Jay Sunaert scored twice as the Deloraine Royals defeated the Melita Bisons 4-2 Wednesday night in the lone game in the Tiger Hills Hockey League. Cole Olson and Mitch Olson also scored for the hometown Royals. Ryan Crepeele and Reed Loucks replied for the Bisons.
In the Westman High School Hockey League - Trey Dickenson had a hat trick in Glenboro/Carberry/Baldur's 4-1 victory over Neepawa. Peyton Elliott had the other Wildcats goal. Tristan Friesen had the lone goal for the Tigers.
The Virden Oil Capitals dropped a 3-2 decision to the Winkler Flyers Wednesday afternoon in Portage and finished the Manitoba Junior Hockey League Showcase with a win and a loss. Trevor Hunt and Evan Groening did the goal scoring for the Oil Capitals. Virden netminder Eric Reid made 29 saves.
Dylan Schrader, Braden Keeble, Nolan Chastko and Callum Halls each had a goal and an assist as Brandon beat the Pembina Valley Hawks 7-3 in Morden. The Manitoba U18 AAA Hockey League leading Wheat Kings have yet to lose in regulation this season. Brandon has won 17 of 19 games; have lost once in a shootout and once in overtime.
Connor McLennan had two goals and an assist and Gage Alexander made 25 saves as Winnipeg blanked the Swift Current Broncos 7-0. The Ice have won 20 of 21 games and have a 17 point lead over the second place Saskatoon Blades in the Western Hockey League's East Division.
15 Winnipeg Blue Bombers are CFL West Division All-Stars and they include quarterback Zach Collaros; receivers Kenny Lawler and Nic Demski; four members of the offensive line in tackles Stanley Bryant and Jermarcus Hardrick and guards Pat Neufeld and Drew Desjarlais; defensive ends Jackson Jeffcoat and Willie Jefferson; linebackers Adam Bighill and Alden Darby; safety Brandon Alexander, defensive back Deatrick Nichols, cornerback Deaundre Alford and fullback Mike Miller for his work on special teams.
Jordon McDonald, Reece Hamm, Elias Huminicki and Alexandre Fontaine of Deer Lodge have a 2-1 record at the National Qualifier bonspiel in Saskatoon which will determine the Canadian representatives at the 2022 World Junior Championships March 5-12 in Sweden. Meghan Walter, Lane Prokopowich, Katie McKenzie and Mackenzie Elias of East St. Paul are 3-1.