The Steinbach Huskies, Springfield Xtreme and St. Clements Gators were winners in the Hanover Tache Junior Hockey League Saturday night. Brandon Thiessen had a goal and three helpers as the Huskies doubled up on the Niverville Clippers 6-3. Chase Janas scored the shootout winner as the Xtreme shaded the Macdonald Swarm 4-3 and Luke Tyslau scored his second goal of the game 25 seconds into overtime to lift the Gators past the Landmark Blues 5-4.
The St. Malo Warriors defeated the North Winnipeg Satelites 5-2. Keston Worley, Damon Johnson, Brady Gregoire, Jeremie Collette and Kaden Rioux did the goal scoring for the Warriors.
The Niverville Nighthawks lost 5-4 in overtime to the Waywayseecappo Wolverines. Brett Tataryn, Adam Vigfusson, Luke MacKenzie and Luke McCrady scored for the Nighthawks who led 4-2 after 40 minutes.
Grayson Slaney and Kasen Mateychuk scored 93 seconds apart midway through the third period and Calyb Moore added an empty netter with 46 seconds remaining as the Eastman Selects rallied for a 4-2 victory over the Norman Northstars. Nathan Forster had the other Selects goal.
The Ile des Chenes Northstars, Winkler Royals and Portage Islanders were winners in the SEMHL Saturday night. Brad Goethals scored twice and Mason Swerdyliak made 28 saves as the Northstars downed the Carman Beavers 3-1. Remi Laurencelle scored twice and Phil Letkeman had three assists as the Royals defeated the Notre Dame Hawks 5-4 and Tanner Lesann scored the shootout winner as the Islanders shaded the Red River Wild 1-0 and clinched fourth place.
Nolan Flamand scored his second goal of the game two minutes into overtime to lift the Brandon Wheat Kings past the Swift Current Broncos 5-4. Nicholas Johnson, Jayden Wiens and Brett Hyland with his 28th of the season also scored for the Wheat Kings.
Jeff Mallot scored 1:21 into overtime as the Manitoba Moose defeated the Rockford IceHogs 3-2. Nicholas Jones and Kristian Reichel scored in regulation for the Moose.
Natalie Spooner scored twice and Brandon’s Kristen Campbell made 24 saves as Toronto downed Minnesota 4-1 in the lone Professional Women’s Hockey League game. Ste. Anne’s Jocelyne Larocque drew an assist on Spooner’s second of the afternoon 11:40 into the third period.
The 2024 Canadian U18 Curling Championships begin today in Ottawa. Shaela Hayward of Carman will meet Jolianne Fortin of Quebec at 1 p.m., Rylan Campbell of Altona will face Charles Snider of Yukon at 8:30 a.m. and Nash Sugden of Morden will take on Peter Hlushka of Alberta at 6:30 p.m.