Brandon Cianflone’s second goal of the game came 1:18 into overtime, and the Flin Flon Bombers won their second straight game, 5-4 (OT) over the Kindersley Klippers on Friday night.
Mason Martin (1g-1a), Cole Rafuse (1g-1a) and Chase Haygarth also scored for the Bombers (6-2-0-0) and Easton Haygarth had two assists. The Haygarths are 19-year-old twins from Lloydminster, acquired from Penticton for Vincent Nardone over the summer. Jaden Little made 34/38 saves for the win.
Liam Fraser had a pair of goals for the Klippers (3-4-1-0), with Kyle Bosch and Jaxon Georget added the others.
There was also overtime in Melfort, where the Humboldt Broncos came away with a 5-4 (OT) win on the road, their fifth consecutive win.
16-year-old Karter McNarland scored the winner, his first SJHL goal to go along with six assists through his first eight games. Captain Graysen Cameron also added his first goal of the season, while Max Gudnason (1g-1a), Bryson Cecconi and Isaac Leik added the others for Broncos (5-2-0-1).
Tyson Meyers notched a pair for the Mustangs (6-2-2-0), while Zach Anderson and Christian Albertson had singles. Melfort now has points in eight straight games (6-0-2), but have lost each of their last two games in overtime.
Adam Dmyterko made 30 saves for his first SJHL shutout, and the Battlefords North Stars (9-1-0-0) picked up a 2-0 win in Estevan.
It was a scoreless first period, despite the teams combining for 25 shots in the frame, a 13-12 edge for the Bruins.
Matthias Urbanski opened the scoring just past the midway point of the contest, at 10:02 of the second period. That was it for the scoring until Brett Gammer’s empty-netter with 14 seconds left.
Keenan Rancier made 29/30 saves in goal for the Bruins (1-4-1-1).
Battlefords’ four games in five nights trip wraps up Saturday in Weyburn.
The Melville Millionaires used five different goal scorers as they racked up a 5-1 win over the visiting Notre Dame Hounds.
Nic Porterfield and defensemen Blake Campbell and Jacob Bourchier all had a goal and an assist for Melville. Jonathan Krahn and Booker Chacalias rounded out the scoring, and Hunter Adams made 29/30 saves in goal for the Millionaires (3-3-2-1). Max McPeak and Luke Spadafora each had two assists.
Jarrett Penner scored and Riley Kohonick made 35/40 stops for the Hounds (4-5-0-0).
Noah Decottignies stopped 27 of the 28 shots he faced, backstopping the Weyburn Red Wings to a 3-1 win over the Nipawin Hawks.
The Red Wings (4-5-0-0) scored once in each period, as Tyson McLean opened the scoring just 1:27 in. Rookie Braden Birnie had the insurance marker in the final minute of period two, and 20-year-old Nolan Steer added his first SJHL goal, into an empty net with 22 seconds remaining.
Ross Hawryluk stopped 29/31 shots, and Max Johnson scored for Nipawin. After six straight wins to start the season, the Hawks (6-2-0-0) have now dropped two in a row, and head to Estevan on Saturday, Notre Dame on Sunday.