The round robin is over at the Centennial Cup in Estevan. Braden Dube scored three times as the Dauphin Kings downed the Soo Thunderbirds 6-1. The Manitoba Junior Hockey League champions finished first in Group B and have a bye to the semifinals along with the Brooks Bandits who finished first in Group A. The Flin Flon Bombers will meet the Pickering Panthers and the Summerside Western Capitals will face College Francais de Longueuil in the quarterfinals on Friday.
The Capital Region Junior Hockey League will operate with six teams this fall. Beausejour will join the St. Malo Warriors, North Winnipeg Satelites, Arborg Ice Dawgs, Lundar Falcons and Selkirk Fishermen. The Beausejour Blades played in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League for two seasons before relocating to Steinbach in 2010. The Beausejour Shock competed in the Hanover Tache Junior Hockey League from 2010-2013.
The Winnipeg Ice dropped a 4-2 decision to Edmonton. Carter Souch had a pair of goals for the Oil Kings who lead the Western Hockey League's best-of-seven Eastern Conference final three games to one. Owen Pederson had both goals for the Ice. Game five goes Friday at Rogers Place.
The Winnipeg Goldeyes gave up four runs in the bottom of the ninth inning and lost 14-13 to the Sioux Falls Canaries. Goldeyes designated hitter Logan Hill had two hits and five rbi and first baseman David Washington drove in four runs for the Fish who lead 9-0 after two innings.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers released receiver Jalen Saunders who signed a two-year deal with the football club just over a month ago. Saunders last played with Hamilton in 2018. He registered 45 receptions for 739 receiving yards and two touchdowns in nine games for the Tiger-Cats, prior to suffering a season-ending knee injury.