Broncos beat Warriors to set up conference finals
Swift Current prevails in Game 7 over Moose Jaw
MOOSE JAW, Sask. — Stuart Skinner stopped all 25 shots he faced as the Swift Current Broncos shut out the Moose Jaw Warriors 6-0 on Monday in Game 7 of their second-round playoff series.
The Broncos will now face the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the WHL’s Eastern Conference final, while the Everett Silvertips will take on the Tri-City Americans in an all-U.S. edition of the Western Conference final.
At Moose Jaw, Glenn Gawdin scored twice for Swift Current, while Colby Sissons put away the eventual winner at the 12:45 mark of the first period. Tyler Steenbergen, Giorgio Estephan and Max Patterson also scored for the Broncos. Brody Willms turned away 32 shots for the Warriors.
Moose Jaw’s Brandon Schuldhaus was given a match penalty for attempting to injure another player at 6:19 of the third period.
Swift Current went 1-for-2 on the power play and the Warriors were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.