Josh Morrissey scored his second goal of the game 2:10 into overtime to lift the Winnpeg Jets past the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 Monday night at Canada Life Centre. Trailing 3-0 the Hurricanes scored three times in four minutes and nine seconds with the extra attacker on the ice late in the third period to force OT. Pierre-Luc Dubois and Mikey Eyssimont with his first career NHL goal also scored for the Jets (11-5-1) who being a three-game road trip Wednesday against the Minnesota Wild.
Dominic Rooney had two goals and an assist as Steinbach Regional downed Fort Francis 5-3 this past weekend in the final of the Sabres Invitational High School Hockey Tournament. Theoren Koop, Colton Wiebe and Lucas Jolicoeur also scored for the SRSS. The Sabres went 3-0 in the round robin defeating the Pembina Tigers 9-0, St. Thomas 6-0 and Fort Francis 4-1.
Winnipeg Ice forward Zach Benson is the Western Hockey League’s Player of the Week. The 17-year-old Chilliwack native had three goals and four assists in two games against the Regina Pats helping the Ice set a franchise record with its 15th consecutive victory.
Canada’s National Women’s Hockey team dropped a 4-2 decision the United States Sunday night in Seattle. Sarah Nurse and Marie-Philip Poulin did the goals scoring for the Canadians who have lost the first three games of The Rivalry Series. The series resumes next month with games in Henderson, Nevada on December 15th and Los Angeles, California on December 19th.
The Steinbach Christian Flames swept Edward Schreyer of Beausejour 25-11, 25-15, 25-16 in the Zone 13 AAA high school varsity boys volleyball final. The Flames are hosting the Provincial Championship December 1st-3rd.
Manitoba champions Zachary Wasylik has a 2-0 record and Lisa Birchard is 1-0 at the 2022 Everest Curling Club Championships at the Ice Palace in the West Edmonton Mall.
The Canadian Masters Curling Championships wrapped up Sunday at the Pembina Curling Club in Winnipeg. Manitoba champion Judy Colwell earned silver and will join Barry Lamb on This Week in Curling which airs Tuesdays at 5:15 p.m. on AM 1250 Radio.