The Eastman Selects gave up three unanswered second period goals and dropped a 4-3 decision to the Yellowhead Chiefs in their Manitoba U18 AAA Hockey League season opener in Shoal Lake. Jeremiah Warkentine scored a pair of goals 18 seconds apart late in the first period for the Selects. Luc DeGagne had the other Eastman goal.
Jenna Sellen scored the lone goal for the Eastman Selects who lost their home opener 3-1 to the defending Manitoba Female U18 AAA Hockey League champion Westman Wildcats in Niverville. Eastman netminder Bailey Grunewald made 17 saves.
Davis Fry had two goals and an assist as the Steinbach Pistons wrapped up their four-game homestand with a 6-3 victory over the Selkirk Steelers at the T.G. Smith Centre. Langley Kruggel, Davin Griffin, Ian Amsbaugh and Ty Paisley also scored for the Pistons who improved to 7-0 on the season.
The Brandon Wheat Kings and Winnipeg Ice were both winners Saturday night. Jake Chiasson had a goal and two assists as Brandon downed Medicine Hat 4-1 at Westoba Place. Evan Groening, Calder Anderson and Charlie Elick also scored for the Wheat Kings who received a 34 save performance from Carson Bjarnason. Conor Geekie had a hat trick as Winnipeg beat the Tigers 5-2 in Medicine Hat. Skyler Bruce and Jaren Brinson also scored for the Ice.
Devon Shore scored the only goal of the shootout as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 Saturday at Canada Life Centre. Cole Perfetti had both Winnipeg goals and both were scored on the power play. The Jets will play their fifth of six exhibition games Wednesday at home against the Calgary Flames.
Teoscar Hernandez and Bo Bichette had four hits each and Danny Jansen drove in five runs as the Toronto Blue Jays bounced the Boston Red Sox 10-0 at Rogers Centre. The Jays, who have four games left, are one-and-a-half games ahead of the Seattle Mariners and three games up on the Tampa Bay Rays in the race for the first wildcard spot in the American League.