Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League

Game Day Preview – MELF vs WRW


It is a different look for the Melfort Mustangs as they roll into Weyburn to face the Red Wings Friday night. This is the first meetings between the two teams.

The Mustangs are two-time Canalta Cup champions, but they will be missing three key components of that domination in the past two seasons: Tristan Frei, Justin Boyer and Travis Mayan. Their performances so far this season, against the La Ronge Ice Wolves, show they may be able to fill that gap in the offensive prowess of the team.

For the Red Wings, they will be eager to bounce back from their loss to the Notre Dame Hounds Wednesday, where the difference was a few bounces. The Red Wings have a lot of offensive potential in the lineup and are looking to explode with a flurry of goals, and with Evan Plotnik in net for the Mustangs, they are hoping tonight’s the night.

Last season, the Mustangs had the edge, winning three of the four games. Over the past five years, though, it is more of a draw, as Weyburn has gone 7-7-2 in those sixteen games against Melfort.

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