The Swift Current Broncos look to make it seven wins in a row when they host the Medicine Hat Tigers tonight at InnovationPlex.
The Broncos came back from a 4-1 deficit in the second period to beat the Tigers 6-4 on Saturday at Co-op Place, and also beat Medicine Hat 4-3 in overtime at home on New Year’s Eve.
Defenceman Mason Ward and forward Drew Englot are expected to join the team in time for tonight’s game after they were acquired in two trades on Monday. Ward comes over from the Brandon Wheat Kings in exchange for defenceman Kayden Sadhra-Kang, while Englot was picked up from the Everett Silvertips for forward Raphael Pelletier and a second-round draft pick.
Tonight’s game starts at 7:00pm from InnovationPlex and you can catch it on the Eagle 94.1 FM with Living Sky Casino Broncos Hockey starting at 6:30pm.
There are four other games in the WHL tonight, including Moose Jaw visiting Edmonton, Prince Albert hosting Portland and Brandon welcoming Seattle.
Legionnaires visit Pat-C's tonight
The Home Hardware Legionnaires take a trip to the Queen City tonight for a game against the Regina Pat Canadians.
The Legionnaires have won their last two in a row and are coming off a 6-4 win over the Warman Wildcats on Sunday in their first game back after the Circle K Classic.
In minor hockey last night, the SWT U13 AA Broncos skated to a 5-5 tie with the Regina Blues at home. Phil Lewans had a goal and an assist for Swift Current while Brody Knakoske, Dane Irwin and Finn Gustafson also scored. Josh Benjamin made 23 saves as the Broncos outshot Regina 54-28. They'll play their next league game in Yorkton on January 21.
Kraken blank Habs, Preds shut out Sens and Kings double up Oilers
Martin Jones stopped 21 shots for the shutout as the Seattle Kraken blanked the Montreal Canadiens 4-0 in NHL action Monday night. Meanwhile, Jusse Saros made 38 saves as the Nashville Predators beat Ottawa 3-0, and Kevin Fiala and Adrian Kempe each scored twice as the LA Kings doubled up Edmonton 6-3.
Three more Canadian teams play tonight with Pittsburgh hosting Vancouver, Detroit welcoming Winnipeg and Calgary in St. Louis.
Kraemer scores twice as Canada beats Sweden at women's U18's
Caitlin Kraemer scored two goals, including the game-winner on the power play with 4:58 left in the third period, as Canada beat host Sweden 4-2 at the World Women’s Under-18 Hockey Championship.
Emma Pais and Alex Law also scored for Canada, who wrap up round-robin against the US on Wednesday.
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