers @ Lethbridge Hurricanes
Kelowna Rockets @ Kamloops Blazers
Prince George Cougars @ Victoria Royals
Everett Silvertips @ Vancouver Giants

"High School Football"

Conference 2 9-Man

Indian Head Broncs @ Fort Qu'Appelle Bison 4PM

Rural Manitoba 9-Man

Neepawa Tigers @ Moosomin Generals 4:30PM SK time

Conference 1 (1A) 6-Man

Milestone Cougars @ Raymore Rebels 7:30PM

Conference 4 (1A) 6-Man

Carrot River Wildcats @ Porcupine Plain Bears 7:30PM

Conferece 3 (2A) 6-Man

Caronport Cougars @ Wynyard Golden Bears 4PM

CFL Football (1)

Montreal Alouettes @ Winnipeg Blue Bombers 7:30PM MB time

Thursday 20 September 2018

Yorkton Raider Gridder Coaches Show- Sept 20th edition

In this weeks Yorkton Raider Gridders Coaches Show, Raider Head Coach Roby Sharpe and Quarterback Jordan Rusnak recaps Friday Night Lights and previews this Saturday's showdown against the Moose Jaw Vanier Vikings.

Wednesday 19 September 2018

Melville falls in Viterra division battle in Weyburn on Wednesday night

The Melville Millionaires dropped their 3rd straight game to start their regular season on Friday night as they fell 5-2 to the Weyburn Red Wings at Crescent Point Place.

The Red Wings would strike first 9:24 into the 1st period on the powerplay as Ben Hiltz would finish off a nice passing play from Cade Kowalski and slip home his 3rd of the season to make it 1-0. Then just 1:11 later, Hiltz would strike again to give his club a two goal lead. The Wings weren't done there in the first as this time it would be Sean Olson jumping on a rebound and slipping it by goaltender Colby Entz to give Weyburn a 3-0 lead after 20 minutes.

Shots were 13-12 Melville after 1 period.

Weyburn would add to their head 7:18 into the 2nd period as Sean Olson would pick up a loose puck and slide it past Entz for his 1st of the season to make it a 4 goal lead. The Mils would respond just a few minutes as Jaden Shewchuk would head in on a breakaway and then slide one five-hole on Riley Lamb for his 2nd of the season and it would make it a 4-1 game. But the Wings would respond the other as Will Cruise would capitalize on a short-handed chance to regain the Wings their 4 goal lead at 5-1 after 40 minutes.

Shots after 2 were 24-21 Melville.

The Mils would get the only goal of the third just under a couple minutes in as Melville product Tyler Pryhitka would walk in from the right point and rip a howitzer of a slap shot past Lamb for his 1st SJHL goal to push the Mils to 3 goal deficit but thats as close as they would get.

Riley Lamb made 38 saves in the Wings goal for his 2nd straight win while Colby Entz took the loss makingg 26 saves.

The Mils next game will be on Friday night when they host the Notre Dame Hounds at 7:30, while the the Red Wings will be in Yorkton for the Terriers home opener also on Friday night.


The Humboldt Broncos blanked the Notre Dame Hounds 2-0.

Melville Millionaires Coaches Show - Sept 19th edition



This weeks "Future Ford" Melville Millionaires Coaches Show, Head Coach/GM Devin Windle discusses this past weekends season opening home and home with Estevan, SJHL Rookie of the Week Ryan Butler, the return of Logan Foster and about tonights road game in Weyburn

Terriers drop 2nd straight on the road to the Estevan Bruins

The Yorkton Terriers lost their 2nd straight to start their SJHL regular season, losing 9-2 to the Estevan Bruins at Affinity Place. 

Bruins would get the offence going first as just 9:46 into the 1st period they would strike on the power play as Turner Ripplinger would walk out and slip one over the left shoulder of rookie starter Ryan Ouellette for his 3rd goal of the season to make it 1-0 for the home-side. They would add to their just 1:06 later and Ripplinger once again beating the Terriers' net minder on the left side to make it a two goal game. The offensive outburst would continue for the Bruins at 12:28 mark of the opening frame as Jack Michell would finish off a nice passing play from Jayden Davis and re-direct in his 1st SJHL goal, to make it 3-0 which would mean the end of the night fro Ryan Ouellette who was relieved for Ben Laidlaw. . But the Terriers would get on the board just 25 seconds later, as long stretch pass from Brendan Mark would find Cody Bruchkowski behind the Estevan defence, who would then find Chantz Petruic who beat Kadin Kilpatrick far side for the Moose Jaw product's 1st marker of 2018/19 to cut the deficit for the visitors in half and make it a 3-1 Bruin lead after 1 period. 

Shots on goal, 15-3 Estevan after 20 minutes. 

In the middle frame, both teams would strike as first TJ Irey would jump on his own rebound and slip it over top of Ben Laidlaw for his 3rd of the season to make it 4-1. The score would stay like that until the final minute of the 2nd when the Terriers would strike on the PP as a bouncing puck would find the stick of Jared Legien back-door and he would make no mistake to make it a 4-2 Bruins lead after 40 minutes.

