Kieran Reimer scored his second goal of the game 2:35 into overtime to lift the Landmark Blues past the St. Clements Gators 3-2 at the East Selkirk Arena. Hudson Skjaerlund also scored for the Blues. Ryan Pellaers and Gavin Winram replied for the Gators. Winram's goal with 64 seconds left in regulation tied the game at 2-2. Landmark netminder Madison Plett made 68 saves while St. Clements goaltender Wolochen Keaton faced 61 shots. The Gators recorded their first point after starting their inaugural season in the Hanover Tache Junior Hockey League with 14 straight losses. 

Morgan Barron had a goal and an assist in the Winnipeg Jets 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning Tuesday night at Canada Life Centre. Neal Pionk, Alex Iafallo and Nikolaj Ehlers also scored for the Jets. Vladislav Namestnikov chipped in with three assists while Connor Hellebuyck made 32 saves. Winnipeg has allowed three or fewer goals in their last 26 games. The Jets nine-game points streak tied a franchise record set by the Atlanta Thrashers in 2005-06. 

Ann-Sophie Bettez scored 65 seconds into overtime as Montreal edged Ottawa 3-2 in the lone Professional Women's Hockey League game. Claire Dalton and Laura Stacey also scored for the vistors. Hayley Scamurra and Katerina Mrazova replied for Ottawa. Deloraine's Ashton Bell drew an assist on Scamurra's first period power play goal. Winnipeg's Kati Tabin assisted on Bettez's OT winner.  Montreal netminder Ann-Renee Desbiens made 26 saves. Ottawa’s Emerance Maschmeyer stopped 21 shots. A record crowd of 8,318 took in Ottawa's home opener which is now the most attended game in professional women’s hockey history.

The semifinals are set at the 2024 World Junior Hockey Championship in Gotheburg, Sweden. The United States will take on Finland and the host Swede's will face Czechia on Thursday. Canada's two-year reign as world champions came to an end Tuesday. Jakub Stancl scored his second goal of the game with 11 seconds left in the third period to lift Czechia past Canada 3-2 in the quarterfinals. Matthew Wood and Jake Furlong scored for the Canadians who trailed 2-0 after the first period. The game was tied 2-2 after forty minutes. Dominion City's Denton Mateychuk was named Team Canada's Player of the Game.

volleyball_2023The high school volleyball season wrapped up on December 4th with the Provincial AAAA varsity championships at the Investors Group Athletic Centre

The 2023 portion of the sports school year is in the books. Manitoba High Schools Athletic Association executive director Chad Falk will join Clayton Dreger and reminisce about the past four months on Sportsbeat which airs Wednesdays at 5:15 p.m. on AM 1250 Radio.