The Virden Oil Capitals will finish in second place in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League’s West Division. The Oil Capitals gave up three third period goals and dropped a 6-3 decision to Swan Valley Thursday night at Tundra Oil & Gas Place. Davis Chorney, Josh Lehto and Andrew Blocker did the goal scoring for the Caps. The Stampeders clinched first place with the win. Virden will play its regular season finale tonight in Swan River against the Stamps.

The Winnipeg Jets lost 3-0 to the Boston Bruins at Canada Life Centre. Jeremy Swayman made 35 saves in recording the shutout for the Bruins who won their NHL best 51st game of the season. It was the fourth time the Jets have been shutout this season and all four have been at home.

Neelin boys will meet Winkler’s Garden Valley Zodiacs and the Neelin girls will take on John Taylor in the semifinals at the Provincial AAA High School Varsity Basketball Championships in Thompson. Neelin boys beat R.D. Parker of Thompson 68-36 while Neelin girls edged Elmwood 64-62. The host Virden Bears will face Prairie Mountain in the AA boys semifinals. The Bears beat Immanuel Christian 90-69. The host Souris Sabres lost 67-46 to the Hapnot Kopper Queens of Flin Flin and will face Virden in the consolation semifinals at the AA girls championship. The Bears lost 71-69 to Prairie Mountain. Glenboro/Baldur will face Ross L. Gray of Sprague in the semifinals at the A boys championship in Grandview. The Panthers downed St. Laurent 57-51. Glenboro/Baldur will meet Rivers in the semifinals at the A girls championship in Gilbert Plains. The Panthers downed Frontier Mosakahiken 90-22 while the Rams beat Ross L. Gray 49-39.

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers announced the signing of American quarterback Billy Hall, American defensive tackle O’Bryan Goodson, American receivers Manasseh Bailey Tre Turner, and National defensive back Jordan Veltri.