Hey Folks,

I didn't have time to outline what I'm doing tonight.  There was a test for Voices of the North which is on MBC tonight, so we had to get off the air.  Since I'm here and will have an internet connection I will update on this blog post with what's going on in the game.  Your very own written account of the game.

It won't automatically refresh so you will have to do that every couple minutes or so.

First off from last night.

A fun game to watch, really enjoyed it.  The guys were a little frustrated with the result and how some things went during the game, but it was good to hear as they know they can improve, and they aren't concerned about dropping 3/4 to Yorkton during the season.  Besides, they have a lot more to worry about before they could take on the Terriers.

Three Stars from last night as selected by Braden Malsbury.

1. Craig Eisenhut - YKTN - 1 G - His lone marker sunk the Ice Wolves' eleven game winning streak.  He was all over the ice creating problems in every zone for La Ronge.

2. Warren Shymko - YKTN - 29 svs - A fantastic showing from the Terriers' starting goalie with Peters out.  He got some help from his posts, but you've gotta be good to be lucky.  He also robbed Marc-Andre Carre on the doorstep in the final minute to keep it a two goal spread.

3. Travis Eggum - LR - 1 G - That was his 57th of the season, and he wants number sixty.  You could tell he was feeling the pressure on 50, but for 60 he just seems hungry to get it.  Three goals in two games is a definite possibility.
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Once again, for the live blog, you will need to refresh for yourself otherwise nothing will change.  I'll have a bit of a pre-game show for you in a few minutes.  Just got to make a couple of edits to an interview I just did with Mils' Head Coach Jamie Fiesel.
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{LIVE BLOG ONLINE}

Interview is up on the site, click here to listen.

Players are on the ice for warmups...  lineups coming up.

Ice Wolves Defence                              Millionaires Defence

Bula-Fossum                                                    Karius-Hollinger
Keller-Monfore                                              Pond-Bird
Sorenson-Enns                                                Wasylyshen-Williamson

Ice Wolves Goalie                                    Millionaires Goalie

Myles Hovdebo                                                Zach Rakochy
(14-1-0, 2.75 GAA, 0.915sv%)                 (17-17-1, 3.46 GAA, 0.906 Sv %)
Adam Bartko                                                     Alex Sirard

Reason for the different look and two forwards on D for La Ronge is Alex Vandenameele was hurt in last night's game against Yorkton.  Also, my stats for Hovdebo won't agree with the website as the stats entry from Yorkton had Hovdebo playing instead of Bartko.

Ice Wolves Forwards                                     Millionaires Forwards

Eggum-Carre-Lindensmith                                  Froese-Desjarlais-Tagoona
Herauf-Dieno-Boyer                                              Rogoschewsky-Bonish-Owen
Smerek-Souchotte-Piller                                     Sagen-McNulty-Newell
Hladun- Jayden Lamb(AP)                                    Parker-Reinboldt-Tham

Jayden Lamb is from the Ochapowace Thunder in the PJHL (Junior B).  He had two goals and four assists in 29 games through the regular season for the Thunder.  He was an emergency call up to fill out the roster.
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Had a good time doing this, hopefully it doesn't happen too often.  A lot easier to just call the game, haha.  I'll start a separate post
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Chalk up the Win!!! Ice Wolves take it by a final score of 7-3.  Coaches exchange hand shakes to finish it off.  Wolves go 3-1 on the road trip.  Post game thoughts coming soon.
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Last 15 seconds here.
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Ice Wolves Score!!!  Rhyse Dieno caps off a fantastic night with a goal.  La Ronge contingent good cheer.   Carre had the beauty pass from below the goal line.  18:35.
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1:38 left.  Wolves still up by 3
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Puck goes out of play with 2:11 left.  Faceoff in the LA zone.
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Attendance announced at 1,023, great crowd!!  Under 3:27 left.
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Millionaires kill the penalty.  6-3 Wolves with 4:30 left.
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Ice Wolves headed to the powerplay, hooking the call with 6:55 left.  Sagen in the box.
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Wolves kill the penalty, 9 minutes left.
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Halfway through the third, Wolves up 6-3, 30 on the pp for the Mills.. Oop there's a post, stays out.
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Bula then gets nabbed for hooking.  8:37.
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Bula flattens Bonish along the boards. 11:35 remaining
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Ice Wolves Score!!  On the powerplay, it's Carre from Fossum and Hovdebo at 6:00.
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Ice Wolves on the PP
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High sticking penalty coming to the Millionaires.  Froese in the box.  4 on 4 for 1:03 then Wolves PP. 15:30 remaining.
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Penalty coming to the Ice Wolves.  Enns for cross-checking at 3:32.
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Millionaires kill off the powerplay.  Ice Wolves lead 5-3.
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Dieno playing in Lindensmith's spot.  Blast by Carre is high and wide.  1 minute in 30 left of pp.
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Third Period is underway.  Looks like Lindensmith's night is done.  Not on the bench.
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That'll do it for the second.  Ice Wolves will start with 1:27 on the powerplay.  Souchotte was on the ice for the last few seconds of the period.  Wolves head to the intermission up 5-3. 

