Mils pushed to brink after Game 3 loss to Battlefords on home ice

GAME 3: 

The Melville Millionaires have been pushed to the brink of elimination after letting a 3rd period lead slip away, losing 5-3 to the Battlefords North Stars on home ice in Game 3. 

The Mils got off to a quick start with two goals in the 1st period off the sticks of Hudson Norris and Bradley Banach to give them a 2-0 through 1 period. 

In the 2nd, the North Stars cut their deficit in half as SJHL MVP Kian Bell potted home his 3rd of the playoffs to make it a one goal game through 40 minutes. 

Elliot Mikesch pulled the Mils back ahead by two just 4:11 into the 3rd as he finished off a 2 on 1 with Joel Mabin for his 1st of the playoffs making it 3-1. 

But just under three minutes later Ben Portner cut it to 3-2 before Elijah Anderson’s powerplay goal tied things up a short time later. 

Battlefords wrapped up their 3rd period comeback with two more goals from Kian Bell including the game winner with 2:52 left in regulation to seal the win. 

Logan Cunningham made 25 saves on 28 shots to earn his third straight win for the Stars, while Mils’ G Will Dyke turned aside 36 of 40 shots in the loss. 

Game 4 is set for Wednesday in Melville. 


Melfort Mustangs 3   Estevan Bruins 4

Keagon Little scored the game winner on the powerplay with 3:23 left in regulation capped a three point night to lead the Estevan Bruins to a 4-3 victory over the Melfort Mustangs at Affinity Place. 

(Melfort leads Best of 7 series, 2-1) 

Humboldt Broncos 3    Weyburn Red Wings 5

Jaxson Ruthven had 1G 1A and his goal with just over 2 minutes left in regulation helped the Weyburn Red Wings slip by the Humboldt Broncos 5-3. 

Cage Newans scored twice to lead the Broncos offensively. 

(Humboldt leads Best of 7 series, 2-1) 

Flin Flon Bombers 5   Kindersley Klippers 2

Local product Carter Anderson netted 2 goals and 1 assist to put the Flin Flon Bombers one win away from the SJHL Semi-Finals after a 5-2 victory over the Kindersley Klippers at the West Central Events Centre. 

(Flin Flon leads Best of 7 series, 3-0) 

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