The Winkler Flyers will play in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League final for the first time in 22 years. Jakob Jones scored 51 seconds into the fourth overtime period to lift Winkler past the Virden Oil Capitals 2-1 Monday night at Tundra Oil & Gas Place. The Flyers took the best-of-seven semifinal four games to two. The teams exchanged goals in the first period. Zach Nicolas potted a power play goal for Winkler at 8:31. Josh Lehto replied for the Oil Capitals 84 seconds later. Malachi Klassen made 36 saves in net for the Flyers who will find out Wednesday night who they'll face in round three. Cole Plowman stopped 27 shots as the Steinbach Pistons defeated the OCN Blizzard 4-1 at the Roy H. Johnston Arena in The Pas. The defending champion Pistons evened that semifinal at three games apiece. The deciding seventh game goes Wednesday night at the HyLife Centre in La Broquerie. 

The Winnipeg Jets face the Seattle Kraken tonight at Canada Life Centre. The Jets, who are riding a six-game winning streak, need one point in their final two regular season games to clinch home ice advantage when they meet the Colorado Avalanche in the opening round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

The Manitoba Moose announced their 2023-24 Player Award winners. Kristian Reichel was named the Most Valuable Player Award winner; the Best Defenceman Award went to Kyle Capobianco; Brad Lambert & Nikita Chibrikov shared Rookie of the Year Award honors; the Julian Klymkiw Community Service Award went to Jimmy Oligny and the Fan Favorite Award winner is Brad Lambert.

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers signed American defensive lineman Chauncey Rivers. The 26-year-old Stone Mountain, Georgia native most recently played with the Houston Roughnecks in the XFL in 2023, recording 16 tackles, five tackles for a loss and 2.5 quarterback sacks. He signed with the D.C. Defenders of the United Football League in February and was traded to the Birmingham Stallions before being released in late March. Rivers began his pro career with the Baltimore Ravens, signing with the club as an undrafted free agent in 2020. He appeared in one game with the Ravens, spending the rest of the season on the practice roster. The Green Bay Packers acquired Rivers off waivers in 2021 and he appeared in four games and making two tackles.