Clear

Steinbach, MB

6°c Clear

Full Forecast

Sports

The Carillon - ONLINE EDITION

Sabres lose heartbreaker in game one of finals

By: Terry Frey

Posted: 03/8/2018 7:28 AM

  • Print

Advertisement

The SRSS Sabres lost 3-2 in overtime to the Sanford Sabres Wednesday at Bell MTS Iceplex in the opening game of the Winnipeg High School Hockey League Winnipeg Free Press Division championship series.

These were the top two teams in the division during the season with SRSS finishing first overall and Sanford second.

Scoreless after the first, SRSS took a 2-0 lead in the second on goals by Ethan Plett and Parker Janz.

Sanford tied it with two powerplay goals in the third, with the tying goal coming with four minutes remaining in regulation. Riley Papp scored the winner for Sanford 9:44 into overtime.

SRSS lost to the Springfield Sabres in the finals last year.

Game two in the best of three championships will be played today at 5:00 p.m. at the Iceplex in must win situation for Steinbach.

If SRSS wins today, the deciding game of the finals will be played Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Iceplex.

More Sports News

  • Pistons complete pre-season with sweep of Steelers

    09/16/2018 10:27 AM

    The defending MJHL champion Steinbach Pistons, with their pre-season schedule now completed, will spend the week in practice preparing for their regular season opener Friday night in Steinbach.

    With a weekend home-and-home sweep of the Selkirk Steelers by scores ...

  • Isaac Dokken ran for more then 100 yards and scored three touchdowns to lead the SRSS Sabres to a 44-0 victory over the St. Paul's Crusaders #2 Thursday in Steinbach,

    Sabres dominate Crusaders

    09/14/2018 11:04 AM
  • The Steinbach Pistons were 2-1 losers to the Winnipeg Blues in pre-season action Tuesday night at Bell MTS Iceplex. The Pistons return to the ice in exhibition play Friday night in Steinbach as they host the Selkirk Steelers at 7:30 p.m.

    Pistons stopped by Blues

    09/12/2018 8:22 AM

Ads by Google

Electronic Copies

The Carillon single copy cover

Annual Subscription

Back issues available with an e-subscription

Subscribe to single copy
$1.50 each (includes tax)

September 6, 2018 copy now available

Read this week’s classifieds