The Home Hardware Legionnaires welcome the Notre Dame Hounds to Innovationplex in U18 AAA hockey action tonight.

The Legionnaires are coming off a 4-1 loss to Moose Jaw that saw them slip to fourth in a tight race for first place in the standings. Swift Current (20-8-3) is six points back of the league-leading Saskatoon Blazers and two back of second-place Regina.

Face-off is at 7:15pm.

Boilard shines in Top Prospects Game

Raoul Boilard of the Baie-Comeau Drakkar had two goals and an assist to lead Team Red to a 3-1 win over Team White at the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game in Moncton on Wednesday night. 

Boilard was named Team Red’s player of the game while Kelowna Rockets forward Tij Iginla, the son of Hockey Hall of Famer Jarome Iginla, was player of the game for Team White. 

In the WHL, Everett beat Kelowna 4-3 and Wenatchee beat Tri-City 7-4. The Swift Current Broncos return to action on Sunday in Saskatoon.

Late OT winner by Matthews lifts Leafs over Jets

Auston Matthews scored with 47 seconds left in overtime as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Winnipeg Jets 1-0 at Scotiabank Arena on Wednesday night.

Ilya Samsonov made 32 saves for the Leafs for his second shutout of the season. Laurent Brossoit made 29 saves for the Jets, who have lost two in a row for the first time since November.

Meanwhile, Brayden Schenn scored 1:59 into OT to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks, who entered the third period down 2-0 before Pius Suter scored three goals for his second career hat trick to force the extra frame.

There are nine games in the NHL tonight, including the return of hall of famer Patrick Roy to Montreal as the Canadiens host the New York Islanders. Roy, who won two Stanley Cups with the Habs, took over as head coach of the Islanders over the weekend.

Elsewhere, Boston welcomes the Ottawa Senators, the Calgary Flames entertain Johnny Gaudreau and the Columbus Blue Jackets, and the Edmonton Oilers look for their 15th win in a row when they host the Chicago Blackhawks.

In the PWHL, Theresa Schafzahl broke a 2-2 tie with 51.4 seconds left in regulation as Boston edged Ottawa 3-2, and Tereza Vanisova scored the winner as Montreal took over top spot in the league standings with a 2-1 win over Minnesota.

Jim Harbaugh returning to NFL with Chargers

Fresh off leading Michigan to their first national championship since 1997, Jim Harbaugh is heading back to the NFL to coach the Los Angeles Chargers.

The team confirmed the news on Wednesday ending the speculation on whether he would return from the US college football ranks. Harbaugh leaves the Wolverines after nine years at the helm, first joining the team following four seasons as head coach with the San Francisco 49ers and a Super Bowl appearance in 2013, where the Niners lost to Jim's brother John Harbaugh and the Baltimore Ravens.

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