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GAME 1 (4-0 DAUPHIN) Kings lead series, 1-0
The Dauphin Kings used a three goal 2nd period en route to a 5-1 Game 1 win over the Swan Valley Stampeders at Credit Union Place.
Colby Jaquet scored twice to lead the way for the Kings, who got singles from Nolan Wickham, Owen Wareham and Garrett Hrechka.
Nic Roussel's 3rd period short-handed in the 3rd was the only offense for the Stamps', who were out-shot 48-28 in the game.
Kings' G Carson Cherepak turned aside 27 shots to get the win, while Kobe Grant made 44 saves in the loss for the Stamps.
Kings lead series, 1-0 and will host Game 2 on Tuesday night (Mar. 29th) starting at 7:30PM MB.
GAME 2 (4-3 DAUPHIN) Kings lead series, 2-0
The Swan Valley Stampeders got off to a 2-0 lead, but Dauphin came back with 3 unanswered goals to beat the Stamps to a 3-2 victory in Game 2.
Cody Barnes and Colin Jennings scored for the Stamps, while Owen Wareham, Parker Malchuk and Luke Morris replied for the Kings.
Carson Cherepak made 29 saves on 31 shots in the win, while Stamps' G Kobe Grant also turned aside 29 shots.
GAME 3 (6-1 DAUPHIN) Kings lead series, 3-0
The Dauphin Kings scored 6 unanswered goals en route to a 6-1 Game 3 victory on Friday night.
Cody Barnes gave the Stamps the early lead before Cordell Coleman, Nolan Wickham, Colby Jaquet, Kaden Bryant, Nakodan Greyeyes and Luke Morris scored for the Kings.
GAME 4 (6-3 SWAN VALLEY) Kings lead series, 3-1
Swan River products Trey Sauder and Carter Cockburn each scored twice and Kobe Grant made 47 saves to lead the Swan Valley Stampeders to a 6-3 home ice win over the Dauphin Kings in Game 4 of their first round series.
Cody Barnes and Justin Keck also scored for Swan Valley, who forced a fifth game on Friday night back in Dauphin.
Nakodan Greyeyes and Logan Calder scored singles for the Kings, who got 32 stops from Carson Cherepak in loss.
Full Scoring Summary HERE
Game 5 (5-4 SWAN VALLEY (OT)) Kings lead series, 3-2
Swan Valley Stampeder captain Carter Cockburn scored the game winner just 32 seconds into the 2nd overtime to lead the Swan Valley Stampeders to a 5-4 over the Dauphin Kings in Game 5 of their Best of 7 MJHL first round series.
Trey Sauder, Justin Keck, Lare Pahtayken, and Callum Fortin also scored for the Stamps, who got 52 saves performance from Kobe Grant in the win.
Nick Braun led the way for the Kings with a Hat-Trick while Parker Malchuk also scored.
The Kings still lead the series, 3 games to 2 with Game 6 set for Sunday (Apr. 10th) back in Swan River for a 6:00PM puck-drop.
The SJHL's Yorkton Terriers announce the commitment of Co-Captain Kishaun Gervais to the Lakehead University Thunderwolves of USports starting in the 2022/23 season.
Gervais, a product of the Keeseekoose First Nation suited up in 96 career regular season SJHL games with the Terriers, compiling 66 points.
He also had 4 points in 15 career playoff games, including the Double OT winner in the Terrier's Game 2 win this past Saturday in Melfort.
The 20 year old also spent time in the Western Hockey League with the Portland Winterhawks playing in 50 games, and recording 9 goals and 10 assists
The Yorkton Terriers dropped the opening game of their SJHL Quarter-Final on Friday, 4-1 to the Melfort Mustangs.
The Mustangs struck first just 7:41 in as Clarke Huxley finished off a nice passing play to notch home his 1st goal of the playoffs to make it 1-0.
It would stay like that until 35 seconds left in the period as Melfort went in on a 2 on 1 and a blind back-pass from Noah Wilson found Thomas Moore back-door and he made no mistake to make 2-0 for the home-side after 1 period.
Melfort added to their lead just 3:44 into the 2nd frame as Zac Somers walked in over the blue-line and beat Kael DePape over the left pad to increase their lead to three.
But just under 4 minutes later, Tanner Sklaruk got the Terriers on the board as he took a nice back feed from Maddux Nollski and his wrister beat Joel Favreau top-shelf over the left shoulder to cut the Terriers' deficit to just 2.
Clarke Huxley though regained the Mustangs' three goal lead short-handed for his 2nd of the night making the score 4-1 for Melfort after 2 periods.
The two teams played to a scoreless 3rd period.
Mustang goalie Joel Favreau made 27 saves on 28 shots to earn the victory in goal, while Kael DePape made 27 saves in the losing.
