Friday, 20 January 2017

Terriers & Mils win; Stamps lose on Friday Night Recap

McKenzie Welke scored the SO winner in the 6th round as the Yorkton Terriers beat the Flin Flon Bombers 5-4 in the shootout.

Jordan Ross led the Terriers offensively with 1G 3A while Carson Welke, Shane Sherban and Corwin Stevely had the other Yorkton goals.

Matt Vernon was very good in the Terriers goal making 46 saves for the victory.

The two teams will play the back end of the back to back on Saturday afternoon at 3PM from the Farrell Agencies Arena.

In La Ronge,

Colby Entz made 34 saves for his 3rd shutout of the season as the Melville Millionaires blanked the La Rong Ice Wolves 4-0 on Friday night at the Mel Heglund Uniplex.

Trevor Paradise and Ryan Mignault scored their first SJHL goals while Cory Schillo and Logan Foster also scored for the Mils.

The Mils wrap up their weekend road trip on Saturday night at the Cage when they take on the Nipawin Hawks at 7:30.


In the MJHL,

The Swan Valley Stampeders had a late comeback but it fell a little bit short as they fell 4-3 in Winkler against the Flyers.

Brian Harris had 2 goals for the Stamps while Trevar Mann chipped in with the other marker. Brett Evans made 30 saves on 34 shots in the loss.

The Stamps wrap up the 2 game weekend road trip on Saturday when they visit the Portage Terriers for a 7:30 puck-drop.

Swan Valley Stampeders Coaches Show - Jan 20th Edition

In this weeks "Club Sapp Gaming Center" Swan Valley Stampeders Coaches Show, Head Coach/GM Erik Petersen chats Tuesdays win over Neepawa and this weekends road-trip through Winkler and Portage.

Thursday, 19 January 2017

Wolverines score 6 unanswered to storm back to beat Dauphin 6-2

The Wayway Wolverines scored 6 unanswered goals to help them capture their 7th win of the season, a 6-2 decision on home ice over the Dauphin Kings on Thursday.

The visiting Kings would get off to a good start in the first and get the only 2 goals and they would come 50 seconds apart off the sticks of Ian Briscoe and Riese Gaber to give Dauphin a 2-0 lead after 20 minutes.

But then it would be all Wolverines from they would storm back with 5 unanswered goals in the 2nd period and it would kick off with a couple in the opening 2:15 as Landyn Cochrane (pictured above) would get his 14th and Mack McPhee sniped home his 4th to even it up at 2-2. Brendan Martin would then add a couple just 1:04 apart to push the Wolverines lead to 4-2. Wayway would add 2 more markers, one late in the middle frame by Derek Wood and one in the 3rd a beauty by Brandon Stanley that would give the Wolverines their 2nd win in 3 games.

Hunter Lorenson was solid in the Wayway net making 29 saves on 31 shots for his 4th win of the season while Duncan McGovern turned aside 25 shots in the loss to drop his record to 1-2.

The Kings and Wolverines are both back in action this weekend against the Neepawa Natives. Kings take on Neepawa on Friday while the Wolverines entertain Neepawa on Saturday night 7:30 from the Wayway Arena Complex.

Elsewhere in the MJHL,

The Winnipeg Blues fell on home ice, 7-2 to the 1st-place Steinbach Pistons.



The Yorkton Rawtec Maulers are now winners of 3 straight games after a 4-1 win over the Notre Dame Argos on Thursday night.

Ryder Pierson, Keenan Sperling, Derrick Budz and Zach McIntyre scored for the Maulers while 15 year old Saskatoon Blades prospect Nolan Maier made 26 saves for the win.

The Maulers are back at this weekend for a couple games agains the Swift Current Legionnaires including on Saturday night at 7:30 from the Farrell Agencies Arena.

Wayway Wolverines Coaches Show - Jan 19th Edition

Thompson to host 2018 Power Smart Manitoba Winter Games

The City of Thompson will host the 2018 Power Smart Manitoba Winter Games. The Games will be held in early March, 2018 involving up to 1,800 participants and 1,000 volunteers.

On July 15, 2016 Sport Manitoba announced a successful bid from the Town of Virden and RMs of Pipestone, Woodsworth-Wallace, and Sifton, to be the Host Community for the 2018 Power Smart Manitoba Winter Games. Virden withdrew December 12th citing a lack of volunteers.

The City of Thompson had previously demonstrated strong interest in hosting a future Manitoba Games. They joined Virden in attending the host bid workshop for the 2018 Power Smart Manitoba Winter Games and had previously bid on the 2014 Winter Games.

Sport Manitoba held an informational meeting with the city of Thompson and the School District of Mystery Lake on Jan. 7, 2017 to discuss Thompson hosting the 2018 Games. City Council voted unanimously January 16th to host the 2018 Power Smart Manitoba Winter Games. On January 17th the School District also voted unanimously to host the 2018 Power Smart Games.

(Sport Manitoba)

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Roblin's Brook at #75 in NHL's Midterm Draft Report

The National Hockey League has released its Mid-term rankings for this upcoming June's NHL Entry Draft.

Roblin MB product and Moose Jaw Warriors defenseman Josh Brook (pictured above) sits at number 75 among North American skaters.

Brooks is in his 2nd season with Warriors and currently this year has 4 goals, 20 assists for 24 points in 45 games.

Mils Coaches Show - Jan 18th Edition

In this weeks "Melville Motors" Melville Millionaires Coaches Show, Head Coach/GM Devin Windle chats Fridays loss to Nipawin and this weekends road-trip through La Ronge and Nipawin.