The Swift Current Broncos head to Prince Albert tonight with a chance to take over top spot in the Central Division. 

The Broncos trail division-leading Medicine Hat by a single point with three games in hand, and the Tigers don’t play again until they visit Swift Current on Friday night. 

The Broncos have won nine of their last 10 games and are coming off a 6-3 win over Brandon on Saturday. 

Tonight’s game starts at 7:00 p.m. with Redhead Equipment Case IH Broncos Hockey starting at 6:45 p.m. on Country 94.1 FM.

Second-round schedule set for Legionnaires

It will be a quick turnaround for the Home Hardware Legionnaires as they get set to face the Regina Pat Canadians in the SMAAAHL semi-final.

Swift Current, who came back from down two games to none to knock out the Prince Albert Mintos with a win in game five on Sunday, will head to Regina tonight for game one of the best-of-five series. Game two will be at Innovationplex on Thursday night at 7:15 p.m.

Game three is back in the Queen City on Saturday with game four, if necessary, in Swift Current on Sunday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. Game five, if needed, will be in Regina on March 20.

Jets blank Caps in Monday NHL action

Connor Hellebuyck stopped 23 shots for his fourth shutout of the season as the Winnipeg Jets rebounded from Saturday's 5-0 loss to Vancouver with a 3-0 win over the Washington Capitals at Canada Life Centre on Monday night. Neal Pionk, Alex Iafallo and Kyle Connor scored for the Jets, who have won eight of their last 11 games.

There are 10 games in the NHL tonight including Ottawa hosting Pittsburgh, Montreal welcoming Columbus and Calgary hosting Colorado.

Raptors fade late in loss to Nuggets

The shorthanded Toronto Raptors held a 68-51 lead at halftime but faded down the stretch in a 125-119 loss to the defending champion Denver Nuggets on the road on Monday night. Kitchener, Ontario's Jamal Murray scored 26 points for the Nuggets and Toronto native R.J. Barrett led the Raptors with 26.

Briane Harris facing four-year ban after doping violation

It was revealed this morning that Briane Harris was ineligible to compete in last month’s Scotties Tournament of Hearts because she had tested positive for a banned substance. Harris, who plans to appeal the ruling, has been provisionally suspended for up to four years. 

The lead for four-time Canadian champion Kerri Einarson was ruled ineligible just before the team played its opening game of the Scotties on February 16. 

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