The Melville Millionaires have announced that 2005-born defenceman Jase Konecsni has committed to the hockey club for the 2023/24 season.
The Swan Valley Stampeders had their 4 game winning streak snapped on Friday night falling 6-5 to the visiting Winnipeg Freeze.
Lochlan Stefanyshin scored twice to lead the way for the Freeze who got singles from Hayden Chaloner, Naaman Hofer, Nathan Lenoski and Davis Thompson.
Justin Keck led the way for the Stampeders with 2 goals while Jakob Jones, Landon Gulutzan and Adam Rajsigl also scored.
Keegan Gordon made 47 saves on 52 shots to earn the win in goal while Loic Mainguy-Crepault made 23 saves in the loss.
The Stampeders return to action on Saturday night hosting the Winkler Flyers.
Elsewhere in the MJHL,
Dauphin 1, Virden 4
Neepawa 0 Portage 6
Winkler 3, OCN 1
In the SJHL,
The Melville Millionaires dropped their 2nd straight after a 9-2 loss to the Battlefords North Stars.
Issac Suppin and Caden Drury scored the lone markers for the Mils.
The Stars top line of Jake Southgate (3G), Kian Bell (1G 2A), and Holden Doell (1G 3A) combined for 10 points in the win.
Bradley Blake, Steven Kesslering and Colby Bear (2) also scored for Battlefords.
The Millionaires wrap up their weekend roadie on Saturday visiting the Kindersley Klippers.
The Yorkton Terriers snap their 6 game losing streak on Wednesday night after 5-4 comeback win over the Kindersley Klippers at the WCEC.
The Klippers got the opening goal at 5:46 of the first as Nathan DeGraves walked in and beat Terrier G Caleb Allen for his 3rd of the year to make it 1-0.
Cohner Saleski tied it up though for the Terriers just under 5 minutes later as on his breakaway chance, he snapped it over the right shoulder of Cody Jaman for his 7th making it 1-1.
But Alex Mack answered for Kindersley just 46 seconds later as he tapped in a rebound past Allen for his 3rd to give his team the lead into the first intermission.
The Terriers even things up just 46 seconds into the 2nd frame as Dylan Ruptash took a stretch feed from Clay Sleeva and made no mistake sliding home his team-leading 21st of the season.
Logan Linklater responded though before the second could end as going post and in to give the home team a lead heading into the third period.
In that 3rd period, the Terriers came out in a big way netting three in a span of 1:27 as Maddux Nollski, Karsten Kruska, and Greg Nelson all hit the back of the net to give the Terriers a 5-3 lead before Tylan Hilbig got a late goal in the final seconds but that's as close as they would get.
Caleb Allen turned aside 37 of 41 shots to earn the victory in the Terrier goal, while Klipper G Cody Jaman made 22 saves in the loss.
The Terriers return to action on Saturday visiting the Estevan Bruins while the Klippers host the Notre Dame Hounds on Friday.
Elsewhere in the SJHL,
Cody Davis scored twice while Kade Runke had 1G 2A to lead the Estevan Bruins to a 7-1 win over the Melville Millionaires at the HCUC.
Aleksa Babic, Kaelan Whittingham, Ryan Zaremba, and Jag Phangura also scored for the Bruins who got a 30 save performance from Cam Hrdlicka in the win.
Ethan Anstey scored the lone marker for the Millionaires who return to action on Friday night visiting the Battlefords North Stars.
Jakob Jones had a 3G 2A night to lead the Swan Valley Stampeders to their 4th straight win after 7-5 decision over the OCN Blizzard on Wednesday night.
Trey Sauder also scored twice for the Stamps who got singles from Collin Jennings and Alex Walicki.
Eddy Wruck, John Kremer, Mike Hlady, Alex Bernauer and Drayden Kurbatoff provided the offence for the Blizzard.
Kobe Grant turned aside 33 shots to earn the victory in goal.
The Stampeders next game will be on Friday night hosting the Winnipeg Freeze. GX94 will broadcast the game starting with the pregame 6:50 and play by play kicking off at 7:00 from the Centennial Arena.
