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Estevan Bears drop two against the Saskatoon Blazers

Jackson Miller made 39 saves for the Bears on Saturday
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Estevan Bears goalie Jackson Miller made 39 saves against the Saskatoon Blazers on Saturday.

ESTEVAN - The Estevan Eclipse Downhole Solutions U18 AAA Bears dropped a pair of home games against one of the top teams in the Saskatchewan Male AAA Hockey League on the weekend.

Estevan lost 6-2 to the Saskatoon Blazers on Friday night and 3-1 on Saturday.

Tucker Buhay scored a short-handed goal midway through the first period to give the Bears a 1-0 lead Friday. But Saskatoon would score once before the opening frame was finished, and then add three in the second and two in the third for a 6-1 advantage.

Caden Drury tallied for the Bears with 2:46 to play.

Kaden Perron made 31 saves for the Bears in goal.

Saturday`s game saw the Blazers outshoot the Bears 42-19, but Jackson Miller stopped 39 shots for Estevan.

The Blades led 1-0 after the first period, even though the Bears held a 13-9 edge in shots on goal.

Ayden Lemarre tied the game for the Bears early in the second period with a power play goal.

Saskatoon took over in the third, outshooting the Bears 18-2 and getting both goals. Both of the Bears recorded shots on goal came on breakaways.  

Saskatoon improved its record to 8-1 with the victories.

Estevan (3-9-4) will host the Swift Current Legionnaires on Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 6 at 4 p.m. Both games will be at Affinity Place.


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