Shots continued to be in favour of Estevan at 27-13 after 2. 

The 3rd period would be all Bruins' including the first 2 goals of the period just 41 seconds apart in the first couple minutes by Michael McChesney and Isaiah Thomas that pushed it to a 4 goal game. The Bruins would add 3 more before the final buzzer would go off the sticks of Johnny Witzke, Jerzy Martin and Turner Ripplinger who completed the Hat-Trick, to lead them to the home ice win. 

Kadin Kilpatrick stopped 20 shots in the Estevan goal to earn his 1st SJHL victory. Meanwhile for the Terriers, rookie Ryan Ouellette got the start for the Terriers and allowed 3 goals on 7 shots before he was relieved by 19 year old Ben Laidlaw who made 29 saves on 35 shots.

The Terriers' next game will be their home opener on Friday night when they host the Weyburn Red Wings at the Farrell Agencies Arena . Puck drop will be at 7:30. 

Tuesday 18 September 2018

Mils' Butler named first SJHL Rookie of the Week of 2018/19


Ryan Butler, Melville Millionaires

1999 F Ryan Butler (Maple Ridge BC) did his part to lead an attempted comeback for the Millionaires on Saturday night, scoring 2-goals and 1-assist as the Mils rallied from being down 3-0 to take a 4-3 lead, only to lose 7-4.  Butler, who played last year in the VIJHL with Campbell River, had 18-goals and 19-assists in 45-games at the Junior ‘B’ level. Runner-up: George Cathers, Estevan.


Waywayseecappo Wolverines Coaches Show - September 18th


This weeks edition of 2018/19 of the "Wayway Gaming Center" Waywayseecappo Wolverines Coaches Show with Head Coach/GM Taylor Harnett. 

Harnett chats about Fridays Preseason Finale, a 3-2 win in Dauphin, the play of veteran Preston Seymour and about this Fridays Season Opener in Steinbach.

Melville Vipers edge the Yorkton Lady Gridders 22-21 in Monday Night Female Football Thriller

The Melville Vipers rattled off 22 unanswered points in the 2nd half to comeback to defeat the Yorkton Lady Gridders 22-21 under the lights Monday at the Snake Pit in Melville.

The Lady Gridders got out to the early lead in the 1st half on rushing touchdowns by Reanna Prychak, Brooke Hannotte and Katelynne Hoffman to give the visitors the early lead.

But then the Vipers got 3 rushing touchdowns of their own, 2 from Shantel Englot and a one yard run from Halayna Ignatiuk to pace the home-side to the victory.

The Vipers' next game will be on Sunday afternoon at 2PM when they host the Regina Victoria's at the Snake Pit while the Lady Gridders will visit the Moosomin Generals on Saturday at 1PM.

Sunday 16 September 2018

Mils drop first road game of 2018/19 in Estevan

The Melville Millionaires dropped their first road game of the 2018/19 season on Saturday night, falling 7-4 to the Estevan Bruins.

The Mils trailed 3-0 early in the game before they stormed back to take a 4-3 lead before giving up 4 unanswered.

Ryan Butler led the way for the Mils with 2G 1A to give him 5 points in his 1st two games. Jaden Shewchuk and Aidan Steinke also scored for Melville.

Johnny Witzke led the Bruins with 2 goals and 2 assists.

The next game for the Mils will be on Wednesday night when they visit the Weyburn Red Wings. GX94 will broadcast the game with Yorkton Dodge Junior Hockey, pregame 7:20 pxp at 7:30 from Crescent Point Place.

Elsewhere in SJHL,

La Ronge 5 Flin Flon 8

Kindersley 3 Battlefords 2

Melfort 8 Notre Dame 4


In the MJHL Preseason,

The Swan Valley Stampeders fell in their preseason finale, 5-2 on the road to the Virden Oil Capitals

Tanner Booth and Carter Cockburn scored the Stamps who will kick off their 2018/19 regular season on Friday night visiting the OCN Blizzard.

Friday 14 September 2018

Terriers; Millionaires drop 2018/19 SJHL Season Openers

The Yorkton Terriers dropped their 2018/19 SJHL Season Opener on Friday, 6-4 to the Weyburn Red Wings at Crescent Point Place. 

After scoreless first part the opening period, the Terriers would then strike at the 10:39 mark as rookie Greg Mulhall walked across the blue-line and snapped one just over the left shoulder of Wings goaltender Riley Lamb for his 1st SJHL goal to give the visitors an early 1-0 lead. The Red Wings would respond just under 6 minutes later, as Jordan Kazmyra would capitalize on his rebound and bang one through Terries net minder Ben Laidlaw for his 1st of the season to even it up at 1-1. Colby Brandt would regain the Yorkton one goal lead just 46 seconds later as he came off his off wing then forehand then back-hand through the five-hole of Lamb for his 1st goal as a Terrier to give them a 2-1 lead after 20 minutes. 

Shots after 1 were 20-8 in favour of the Terriers.

