It was a wild, last-goal-wins style of game in Estevan Saturday night, where the Humboldt Broncos scored last in a 7-6 overtime decision over the Bruins.
Tristan Shewchuk’s second goal of the game and fifth of the season was the overtime winner, just 38 seconds into the extra frame. Shewchuk finished with two goals and an assist and has eight points (5g-3a) in four games this season. His linemate Logan Kurki had a goal and three assists on Saturday, and leads the league with 10 points (4g-6a) in the young season.
Doug Schultz (1g-1a), Max Gudnason, Cody Hough and Stephane Huard Jr added the other goals for the Broncos (3-1-0-0).
Eddie Gallagher (2g-1a) and Cole Fonstad (1g-2a) each had three point nights for the Bruins (2-1-1-0), while Kade McMillen (1g-1a), Austin King-Cunningham and Eric Pearce had the other.
Jaydon Dureau (1g-1a) was the overtime hero in Melville as the Millionaires edged the Weyburn Red Wings for a second straight night, this time 2-1 (OT).
The Millionaires (3-1-0-0) trailed 1-0 in the dying seconds when Zach McIntyre scored with six seconds left in regulation to force overtime. Melville out-shot Weyburn 35-12 on the night, with Bryan Thompson needing just 11 saves for the win.
Joseph Young was much busier at the other end, stopping 33 of the 35 shots he faced. Connor McGrath opened the scoring for Weyburn (0-1-2-0) early in the first period.
The Nipawin Hawks remained the league’s only unbeated club, improving to 3-0-0-0 with a 3-2 win in Melfort, sweeping that weekend home and home.
The Hawks needed three straight third period goals to erase a 2-0 deficit, and for a second straight night they scored in the last minute of regulation to win. Jaxsen Wiebe scored his first goal of the season with 33 left to give Nipawin their first lead, shortly after Brodie Girod and Jeremy Rainville (1g-1a) got them back to even.
Colton Schell and Ben Tkachuk gave the Mustangs (2-2-0-0) a 2-0 lead and it stayed that way until the midway point of the third period. Steven Bacovsky made 32/35 saves for Melfort.
The Notre Dame Hounds scored twice in the first period, but the Yorkton Terriers rattled off five unanswered in the second, and one more in the third as they beat the Hounds 6-2.
Keenan Taphorn scored twice and Carson Miller had a goal and two assists to lead the charge. Vaught Watterodt, Colby Vranai and Kishaun Gervais also scored for the Terriers (1-1-1-0), who picked up their first win of the year. Philippe Bond made 26/28 saves in the win.
Ethan Stuckless had a goal and an assist, and Jake Dale opened the scoring for the Hounds (1-1-0-0).
Spencer Kennedy had two goals and an assist, leading the La Ronge Ice Wolves to a 7-4 win over Battlefords.
Chad McIlwain (1g-1a), Kaiden Collumb (1g-1a), Beau Larson, William Smith and Holden Knights rounded out the scoring and Xavier Cannon made 32/36 saves for the Ice Wolves (2-1-0-0).
Connor Gabruch led the North Stars (0-3-0-0) with a pair of goals, while Ryland McNinch and Mason Richey chipped in with singles.