Just saw the replay of the elbow, nasty shot.  Also, Lindensmith sitting at the moment... we'll see what the reason.  I will keep an eye out for his return.
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Nasty elbow thrown by Hollinger on Souchotte, Nolan's fine Ice Wolves PP last few seconds.
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Eggum has 58!!! Ice Wolves score with 2 seconds left on the PP to take a 5-3 lead.  1:00 left in the period.  Assists to Dieno and Keller.
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PP on for the Wolves 1:15 left in it 2 left in the period.
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Too many men on the Millionaires, 4 on 4 for the next 35 seconds then an Ice Wolves powerplay.  17:03
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Hovdebo makes a nice save in the butterfly, stops the play.  Eggum takes an unsportsmanlike on the play.  Put 2 on the board for the Mils to even it up. 16:40.
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Ice Wolves Take the Lead!!! Aaron Enns makes a nice move, toe-drag doesn't pan out, skips toward the net and it's jammed in by Enns.  Smerek with the assist.  Enns, "I meant to do that." 14:06 left
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Hladun gets a whack, comes to the bench in pain.  Mike giving him a look.  Seems like he'll be okay.  7:25 left.
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8:38 left, an offside brings the puck back to the Mils blueline, we're still tied at three.
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Mils kill the penalty, it's 3-3 with 10 left.
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Ice Wolves give up a shorthanded goal!!  Hovdebo stops the first on the 2 on 1 but rebound goes in.  Coach Beatty not happy with the pass that led to it, and that was before the giveaway.  Karius from Bonish 8:16.
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Souchotte draws a penalty.  Nice move, hard work from the Captain.  Ice Wolves players wanted a penalty shot, not quite.  PP just over 12 left.
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Hovdebo a nice save off Tagoona, he holds on.  Still 3-2 La Ronge with 12:46 remaining in the 2nd.
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If you're just joining me, it's 3-2 Wolves on the strength of three unanswered goals and we're 6 minutes into the second frame.
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Rakochy kills the play by holding on.  Wolves picking up some pressure 5:03.
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Four minutes in good chance for the Wolves deflected wide.  Coach Beatty telling the guys to "tighten it up".
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Missed the start, sorry, in the washroom.  My bad, Skyler Hladun gets the Wolves up very early on a 2-on-1.  Low blocker Michael Verret says.  Unassisted.

Also a scrum puts two from each in the box. 1:53
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Game gets going in 20!  Should be a good one with the Millionaires fighting for that last spot.  I'll update you when the puck drops!
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Players just about to hit the ice, actually the Wolves just did.  Mils rockin "Shipping up to Boston" for their entry.  Love it.
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Millionaires Goal!  Puck squeaks behind Hovdebo and it's popped home, 22 seconds in, Sagen from McNulty
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Penalty coming to Wolves, hooking to Lindensmith.  Got him for last night's free pass?
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Souchotte with a breakaway SH, but Rakochy comes up huge with the save.  2 minutes gone in the 1st, penalty not on the clock yet. There it is 1:39 left
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Millionaires Goal! PP Giveaway at the Ice Wolves' blue line, hard shot stopped by Hovdebo couple whacks and it's behind him.  Millionaires rolling.  Froese from Tagoona and Hollinger 2:31
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Enns and Parker drop the gloves.  Parker takes it by unanimous decision.  Enns got some shots in but this one was all Parker.  See what the Wolves can build off it. 3:17
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Good chance from the line deflected into the netting above the Mils net. 4:04
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Souchotte flattens one of the Mils while bringing the puck in, 6:00
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Hovdebo a couple of nice saves with the Millionaires right on the doorstep.  6:30
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Penalty to Mils incoming, Hovdebo off, Carre good chance, Rakochy better save.  Penalty is slashing 8:48 Rogoschewsky
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Huge save Rakochy on the PK, 1 min left pp 11 left in period
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Penatly killed by the Millionaires.  Couple good chances for the Ice Wolves, Rakochy on his game. 9:48
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Halfway point and it's still 2-0 Millionaires.  Wolves slowly entering the game.
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Penalty to the Ice Wolves, Souchotte in the box, 11:35.
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Ice Wolves kill the penalty.  12:34
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Rakochy stops the play with 6:16 left in the period.
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Ice Wolves to the PK again, Carre in the box, a 2 and 10.  Not sure I saw why he's gone for that... 
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It's ten for yapping at the ref it looks like.  That hurts.
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Penalty killed just over 3 min left.
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Ice Wolves Goal!  Who else but the Captain, Nolan Souchotte with a huge goal! 2-1 for Melville.  18:13 time of the goal, assists to Eggum and Dieno
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Last minute of the first.
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Ice Wolves tie it!!  Make it 2-2 the former Millionaire Logan Herauf with the goal. 19:07 the time of the goal, assists, Dieno and Eggum the assists.
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That'll do it for 20 minutes.  Millionaires with the awesome start, Ice Wolves with the finish.  2-2 after 1 period of play.
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I'm going to change this up for the second and put the updates on the top, with the older stuff filtering down the blog.  Don't worry I'll label it nice.  Basically, this should be the last thing you read of the blog, now it's going to work from after the lineups down.

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