Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League


The Nipawin Hawks won their fourth straight game, and moved into third place in the SJHL standings with a 3-2 overtime win in Weyburn.

Carson Erhardt scored the winner 1:09 into the extra frame, as the Hawks (27-18-3-0) out-shot Weyburn 43-18.

Jeremy Bisson and Bronson Adams also scored, and Ross Hawryluk made 16/18 saves for Nipawin, who jumped out of three way tie with Melfort and La Ronge, and past Yorkton into third.

Joseph Young made 40/43 saves in goal for the Red Wings (18-28-1-1).  Dante Ballarin and Quinton Hill did the scoring, giving the Wings a 2-1 lead at one point in the second period.


Hunter Larocque and Scott McKenzie scored twice each, with McKenzie’s second coming in overtime and the Kindersley Klippers did their playoff hopes a favour with a 4-3 (OT) win over Humboldt.

That brings the Klippers (19-22-6-1) back within three points of Estevan for the final playoff spot.

Steven Bacovsky made 25/28 saves in the victory.

Tristan Shewchuk led the Broncos (22-19-7-2) with a goal and an assist, while Logan Kurki and Reid Arnold added the others.  Humboldt’s still eight points up on Kindersley.


The Flin Flon Bombers matched Nipawin with their fourth win in a row, a 4-3 victory in Yorkton, their first game of a four games in five nights stretch.

Mason Martin (1g-1a) and Matt Raymond made it 2-0 Flin Flon after the first period, while Tristan Lemyre added one more in the second, and Cole Rafuse added the eventual winner in period three.  Cal Schell made 44/47 saves, improving to 3-0-0 since joining the Bombers (31-10-5-0).

Chantz Petruic was in on all three goals for the Terriers (27-19-1-1), scoring his 55th goal of the season and adding two assists, now sitting at 104 points on the year.  Alec Zawatsky (1g-1a) and Jordan Guiney added the others, and Philippe Bond made 44/48 saves.  Yorkton’s now out of the top three, sitting in fourth with a pack of teams close behind.