Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League

Flin Flon Bombers Week Recap November 27 – December 3, Powered by Canadian Tire

This is your Flin Flon Bombers Week Recap Powered by Canadian Tire.

This past week, the Bombers played 3 games all at the Whitney Forum and it got kicked off Wednesday Night against the Melfort Mustangs. The Bombers came out to a strong start on the Mustangs, outshooting them 26-7 and scoring the one and only goal of the period, coming from Carter Anderson on the power play to go up 1-0. Going into the second, the Bombers continued with the great offence, scoring another two goals coming from Koen Senft and Justin Lies to go up 3-0. It looked like the Bombers were in full control of the game until a major penalty put the Bombers down a man for 5 whole minutes. The Mustangs used this to their full advantage and were able to score two back to back goals to close the gap and make it a 3-2 game. Now, with the momentum going into the third period, the Mustangs kept on the pressure for the entire period, but the Bombers kept up no problem and held them to no goals in the third. The Bombers were able to get an empty net goal by Justin Lies to seal the deal and take the game 4-2.

The Bombers outshot Melfort 53 to 30. Harmon Laser-Hume stopped 28 of 30 shots. The Bombers were successful on the power play going 2 of 6. They struggled on the penalty kill letting in two goals on one 5 minute major penalty.

The Bombers had a day off, and then were right back in the action against Yorkton on Friday! They came out the gate ready to play, getting the first goal of game on the power play, coming from Carter Anderson to make it 1-0. The Terriers came back to answer though, scoring 2 goals of their own to take the lead 2-1. Then near the end of the period, as time was winding down, Carter Anderson was able to answer back for the Bombers to tie up the game 2-2. The Bombers wasted no time in the second period to get things going as Justin Lies got the next goal 12 seconds into the period. Then five minutes later, Anthony Piccininno was able to find the back of the net as well, short handed to take a big 4-2 lead. Yorkton continued to fight back and ended up getting one of their won to finish off the period to close the gap to one. When the third period started, the Bombers kept firing on all cylinders and scored three straight goals, coming from Carter Anderson, Anthony Piccininno and Alexi Sylvestre. Yorkton did answer back with one of their own; to make it 7-4, but it wasn’t enough to come back. The Bombers found the back of the net one more time with a goal from Carter Anderson to make it his fourth of the game and to cap off the night with an 8-4 win.

The Bombers outshout the Terriers 45 to 32. Kenneth Marquart stopped 28 of 32 shots. The Bombers went 3 of 5 on the power play and stopped Yorkton all five times on the penalty kill.

The Bomber third and final game of the week was against the Humboldt Broncos on Saturday. After beating the Broncos the last two times, The Bombers knew Humboldt was going to have it out for them and they showed it. In the first 10 minutes of the game, The Broncos were able to get two quick goals to take and early 2-0 lead over the Bombers. This didn`t last for long as the Bombers were able to answer back with their first goal coming from Noah Houle to make it 2-1 going into the intermission. For the second period, both teams were getting good shot opportunities and chances, but it was the Bombers who were able to convert, scoring two goals in the second to the Broncos none, coming from Alexi Sylvestre and Carter Anderson. Now up 3-2 to start the third period, the Bombers kept pouncing on the Broncos, getting goal after goal. After starting the game down 2-0, the Bombers ended off the game winning 6-2, with the third period goals coming from Carter Anderson, Alexi Sylvestre and Anthony Piccininno.

The Bombers outshot the Broncos 47 to 43. Harmon Laser-Hume stopped 41 of 43 shots. The Bombers went 3 of 7 on the power play and stopped Humboldt all five times on the penalty kill.

The Bomber collected the maximum 6 points this week and now improve to an impressive 23-1-2-0 on the season. They currently sit at 1st in the SJHL and Sherwood Division with 48 points. The Bombers were also named the #1 Ranked Team in the CJHL for the six week in a row.