The top three seeds are undefeated heading into day two of the 2024 Provincial Scotties Tournament of Hearts at the Access Event Centre in Morden. Number one Kaitlyn Lawes of Fort Rouge, second seed Kate Cameron of the Granite and number three Jolene Campbell of Assiniboine Memorial are 2-0 after the first four draws.
Lily Anderson poured in 15 points and Jessi Tkachyk added nine as the Steinbach Regional varsity girls basketball team defeated the College Jeanne-Sauve Olympiens 50-38. The SRSS varsity boys lost 59-31 to College Jeanne-Sauve. Steinbach Regional varsity girls have a 5-3 record in the South Central Athletic Conference. The SRSS varsity boys are 1-4.
Steinbach Regional dropped a 3-2 decision to the Oak Park Raiders at the T.G. Smith Arena. Jagger Bueckert and Drew Heide did the goal scoring for the Sabres who have lost four in a row and have a 9-12 record in the Winnipeg High School Hockey League's Platinum Promotions Division.
David Cote and Leo Chambers scored first period power play goals and Grady Hoffman potted his 22nd and 23rd goals of the season as the Steinbach Pistons defeated the Nighthawks 6-1 in Niverville. James Fuchs and Brett Kaiser also scored for the defending Manitoba Junior Hockey League champions who have win 11 in a row. Cole Plowman made 22 saves in net for Steinbach. Alex Walicki had the lone goal for the Nighthawks. The Pistons next game is Friday against the Flyers in Winkler. St. Pierre's Jayden Catellier made 25 saves as the Portage Terriers shaded the Flyers 2-1 ending Winkler's eight-game win streak.
The Winnipeg Jets wrapped up their three-game road trip Wednesday night in Toronto. Auston Matthews with 47 seconds remaining in overtime to lift the Maple Leafs past Winnipeg 1-0. Ilya Samsonov made 32 saves in recording the shutout. Jets netminder Laurent Brossoit stopped 29 shots. Winnipeg defenseman Josh Morrissey left the game late in the first period with a lower-body injury after blocking a shot from Matthew Knies and did not return.
The Manitoba Moose fell 2-1 to the Chicago Wolves at Canada Life Centre. Kristian Reichel scored the lone goal for the Moose who have lost 10 in a row.
Montreal and Boston were winners in the Professional Women's Hockey League. Elaine Chuli made 45 saves as Montreal shaded Minnesota 2-1 in St. Paul. Theresa Schafzahl scored the go-ahead goal with 52 seconds left to lift Boston past Ottawa 3-2.
The Ottawa Redblacks signed quarterback Dru Brown to a two-year contract. The CFL club acquired Brown's rights last week from the Winnipeg Blue Bombers for a 2024 fifth-round draft pick. Brown spent three seasons with the Blue Bombers and won both of his starts last season after starter Zach Collaros was injured.
The Steinbach Pistons winning streak has reached 11 games. Head coach Paul Dyck will join Clayton Dreger on the Pistons Report which airs Thursdays at 5:15 p.m. on AM 1250 Radio.