Tuesday 24 January 2023

Jan. 24th Local SJHL/MJHL Recap

The Yorkton Terriers wrapped up their season series with Nipawin, with a 5-2 loss to the Hawks on Tuesday night.

The Hawks got the opening goal with 2:06 left in the 1st period as Alex Johnson deflected home a Tre Fouquette a point past Terrier netminder Tysen Smith for his 9th of the season to make it 1-0.

Then with just 2.1 seconds left in the first frame and face-off deep in the Nipawin zone, JD Hall won the draw back and Maddux Nollski went post and in by behind Jackson Fellner with just 0.5 seconds left on the clock to pull the visitors even at 1-1 at the Cage through 1 period.

Braxton Buckberger grabbed the Hawks their one goal lead back just 2:20 into the 2nd as he re-directed home his 16th of the season to make it 2-1.

But a quick response just over 3 minutes later by the Terriers as Cade Kennedy walked off the side-wall and he sniped in his 5th of the year over the right shoulder to pull Yorkton even. 

The Hawks would respond though late stages in the late stages of the period, capitalizing on couple break-downs in defensive zone by the Terriers and Buckberger & Eric Robbie helped the home side push their lead to 4-2 after 40 minutes.

Nipawin scored the only goal in the 3rd late as FX Bedard jammed in a rebound in front to put the game out of reach.

Jackson Fellner helped the Hawks get their 6th straight win making 26 saves on 28 shots while Terrier G Tysen Smith made 45 saves in the losing cause.

The Terriers return to action on Friday night hosting the Battlefords North Stars.

Other Tuesday results:

La Ronge 3 Battlefords 9

Kindersley 4, Weyburn 6

Flin Flon 4, Melfort 5



The Swan Valley Stampeders used a 5 goal 2nd period then hung on late to beat the OCN Blizzard 7-4 on the road.

Alex Walicki continued in his hot pace with 1G 2A to lead the way for the Stamps, who got singles from Steven Arp, Trey Sauder, Josh Danis, Myles Mason, Jakob Jones and Justin Keck. 

Riley Zimmerman, Alex Bernauer, Darik Feasey and Ashton Paul replied for the Blizzard.

Kobe Grant turned aside 34 of 38 shots to earn the win for the Stamps' while Chase Hamm made 23 saves in the loss.

The Stampeders' who moved into a tie atop of the MJHL's West division with the win will return to action on the road this Saturday visiting the Winnipeg Blues.


Tresor Wotton made 25 saves for the shutout to lead the Waywayseecappo Wolverines to a 3-0 win over the Winnipeg Freeze on home ice.

Carson Baptiste, Leyton Smith, and Kurt Rookes chipped in offensively for the Freeze.

The Wolverines' return to action on Thursday night hosting the Niverville Nighthawks starting at 7:30PM.

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