North East Wolfpack 6 - Battlefords 5 (North East wins best of 3 series 2-0)
The 2nd ranked North East Wolfpack win the series in dramatic fashion by defeated the Battlefords Barons in OT this evening 6-5. The Battlefords held a 5-4 until the final seconds of the 3rd period when team scoring leader Zach Paziuk scored with 17 seconds remaining to force overtime. In the overtime frame, Kalem Zary scored his 2nd of the game and 4th of the series and also added 2 assists to give North East a place in the North final against either Sask Valley or Prince Albert.
Balgonie Prairie Storm 6 - Regina Oilers 1 (Balgonie leads best of 3 series 1-0)
League leading Balgonie draws first blood against the Regina Oilers and can now wrap up the series and move on to the South final with a win on Tuesday night. In this one it was 1st round projected prospect Jayden Halbgewachs scored 3 goals, 2 of which were SH markers. He also added an assist. Regina star defenseman Michael Eskra had the lone goal for Regina. Eskra led all SBAAHL in goals this season with 20 and now has 4 goals in 4 playoff games. The winner of this series will play either Weyburn or Melville. Melville leads that best of 3 series 1-0.
Sask Valley Vipers 13 - Prince Albert Jr. Raiders 1 (Sask Valley leads best of 3 series 1-0)
The Vipers would score early and often in this one with leads of 5-0 and 11-1 by periods. Logan Schatz led the way for the Vipers with 5-2-7, league scoring leader Terrell Draude had 3-3-6 and Ryan Rothenburger had 1-5-6. 98 born Liam Maley also scored 2 goals for Sask Valley. The lone Prince Albert goal was scored by Matthew Campese. Game 2 goes on Monday night in Prince Albert.
Edmonton SSAC 5 - Lloydminster Heat 2 (SSAC leads the best of 5 series 2-0)
The SSAC Southgate Lions are just one win away from a second straight appearance in the AMBHL finals with a 5-2 win over Lloydminster this afternoon. Lloydminster would come out strong by opening up a quick 2-0 lead on a pair of goals by phenom 98 born defenseman Kale Clague. However it was all SSAC after that as first round ranked F - Giorgio Estephan would once again pace the attack for SSAC with 2-2-4. Estephan leads all AMBHL scorers with 10-8-18 in just 6 playoff games. 98 born F- Tyler Benson is 2nd in playoff scoring with 17 points while D- David Quennville is 3rd with 13 points.
Game 3 goes Friday, March 9th in Lloydminster.
Calgary Bisons 6 - Airdrie Xtreme 2 (Calgary Bisons lead best of 5 series 2-0)
The Calgary Bisons can wrap the series up tomorrow night at home as they defeat Airdrie in game 2 by a score of 6-2. The Bisons would fire 58 shots in this one and were led by Braylon Shmyr who scored 3-1-4, giving him 5-7-12 in the playoffs to lead all Bisons players. Nick Merkley who has been battling some injuries during the playoffs had 1-2-3. Logan Thompson continues his stellar play between the pipes for the Bisons stopping 25 of 27 shots he faced. Thompson leads all playoff goalies in save percentage at .929.
Manitoba Winnipeg AAA Finals
|15||Mar 5||7:30 PM||Notre Dame||Warriors||0||Monarchs||0|
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|18||Mar 10||3:45 PM||Notre Dame||Monarchs||0||Warriors||0|
|19||Mar 12||8:00 PM||Notre Dame||Warriors||0||Monarchs||0|
|20||Mar 14||7:30 PM||Notre Dame||Monarchs||0||Warriors||0|
|21||Mar 17||2:30 PM||Notre Dame||Warriors||0||Monarchs||0|
British Columbia PCAHA Flight 1 Final 4
Both Cloverdale and BWC will be moving on to provincials as they are 2-0-0 in final 4 play in the PCAHA Flight 1 Final 4. NSWC and Semiahmoo are each 0-2-0 which now ends any hope of provincials or a league championship. The Cloverdale Colts will put their 27 game winning streak on the line Tuesday evening at the NSWC rink. BWC will be the home team and have last change.
Cloverdale and BWC will be joined by host Kamloops and Victoria Raquet Club at BC provincials.