Tanner Anderson scored his third goal of the game 27 seconds into overtime to lift Pembina past Morris 5-4 Tuesday night in Treherne. Max Jago and Cole Patenaude also scored in regulation for the Tigers. Logan Dearborn, Seth Laroche, Owen Maynard and Hayden Peters replied for the Mavericks. The Carman Cougars game against Northlands Parkway in Winkler was postponed. The Morden Thunder, who face the Mountain Mustangs tonight in Swan Lake, hold down top spot in the Zone 4 High School Hockey League with 33 points. The defending champion PCI Trojans are next with 31 and Morris is in third place with 28.
Winkler Flyers forward Mike Svenson is a Manitoba Junior Hockey League Star of the Week. The 19-year-old Ile des Chenes native had a pair of assists in a 4-3 loss to the Portage Terriers. Svenson added a goal and an assist in a 5-4 victory over the Winnipeg Blues before he added another pair of helpers in the Flyers 3-2 overtime win over the Neepawa Titans. Svenson sits 12th in MJHL scoring with 22 goals and 20 assists through 41 games.
Pierre-Luc Dubois scored the Jets lone goal as Winnipeg dropped a 2-1 decision to the Nashville Predators. Connor Hellebuyck made 39 saves in net for the Jets who had two wins and three losses on their five-game road trip. Tanner Jeannot potted the go-ahead goal at 5:38 of the third period for the Predators. Winnipegger Cody Glass also scored for Nashville. The Jets begin a five-game homestand Thursday night when they meet the Buffalo Sabres at Canada Life Centre.
It's day one of the 2023 Provincial Scotties Tournament of Hearts at the East St. Paul Arena. The 12 teams in the field include Jennifer Jones, Abby Ackland, Kristy Watling, Lisa McLeod, Alyssa Calvert, Grace Beaudry, Chelsea Carey, Beth Peterson, Katy Lukowich, Darcy Robertson, Emma Jensen and number one seed Kaitlyn Lawes. The opening ceremonies are tonight at 6:45 p.m. The winner will join three-time defending champion Kerri Einarson of Gimli at the National Scotties Tournament of Hearts next month in Kamloops.
The Kansas City Royals purchased the contract of Winnipeg Goldeyes’ right-handed pitcher Will McAffer. The North Vancouver native made 12 appearances for the Goldeyes at the end of 2022, posting a 1.54 ERA in 11.2 innings. He struck out 16 and allowed just four hits. McAffer then made two scoreless appearances during the postseason. The 25-year-old right-hander was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 25th round in 2018 out of Tulane University.