Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League

Bruins Winning Streak Ended by Shootout

The Estevan Bruins faced the Yorkton Terriers on January 27th at Affinity place. The Bruins playing their second game in two day span took the ice and claimed the first goal of the game by Cody Davis #8  assisted by Valentino and  Runke at 5:43. Yorkton tied the game with a goal scored by Nollski #13 assisted by teammate Gervais at 11:28. The tied score wouldn’t last as Yorktons Nollski #14 scored at  11:47. Penalties-Nelson Yorkton (tripping), 2:15; Kohner Estevan (hooking), 8:08; Runke Estevan (tripping), 19:59.

2nd Period saw the Bruins come back in a very quick manner Caelan Fitzpatrick #20 plucked one in at  0:29. It wasn’t even thirty seconds later that Mark Rumsey #29 assisted by Jones and Babic, game the Bruins a lead with a goal at  0:51. Leaving the Bruins ahead for the remainder of the second period.
Penalties-Sleeva Yorkton (tripping), 0:15; Janzen Yorkton (high sticking), 7:40; Burns Estevan (charging), 10:11; Pearce Estevan (handling the puck), 16:05; Koran Yorkton (cross checking), 19:57; Deics Estevan (cross checking), 19:57.

3rd Period is where all things were seeming fine and well until the last minute of the game. Yorktons  Steven Norum #7 assisted by teammate Gervais and  Jasper tied the game at 19:19.

Penalties-Norum Yorkton (tripping), 0:38; Vranai Yorkton (roughing, 10-minute misconduct), 5:27; Kohner Estevan (roughing, boarding ), 5:27; Sklaruk Yorkton (boarding ), 9:29; Von Sprecken Estevan (roughing), 11:50; Nelson Yorkton (tripping), 15:30; Kohner Estevan (interference), 18:17; Boers Yorkton (boarding ), 20:00.

1st OT Period- No goals were had in overtime. Penalties-Perkins Yorkton (tripping), 2:21.

In the end the fate of the game was to be decided by shootout.

Although Estevan Goalie Cam Hrdlicka put up a valiant effort, on the third shootout Yorktown’s Zach McIntyre got one in, thus ending the winning streak The Estevan Bruins had going on.

Shots on Goal-Yorkton 15-11-11-4-1-42. Estevan 11-12-9-9-0-41.

Goalies-Yorkton, DePape 16-9-0-4 (41 shots-38 saves). Estevan, Hrdlicka 11-1-0-1 (41 shots-38 saves).

The Estevan Bruins play next the Melville Millionaires in their road trip on Saturday January 29th.

The Bruins next home game will be January 30th at Affinity Place at 6pm.