Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League


By Craig Stein

One Goal Wins For Millionaires, Mustangs

Connor Dochuk made 34 saves on 35 shots to lead the Melville Millionaires past the Notre Dame Hounds 2-1 in a shootout on Wednesday night.

Dochuk stopped all 17 shots he faced in the third period, as the Hounds out-shot Melville 35-20, and 17-4 in the third period alone.

The teams traded second period goals as Noah Bankowski scored his first SJHL goal for the Hounds (10-5-1-3) before Melville’s Damian Bentz tied things up at the 4:04 mark.

Bentz and Isaac Embree went on to score in the shootout for the Millionaires (6-12-0-2), while Notre Dame’s Jacob Standen made 19/20 saves in goal.


Kalem Zary had three assists and the Melfort Mustangs edged the Estevan Bruins by a score of 4-3.

Colin Schmidt scored twice while Kayle Tosh had a goal and an assist, and Rock Ruschkowski added a goal.  Hunter Arps made 38/41 saves in goal for the Mustangs (13-4-2-1), who won their second straight game.

Zach Goberis scored his 20th goal of the season for the Bruins (12-6-1-0).  Kaelan Holt (1g-1a) and Jerzy Martin also scored and Matt Lukacs made 30/34 saves.

The Bruins continue on through the Sherwood Division to Flin Flon Thursday, La Ronge Saturday and Nipawin Sunday.

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