Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League

Tuesday/Wednesday Ticker: October 28, 2021

Tuesday, October 26th, 2021

Melville Millionaires 4 vs Nipawin Hawks 1

The Millionaires picked up their second win on the season, defeating the Nipawin Hawks 4-1. The Hawks have now lost their last three games, and seven of the past ten.

Zach McIntyre (5), Noah Wills (2), Johnathan Krahn (5), and Charles-Thomas Larochelle (2) scored the goals for the Mills. Alex Johnson netted the lone goal for the Hawks, his first career SJHL goal.

Mills’ goaltender Alexis Giroux secured his first win of the season, stopping 25 of 26 shots faced. Meanwhile, rookie Dylan Lacroix fell to 1-3-0-0 on the year, stopping 28 of 31.

Estevan Bruins 4 @ Battlefords North Stars 1

The Estevan Bruins kicked off their two-game western Saskatchewan road swing in empathic fashion skating off with a 4-1 win over the North Stars.

After Jordan Grill (2) opened the scoring in the first period for the North Stars, it was all Estevan from there on out.

Mark Rumsey netted his 6th and 7th goals of the season. Olivier Pouliot scored his 4th, and Mikol Sartor (4) added an empty netter to ice the game in the Battlefords Tuesday night.

Boston Bilous stopped 33 of 34 in net for the victory. Ulrik Roussel turned aside 33 of 36 for the North Stars.

Notre Dame Hounds 3 vs Melfort Mustangs 1

The Notre Dame Hounds continued their winning ways on Tuesday, downing the Melfort Mustangs 3-1.

The game was tied 1-1 heading into the third period thanks to Connor Nolan’s sixth goal and Wyatt Day’s first of the season for the Hounds and Mustangs, respectfully

In the final frame the Hounds pulled away. Phil Fath scored the game-winner which stands as his first career SJHL goal, and Blake Rasmunson added an empty net tally for insurance.

Hounds’ goaltender Austin Elliot remained perfect on the season, improving his record to 7-0-0-0 while stopping 24 of 25.

Joel Favreau got the nod in net for the Mustangs and stopped 22 of 24 shots faced.

Wednesday, October 27th, 2021

Estevan Bruins 5 @ Kindersley Klippers 2

The Estevan Bruins improved to 9-3-0-1 on the season after a 5-2 victory in Kindersley. The Bruins haven’t lost in regulation in their last 6 outings.

Goal scoring was as spread out as it could be with five different Bruins finding the back of the net. Keagon Little (2), Alex Von Sprecken (2), Mark Rumsey (8), Caelan Fitzpatrick (7), and Cody Davis (3) propelled the offense, while Kindersley got action from Charles Obobaifo (5), and Coletyn Boyarski (2).

Matthew Pesenti stopped 34/38 in net, dropping his record to 4-6-0-0 on the year.
Cam Hrdlicka wasn’t nearly as busy, turning aside 15 of 17 for his second win on the year.


No Games are in action on Thursday, October 28th with the SJHL back in action on a busy weekend.
Four games take place on Friday, with 5 more on Saturday, and one on Sunday.