The two teams will meet in Game 2 of the Best of 7 series on Saturday night. GX94 will broadcast the game, starting with pregame show at 7:20 and play by play begins at 7:30PM from the Northern Lights Palace.
Other Game 1 results:
Notre Dame Hounds 4, Estevan Bruins 3(2OT)
(Sam Kroon with OT winner)
La Ronge Ice Wolves 4, Humboldt Broncos 6
(Rhett Gibson with 2G for HUM)
Flin Flon Bombers 3, Battlefords North Stars 7
(Ryland McNinch with 3G; Michael Harroch with 47 saves for BFD)
Kishaun Gervais scored 5:54 into the 2nd overtime helping the Yorkton Terriers to a 4-3 win on Saturday night over the Melfort Mustangs.
AP Cade Kennedy opened the scoring 6:02 into game, while Zach McIntyre and Karsten Kruska padded the lead to 3-1.
Kael DePape made 45/48 saves to pick up the win, while Joel Favreau faced 58 shots, stopping 54 including all 20 he faced in the first overtime.
The Yorkton Terriers took a 2 games to 1 lead in their Best of 7 SJHL Quarter-Finals series after a 2-1 overtime win in Game 3 over the Melfort Mustangs.
Greg Nelson scored the game winner just 7:15 into the first overtime period for his 1st of the playoffs.
Parker Jasper tied the game with 4:30 left in regulation after Tye Scherger opened the scoring for the Mustangs just over three minutes earlier in the 3rd.
Terriers' G Kael DePape made 30 saves on 31 shots to earn the victory in goal, while Joel Favreau stopped 31 shots for the Mustangs in the loss.
Game 4 of the Best of 7 series goes today (Mar. 23rd) from the Westland Insurance Arena.
The Yorkton Terriers now have a 3 games to 1 series lead in their SJHL Quarter-Final, after a 5-2 win last night (Wed) over the Melfort Mustangs in Game 4.
Karsten Kruska and Kishaun Gervais each had 1G and 1A for the Terriers', who got a 38 save performance from Kael DePape in goal.
Kody Norberg (1st SJHL goal) , Tyson Janzen and JD Hall chipped in with singles for Yorkton.
Curtis Hammond netted both goals for the Mustangs, who head back home to host Game number 5 on Friday night.
GX94 will broadcast the game with "Legacy Co-op Terriers' hockey, the pregame show starts at 7:20 and the play by play kicks off at 7:30PM.
The Yorkton Terriers couldn’t clinch their SJHL Quarter-Final series on Friday night after Melfort stayed alive with a 5-1 victory in Game 5.
Marco Lopez had 1G 2A for the Mustangs, who got singles from Clarke Huxley, Thomas Moore, Noah Wilson and Tye Scherger.
Colby Vranai replied with the only Terrier marker.
Joel Favreau made just 22 stops for the Mustangs in the win, while Kael DePape replied with 40 saves on 45 shots in the loss.
The two teams will meet in Game number 6 on Sunday night for a 6:00PM puck drop.
The Melfort Mustangs have forced a Game 7 of their SJHL Quarter-Final series with Yorkton, after a 5-3 win in Game 6 over the Terriers.
The Mustangs got off to a 4-0 lead on goals by Ben Tkachuk, Leith Olafson, Seth McCulloch, and Dawson Leroux, while Nolan Doell also scored in the third,
Kishaun Gervais scored twice for the Terriers, who got a single marker from JD Hall.
Joel Favreau turned aside 28 of 31 shots in the win for Melfort, while Kael DePape replied with 26 stops in the Terriers' goal.
Game 7 is set for Tuesday (March. 29th) back in Melfort.
Erik Boers scored twice including the game winner with 4:23 remaining to lead the Yorkton Terriers to a 3-1 Game 7 victory over the Melfort Mustangs.
Kishaun Gervais also scored into the empty net while Kael DePape made 32 stops in the win.
Curtis Hammond has the only goal for the Mustangs, who got 32 saves from goalie Joel Favreau.
The Terriers now advance to take on the Estevan Bruins in round 2.
In the other series, it’ll feature the Flin Flin Bombers against the Humboldt Broncos.
The Yorkton Terriers are pleased to announce that 20 year-old defenseman Tyson Janzen has committed to play for the Red Deer Polytechnic Kings, who play in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) for the 2022-23 season
He will join teammate Tanner Sklaruk, who also committed this past week to Red Deer Polytechnic.
Tyson is from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and is a 4th year veteran defenceman with the Terriers.
Tyson has been an impact defenseman for the Terriers since signing with the junior club as a 17 year old, while also being a tremendous leader on and off the ice. Tyson is having a career year in his 20 year old season, putting up 31 points in 54 games, while also serving as an assistant captain.
He finishes off a very successful career with 61 points in 158 regular season games played with the Terriers.
Stampeder Head Coach/General Manager Barry Wolff says "Alex is a great person and player, who we hope will contribute to the line up right away."
