The Carillon - ONLINE EDITION
By: Terry Frey
Posted: 02/22/2018 9:07 AM
The Steinbach Huskies saw their short foray into the Hanover Tache Junior Hockey League playoffs come to an end Wednesday night in Steinbach following their 5-2 loss to the St. Adolphe Hawks.
St. Adolphe, third place finishers in the loop this season, swept the last place Huskies three straight in the best-of-five quarter-final series after winning the first two games 7-1 and 5-3.
Wednesday's game three in Steinbach was over early as the Hawks jumped on the Huskies with three quick goals in the first and coasted to the 5-2 triumph.
Richard Lesage paced the Hawks with a pair of goals while regular season scoring champ Eric Lebrun chipped in with a goal and two assists. Nico Chiasson and Miguel Chartier responded for the Huskies.
St. Adolphe will now take on the defending champion Springfield Xtreme in the semi-finals.
Meanwhile, the other quarter-final series between the Lorette Comets and Mitchell Mohawks continues tonight in Mitchell at 8:00 p.m. with game four of the series. Lorette leads that series 2-1. Should Mitchell force a deciding game, it would be played Saturday at 8:00 p.m. at Mitchell.
Boedey Vaeth scored two goals to lead the Steinbach Pistons to a 3-0 victory over the Winkler Flyers in Manitoba Junior Hockey League action Tuesday night in Steinbach.
Vaeth, the Lorette product, now has 10 goals on the season ...
Coming off a stinging 6-5 loss to the Portage Terriers two nights earlier, Matt Lenz was the story of the game for the Steinbach Pistons Friday night in Dauphin as he made 45 saves, leading the Pistons to a 4-3 ...
This one stings. In a battle of two MJHL titans, the Steinbach Pistons blew a 3-0 first period lead only to lose 6-5 to the Portage Terriers Wednesday night in Steinbach, on a pair of late goals by the Terriers.
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