Lind scores twice as Rebels beat Oil Kings

Kalan Lind had a pair of goals as the Red Deer Rebels snapped a four-game losing streak with a 4-1 win over the Edmonton Oil Kings on Tuesday night. The Shaunavon product has four goals and 17 points in 20 games this season.

In other WHL action, Prince Albert edged Moose Jaw 2-1 and Portland beat Calgary 4-1.

The only game on the schedule tonight has the Brandon Wheat Kings visiting the Medicine Hat Tigers at Co-op Place. The Swift Current Broncos beat the Wheat Kings 4-2 Tuesday night at InnovationPlex.

The Broncos visit Moose Jaw in their next game on Friday.

U18 AA Broncos host Hounds tonight

The Source for Sports Broncos host the Notre Dame Hounds in U18 AA hockey action tonight. 

The Broncos have an 8-3-1-1 record after 13 games this season and are in a tie with Yorkton for third place in the league’s south division. Face-off is at 8:00pm from S3 Arenas. 

Tavares hits milestone as Leafs beat Penguins

John Tavares scored his 400th career goal and added an assist as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Penguins 5-2 in Pittsburgh Tuesday night.

Matt Murray stopped 34 shots in his return to the Toronto net. Murray, who won a Stanley Cup with the Penguins in 2016 and 2017, missed the last few weeks with an adductor injury.

Meanwhile, Bo Horvat had a goal and two assists and Ethan Bear scored his first goal as a Canuck as Vancouver snapped a three-game losing streak with a 5-4 win in Buffalo, and the New Jersey Devils extended their winning streak to ten games with a 5-1 win over the Canadiens in Montreal. Jack Hughes had two goals and a helper for the Devils.

A light three game NHL schedule sees the Ottawa Senators hosting the Buffalo Sabres in a battle of the two bottom teams in the Atlantic Division, while the Edmonton Oilers host the LA Kings at Rogers Place. Chicago welcomes St. Louis in other action tonight.

Canada opens Rivalry Series with shootout loss to US

Hilary Knight and Alex Carpenter scored in the shootout as the USA beat Team Canada 4-3 to open a seven-game rivalry series in Kelowna, BC.

Claire Thompson, Marie Philip-Poulin and Emily Clark scored for Canada in regulation. 

The series continues in Kamloops Thursday night. 

Alford staying in Riderville

Standout kick returner Mario Alford will be staying in Saskatchewan as the Roughriders signed the American to a contract extension. 

Alford ran back four kicks for touchdowns with the Green and White this season and became the first player in team history and only the fifth in the history of the CFL to return a missed field goal, a punt, and a kickoff for a touchdown in one season. 

He was named the West Division’s finalist for Special Teams Player of the Year with the CFL Awards happening Thursday as part of Grey Cup week in Regina.

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