Blades win in high scoring contest with Broncos
The Saskatoon Blades won their third straight to remain in top spot in the East Division.
The Blades netted seven goals in a 7-5 win over the Swift Current Broncos.
For the second straight night, the Blades did come close to giving up a three goal lead in the third period. The Blades found themselves up 5-2 when the Broncos Dalton Reum and Adam Lowry scored just over a minute apart midway through the final frame.
The Blades shut the door until they were able to add a pair of goals late in the game, including Josh Nicholls 16th of the season and third of the night.
The game had an edge as well. 50 minutes in penalties were handed out including four fighting majors and 10 roughing minors.
The Blades win maintained their one point lead on the Brandon Wheat Kings in the division. Brandon also won on Wednesday night with a 4-1 victory over the Prince Albert Raiders.
The Blades five game road trip continues Saturday in Medicine Hat.