Lucas Jolicoeur had three goals and an assist as Steinbach Regional defeated the River East Kodiaks 7-3 at the Gateway Arena. Colton Wiebe added a pair of goals for the Sabres while singles went to Dominic Rooney and Rhys Guenther. SRSS netminder Kash Amor made 22 saves. The Sabres improved their record to 6-7 in the Winnipeg High School Hockey League's Platinum Promotions Division and will face the Beliveau Barracudas today (4 p.m.) at the T.G. Smith Arena. 

Sara Manness of La Salle and Avery Pickering of St. Adolphe are among the 23 players named to Team Canada's roster for the 2024 IIHF U18 Women's World Championship from January 6th-14th in Zug, Switzerland. Manness has 19 goals and 27 assists in 16 games for the Burlington Barracudas of the Ontario Women's Hockey Association's U22 Elite League. Pickering has three goals and two assists in her freshmen year playing on the blueline for the Eastern College Athletic Conference's Colgate Raiders. Pickering was on Canada's 2023 gold medal winning team.

Hockey Canada’s National Junior Team Selection Camp wraps up today in Oakville, Ontario. Team Canada hopefuls defeated a U Sports All-Star team 4-2 yesterday. Brandon Wheat Kings captain Nate Danielson played on a line with Owen Beck of the Peterborough Petes and Owen Allard of the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds.  Moose Jaw Warriors defenseman Denton Mateychuk of Dominion City and Wenatchee Wild forward Conor Geekie of Strathclair did not dress. The two teams will play again this afternoon before Team Canada announces its 25-player roster for the 2024 World Junior Hockey Championship which begins Boxing Day in Gothenburg, Sweden.

The Professional Women's Hockey League has announced its final rosters ahead of the inaugural 2024 season that will begin on January 1st. All six teams consist of 26 players including 23 signed to standard player agreements and three reserves. Defender Jocelyne Larocque of Ste. Anne and goaltender Kristen Campbell of Brandon are on Toronto's roster; defender Ashton Bell of Deloraine is with Ottawa; goaltender Corinne Schroeder of Elm Creek is on New York's roster and defender Kati Tabin of Winnipeg is with Montreal. 

The Winnipeg Jets four-game winning streak came to an end Tuesday night in San Jose. William Eklund scored the go-ahead goal for the Sharks on the power play with 4:51 left in the third period as San Jose shaded Winnipeg 2-1. Brenden Dillon had the lone goal for the Jets who wrap up their four-game road trip tonight against the Los Angeles Kings. 

Matt Dunstone, Reid Carruthers, Kerri Einarson and Jennifer Jones won their round robin openers on day one of the Grand Slam of Curling's Masters in Saskatoon. Kate Cameron and Kaitlyn Lawes lost their openers on Tuesday. 

srss_football_2023The Sabres recorded five wins and two losses during the WHSFL's 2023 regular season schedule

Steinbach Regional enjoyed a successful 2023 football season. SRSS football convener Jamie Peters will join Clayton Dreger on Sportsbeat which airs Wednesdays at 5:15 p.m. on AM 1250 Radio.