The Swan Valley Stampeders of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League are proud to announce that 2004-born Forward Griffin Ayotte has signed a letter of intent with the Stampeders.
Ayotte from St. Jean, MB played for the U18 Pembina Valley Hawks this past season scoring 12 goals, adding 24 assists for 36 points in 39 games played.
“Griffin is a great leader, as our team captain, he promoted work ethic, positivity, and that next shift mentality, a great communicator, best of all, he brings that humility that great leaders possess,” said Hawks Head Coach Matt Victor. “Griffin’s speed and edgework are on another level, he can play up and down the line-up, and played in all situations, taking key face offs. The more ice time you gave him, the more he excelled. I am excited to see what the future holds for Griff, the Stampeders are getting a good one.”
“We are excited to have Griffin sign a letter of Intent,” added Stampeder Head Coach and General Manager Barry Wolff. “He is a great person, a leader and a solid 2-way player that we hope can contribute right away.
The Stampeders welcome Griffin Ayotte and his family to the Stampeder organization.
The Yorkton Terriers' clinched the 6th seed heading into the SJHL playoffs after a 5-2 win last night (Sun) over the visiting Weyburn Red Wings.
Erik Boers (pictured above) led the way offensively with 2G 1A for the Terriers, who got singles from Tyson Janzen, Zach McIntyre and Colby Vranai.
Matthew Reidy and Kirk Mullen replied for the Wings.
Kael DePape made 21 saves on 23 shots to earn the win for the Terriers.
Yorkton will now have to wait to see who their opponent will be in Round 1 of the Canalta Cup Playoffs.
If Battlefords' gets a point in their regular season finale with Notre Dame Hounds, then they'll battle the Terriers, if they don't it will be the Melfort Mustangs battling the Terriers' in the 3 vs. 6 matchup.
The Canora Composite School Cougars captured the 2022 Saskatchewan High School Provincial Open Mixed Curling championship on Saturday in Swift Current.
The rink of Lane Zurvaloff, Cassidy Zurvaloff, Brody Harrison, Kailey Sleeva and Porter Wolkowski (Coaches Simone and Clarence Homeniuk) won the Gold medal after a 7-3 win over Watrous.
They advanced to the final after a 7-3 Semi-Final win over Tisdale, after going 2-1 in pool play.
In the Saskatchewan High School Boys curling championships in Swift Current, Esterhazy dropped the Bronze medal game 9-0 to Bellevue.
The Yorkton Terriers' got 2 goals from Tanner Sklaruk en route to a 5-2 win last night (Sat) over the Notre Dame Hounds at the Westland Arena.
Clay Sleeva, Zach McIntyre and Tyson Janzen also scored for the Terriers, who got 24 saves from Kael DePape in the win.
Kevin Anderson and Will Dawson replied for the Hounds.
The Terriers' need a single point in their final regular season game tonight (Sun) against the visiting Weyburn Red Wings to clinch 6th in the SJHL standings.
Puck drop will be at 7:30PM.
Other SJHL results:
Kindersley 2, Battlefords 4
The Swan Valley Stampeders' dropped their regular season finale on Saturday night, 4-1 to the Dauphin Kings.
Cody Barnes scored the lone goal for the Stampeders, who got 21 stops from Dylan Black.
Owen Wareham, Garrett Hrechka, Brayden Dube and Parker Malchuk scored for the Kings.
Dauphin G Carson Cherepak made 33 saves on 34 shots in win.
The Stampeders' next game will be Game 1 of their Best of 7 West Division Semi-Final on Friday March 25th visiting the Dauphin Kings.
Elsewhere in the MJHL,
Waywayseecappo 9, Neepawa 1
Steinbach 7, Winnipeg Blues 2
Selkirk 3, Winnipeg Freeze 5
The Swan Valley Stampeders dropped their 2nd to last regular season game on the season on Friday night, 7-3 to the Dauphin Kings.
The Kings struck first at the 6:54 mark of the 1st period as Nakodan Greyeyes beat a screened Kobe Grant for his 9th of the season to make it 1-0.
They made it 2-0 just under 8 minutes later as Jayden Jubenvill's long stretch pass found Nick Braun behind the Stamps' D and the rookie Kings' forward finished it off for his 26th of the year.
The two teams exchanged late goals, just 15 second apart from Owen Wareham and Carter Cockburn (22nd of season for SV) to make it a 3-1 Dauphin lead through 1 period.
Brayden Dube gave the Kings their three goal lead back just 7:20 into the 2nd period with his 21st of the season to make it 4-1.
The Stamps' quickly responded though as Darius Makse took a nice feed in front from Emile Pichette and made no mistake for his 3rd of season making it a 2 goal game.
