Braden Klippenstein had a hat trick as the MacGregor Wild defeated the Killarney Shamrocks 6-4 in the lone Tiger Hills Hockey League game. Jaytey Towle, Daylen Moir and Maverick Rafter also scored for the Wild. Sutton Olson, Reid Gow, Isaac Friesen and Kyle Peters replied for the hometown Shamrocks.
In the Westman High School Hockey League - Josh Ransom scored three times as the Vincent Massey Vikings beat Killarney/Wawanesa 6-4; Noah Koncz scored in overtime to lift the Sandy Bay Badgers past Major Pratt 4-3; Tyan Mykula scored both Swan Valley goals as the Tigers shaded Birtle/Shoal Lake/Rossburn 2-1 and Gatlyn Plett made 29 saves in the Neepawa Tigers 2-1 victory over Hamiota/Rivers/Elton/Strathclair.
Hayley Kolosky scored twice as the Westman Wildcats downed the Central Plains Capitals 5-1 in Portage. Billie Baranyk, Hallie Franklin and Paige Kozak also scored for the defending Manitoba Female U18 AAA Hockey League champions who have won nine in row. Grace Glover stopped 14 of the 15 shots she faced.
Layton Veitch scored the go-ahead goal with 3:55 left as the Virden Oil Capitals edged the Steinbach Pistons 3-2 at Tundra Oil & Gas Place. Brett Sabel and Andrew Blocker also scored for the Caps who have won four of their last five games. Owen LaRocque made 31 saves. Virden improved to 18-17-1 and moved within five points of the OCN Bizzard who hold down the fourth and final playoff spot in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League's West Division.
St. Adolphe's Avery Pickering and her Team Canada teammates are bringing home gold medals from the 2023 World Women's U18 Hockey Championship in Ostersund, Sweden. Caitlin Kraemer scored four times and Hannah Clark made 21 saves as Canada defeated host Sweden 10-0. Canada claimed back-to-back gold medals for the first time since winning three straight in 2012, 2013 and 2014.
Pierre-Luc Dubois and Blake Wheeler scored second period goals and Connor Hellebuyck made 20 saves as Winnipeg shaded the Arizona Coyotes 2-1 at Canada Life Centre. The Jets (29-14-1) have won eight of their last nine games and begin a five-game road trip Tuesday when they face the Montreal Canadiens.
Satsuki Fujisawa and Brendan Bottcher captured the Grand Slam of Curling’s Canadian Open Sunday in Camrose. Fujisawa beat Kerri Einarson 5-3 in the women’s final while Bottcher downed Niklas Edin 5-3 in the men’s final.