The Southwest Cougars picked a pair of wins this past weekend. Jesse Bernard scored his fourth goal of the game at 2:22 of overtime and Gage Murray stopped 15 shots as the Cougars beat the Yellowhead Chiefs 6-5 Sunday in Shoal Lake. Sutton Olson and Carter Suski also scored for Southwest. Brian Archibald stopped 27 shots as the Cougars edged the Central Plains Capitals 2-1 Friday in Souris. Colton Magwood and Hudson Morrison did the goal scoring for Southwest. The Cougars are in second place in the Manitoba "AAA" Midget Hockey League's West Division with a 3-2-0-1 record. Southwest will play three games this week. The Cougars will meet the Norman Northstars Thursday in Souris, play the Interlake Lightning Saturday in Arborg and then meet the Eastman Selects Sunday in Beausejour.
CJRB's Barry Lamb asked Cougars head coach Troy Leslie to comment on the teams play this past weekend