The Bombers host the Viterra Division leading Melville Millionaires tonight during their first Hudbay Hockey Night in Flin Flon when tonight’s major sponsor; Hudbay is footing the bill for everyone (Game Time: 7:30 PM).
Flin Flon (25-9-6-6) is coming off a 4-0 win against the Battlefords North Stars on Wednesday night and is looking to move up the standings in the Sherwood and overall. They are currently tied with Nipawin for second and fourth in both.
Melville (23-20-2-2) is off a 5-4 win last night in La Ronge and are five points up on second place Estevan, but sit in the third seed in the playoff picture as they lead their division.
These two clubs have faced each other twice this season, with the Bombers winning both times, 7-0 at home on November 15th and 2-1 in Melville on November 22. They play each other one more time when Flin Flon travels to Melville on February 20th.
As for tonight, it’s a big event as everyone that attends will get in for free. It’s a great opportunity for the casual fan to come out and see their team in action.
After tonight the Bombers will take on the La Ronge Ice Wolves on the road on Wednesday.