Millionaires’ three game win streak snapped after Family Day road defeat in Weyburn

The Melville Millionaires’ had their 5 game point streak snapped after a 5-0 road defeat on Monday afternoon against the Weyburn Red Wings.

The Red Wings got off to a hot start as just 1:14 in as Blake Betson opens the scoring with his 9th of the season to make it 1-0 early on.

Weyburn continued their hot period with two more as Cade Meiklejohn and Jerome Maharaj (PP goal) added to the home teams lead to give them 3-0 lead after 20 minutes.

In the 2nd the Red Wings tacked on more insurance as just 19 seconds into the period, Dallen Oxelgren walked across the Mils blueline and sniped home his 3rd of the season to make it 4-0 before Carter Briltz chipped in with another.

After a scoreless third, the Red Wings held on for their first win of the season over Melville.

Weyburn goaltender Dazza Mitchell made 36 saves to earn his 2nd shutout of the season, while Mils starter William Dyke was relieved early in second period after allowing 4 goals on 21 shots before Ethan Rau made 16 saves on 17 shots in relief.

The Millionaires’ return to action on Friday night visiting the Melfort Mustangs, while the Red Wings’ next game is on Saturday against Nipawin.

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