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WEDNESDAY WRAP

By Craig Stein

Chrystopher Collin’s 13th goal of the year early in the third period would stand up as the winner as the Flin Flon Bombers held off the Sherwood Division-leading Melfort Mustangs 2-1 at the Whitney Forum on Wednesday night.

Daylan Marchi opened the scoring in the first period and Niklas Anderson made 33/34 saves for the Bombers (7-8-0-3), who picked up their second straight win.

Drew Warkentine got the Mustangs (11-4-2-1) on the board in the third, and Evan Plotnik made 28/30 saves.

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The three other games all went to overtime or more on Wednesday, including the Estevan Bruins (11-5-1-0) out-scoring the visiting Notre Dame Hounds 6-5 in a shootout.

Jake Fletcher (2g-1a) and Kaelan Holt (1g-2a) led the way with three points each.  Zach Goberis and Arthur Miller each added a goal and an assist and Maxim Sidelnik made 29/34 saves.

Jared Hamm notched a goal and three assists for the Hounds (9-5-1-2) while Chaz Smedsrud scored twice and Alec Zawatsky added the other.

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The Melville Millionaires watched a 2-0 third period lead slip away, but bounced back in overtime when Ethan Kopyczyn scored 2:03 into the extra frame.

Tyler Millar and Tucker Champman got the Millionaires (5-10-0-2)  the 2-0 lead with first and second period goals, and Connor Dochuk got his first SJHL win in his second start, making 19/21 saves.

The Red Wings (11-3-2-0) made it interesting when Mike Eskra and Jordan Kazymyra scored goals just over two minutes apart in the third period.

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MacGregor Sinclair scored a third period goal and provided the winner in the shootout as the Battlefords North Stars (11-1-1-0) got past the Humboldt Broncos 3-2 (SO) on the road.

Layne Young opened the scoring for the Stars while Conner Lukan and Logan Schatz replied for the Broncos (10-6-1-1).

In goal, Kody Matthews made 39/41 saves to pick up the win, with Jacob Wassermann also solid at the other end, stopping 32/34.

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