The Yorkton Terriers headed to Manitoba’s north to face the Flin Flon Bombers in action tonight.
Brandon Cianflone put the hometown side on the board first in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL), scoring 11:38 into the contest.
It took just more than two-minutes for Yorkton to knot the score as Carson Henry scored at 13:54.
The 1-1 score would hold through the remainder of the first period, and well into the second frame when Flin Flon’s Cole Rafuse put a powerplay marker into the Terrier net the eight-minute mark.
It was only 1:27 later Troy Quinn made in 3-1 for the Bombers with his first goal of the season.
At 12:58 Donavan Houle-Villeneuve with his 18th of the campaign extended the Flin Flon lead to 4-1.
Houle-Villeneuve would score his second of the night at 17:35 to give the Bombers a 5-1 lead through 40-minutes of play.
The Terriers would get one back at 7:45 as Jordan Mis scored an unassisted goal, his first of the season.
Quinn would respond for Flin Flon with his second of the night at 16:23, rounding out a 6-2 win for the home side.
Philippe Bond was in the Terrier net, facing 36-shots in the loss.
Kyle Jessiman was the Bomber netminder, facing 22-shots in the win.
The teams are scheduled to meet again Saturday in the Bombers’ barn, the Whitney Forum.
The loss leaves the Terriers with an 1109-1 record for 23-points, tops in the Viterra Division of the SJHL.
Flin Flon sits with 27-points based on a 12-4-3 record, second best in the Sherwood Division.