Kyle McDonald scored twice as the Neepawa Farmers downed the Cartwright Clippers 6-4 at the Yellowhead Centre in the lone Tiger Hills Hockey League game. Dillin Birch, Ben Rainka, Corbin Mariash and Garrett Rempel also scored for the Farmers. Drew Haight had a pair of goals for the Clippers while the rest went to Bryce Enns and Sean Haight. 

In the Westman High School Hockey League - Connor Martin had four goals and three assists as Killarney/Wawanesa beat Roblin/Grandview/Gilbert Plains 12-7. Trayden Guiboche scored in overtime to lift the Dauphin Clippers past Boissevain/Souris 3-2. Rayan Sprott potted his ninth goal of the season for the Broncos with 14 seconds left in regulation to force OT. Christian Hart had a hat trick as the Swan Valley Tigers doubled up on Sandy Bay 6-3. Glenboro/Carberry/Baldur's game against the Crocus Plainsmen in Brandon was postponed.

The Southwest Cougars gave up four unanswered goals and lost 4-3 to the Interlake Lightning in Souris. Nate Robson, Darren Hunt and Jack Clark did the goal scoring for the Cougars who lead 2-0 after the first period and 2-1 after 40 minutes. Southwest netminder Evan Svoboda made 22 saves. 

Zach Benson had a hat trick and Matthew Savoie had two goals and two assists as Winnipeg doubled up on the Portland Winterhawks 6-3. Carson Lambos also scored for the Ice who lead 2-0 and 5-1 at the period breaks. 

Canada won its preliminary round opener 8-0 over Finland at the World Women's U18 Hockey Championship in Ostersund, Sweden. Caitlin Kraemer and Alex Law had three points each and Arianne Leblanc made nine saves in recording the shutout. Canada's next game is today against the host Swede's. St. Adolphe's Avery Pickering is on the Team Canada roster. 

Kyle Connor scored his 18th, 19th and 20th goals of the season and Pierre-Luc Dubois had four assists as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Vancouver Canucks 7-4 at Canada Life Centre. Nikolaj Ehlers added a goal and two helpers for the Jets who have won five in a row. Axel Jonsson-Fjalby, Dylan DeMelo and Morgan Barron also scored for Winnipeg. 

The NFL playoff matchups are set for Super Wild Card Weekend. The Buffalo Bills meet the Miami Dolphins, the Cincinnati Bengals take on the Baltimore Ravens and the L.A. Chargers face the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Kansas City Chiefs have the bye in the AFC. In the NFC the San Francisco 49'ers meet the Seattle Seahawks, the Minnesota Vikings take on the New York Giants and the Dallas Cowboys face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Philadelphia Eagles have the bye. The 3-14 Chicago Bears will have the first pick in the 2023 NFL Draft.