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This past week the Flin Flon Bombers played back-to-back games against Sherwood Division Rival, the La Ronge Ice Wolves. Starting on Friday, September 29 at the Whitney Forum the Bombers came hot out the gate scoring three unanswered goals from Alexi Sylvestre, Jacob Vockler and Fabrice Bourgeois. The Ice Wolves then responded back with three unanswered of their own tying it up 3-3 in the beginning of the second period. The scoring continued for the Bombers though as they got five goals (Jacob Vockler (2), Bailey Ewonus, Cole Tanchuk and Trevor Stenglein.) to Ice Wolves one throughout the rest of the second period. Going into the third period with an 8-4 lead, the Bombers cruised to victory and added one more goal to their lead with a short-handed goal from Justin Lies for a final of 9-5.
The Bombers out shot the Ice Wolves 56 to 35. Kenny Marquart stopped 30 of 35 shots. The Bombers special teams did well this week, going 1/5 on the PP and holding the Ice Wolves to 1/6 on the PK.
The Following night, the Bombers headed to the Mel Hegland Uniplex to try and take back-to-back victories, but the Ice Wolves came out strong with a 3-1 lead in the first period, with the only goal for the Bombers coming from Anthony Piccinnino. The Bombers quickly kicked it into gear in the second period tallying four goals with two coming from Jacob Vockler, and the other two coming from Liam Bridger and Anthony Piccinnino to take a 5-4 lead going into the third. The scoring continued from both teams in the third, but the Ice Wolves just could not keep up as the Bombers scored another four goals, with another two coming Jacob Vockler, then one from Justin Lies and another from Brock Mueller. The Bombers won 9-6.
The Bombers out shot the Ice Wolves 60 to 25. Harmon Laser-Hume stopped 19 of 25 shots. The Bombers were successful on the PP going 2/5 but struggled on the PK letting the Ice Wolves score 2 goals out of the 5 chances.
The Bombers walked away with the maximum four points this week putting them in second place in the Sherwood Division behind the Melfort Mustangs and tied with Weyburn for second overall in the SJHL.