In the 2nd, the Terriers PP would strike as Brandon Klatt would redirect a shot short side for his 1st of the season to give his team their first two goal lead at 3-1 just 2:54 into the middle frame. The score would stay like that until 1:11 remaining in the period when 2nd year Red Wing Ben Hiltz would beat Laidlaw under his right arm to cut the Wings’ deficit back to one at 3-2 after 2 periods.

Terriers continued to lead the shot department at 35-18 after 2 

The Red Wings would draw even just 8:31 into the 3rd period as Jordan Kazmyra would take a nice feed back-door from Sean Olson and would make no mistake for his 2nd of the night to make it 3-3. Just 4:29 later, it would be Cody Bruchkowski bringing the Terriers back ahead at 4-3 with his 1st of the year ripping one of the left pad of Riley Lamb. But once again the Red Wings would answer as just 32 seconds later, Cade Kowalski would sneak behind the Terrier defence and go back-hand shelf for his 1st to draw them even at 4-4. The home team would grab their first lead of the night later as Ben Hiltz got his 2nd of the nigh to make it 5-4. The Red Wings would add some insurance as Kazmyra would complete the Hat-Trick to help his team to the Season Opening victory. 

Weyburn goalie Riley Lamb earned his 1st SJHL victory making 44 saves on 48 shots while Ben Laidlaw made 25 saves for the Terriers in the loss. 

The Terriers' next action will be on Tuesday night when they visit the Estevan Bruins at Affinity Place. GX94 will broadcast the game with Yorkton Dodge Junior Hockey, pregame 6:50 pop at 7PM. 

Meanwhile in Melville,

The Melville Millionaires got a point but fell on home ice in their season opener 5-4 in the shootout to the Estevan Bruins. 

Jaxon Tait, Ryan Heino, Montana Streit and Daniel Liberty scored the Mils while Colby Entz made 36 saves in the SO loss. 

TJ Irey, Michael McChesney, Jake Heerspink and George Cathers replied for the visiting Bruins. 

The two teams will meet in the back-end of the home and home on Saturday night at 7:30PM from Affinity Place. 

Elsewhere in the SJHL,

Kindersley 3 Battlefords 1
Flin Flon 7 La Ronge 4 
Humboldt 0 Nipawin 4 


The preseason continued in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League on Friday night and both the Swan Valley Stampeders and Waywayseecappo Wolverines were victorious. 

The Stamps got a 1G 2A from Carter Cockburn to lead them to a 5-1 victory over the OCN Blizzard. 

Michael Davis made 21 saves for Swan in the win. 

Meanwhile the Wolverines' Preston Seymour had 3 points to lead them to a 3-2 win over the Dauphin Kings on the road. 

Saskatoon's Issac Labelle turned aside 22 of 24 shots to earn the win 

The Stamps wrap up their preseason on Saturday night in Virden against the Oil Capitals while the Wolverines' next game will be their regular season opener next Friday night in Steinbach. 

Swan Valley Stampeders Coaches Show - Sept 14th edition

In this weeks edition of the Swan Valley Stampeders Coaches Show, Interim Head Coach/GM Darren Webster recaps preseason games against OCN & Yorkton, previews the final two preseason games this weekend and also on welcoming back forwards Josh Tripp and Brian Harris.

Swan Valley welcomes back F's Tripp and Harris
The Swan Valley Stampeders are pleased to welcome back 20 year old F Josh Tripp and 19 year old F Brian Harris.

Tripp, a product of Swan River spent most of last year with the Stamps and recorded 28 goals and 42 points in 38 games. Tripp started this year in camp in the North American Hockey League.

Meanwhile, Harris played with the Stamps during the 2016/17 season but spent his 18 year old year with the WHL's Edmonton Oil Kings.

Stamps trade 20 year old F Vaeth to Steinbach

The Swan Valley Stampeders have traded F Boedey Vaeth (1998) to the Steinbach Pistons in exchange for Future Considerations.

The 20-year-old forward from Lorette, MB picked up 12 points with the organization in the 2016/2017 season.

The Stampeders want to wish Boedey nothing but the best with his new Organization.


Thursday 13 September 2018

Yorkton Raider Gridder Coaches Show- Sept 13th edition

In this weeks Yorkton Raider Gridders Coaches Show, Raider coaches Darcy Zaharia and Roby Sharpe talk about the season opening win over Weyburn, and preview Friday Night Lights tomorrow (Sept 14th) when they host the Moose Jaw Central Cyclones at Kinsmen Century Field (at 7PM)

**Admission is $5 for Adults, $2 for Students. But its free admission if you bring a non-perishable food item in for the "FCC Drive Away Hunger" campaign

Wednesday 12 September 2018

Melville Millioniares Coaches Show - September 12th



This weeks "Future Ford" Melville Millionaires Coaches Show, Head Coach/GM Devin Windle discusses this past weekends preseason finales with Notre Dame, Season Opening Weekend vs. Estevan and about Fridays Tail-Gate Party & Golf Tournament