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Estevan Bruins defeat Weyburn Red Wings in final preseason game

The Estevan Bruins rallied from a 3-1 deficit to beat the Weyburn Red Wings Sunday afternoon.
Keagon Little
Keagon Little (20) of the Estevan Bruins tries to gain control of a loose puck Sunday in Weyburn.

WEYBURN - The Estevan Bruins finished off their preseason schedule with a 4-3 overtime victory over the Weyburn Red Wings Sunday afternoon in Weyburn.

Mark Rumsey scored 39 seconds into the extra frame, following a give-and-go with Olivier Pouliot.

Weyburn’s Nick Dobson opened the scoring with 24 seconds remaining in the first period. Jakob Kalin tallied early in the second on a power play to double the Wings’ advantage. Dayton Deics’ goal with 58 seconds to play in the middle frame pulled the Bruins to within one.

Weyburn restored the two-goal lead 5:11 into the third, but goals by Keagon Little and Nolan Jones 2:10 apart before the halfway point of the period tied the game at threes.

Eric Clark made 28 saves to get the win in goal for the Bruins. Joseph Young stopped 30 of 34 shots for Weyburn.

The Bruins will open the 2021-22 regular season Friday night when they host the Yorkton Terriers. Game time is 7:30 p.m.

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