Broncos start home-and-home with Warriors tonight

The Swift Current Broncos make their first visit to the Friendly City this season when they take on the Moose Jaw Warriors to kick off a home-and-home set this weekend. 

The Broncos are coming off a 4-2 win over the Brandon Wheat Kings for their seventh win in their last 10 games. The Warriors come in on a two-game losing skid falling to Prince Albert and Medicine Hat, both at home. 

Tonight’s game is on the Eagle 94.1 FM with Living Sky Casino Broncos Hockey starting at 6:30. The two teams play again tomorrow night at 7:00 from InnovationPlex.

In the WHL last night, Matthew Savoie had a hat trick and Owen Pederson added two goals as the Winnipeg ICE beat the Regina Pats 9-5. Tonight, Saskatoon hosts Medicine Hat, Brandon visits Edmonton, Red Deer travels to Lethbridge and Calgary visits Tri-City.

U18 AAA Wildcats in Wilcox as part of busy minor hockey slate

The Innovation Credit Union U18 AAA Wildcats play their only game of the weekend tomorrow afternoon when they visit the Notre Dame Hounds in Wilcox. 

The Source for Sports U18 AA Broncos host the Regina Rangers tomorrow night at S3 Arenas, while the Pure Chem U15 Broncos visit the Prairie Storm tonight. The SWT U13 Broncos are also in Balgonie tomorrow and then head to Bethune on Sunday, and the Graphic Edge U15 Wildcats visit the Northwest Sharks in the Battlefords tonight and tomorrow.

Handful of southwest high school volleyball teams in Provincials

The Comp High School Colts look to repeat as provincial volleyball champions as they host the SHSAA 5A boys provincial tournament this weekend. Games start at 12:00 noon today and action continues through tomorrow at the Comp Gym. 

The Gull Lake Lions are also hosting 2A Girls volleyball provincials with games in Gull Lake and at Fairview School, and the Maple Creek, Vanguard and Kyle girls' teams are also at provincials this weekend.

Connor hat trick lifts Jets over Ducks

Kyle Connor scored the game winner with just 53 seconds left to complete the hat trick as the Winnipeg Jets beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 at Canada Life Centre last night. 

In other NHL action, the New Jersey Devils extended their winning streak to 11 games with a 3-2 overtime win over the Toronto Maple Leafs, Tampa Bay beat the visiting Calgary Flames 4-1 and the last-place Columbus Blue Jackets beat Montreal 6-4. The lone game on tonight's schedule has the Vancouver Canucks hosting the red-hot LA Kings at Rogers Arena.

In women's hockey, Canada dropped a second straight game in the Rivalry Series, falling 2-1 to the US in Kamloops, BC, last night. Marie-Philip Poulin scored Canada’s only goal. Game three of the seven-game series is on Sunday in Seattle.

Collaros named MOP, two Riders take home CFL Awards

Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Zach Collaros was named the CFL's Most Outstanding Player for the second year in a row and BC’s Nathan Rourke was named Most Outstanding Canadian as the league handed out their awards last night. 

Saskatchewan Roughriders kick returner Mario Alford won Special Teams Player of the Year, and Offensive Lineman Dan Clark won the Jake Gauduar Veteran’s Award.

Meanhwile, the countdown continues to the Grey Cup in Regina with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers set to face the Toronto Argonauts at Mosaic Stadium. The Bombers can become the first team to win three-straight CFL championships since Warren Moon and the Edmonton Elks won five Grey Cups in a row in the late 70s and early 80s. The Argos, meanwhile, are looking for their 18th Grey Cup and first since 2017. 

Kick-off on Sunday is just after 5:00pm and the forecast looks pleasant for the game with sunshine and a high of -1. 

In university football, former SCCHS Colt Rhett Vavra, former Shaunavon Shadow Nixen Voll and the Saskatchewan Huskies look to make it a second-straight trip to the Vanier Cup when they face St. FX in Uteck Bowl tomorrow morning at 11:00am in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. The winner will face either the Western Mustangs or Laval Rouge et Or in next Saturday's national championship in London, Ontario.

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