Atom AA Bruins win once over Swift Current

The Estevan Western Star Signature Hotel atom AA Bruins won one of three home games against the Swift Current Broncos in South East Minor Hockey League play during the weekend, losing 10-9 on Friday night and 9-1 Saturday afternoon, but recovering to win 6-4 on Sunday.

Estevan and Swift Current had a back and forth game on Friday, with Estevan leading 3-2 at one point early in the second period. The Broncos had a 10-6 lead with 11 minutes to play in the third, but Estevan chipped away at the lead, highlighted by two goals in 33 seconds to pull within one with 91 seconds remaining.

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Swift Current then held on for the win.

Tristan Brownridge led the way offensively for Estevan with a four-goal night. Carson Deichert scored twice.

Cruz Symons, Deegan LeMoine and Jaxson Orsted also scored.

Deichert had Estevan’s lone goal in the second game, a tally in the middle frame that made the score 4-1. Swift Current scored twice in the second after Deichert’s goal, and added three in the third to complete the rout.

Estevan took a 1-0 lead 84 seconds into the game on Sunday on a goal by Owen Pushie, and never lost the lead. A goal by LeMoine and two by Cameron Milbrandt gave the Bruins a 4-2 lead after two.

Deichert extended the lead to three early in the third, but Swift Current scored twice to narrow the deficit to one. Pushie scored into an empty net with 43 seconds to play to clinch the victory.

The atom Bruins’ record is 2-7-1. Their next game is Sunday at 11 a.m. against the Yorkton Terriers at Affinity Place.

 

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