Eric Berger of Virden was chosen by the Lethbridge Hurricanes in round seven of the 2024 Western Hockey League Prospects Draft. The Southwest U15 AAA Cougars forward had 41 goals and 25 assists in 32 games this past season. Forward Grady McNish of Rivers was chosen by the Hurricanes in round nine. The Brandon Wheat Kings selected 10 players. Brandon took forward Chase Surkan of Regina with the 14th overall pick in round one. The Wheat Kings also selected forward Prabh Bhathal of Winnipeg in round two; defenseman Easten Turko of Brandon in round three; goaltender Urijah Moosetail of Brandon & defenseman Ethan Young of Regina in round four; forward Alex Letourneau of Legal, Alberta & forward Carson Park of Pilot Butte, Saskatchewan in round five; forward Hudson Postnikoff of Saskatoon in round six; forward Mason Chubey of Winnipeg in round eight and defenseman Tristan Follick of Langford, B.C. in round nine. The first Manitoban selected was forward Tyden Lafournaise of Winnipeg who was taken 13th overall by Lethbridge in round one.

The Manitoba Junior Hockey League champion Winkler Flyers won their Centennial Cup round robin opener Thursday in Oakville, Ontario. Dalton Andrew scored all four goals and Malachi Klassen made 17 saves as Winkler downed the Superior International Junior Hockey League champion Sioux Lookout Bombers 4-2. The Flyers next game is Saturday at 11 a.m. against the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League champion Melfort Mustangs.

The Moose Jaw Warriors meet the Winterhawks in Portland tonight in game one of the Western Hockey League's best-of-seven championship series. The Warriors defeated the Blades 3-2 in Saskatoon Tuesday night in the deciding seventh game of their Eastern Conference final. Lynden Lakovic scored the overtime winner for Moose Jaw. The Winterhawks eliminated the Prince George Cougars in six games in the Western Conference final. 

Aerin Frankel made 53 saves and Susanna Tapani scored 14:25 into overtime as Boston defeated Montreal 2-1 in game one of their best-of-five PWHL semifinal. Game two goes Saturday in Montreal.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers rookie camp ends today. The final practice session is from 10:15 a.m.-12:20 p.m. at the field beside Winnipeg Soccer Federation South. Main camp starts Sunday. The Bombers first pre-season game is Monday, May 20th in Regina against the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

The Winnipeg Goldeyes lost their 2024 American Association season opener 5-3 to the Cleburne Railroaders in Texas. Dayson Croes had two hits and drove in two runs for the Goldeyes. Winnipeg starter Colton Eastman took the loss. He allowed four runs (three earned) on six hits over five innings of work. Tasker Strobel and Grant Townsend combined to pitch the final three innings for the Fish.

The 20th Manitoba Golf Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony was held Thursday night at the Breezy Bend Country Club. Inducted into the Hall were Hugh Allan, Darcy Furber, Dave McMillan, Gavin Speirs and Adam Speirs.