Crunch time for the Red Lions

Kindersley senior squad trails in two playoff series: league and provincials


Jesse Ismond, a key cog on the Red Lions’ offence, waits for a shot from the blueline during action Friday against the Lumsden Monarchs in game one of their provincial series.

Kevin McBain
of The Clarion

The Kindersley Red Lions have their backs against the wall in both league and provincial playoffs.

The squad is down 2-1 in the league series against Macklin and will play game four of the best-of-five Sask West Hockey League semifinals tonight (Wednesday) at 8:30 p.m.

They also hope to be in a game five, which would be played in Macklin on Saturday night.

In the provincial series, the Red Lions are down one game to nothing in the best-of-three second round series.

They lost 5-3 at home Friday night. Game two will be played in Lumsden and if necessary, game three, will be played back in Kindersley Sunday at 3:30 p.m.

For more on this story, please see the Feb. 28 print edition of The Clarion.

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