Dauphin then broke the game open with 3 unanswered in the final 6:53 of the 2nd period off the sticks of Matthew Rathbone, Tanner Brouwer and Kaden Bryant to push the Kings lead to 7-2 through 40 minutes.
Swan Valley added the only goal in the 3rd on a power play goal from Callum Fortin but that's as close as they would get.
Carson Cherepak made 29 saves on 32 shots to earn the win in the Kings' goal, while Kobe Grant got the start for Swan made 26 saves on 33 shots before being relieved by Dylan Black in the 3rd who stopped all 5 shots he faced.
The Stampeders' despite the loss, did clinch a MJHL Playoff spot with Neepawa's 6-4 home loss to the Waywayseecappo Wolverines.
Swan Valley will face the Kings in round 1 of the Turnbull Cup Playoffs but the two teams wrap up their regular season series on Saturday night.
Elsewhere in MJHL,
Winkler 3, Portage 1
Winnipeg Freeze 2, Selkirk 8
OCN 3, Virden 4 (OT)
Award winners in each category will be announced in the coming weeks.
The Swan Valley Stampeders dropped their 3rd straight on Wednesday, 6-3 to the OCN Blizzard.
After a scoreless 1st period, Drake Flynn got the Blizzard on the board just 4:08 into the 2nd as he beat Kobe Grant on the rebound for his 4th of the season to make it 1-0.
Then just 49 seconds later, the Blizzard made it 2-0 after Raj Gil's snap-shot beat Grant over the left pad for his 7th of the year.
But before the second period buzzer went off, the Stamps' cut their deficit in half as Callum Fortin swatted his 9th of the campaign past Nick Pineo to make it a 2-1 OCN advantage after 2 periods.
OCN regained their two goal in the first couple minutes of the 3rd as Dain Sardelli ripped home his team-leading 27th of the season on the PP to make it 3-1.
Carter Cockburn responded though with his 20th to make it 3-2, but just 22 seconds later it was Sardelli added his 2nd of the night to make it 4-2 before Sardelli (Hat-Trick) and Cy Toth score back to back to add to the Blizzard lead.
Colin Jennings added one for the Stamps' just before the half-way point of the period but that wrapped up the scoring.
Nick Pineo made 40 saves on 43 shots in the OCN goal to get the win, while Stamps' G Kobe Grant turned aside 32 shots in the loss.
The two teams will go right back at it on Friday night back the GLMC in OCN.
Other Wednesday results:
Winnipeg Blues 2, Portage Terriers 1 (SO)
Selkirk Steelers 5, Winkler Flyers 4 (SO)
Winnipeg Freeze 3, Steinbach Pistons 7
GM. 1 (Fri. March 4th) - Storm @ Fort Knox 7:30
GM. 2 (Sat. March 5th) - Fort Knox @ Storm 7:45
GM. 3 (Tues. March 8th) - Storm @ Fort Knox 7:30
GM. 4 (Wed. March 9th) - Fort Knox @ Storm 8:00
*GM. 5 (Sat. March 12th)- Storm @ Fort Knox 7:30
*GM. 6 (Sun. March 13th) - Fort Knox @ Storm 6:00
*GM. 7 (Tues. March 15th) - Storm @ Fort Knox 7:30
TERRIERS 4, RED WINGS 1
The Yorkton Terriers won their 5th straight game on Tuesday night, beating the Weyburn Red Wings 4-1 at Crescent Point Place.
Steven Norum, Karsten Kruska and Greg Nelson led the way offensively with 1G 1A each, while Zach McIntyre also scored.
Austyn Hansen scored the lone goal for Weyburn.
Kael DePape turned aside 25 of 26 shots in the Terrier net to earn his 20th win of the season.
The Terriers' and Red Wings will wrap up their season series on Friday night at the Westland Arena/
MILLIONAIRES 7, ICE WOLVES 8 (OT)
Noah Wills had 3 goals and 1 assist for the Melville but it wasn't quite enough as the Millionaires fell 8-7 in overtime on the road to the La Ronge Ice Wolves.
Charles-Thomas Larochelle also had good night offensively with 1G 2A for Melville, who got singles from Tucker Buhay (1st SJHL goal), Cole Larocque and Jonathan Krahn.
Gavin Mattey (2G 2A) and Branden Della Paolera (1G 3A) led the offensive attack for La Ronge with 4 points each.
Mills' AP Ty Shumanski made 34 saves on 42 shots in his first SJHL start.
The Millionaires return to action when they entertain the Estevan Bruins from the HCUC
Other SJHL result:
Nipawin 0, Flin Flon 4
The camp roster for the Sask First Male Under-15 program has been announcedAmong the 33 players selected include Whitewood's Reese Hamilton, Langenburg's Max Threinen and forward Connor Bear from the Ochapowace First Nation. Hamilton, a defenceman has 54 points in 27 games with NAX U15 Prep (CSSHL) in Edmonton.