Thompson Sports News Archives for 2018-11

Blizzard Sweep Steelers

The OCN Blizzard went two for two over the weekend as they hosted the Selkirk Steelers at the GLMC. 


The Blizzard edged out the Steelers 3-2 in a shootout Saturday night, before dropping the visitors 5-2 yesterday. 


OCN now sits 10th in the league with a record of 8-13-1.  


The team is next in action Friday as they visit the Yellowhead Centre to play Neepawa.

Bombers Dump Ice Wolves

The Flin Flon Bombers laid a beating to the La Ronge Ice Wolves over the weekend.  


Flin Flon opened up the weekend at the Whitney Forum on Friday, as they dropped La Ronge 4-2. 


The Bombers and Ice Wolves both made the trek to La Ronge for a rematch on Saturday, where Flin Flon blew out their opponent 9-2. 


The Bombers currently sit atop the SJHL’s Sherwood division with a record of 14-5-2, only four points back of Humboldt for top spot in the league.

Northstars Split Weekend Series

The Norman Northstars captured their second win of the season over the weekend against the Kenora Thistles. 


The Northstars scored first on Friday night, but couldn’t hold on as they fell 4-1 to the 8th place team from Ontario. 


Saturday afternoon was a different story, as the Thistles led the Nor-Man squad 3-1 with 13:00 to go in the third. Branden Hill scored his first of the season at the 9:24 mark of the third, before Albert Sinclair tied the game 20 seconds later. 


Hill played hero in this one, scoring the game winner off of a face-off with just under a minute and a half left on the clock, giving the Northstars a 4-3 win. 


Celebrations did not last long, however, as a full scale line brawl broke out in the post-game handshake line, resulting in suspensions for each team. 


The Northstars are down south next weekend as they visit the Southwest Cougars, Brandon Wheat Kings and Yellowhead Chiefs.  

Midget "AA" King Miners Outscore Norway House 27-4 Over Weekend

The Midget “AA” Thompson King Miners had more than enough offence to go around this past weekend as they thumped the Norway House North Stars 10-3 and 17-1 over the weekend.


Casper Stoker led the way with 3 goals and 2 assists on Friday, while Jonathan Saunders added a hat trick of his own to go along with an assist.


The Saturday affair saw 11 different King Miners score, including four from Jacob Enns and two apiece from Conroy Halcrow, Kale Mayor and Curtis Shymanski. Saunders added a goal and four assists, as did Stoker.


The King Miners currently sit atop the Nor-Man Midget “AA” Hockey league with a record of 4-0, two points up on the 3-1 Cross Lake Islanders.


The team is next in action on the 17th and 18th in Flin Flon as they take on the Midget “AA” Bombers.

Wolves Fall To Sharks

The Bantam “AAA” Norman Wolves sit at 1-9-1 after dropping a pair of home games to the Winnipeg Sharks.


The Wolves scored the opening goal in the Saturday affair, but it wasn’t enough as the Sharks stormed back to a 5-2 victory.


Sunday wasn’t any easier for the Nor-Man squad, as they fell 12-2 to Winnipeg.


The next home games for the Wolves are coming up on November 17th and 18th when they host the Parkland Rangers at the TRCC.

Northstars Fall To 1-14 On The Season

The Norman Northstars sit at 1-14 following a three game roadtrip.


The Northstars lost 7-1 to Central Plains Friday evening before falling 6-0 Saturday at the hands of the Winnipeg Wild.


Yesterday saw a much closer affair, as the Interlake Lightning barely escaped with a 7-6 victory.


Seven northstars has multi-point games against the Lightning, while Rylan Potkonjak made 39 saves between the pipes.


The Nor-Man squad returns to Thompson this coming weekend for a pair of games against the Kenora Thistles.

Blizzard Drop Two Of Three Over Weekend Trip

The OCN Blizzard went one of the three down south over the weekend.


The Blizzard opened up their trip in Winnipeg against the Blues, skating away with a3-2 overtime victory.


OCN then made the trip to Steinbach Saturday, where they lost to the Pistons 7-2.


The Blizzard then returned to Winnipeg yesterday, dropping a 4-2 decision to the Blues.


The OCN Blizzard currently sit 10th in the MJHL with a record of 6-13-1.

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