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STARS, TERRIERS EXTEND STREAKS; WOLVES WIN IN OT

11/27/2012, 10:30pm CST
By Craig Stein

Recap of Tuesday's action

 Connor Creech made 34 saves, including all 14 shots he faced in the third period, as the Battlefords North Stars won their 5th straight game, 2-1 over the league-leading Flin Flon Bombers.

The teams traded first period goals.  Jake McMillen (Stars) and Landon Hiebert (Bombers) got their respective clubs on the board.  That would be all the scoring, until North Stars' defenseman Dillon Forbes notched his first of the season just over seven minutes into the third.

Shots were dead-even at 35.  Devin Buffalo made 33 saves in the loss.

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The Yorkton Terriers made it six straight wins, and also regained sole ownership of first place in the SJHL Sherwood, thanks to a 4-1 victory against the visiting Estevan Bruins.

Patrick Martens scored twice for Yorkton, giving him 12 on the season.  Tyler Giebel added his 15th, and Zak Majkowski opened the scoring.  Cole Olson replied with Estevan's lone marker early in the third period.

Kale Thomson made 27/28 saves as the Terriers move two points clear of idle Notre Dame for the conference lead.

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16-year-old Braden Oleksyn scored his second of the night two minutes into overtime as the La Ronge Ice Wolves pulled out a 3-2 (OT) win over Melfort, making the home teams 3-for-3 on Tuesday.

Pavlo Zerebecky also scored for the Ice Wolves, and Sebastien Beauregard added two assists.

Brandon Formosa and Matt Saunderson did the scoring for the Mustangs.

Both goalies were busy.  Shots were 52-39 for La Ronge.  Myles Hovdebo made 37 saves, while Patrick Johnson turned aside 49.

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