|North Bay Battalion|
|Owen Sound Attack|
|Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds|
|Acadie-Bathurst Titan||Baie-Comeau Drakkar|
|Blainville-Boisbriand Armada||Cape Breton Screaming Eagles|
|Charlottetown Islanders||Chicoutimi Sagueneens|
|Drummondville Voltigeurs||Gatineau Olympiques|
|Halifax Mooseheads||Moncton Wildcats|
|Quebec Remparts||Rimouski Oceanic|
|Rouyn-Noranda Huskies||Saint John Sea Dogs|
|Shawinigan Cataractes||Sherbrooke Phoenix|
|Val-d'Or Foreurs||Victoriaville Tigres|
Mike Winther had a hat trick Saturday night to lead the Prince Albert Raiders to a 5-1 win over the Warriors at the Art Hauser Centre.
Moose Jaw was on their heels to open the game as the Raiders fore-check applied pressure throughout the first period, a Warrior turnover at 14:56 led to Winther’s first of three goals. 39 seconds later Josh Morrissey beat Moose Jaw goalie Daniel Wapple with a slap shot from the blue line to make it 2-0, Prince Albert would get another goal from Winther later in the frame to increase their lead to three.
The Warriors tried to mount a comeback in the second by outshooting Prince Albert 11-8, but Dakota Conroy silenced their charge with a goal at 14:04 to make it 4-0. Moose Jaw turned to their power play to break up the shutout in the third period, Justin Kirsch scored his sixth of the year, however the Raiders would get the hat trick marker from Winther later in the final period to finish off the night.
Moose Jaw was 1-for-4 on the power play and 2-for-2 on the penalty kill; Daniel Wapple made 25 saves in the loss; the Warriors record is now 7-6-1-1 as they head into their Sunday game against Medicine Hat to close out their three-in-three weekend.
Catch all the action with James Gallo on Country 100 starting with the PreGame Show at 6:40pm.
Home Success/Road Woes… The Moose Jaw Warriors opposite numbers when comparing their home and road stats. At Mosaic Place they’ve posted a 6-1-0-1 record; they’ve outscored the opposition 34-19; the power play is at 28.2% while the penalty kill is at 90%. Away from the Friendly City the Warriors have posted a 1-5-1 record; they’ve been outscored 32-12; the power play is at 22.2% and the penalty kill is at 59.3%.
Fioretti & Rielly Named to Team WHL… Moose Jaw Warriors Sam Fioretti and Morgan Rielly have both been selected to play for the WHL in November in the Subway Super Series against Russia. Rielly will play in games November 14th and 15th in Vancouver and Victoria, while Fioretti will play in the series finale in Victoria.
2011-12 vs Medicine Hat… Tonight is the first of four meetings this season between the Warriors and Medicine Hat Tigers. Last season they split their regular season series, with the home team winning each game. The two teams met in the second round of the 2012 WHL Playoffs, the Warriors eliminated the Tigers in four games.
Cam Braes led the Warriors with six goals and 13 points against the Tigers; Quinton Howden had two goals and six points; Justin Kirsch led returning players with two goals and five points; Sam Fioretti had a goal and two points; Travis Brown had two assists.
Patrik Parkkonen led the Tigers last year with one goal and seven points; Boston Leier had three goals and four points; Curtis Valk had three goals; Jayden Hart had two goals; Hunter Shinkaruk had one goal and two points.
Stick It To Cancer Night… Sunday is the Moose Jaw Warriors “Stick It To Cancer” night. The initiative was started last year by Assistant Coach Mike Vandenberghe and raised over $16,000. This year the goal is to surpass $20,000, Morgan Rielly special edition shirts and Warriors Cookbook books will go on sale that night for $10 each. Money raised through the “Stick It To Cancer” campaign will go the Moose Jaw Union Hospital to help in the purchase of equipment for breast cancer patients.
- Joel Edmundson has two assists in the last six games
- Morgan Rielly has two goals and 11 points in the last eight games
- Travis Brown has five assists in the last eight games
- Sam Fioretti has five goals and nine points in the last eight games
- Justin Kirsch has three goals and six points in the last seven games
- Andrew Johnson has three assists in the last eight games
- Brayden Point has five goals and eight points in the last eight games
- Tanner Eberle has two goals and five points in the last eight games
- Jordan Wyton has two goals in the last eight games
- Torrin White has two goals and five points in the last five games
- Six players have yet to record a point this season (McFaull, K. Johnson, Uhrich, Brooks, Potomak, Zagryadskiy)