The Swift Current Broncos renew their classic rivalry with the Medicine Hat Tigers at Co-op Place tonight in a game that could have big playoff implications for both teams.
Swift Current is in ninth place in the WHL's Eastern Conference standings with 55 points and they could move ahead of eighth-place Calgary and tie the Tigers for seventh with a regulation win tonight.
You can catch the game live on the Eagle 94.1 FM with Living Sky Casino Broncos Hockey starting with the pre-game show at 7:30pm CST.
Edmonton hosts Winnipeg and Prince Albert welcomes Red Deer in other WHL action today.
Legionnaires host Pat-C's in regular season finale tonight
The Swift Current Home Hardware U18 AA Legionnaires will wrap up the regular season with a home game against the Regina Pat Canadians at 8:00pm tonight from InnovationPlex.
The fourth-place Legionnaires will face the fifth-seeded Warman Wildcats in the first round of playoffs, with the opening game of the best-of-five series in Swift Current on Friday night at 7:45pm. Game two will be in Warman on Sunday, and game three will be back at InnovationPlex next Tuesday at 8:00pm. Games four and five, if needed, will be next Thursday and Saturday.
Meanwhile, the SWT U13 AA Broncos doubled up the Regina Buffaloes 4-2 Monday night to earn a two-game sweep of their best-of-three playoff series. Jett Wallace, Jace Wills, Phil Lewans and Taye Silbernagle scored for the Broncos, who will move on to the south semi-final this week.
At the Canada Winter Games, Saskatchewan’s female hockey team fell 11-1 to BC in their tournament opener on Monday in Prince Edward Island. Five members of the Innovation Credit Union U18 Wildcats are on the roster for Saskatchewan, who take on Quebec in their next game this afternoon.
Kuzmenko scores another OT winner as Canucks edge Stars
Andrei Kuzmenko scored in overtime as the Vancouver Canucks edged Dallas 5-4 in NHL action Monday night. Thatcher Demko made 34 saves in his return after missing 35 games due to a lower-body injury.
Meanwhile, Claude Giroux scored the game-winner as part of a three-point night for Ottawa in a 6-2 win over Detroit, and Pavel Zacha scored the go-ahead goal in the second period as Boston beat Edmonton 3-2. Connor McDavid had both Oilers goals to reach the 50-goal mark for the first time in his career.
Four Canadian NHL teams are in action tonight with the Senators hosting the Red Wings for a second night in a row, the Winnipeg Jets looking to snap a four-game losing streak when they host the LA Kings, Montreal will travel to San Jose to take on the Sharks, and the Calgary Flames entertain the Bruins at the Saddledome.
Jays add former Astros GM Click to front office
The Toronto Blue Jays have brought in former Houston Astros GM James Click as the team’s new Vice President of Baseball Strategy.
Click has spent 15 years in the front office for the Tampa Bay Rays and the Astros, who won the World Series last season.
The Jays, meanwhile, fell 7-0 to Atlanta in Grapefruit League action in Florida on Monday. Spring training continues as Toronto hosts Detroit in Dunedin and visit the Phillies in nearby Clearwater, Florida, in two split-squad games today.
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