The Estevan Apex Midget AA Bruins picked up their first win of the season with a 7-5 win over the Melville Millionaires on October 13, and added a 3-3 tie against the Prairie Storm the following day.
Estevan trailed Melville 5-4 midway through the third, but scored twice two minutes apart to take a 6-5 lead, and added a goal in the final minute.
Steven Henderson led the offensive attack with two goals, including the game winner, and an assist. Mason Benning, Kyle Salaway, Jolan Lingelbach, Preston Hutt and Kaelan Holt also scored.
Levi Eiteneier was the winning goaltender.
Estevan had a 3-1 lead on the Prairie Storm midway through the third period, on goals by Hutt, Lingelbach and Tyson Price. But the Storm scored twice in the final 14 minutes to force the tie.
Tanner Tytlandsvik was in goal for the draw.
The Estevan TS&M Bantam AA Bruins went 2-2 at a tournament in Melville October 12 to 14.
Estevan won their first two games of the tournament, beating the Humboldt Broncos 4-1 and B.C.'s Fort St. John Flyers 2-1.
Matt Bill scored twice, and Colton Winton contributed a goal and two assists versus Humboldt. JJ Holma had Estevan's other goal.
Peyton Stevenson and Erik McKersie scored in the second period to lift Estevan to the victory over Fort St. John.
But Estevan would lose its next two games, 5-2 to host Melville and 7-1 to Yorkton. Winton and Jayden Davis scored against Melville. Josh Skjonsby had the lone goal versus Yorkton.
The Estevan Gem Well Atom AA Bruins continued to prepare for the regular season with a pair of pre-season road games.
Estevan lost 6-5 to the Moosomin Ice Badgers October 13. Kaiden Tuchscherer scored twice in the second period for Estevan. Ben Wagstaff, Parker Bell and Josh Romanyk had the other goals.
The Atom AA Bruins scored four times in the second period, and five times in the third, to rout the Moose Jaw Warriors 9-2 on October 14. Romanyk had a hat trick, while Tuchscherer and Tayce Miller had two goals and an assist each. Wagstaff and Max Wanner also scored.
Layne Gilroy was in goal for both games.
The Estevan Century 21 Bantam A Chargers opened the defence of their Hockey Regina league title with a 9-4 win over Lumsden on October 14.
The line of Colein Poole (four goals and two assists), Wyatt Haux (two goals and three assists) and Preston Brodziak (one goal and three assists) combined for seven goals and 15 points. Dawson Nobiss and Brady Long also scored for Estevan.
Ethan Veroba was in goal.
Estevan was scheduled to play the Regina Penguins on October 13, but the game had to be cancelled when the officials didn't show up.