The Southwest Sports Excellence U18 AA Broncos dropped a 4-1 decision to the Regina Rangers on Saturday to split a home-and-home set. Brett Stusrud had the lone goal for Swift Current, who beat the Rangers 6-1 on the road Thursday.
Meanwhile, the Pure Chem U15 Broncos swept a three-game road trip, beating the Warman Wildcats 7-3, the Northeast Wolfpack 5-2 in Tisdale, and the Humboldt Broncos 4-2. Also, the SWT U13 Broncos beat Lumsden 6-3 and Melville 10-4 in two home games on the weekend.
In female AA hockey, Jordyn Cooper scored the overtime winner as the Full Line Ag U18 Wildcats picked up a 2-1 overtime win over the Southeast Gold Wings on Saturday before falling 4-2 in Weyburn on Sunday. The Graphic Edge U15 Wildcats lost 7-4 and 3-2 to the Lumsden Bethune Lynx, and the WW Smith U13 Wildcats lost 3-1 to Lumsden Bethune on Friday and tied the Lynx 5-5 on Saturday.
Local players in BC and PEI for Hockey Canada tournaments
At the National U18 Women’s Hockey Championship in Dawson Creek, BC, Team Saskatchewan with Evangeline Hill, Cassidy Peters and Amiyah Jones of the Innovation Federal Credit Union Wildcats, opened the tournament with a 6-3 win over Team Atlantic yesterday. They’ll face Quebec in their next game tonight.
Meanwhile, Broncos defenceman Peyton Kettles and Team Canada Red have two wins and a loss so far at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in PEI. They face Sweden tonight in Charlottetown.
Red hot Canucks face struggling Oilers tonight
The Vancouver Canucks, who have won eight of their last 11 games, will host the Edmonton Oilers as part of a four-game NHL schedule tonight. The Oilers have lost two straight and have only two wins in 10 games.
In other action, the Toronto Maple Leafs will look to snap a four-game losing skid when they host the Tampa Bay Lightning in a rematch of their first-round playoff matchup last season. The Leafs are coming off a 6-4 loss to the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday.
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