Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League

One win and one loss against the Hawks

The Estevan Bruins have found their winning stride in the early stages of the SJHL regular season.

After dropping their first two games, the Bruins beat the Nipawin Hawks 4-1 Tuesday night in Nipawin.

Forward Liam Lucas led the way with a pair of goals, while captain Kade Runke and Tyler Guy also found the net.

Goaltender Cam Hrdlicka made 27 stops in the win.

The victory moves Estevan to 1-2 on the year, while the Hawks fall to 1-2.

The two teams played again Wednesday night at Centennial Arena in Nipawin.

The Bruins were beaten 6-3 Wednesday night by the Nipawin Hawks to fall to 1-3 on the year.

The game was tied at 3-3 heading to the third period before the Bruins gave up three goals early in the final frame.

Bruins defenceman Aleksa Babic scored twice, with one of those coming on a penalty shot.

The Bruins will now prepare for the first instalment of the Highway 39 rivalry Friday night in Weyburn.


Written by Nolan Kowal