The Nipawin Hawks returned to the ice and made a statement Wednesday night as they found the back of the net early and often in a 7-3 win over the Kindersley Klippers.
Alex Bernauer led the charge for the Hawks, finding the back of the net three times and adding two assists in the win.
With the victory, the Hawks move two points clear of the Kindersley Klippers for 5th place in the SJHL standings and now own a 15-16-0-2 record.
They will look to build off this victory Friday when they travel to Flin Flon to take on the first place Bombers.
For Kindersley, the loss drops them to 13-16-2-2 on the year and they remain two points up on Weyburn and Estevan for 6th place.
Highlights from Wednesday’s game between the Hawks & Klippers can be found below.
Thursday will be an off day on the ice in the SJHL, but an all new episode of SJHL Insider will drop on YouTube, Apple, and Spotify. Join Jeromy Corrigan and Clark Munroe as they recap the first few games of 2024, breakdown the standings, preview the upcoming weekend and much more.
Action resumes across the league on Friday with four games on tap.
Friday, January 5th
Estevan @ Weyburn 7pm
Humboldt @ Yorkton 7pm
Nipawin @ Flin Flon 7:30pm
Melfort @ La Ronge 7:30pm