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President's Update - February 27th, 2017

Bethune and Lumsden move on in Provincials…Congratulations to the Bethune Bulldogs defeating the Milestone Flyers 6-3 on Saturday evening in Bethune and moving on to the southern final of Provincial ‘A’ winning their series 2-0. Kyle Ross scored twice including a power play goal. Also scoring for the Bulldogs were Justin Bernhardt, Lucas Ulmer, Russ Nielson and Matt Strueby. Bethune outshot Milestone 44-28. In Lumsden on Friday evening the Monarchs defeated the Balgonie Bisons 5-2 and won this series 2-0. The Monarchs were down 2-1 after two periods but scored four unanswered goals in the final frame to secure the win. Lumsden got scoring from Torrey Lindsay, Jared Adams, Andrew Perrault, Liam Brennan and Tyler Penny. The Monarchs outshot the Bisons 40-28. Lumsden now will play the Bethune Bulldogs in the south final. Game one of this series will be Sunday in Bethune at 5 p.m. Last year these two teams met in the series going into the south final and Bethune prevailed 3-2 and 6-5 in OT. In the north two teams from the Sask West Hockey League are playing each other in the north final…..Wilkie Outlaws versus the Kindersley Red Lions.

In Provincial ‘C’ the Raymore Rockets will be playing the south final against the Whitewood Orioles of the Triangle Hockey League. In Provincial ‘B’ Wynyard hosts Watrous on Monday evening in game two of the two game total point series trailing 11-6.

President's Update - February 20th, 2017

Maroons and Rockets move on to semi-finals…The Strasbourg Maroons defeated the Avonlea Arrows 7-2 last Wednesday evening in Avonlea and moved on to the semi-finals to face the Lumsden Monarchs. Mark Cross led the way for the Maroons with three goals and two assists. Dylan Marcott, Tyson Orban, Donovan Thompson and Tanner Exner with a power play goal also scored for Strasbourg. Brendon Lewis and Cole Boychuk scored for the Arrows. Tyler Kifferling picked up the win in net for the Maroons and Jesse Gooding was in net for the Arrows. Each team was assessed four minor penalties and two misconducts. Also on Wednesday evening the Raymore Rockets defeated the Cupar Canucks in overtime 4-3 in Cupar to move on to the semi-finals against the Bethune Bulldogs. Cody Hall scored the first goal of the game to give the Canucks a 1-0 lead but Tyrell Shulko scored a power play goal late in the period and it was 1-1 going into the second period. In the second period Shulko scored his second goal of the game and it was 2-1 Raymore going into the second period. Early in the third period Nelson Davis scored to give the Rockets a 3-1 lead. The Canucks would then capitalize twice on the power play with goals from Cody Hall and Matthew Boha and this game headed to overtime. Fifty-one seconds into the overtime period Travis Mohr scored to give the Rockets the win. Riley Focht-Gabriel picked up the win in net for the Rockets. Devon Geber, an AP for the Canucks, played his first HHL game filling in for the injured Colby Miller and played well in net for the Canucks.

President's Update - February 13th, 2017

Lumsden Monarchs move on to league semi-finals….Raymore and Lumsden advance in Provincials…League Awards…The Lumsden Monarchs defeated the Wynyard Monarchs 6-1 last Tuesday in Lumsden and then defeated Wynyard 7-3 in Wynyard to move on to the league semi-finals. On Tuesday the Monarchs got most of their scoring from one line as Kyle Johnson had a hat trick and Torrey Lindsay scored twice to lead the way. The Monarchs other goal came off the stick of Jared Adams with that goal being the game winner. It was a five point night for Lindsay and a four point night for Johnson. Liam Brennan had two assists. Wynyard got their only goal on the power play in the third period from Drew Litwin. Will Hood put aside 28 shots in the Lumsden net for the win and Adam Jordan stopped 44 shots in the Wynyard net. Lumsden had five minor penalties and Wynyard had one. On Friday evening in Wynyard, Tyler Penny and Liam Brennan scored for Lumsden in the first period and Nowell Greasley and Drew Litwin with a power play goal scored for Wynyard so it was 2-2 going into the second period. Tyler Penny scored his second goal of the evening on the power play in the second period to give Lumsden a 3-2 lead. In the third period Lumsden got power play goals from Liam Brennan and Austin Preete. Torey Lindsey and Tyler Penny with his third goal also scored for Lumsden. Eric Popadynec scored the lone goal for Wynyard in the third period. Matt Weninger picked up the win in net for Lumsden and Adam Jordan was in net for Wynyard. Wynyard had nine minor penalties, one major penalty and a game misconduct. Lumsden received four minor penalties, a major and a game misconduct. Lumsden now is in the second seed for the semi-finals and waits for the other series to be completed.


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