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Game Day! Mustangs head South for weekend road trip!

The Melfort Mustangs will head on the road tonight looking to create a win streak. Thanks to a shootout win in La Ronge on Tuesday the Mustangs will look to string together wins this weekend.

Tonight the Mustangs head to Weyburn to meet the Red Wings, before heading further South tomorrow for a visit with the Bruins, in Estevan. Game time both nights is 7:30pm. Mat Barrett will have the call on 750 Beach Radio.

Trevor Blevins now sits alone at the top of the Melfort Mustangs coaching ranks. Thanks to a 4-3 shootout win in La Ronge on Tuesday, Blevins now has 212 regular season wins as Head Coach of the Melfort Mustangs, the most in team history. The win in La Ronge pushes Blevins past Darrell Mann for top spot. To go with 212 regular season wins, Blevins has 42 wins in the post season. All between 3 trips to the SJHL finals, two SJHL Championships, two visits to the Western Canada Cup and one RBC Cup. All spanning from the 2013-14 season until now.

Trevor takes the Mustangs into Weyburn tonight for the 2nd meeting of the season between the teams. The Mustangs won the first and only previous meeting of the season.

Season head to head Melfort – Weyburn

 Sat Oct 19 Melfort-3 @ Weyburn-2 FINAL

Fri Dec 13 2019 Melfort @ Weyburn 7:30pm

Tues Jan 28 2019 Weyburn @ Melfort 7:30pm

Sat Feb 21 2019 Weyburn @ Melfort 7:30pm

Following tonight’s game the Mustangs are in Estevan to play the Bruins tomorrow. Game time is 7:30pm and that will also be the second meeting of the season between the teams. Melfort won the first game in Estevan on Oct 18 2019.

Season head to head Melfort – Estevan

 Fri Oct 18 2019 Melfort-5 @ Estevan-4 FINAL

Sat Dec 14 2019 Melfort @ Estevan 7:30pm

Sat Feb 1 2019 Estevan @ Melfort 7:30pm

Tue Feb 18 2019 Estevan @ Melfort 7:30pm

It’s an exciting time for Estevan Bruins fans. The Bruins along with Hockey Canada announced yesterday that the Bruins, and City of Estevan will host the 2022 Centennial Cup presented by Tim Hortons. Formerly known as the RBC Cup, the Centennial Cup is the Junior A National Championship that pits 4 regional winners from across Canada, along with the host Bruins, against each other in a single tournament for the CJHL National Championship! Pretty cool for Estevan and the SJHL.

The Mustangs will look to chase down the Flin Flon Bombers and Battlefords North Stars for the top 2 spots in the league standings. Flin Flon and Battleford go head to head tonight and tomorrow so a few Mustangs wins and they will make up ground guaranteed!

Photo Credit: Broad Leaf Media

1 Battlefords North Stars 33 26 5 2 0 54
2 Flin Flon Bombers 32 22 6 4 0 48
3 Melfort Mustangs 32 20 9 2 1 43
4 Yorkton Terriers 35 20 14 1 0 41
5 La Ronge Ice Wolves 35 17 14 2 2 38
6 Nipawin Hawks 31 17 12 2 0 36
7 Humboldt Broncos 33 15 13 3 2 35
8 Kindersley Klippers 34 13 15 5 1 32
9 Notre Dame Hounds 34 13 17 3 1 30
10 Melville Millionaires 34 11 17 2 4 28
11 Estevan Bruins 29 11 15 2 1 25
12 Weyburn Red Wings 32 12 19 0 1 25