Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League


Chad McIlwain scored with one second left in overtime, and the La Ronge Ice Wolves beat the Melfort Mustangs 4-3 in overtime on the road.

The win pulls the Ice Wolves (26-18-3-2) a point past Melfort, and into a third place tie with Nipawin.

Liam McGarva stopped 54 of the 57 shots he faced, and Booker Chacalias, Ben Manson and Daylon Mannon also found the net during regulation.

Dylan Ashe, Colton Schell and Tian Rask replied for the Mustangs (24-15-5-3), who slide into a fifth place tie with Yorkton.


The Flin Flon Bombers scored three goals inside the final two minutes of regulation to stun the Melville Millionaires, winning their fifth straight game 5-3.

Alec Malo was in the middle of the late comeback, tying the game on a penalty shot with 1:51 to play, and then he scored the winner 1:20 later, with 31 seconds left.  Former Millionaire Zach Bannister then sealed it with an empty-netter nine seconds later.  Malo has 6-goals and 12-points during a five game point streak.  Cole Rafuse and Mason Kaspick added second period markers, and Jacob Delorme made 42/45 saves for the Bombers (32-10-5-0).

Zach McIntyre scored what looked to be the winner for the Millionaires, putting them up 3-2 with 5:23 to play, his 15th of the year before Flin Flon charged back.  Rin Beny (1g-1a) and Aidan Steinke also scored for Melville (14-26-2-4).


Eddie Gallagher and Tanner Manz scored twice each, leading the Estevan Bruins to a 5-2 win over Nipawin.

Cody Davis added a goal and an assist, and Keenan Rancier made 24/26 saves for the Bruins (23-21-3-1), who move five points up on Kindersley for the final playoff spot.

Bronson Adams opened the scoring for the Hawks (27-19-3-0) just 13 seconds into the game, scoring for the second time in as many nights.  Burke Simpson extended it to 2-0 early in the second period before the hometown Bruins rattled off five unanswered.  Nipawin ends the night in a third place tie with La Ronge.