Thursday 28 February 2019

Mils drop OT decision on Wednesday to Weyburn

Dawson McKenzie scored the OT winner just 66 seconds into the extra period to lead the Weyburn  Red Wings to 4-3 victory over the Melville Millionaires on Wednesday night. 

Sean Olson scored twice for Weyburn while Jacob Piller also provided some offence for the visitors who pulled even with the Mils at 40 points in the battle for the final playoff spot in the SJHL. (The Red Wings hold the tie-breaker with Mils having had 16 regulation-OT wins to the Mils- 15)

Damian Bentz led the Mils with 1G 2A while Mac McPeak and Josh Borynec chipped in with singles for the Moneymen who've now dropped their last 10 games.

Both teams have 3 games remaining as they battle for that playoff spot. The Red Wings will play the Estevan Bruins twice this weekend before taking on Yorkton on Tuesday.

Meanwhile the Mils will have a home and home this weekend with the Yorkton Terriers before visiting the Nipawin Hawks on Tuesday.

GX94 will broadcast Friday night's Highway 10 battle in Yorkton, with Yorkton Dodge Junior Hockey, "Sask Milk" pregame begins at 7:20 with the PXP kicking off at 7:30 from the Farrell Agencies Arena.

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