The Swift Current Home Hardware Legionnaires will have another chance to move on to the SMAAAHL semi-final when they face the Warman Wildcats on the road tonight.

The Wildcats came away with a 5-1 win over the Legionnaires at InnovationPlex on Tuesday, but Swift Current still leads the best-of-five series 2-1. Game five, if necessary, will be in Swift Current on Saturday night.

Other minor hockey playoff action tonight has the Source for Sports U18 AA Broncos travelling to Estevan to face the Bruins in the third game of their best of five series, which is tied at a game apiece. Game four will be in Swift Current on Saturday with game five, if needed, in Estevan on Sunday.

In the NHL on Wednesday night, Marc-Andre Fleury made 46 saves as the Minnesota Wild doubled up the Winnipeg Jets 4-2. The Jets are four points ahead of the Calgary Flames for the last playoff spot in the Western Conference. In other action, J.T. Miller scored his second goal of the game just 20 seconds into overtime to give the Vancouver Canucks a 3-2 win over Anaheim. Edmonton visits Boston, Montreal hosts the Rangers and Ottawa heads to Seattle in tonight's NHL action.

Saskatchewan's Brier drought continues as Team Knapp falls to Northern Ontario

Saskatchewan’s Tim Hortons Brier drought will extend for a 43rd year after Kelly Knapp and company fell out of playoff contention in London, Ontario. 

The team from Regina dropped to 2-4 after losing 9-3 to Northern Ontario on Wednesday morning. Saskatchewan hasn’t won the Canadian men’s curling championship since Rick Folk did it in 1980.

Saskatchewan faces the Northwest Territories this morning and Reid Carruthers’ wild card rink in the afternoon in their final two games of the event. 

Meanwhile, defending champion Brad Gushue will battle for top spot in Pool B when he faces Karsten Sturmay's wild card team this morning and Yukon's Thomas Scoffin tonight, while former Saskatchewan champion Matt Dunstone will look to complete an unbeaten run when his Manitoba rink takes on Northern Ontario's Tanner Horgan in the afternoon draw.

Kahwi and Clippers add to Raptors' road woes

Former Raptors star Kawhi Leonard scored 24 points as the Los Angeles Clippers beat Toronto 108-100 on Wednesday night. Pascal Siakam and Scottie Barnes had 20 points each for the Raptors, who suffered a third loss on their current five-game road swing and fall to 0-6 against the Clippers since Leonard left for LA after Toronto's championship season in 2019.

The Raptors will wrap up the road trip Friday against the Lakers.

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