The 2019 portion of the Prairie Junior Hockey League season got underway in Delisle last night between the Delisle Chiefs and the West Central Rage. In front of the home crowd, the Chiefs managed to keep a goose egg for the Rage on the scoreboard as they defeated West Central 5-0.

Chiefs netminder Justin Gauthier provided a stellar performance between the pipes for his team with 29 saves for his third shutout on the year. His record improves to 15-1 with a GAA of 2.13, tied for second-best in the PJHL.

Austin Linnen kept pace with the scoring leaders in the league after a 3-point night with two goals and one assist. The forward now has 53 points in 25 games, enough to have him at 5th in league scoring.

The other goal scorers in the victory were Keegan Randell (10), Blake Berschiminsky (7) and Dayden Dvernichuk (3). Delisle is now at 24-1-0-0 in 2018-2019 and have an eight-point separation between them and the second-place Saskatoon Quakers in the Bob Dybvig Division.

As for the Rage, they have dropped three of their last five games with two of those losses at the hands of the Chiefs. West Central drops to 13-14-0-0 on the year, resting at fifth place in the division. They are only three points behind the Saskatoon Westleys and four under the Saskatoon Royals.

The Rage can catch up to the Westleys this weekend when they host the Saskatoon club at the Kerrobert Memorial Arena on Saturday night. Game time is at 7:30 p.m.

Meanwhile, the Chiefs have a couple games due this weekend with both matchups on the road. Saturday night is a game down in Regina at 7:45 p.m. versus the Silver Foxes, then a Sunday afternoon tilt at 2:00 p.m. against the Southern Rebels in Mossbank.

 

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