The Flin Flon Bombers split the first two games of their best of seven Canalta Cup Finals against the Melfort Mustangs this past weekend, taking Game 1 on Friday night, and made things interesting in Game 2 coming back from a 4-1 Melfort lead after the first in Game 2 to lose 7-4.
To go along with the split, three members of the team picked up weekly SJHL honors.
The Canalta Hotels SJHL Player of the Week is Joel Kocur (Edson, AB). Kocur had a breakout weekend where the 20 year old scored five goals over the two games.
He started it all on Friday leading the team in the win with a hat trick and an assist in the 6-3 win, he followed that up with another two goals and assist in the 7-4 loss on Saturday. In total Kocur has 14 points (6g, 8a) in 12 playoff games.
The IBAS SJHL Defensman of the Week is Joseph Leonidas (Calgary, AB). After sitting out the final two games of the SJHL Semi Final round against the Battlefords North Stars, Leonidas was back in the lineup for Game 1 of the Canalta Cup finals.
A veteran of 179 junior games, Leonidas only played in 1 prior to his time in Flin Flon and picked up his first playoff goal in the team’s win on Friday night.
The Sasktel SJHL Goaltender of the Week is Zac Robidoux (Winnipeg, MB). Robidoux made 33 saves in Friday night’s win increasing his record to 3-1 in the post season. Overall Robidoux has a goals against average of 3.11 and a save percentage of 0.916.
Joel Kocur - @kocur27
Joseph Leonidas - @JoeLeonidas24
Zac Robidoux - @RazzalingRobz