Other game in the MJHL,
Winkler 5, Winnipeg Freeze 0
The Yorkton Terriers dropped their 6th straight on Tuesday night losing 8-2 to the Battlefords North Stars.
The North Stars got the only goal of the 1st in the late stages on the PP as with 38 seconds left in the period, Kian Bell took a feed in the top-right circle and snapped home his league leading 45th goal of the season over the right shoulder of Tysen Smith.
Shots after 1 were 20-10 Battlefords.
In the 2nd, the Terriers got the equalizer just 6:27 into the 2nd as Clay Sleeva went in on a 2 on 1 and snapped it short-side on Josh Kotai for his 13th of the year to make it 1-1.
But the North Stars stormed back in a big way with 4 unanswered off the sticks of Steven Kesslerling, Kian Bell (2) and Zane Florence to increase the home-side's lead to 5-1 towards the late stages of the second frame.
Dylan Ruptash though cut the Terriers' back within three at 15:25 of the 2nd for his 20th to make it 5-2 before Jake Southgate regained Battlefords four goal lead just 3 minutes later.
The SJHL leading scorer would add to his league leading goal total in third period adding two more, his 48th and 49th of the season to wrap up the scoring.
Josh Kotai made 35 saves on 37 shots in goal for his 29th win of the season, while Tysen Smith got the start in Terrier goal and made 31 saves on 37 shots before giving way to Caleb Allen, who allowed 2 goals on 14 shots in the final frame.
The Terriers return to action on Wednesday visiting Kindersley while the North Stars host the Melville Millionaires on Friday.
The Melville Millionaires fell in the opening game of a home and home against Melfort after a 7-1 loss to the Mustangs on Friday night.
Clarke Huxley and Zac Somers led the way for Melforr with 2G 2A each while Lleyton Holoien, Kevin Minnoch and Ben Tkachuk also scored for the Mustangs.
Carter McKay replied with the lone for the Millionaires.
The two teams will once again meet on Saturday night in Melfort for a 7:30PM puck drop.
The Yorkton Terriers surrendered 5 first period goals en-route to a 7-5 home loss last night (Tues) to the visiting Weyburn Red Wings at the Westland Insurance Arena.
Jakob Kalin, Jackson Hassman (2), Blake Betson, Ryley Morgan, Max Henderson and Matteo Turrin all scored for the Red Wings, while Dylan Ruptash, Quintin Unreiner, Clay Sleeva, Cohner Saleski, and Brett Butz replied for the Terriers.
Sleeva also added three assists to make it a 4 point night for the Terrier forward out of Canora
The Terriers and Red Wings will meet once again on Saturday night back at Crescent Point Place for a 7:00PM puck drop.
Elsewhere in the SJHL,
Kindersley Klippers 6 Nipawin Hawks 5
Humboldt Broncos 5 Notre Dame Hounds 4 (OT)
The Waywayseecappo Wolverines won their 2nd straight on Friday night beating the the Swan Valley Stampeders 4-3 in overtime at the Centennial Arena in Swan River.
The Stampeders struck first with 5:43 left in the 1st as Justin Keck finished off a nice passing play and then went five-hole on Wolverine goalie Tresor Wotton for his 21st of the season to make it 1-0.
Waywayseecappo tied it up just over 4 minutes later as Aidas Sotas capitalized on a Stampeder turnover and went top-shelf on SV goalie Kobe Grant for his 2nd of the year to even it up at 1-1 through 20 minutes.
In the 2nd just 34 seconds into the period Cole Carlson regained the Wolverines one goal lead at 2-1, tapping home a powerplay goal.
Swan Valley evened it up in the late stages of the middle frame as defencemab Adam Rajsigl was able to tuck it home past Wotton for his 8th.
But Carson Baptiste just over 2 minutes later to regain the visitors a 3-2 lead after 2 periods.
In the 3rd, the Stampeders got the equalizer with 6:23 left in regulation as Steven Arp was Johnny-On-The-Spot and tapped it home to make it 3-3.
