Steve Laycock and his team from the Nutana Curling Club in Saskatoon opened the SaskTel Tankard on his home ice with a 10-6 extra-end win over Regina’s Josh Bryden on Wednesday. 

Chris Haichert and Shaun Meachem from the Swift Current Curling Club are on Laycock’s team, but Meachem wasn’t playing Wednesday as he tends to a personal matter.

Laycock will face Michael Carss this afternoon and Dustin Kalthoff tonight as round-robin play continues.

Legionnaires host Pat-C's in back half of home-and-home

The Home Hardware Legionnaires play the second half of a home-and-home with the Regina Pat Canadians tonight at 7:15pm from Innovationplex. 

The Legionnaires lost 6-1 to the Pat-C's in their last meeting on Tuesday in the Queen City.

Canucks pull trigger on blockbuster before All-Star break

The NHL-leading Vancouver Canucks bolstered their forward group by adding Elias Lindholm from the Calgary Flames ahead of the league's All-Star break.

The Flames will receive Andrei Kuzmenko, Hunter Brzustewicz and Joni Jurmo along with a first-round pick and a conditional fourth-round pick in 2024.

On the ice, Shane Pinto scored the overtime winner as Ottawa beat Detroit 3-2, Nashville doubled up LA 4-2 and Anaheim beat San Jose 3-2 in OT. 

The NHL All-Star weekend starts today in Toronto with the PWHL 3-on-3 showcase and the All-Star Player Draft, followed by the Skills Competition on Friday and the 3-on-3 games on Saturday.

Hamilton moves to Ferrari in stunning F1 move

In Formula One, it's a move that's being compared to the Wayne Gretzky trade.

Seven-time World Champion Lewis Hamilton is set to leave Mercedes at the end of this upcoming season and join rival Ferrari in 2025. Sky Sports in the UK reported the news overnight, but neither team has confirmed it.

Hamilton won six F1 titles with the Silver Arrows since he first joined the team in 2013. 

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