Miners Advance To SIJHL Semi-Final

Posted on Sunday, March 19, 2017 14:47 PM

The English River Miners are off to the SIJHL Semi-Final.

The Miners avoided the dreaded Survivor Series with a 3-1 win over the Thunder Bay North Stars Saturday night.

Tyrell Bourk scored the winning goal in the second period.

Austin Kuhn and Braeden Pearce also found the back of the net.

Michael Lenko made 30-saves for the win.

English River will now face Thunder Bay in the playoffs.

The Thief River Falls Norskies will battle Fort Frances in the qualification series.

Game 1 of the Best-of-5 series starts Tuesday.

The winner faces the top seeded Dryden GM Ice Dogs.