After a back and forth start to overtime, it was Nolan Grier going down the right wing wall and he snapped it short side on Kobe Grant to gain his team the valuable extra point.
Tresor Wotton made 27 saves on 30 shots to earn his league-leading 19th win of the season in the Wolverine goal, while Stamps goalie Kobe Grant turned aside also 27 shots in the loss.
The two teams will once again meet on Saturday in Waywayseecappo.
Elsewhere in the MJHL,
Winkler 4, Niverville 3
Dauphin 4, Winnipeg Freeze 0
Virden 6, Winnipeg Blues 1
The Yorkton Terriers dropped their 2nd straight on home ice, a 4-2 decision to the Melfort Mustangs.
Cameron Emigh scored the game winner for the Mustangs in the 2nd period while Kevin Minnoch, Ryan Duguay and Wyatt Cook also scord.
Brett Butz and Cade Kennedy replied for the Terriers, who got 30 saves from Caleb Allen in the loss.
James Venne stopped 24 of 26 shots in the loss.
The Mustangs and Terriers will meet from the Northern Lights Palace in Melfort on Saturday night.
Other games in the SJHL,
Nipawin 1, Estevan 2 (OT)
Battlefords 7, Notre Dame 2
Humboldt 3, Kindersley
Felix Beauchemin got the Mils the early lead in the 1st, but Ice Wolves rattled off 6 unanswered off the sticks of Mason Bueckert (2), Lleyton Shearon, Thomas Wright, Dylan Handel and Liam McInnis.
Dawson Smith was solid in the La Ronge net making 34 saves on 35 shots, while Millionaires' G Clement Labillois made 24 saves in the loss.
Melville will return to action next Wednesday night on the road to take on the Estevan Bruins
"It's pretty cool special I mean, a lot of guys have reached out and I think that's probably the coolest part is just seeing all the overwhelming support from everybody and it kind of shows how tightly knit the organization it's a pretty cool feeling."
Berezowski began his stint with the Silvertips after being selected in 2nd round, 44th overall of the 2017 WHL Draft by the club, and he says he couldn't imagine how everything has come together.
"I think I was on a phone call with my dad yesterday and we were kind of talking about how surreal it's been and how it came kind of full circle it's pretty cool looking back on a short five years, from when I was 15 going to first Camp & to see how time flies and how it's changed that much."
The Yorkton Minor Hockey alumni has 60 points in 43 games the for 'Tips who currently sit in 5th place in the WHL's Western Conference standings.
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The SJHL's Melville Millionaires have announced that 2005-born forward Blaze Gutzke has committeed to the club for the 2023/24 season.
The Melville Millionaires dropped their 8th straight after a 6-1 road loss to the Humboldt Broncos on Friday night from the EPA.
The Broncos got on the board first just 5:53 into the 1st as Alec Saretzky initial shot was stopped but he was able to pot the rebound five-hole on Clement Labillois for his team-leading 21st of the season to make it 1-0.
Humboldt added to lead just over 3 minutes later as Noah Barlage's point shot was deflected in nicely by Cage Newans for his 16th to make it a two goal game after 20 minutes.
In the 2nd, the home team added to their lead with a couple of power play goals just 1:53 apart, off the sticks of Saretzky and Carsten Kayter to push their lead to 4-0 through 2 periods.
The Broncos made it 5-1 just 12:29 into the third period as Ben Kotylak netted his 15th of the season.
Caden Drury got the Mils on the board towards the tail-end of the third as he potted home a rebound off a Tucker Buhay initial shot to pull the visitors within 4.
But just 5 seconds later, Kotylak added his 2nd of the night to wrap up the scoring.
Benjamin Motew turned aside 20 of 21 shots in the Broncos net to grab his 13th win of the season, while Millionaires' G Clement Labillois made 46 saves in the loss.
The Millionaires return to action on Saturday night hosting the La Ronge Ice Wolves at the HCUC for a 7:00PM puck drop.
Other Friday result:
La Ronge 3, Weyburn 4 (SO)
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