The Source for Sports U18 AA Broncos swept a pair of road games on the weekend.
Ryder Bradford and Sam Kirwan scored in the third period as Swift Current beat the Regina Vics 2-1 on Saturday, and then Kai Packet and Mason Osinski scored in the first period as the Broncos held on to beat the Moose Jaw Warriors 2-1 in the Friendly City on Sunday.
In other AA hockey action, the Full Line Ag U18 Wildcats beat Prince Albert 5-2 on Saturday and lost 1-0 to the Regina Rebels on Sunday. Kasia Gatzke, Ava Geissler, Jordyn Cooper, Chloe Wills and Brooklyn Siemens scored for the Wildcats in Saturday's victory.
Elsewhere, the Graphic Edge U15 Wildcats tied Warman 3-3 and lost 6-4, and the WW Smith U13 Wildcats tied the Northwest Sharks 3-3.
Hitmen beat Warriors in Teddy Bear Toss game
Calgary Hitmen rookie London Hoilett scored at 5:02 of the first period to send thousands of teddy bears onto to the ice at the Saddledome as Teddy Bear Toss season got underway in the WHL on Sunday.
The Hitmen beat the Moose Jaw Warriors 5-3 in that game, while in Edmonton, Connor Bedard had a goal and four assists as the Regina Pats routed the Oil Kings 8-2.
The Swift Current Broncos visit Lethbridge on Tuesday and host Calgary on Wednesday before welcoming the Hurricanes for their Teddy Bear Toss game on Saturday at InnovationPlex.
In the NHL, Morgan Barron scored the winning goal with 5:37 left in the third period as the Winnipeg Jets beat Anaheim 5-2. Four Canadian teams are in action tonight with Edmonton hosting Washington, Calgary entertaining Arizona and Vancouver welcoming the Montreal Canadiens.
Saskatchewan Rush open season with win
The Saskatchewan Rush kicked off a new NLL season with a big 18-6 win over the defending champion Colorado Mammoth on Saturday at SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon.
Robert Church had four goals and 10 points and Mark Matthews had two goals and 12 points for the Rush, who visit the San Diego Seals in their next game on Friday. The Rush play their next home game on New Year's Eve against Panther City.
Round of 16 rolls on at World Cup
Kylian Mbappe scored two goals to lift France to a 3-1 victory over Poland in the knockout stage at the FIFA World Cup on Sunday, while Harry Kane scored his first goal of this year's tournament to lead England to a 3-0 win over Senegal.
France and England will meet in the quarterfinals along with Argentina and the Netherlands, who won their round of 16 matches on Saturday.
Japan faces Croatia and Brazil takes on South Korea in World Cup action today.
The "Crime Dog" gets called to the hall
Former Toronto Blue Jay Fred McGriff will be headed to Cooperstown after he was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the contemporary baseball era committee.
The "Crime Dog" hit 493 home runs over 19 seasons with six major league teams. He spent his first five seasons with the Blue Jays, where he hit 125 homers before being traded to the San Diego Padres along with Tony Fernandez in 1990 in a pivotal deal that sent Roberto Alomar and Joe Carter to the eventual two-time World Champions.
McGriff will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on July 23 along with those selected in the writers' vote on January 24.
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