Another player on the Innovation Credit Union Wildcats has committed to university hockey.
Goaltender Karlee Lehner will be playing at Northland College in Ashland, Wisconsin next season. She’s had a 23-9-1 record in 33 games played with a goals against average of 1.77 and a save percentage of .940.
Seven players on this season's Wildcats roster have made post-secondary commitments for next season, including Jerzey Watteyne (Mount Royal University), Sadie Keller (University of Manitoba), Caitlyn Perlinger (University of Calgary), Tess Bakus (MacEwan University), Calla Kampen and Ella Wingert (Lakeland College).
The Wildcats host the Prince Albert Bears for two games this weekend.
In minor hockey action Wednesday night, the Source for Sports U18 AA Broncos blanked the Lumsden-Bethune Lions 2-0 at S3 Arenas. Carson Sabine and Brett Stusrud scored for the Broncos and Hunter Arntsen made 30 saves for the shutout.
In the WHL, Swift Current's Ryan McCleary had an assist as Portland beat Saskatoon 3-1, Kai Uchacz got the winning goal in the shootout as Red Deer beat Moose Jaw 4-3, and Nico Myatovic got the OT winner as Seattle beat Winnipeg 4-3.
Oilers hammer Ducks while Maple Leafs edge Predators
Klim Kostin scored twice as the Edmonton Oilers beat the Anaheim Ducks 6-2 in NHL action Wednesday night. Connor McDavid and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had a goal and an assist each as Edmonton snapped a two-game losing streak.
Meanwhile, Mitch Marner scored the game-winner on the power play with 1:15 left in regulation to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 2-1 win over the Nashville Predators, who snapped a four-game winning streak.
Six Canadian teams are on the ice tonight with the Montreal Canadiens honouring fan-favourite defenceman PK Subban when they host the Predators. Subban played the first seven seasons of his 13-year NHL career in Montreal, winning the Norris Trophy as the league's top defenceman while playing with the Habs in 2013. He's scored 115 goals and 467 points over 834 regular season games.
Elsewhere, Vancouver visits Tampa Bay, Toronto heads to Detroit, Winnipeg travels to Buffalo, Calgary heads to St. Louis and Ottawa visits Arizona.
Canada finishes round-robin unbeaten at Women's U18s
Caitlin Kraemer scored twice as Canada beat the USA 3-1 to finish the round-robin unbeaten at the World Women’s Under-18 Hockey Championship.
Emmalee Pais had the other goal for Canada, who earned a bye to Saturday’s semi-final.
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