What starts with Millionaires and ends in a third consecutive division banner?
The Power Dodge Estevan Bruins are hoping that it’s the 2018-19 Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League regular season.
The Bruins season will begin Sept. 14 when the Bruins travel to play the Melville Millionaires in the first of a home and home that weekend with their division rivals. The Bruins home opener is Sept. 15 at Affinity Place against the Mils. The Bruins will seek to defend the Viterra Division crown they’ve won the previous two seasons.
The regular season will have its usual events. Once again the SJHL Showcase will take place at Warman, with the Bruins playing a pair of games there during Sept. 23-26. That includes their first battle with the Humboldt Broncos on the season Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 1 p.m. at Warman.
The Broncos will make their first appearance of the season at Affinity Place Friday. Oct. 5. Their only other appearance of the regular season here will be Thursday, Nov. 22.
The regular season will last 58 games, and there will be another SJHL-MJHL showcase in mid-Jan. 2019.
The regular season concludes with a home and home series against the Weyburn Red Wings, Fri. March 1, 2019 in Weyburn and Sat. March 2, 2019 at Estevan.
The SJHL’s regular season will begin Sept. 12 at Humboldt where the Broncos will play host to the Nipawin Hawks. That game will be broadcast nationwide on The Sports Network/CTV.
The pre-season schedule hasn’t been released yet.