The Yorkton Terriers got off to a slow start a couldn’t recover on Wednesday night falling 6-2 on the road to the Kindersley Klippers.
For the 2nd straight game, the Terriers gave up the opening goal as 4:21 in, Austin Osiowy’s point shot got deflected in front for his 5th of the season to make it 1-0 Kindersley early on.
Then just 2:27 later the Klippers made it 2-0 as Brock Mueller found a loose puck in front and beat a screened Ethan Farrow for his 7th of the campaign and that’s where we sat through 1 period.
Shots through 20 minutes: 9-5 Kindersley.
The Klippers added to their lead with 7:17 left in the 2nd as Nathan Degraves fed Logan Linklater with a nice dish in front and he one-timed home his 13th of the season to make it a three goal game.
Yorkton got on the board though just 3:11 later as Dustin Renas sent a puck on net and it hit a couple Klipper defenders in front then over top the Kindersley goaltender and in for his 5th to cut the Terriers deficit to two.
But the home-side responded again quickly with two more before the end of the 2nd as Tylin Hilbig and Zak Anderson pushed the Klippers lead to 5-1 after 40 minutes.
Shots 24-12 through 2 periods.
Jeff Hammond got the Terriers within three early in the 3rd finishing off a nice passing play from Anthony Domina to make it 5-2 but another response this time from Klips’ F Alex Mack put the game out of reach for good.
Kindersley G John MacPherson won his 2nd straight start making 23 saves on 25 shots, while Ethan Farrow started for the Terriers and allowed 5 goals on 24 shots before being relieved by AP Luke McKechnie, who allowed one goal on 8 shots.
The Terriers’ return to action on Saturday night hosting the Weyburn Red Wings, while the Klippers look for their third straight win on Friday at home vs. Nipawin.
Other Wednesday result:
FLIN FLON 5, NOTRE DAME 1