The Kindersley Klippers inched a little closer to a playoff spot on Sunday night, winning their second game in as many nights, 7-4 over Melville on Sunday, moving to within five points of Estevan for the final post-season slot.
The Klippers (17-21-6-1) out-shot the Millionaires 18-9 in the first period, and 18-4 in the second while building a 7-1 lead through 40 minutes.
Devon Cyr had a hat trick for Kindersley, while Tyler Traptow scored twice, with Liam Fraser and Ethan Mack each adding a goal and an assist. Final shots were 50-20 for the Klippers.
Kindersley scored seven straight goals, before Christian Adlys scored short-handed, his first SJHL goal, late in the second period. Payton Jerome, Jonathan Krahn and Luke Nkwama rattled off three more for the Millionaires (13-25-2-4) to tighten the gap.
Graysen Cameron had a goal and two assists and the Humboldt Broncos finished their three game swing with a 4-1 win in Notre Dame.
Tristan Shewchuk and Logan Kurki also scored, and Cade Cavallini added his first SJHL goal. Michael Harroch made 32/33 saves for the Broncos (21-18-5-2), as he returned to action this weekend for the first time since early December. Humboldt’s now three points up on eighth place Estevan, two behind both Nipawin and La Ronge.
Riley Kohonick made 48/51 saves, and Gabriel Leblanc did the scoring for the Hounds (16-25-3-1).