Winnipeg Jets forwards Adam Lowry and Pierre-Luc Dubois will play for Team Canada at the 2022 World Men's Hockey Championship. Defensemen Zach Whitecloud of Brandon, who plays for the Vegas Golden Knights and Travis Sanheim of Elkhorn who plays for the Philadelphia Flyers were also named to Canada's 24-player roster along with Seattle Kraken teammates forward Morgan Geekie of Strathclair and goaltender Chris Driedger of Winnipeg. The World Championship will be held May 13-29 in Tampere and Helsinki, Finland. Canada's first preliminary round game is May 13 against Germany. Since 1931, Canada has won the world championship 27 times including the 2021 championship in Minsk, Belarus and Riga, Latvia.
Winnipeg Ice forward Owen Pederson has been named Western Hockey League's Player of the Week. The product of Stony Plain, Alberta recorded five points in a pair of playoff appearances this past weekend, helping the Ice claim a 2-0 lead in its best-of-seven second round series with the Moose Jaw Warriors. The 20-year-old began his week by recording a goal and two assists in the series opener as Winnipeg defeated Moose Jaw 6-1. He then added two assists, including on the game-winning goal in game two as the Ice shutdown the Warriors 7-0. Winnipeg and Moose Jaw meet tonight at Mosaic Place in game three of their series.
The Winnipeg Goldeyes will play exhibition games against the Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks tonight (6:05 p.m.) and Wednesday at Shaw Park. The Fish will open the 2022 American Baseball Association season at home against the Redhawks on Friday.
The class of 2020 will be inducted into the Manitoba Golf Hall of Fame tonight at the St. Charles Country Club in Winnipeg. Eight-time Manitoba Senior Women's champion Rhonda Orr; former Southwood head professional Tom Kinsman and Brian Gilhuly, a long-time volunteer and Golf Manitoba board member who passed away in 2017 will be inducted along with Steve Bannatyne, David Hill, Manfred Braovac and Ken Redfern who captured the 1967 Canadian Junior Boys Inter-Provinical Team Championship in Toronto. The Board of Directors of the Manitoba Golf Hall of Fame has had to delay the 2020 induction ceremony due to COVID-19 restrictions.