Gull Lake's Berney Weston made 26 saves for the shutout as Saskatchewan blanked Manitoba 4-0 on Monday to go to 2-0 in men’s hockey at the Canada Winter Games in Prince Edward Island.
Home Hardware Legionnaires teammate Cobe Perlinger had an assist for Saskatchewan, who opened the tournament with a 4-1 win over New Brunswick on Sunday. They play their next game against Quebec this afternoon.
Also at the games, Hunter Berg and Saskatchewan fell to Quebec 64-41 in wheelchair basketball on Monday and will take on New Brunswick in their next game this afternoon. More local athletes will compete in female hockey and fencing at the games next week.
U18 Broncos continue playoff set with Yorkton tonight
The Source for Sports U18 AA Broncos continue their first-round league playoff series against the Yorkton Terriers on the road tonight. The best-of-five series is tied at a game apiece after a 4-1 win for Yorkton on Saturday and a 3-2 overtime win for the Broncos at home on Sunday. Game four is on Thursday at S3 Arenas with game five, if needed, on Saturday in Yorkton.
Other minor hockey action from the long weekend had the Full Line Ag U18 AA Wildcats wrapping up their regular season with a 1-0 loss to the Notre Dame Hounds on Sunday in Wilcox. The Wildcats finish third in the south division with a 15-6-3-0 record and will have a first-round bye in the playoffs.
The Pure Chem U15 Wildcats skated to a 3-3 tie with the Regina Monarchs in their only game of the weekend on Saturday, the Graphic Edge U15 Wildcats split a weekend road swing against the Southeast Gold Wings with a 5-3 win on Saturday and a 6-2 loss on Sunday, and the WW Smith U13 Wildcats beat Weyburn 3-1 and 2-1 at home on the weekend.
Hellebuyck stops 50 as Jets beat Rangers
Mark Scheifele scored twice and Connor Hellebuyck made 50 saves as the Winnipeg Jets beat the New York Rangers 4-1 on Monday night. In other NHL action, Wade Allison scored the game-winner as Philadelphia beat Calgary 4-3, and former Bronco Jake DeBrusk scored for Boston in a 3-2 win over Ottawa.
The Edmonton Oilers look to snap a four-game losing streak when they host Philadelphia tonight, while the Montreal Canadiens visit New Jersey, Toronto travels to Buffalo and Vancouver heads to Nashville as part of a nine-game NHL schedule.
In women's hockey, Marie Philip-Poulin scored her 200th international point with a goal in the third period as Canada beat the USA 5-1 at Trois-Riveres, Quebec, in game six of the Rivalry Series Monday night. The seventh and deciding game of the series is on Wednesday in Laval, Quebec.
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