By Mike Stackhouse
The Kindersley Klippers erased a 3-1 third period deficit and scored three unanswered goals on their way to a 4-3 win over the La Ronge Ice Wolves, stretching their unbeaten streak to seven games (6-0-1). Brendon Borbely, Austin Nault, and Nate Keeley did the damage within a three and a half minute span of the third, sending the Ice Wolves to their fifth loss in a row. Noah Turanski also scored for the Klippers (10-3-1), who are tied for first in the Global Ag Risk Solutions Division. Grant Longtin, Ben Manson, and Jordan Mish countered for the Ice Wolves. Netminder Merek Pipes suffered the loss in this one, but he also has earned a scholarship to Union College.
Humboldt kept pace with Kindersley by earning a 6-3 win over Melville. Michael Clarke had two goals and set up two others as the Broncos used a four goal second to break it open. Bryson Cecconi, Luke Spadafora, Zach McIntyre, and Owen Guenter also scored for the Broncos, who are 10-5-and-1. Logan Foster got his first of the year for the Mils and Josh Borynec got his second in as many games. Jaden Shewchuk rounded out the offense for the 2-9-2-and-2 Mils.
Grant Boldt kicked out 32-shots as he led Estevan to their second straight win, 4-1 over Nipawin. Boldt, since allowing four goals in twelve minutes in his first start of the season, has locked it down with just four goals allowed in his last ten periods of work and he has a 2.29-GAA overall. The Bruins also even their record at 7-and-7. Bryce Platt scored once and set up two others and newcomer Will Koop scored in his first game after being acquired in a trade. Turner Ripplinger and Johnny Witzke also scored for the winning side. Jordan Simoneau scored for Nipawin.
Yorkton stunned Flin Flon with four goals and 25-shots in the third period to win 5-4 at the Whitney Forum. Cody Bruchkowski had two of those four Terrier goals with Mason Mullaney and Quinten Hobbs also counting one. Jared Legien picked up the other Yorkton goal. Brandson Hein had two for the Bombers. Daylan Marchi and Vincent Nardone picked up singles. Hein has a league leading 17 on the year.
Carson Albrecht had two goals, including an empty netter, to lift Melfort past Weyburn 5-3 and sending the Red Wings to their sixth straight game without a win. Colin Schmidt and Tyson Meyers also had goals as part of a four goal third. Kenzie Arnold set up both of their markers. Kyle Schneider had Melfort’s other goal. Zac Gladu, Cade Kowalski, and Ben Hiltz scored for Weyburn.