The Home Hardware Legionniares will head to Moose Jaw tonight to take on the Warriors in SMAAAHL action.
Swift Current took three of a possible four points against the league-leading Saskatoon Blazers with a win and a shootout loss over the weekend. The Legionnaires are making their first visit to the Friendly City after splitting two home games with the Warriors earlier this season.
Meanwhile, Legionnaires defenceman Zach Reeder has committed to playing junior hockey with the SJHL's Melville Millionaires next season. The Regina product has 14 assists in 33 games with Swift Current this season.
In minor hockey Tuesday night, the Graphic Edge U15 AA Broncos fell 10-2 to the Prairie Storm Lightning on the road. Raela Packet and Charli Chubaty scored for Swift Current.
Canucks rally to beat Blackhawks in Tocchet's debut
Andrei Kuzmenko scored twice as Vancouver beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 in Rick Tocchet’s debut behind the Canucks’ bench. Dakota Joshua, Sheldon Dries and Bo Horvat also scored for the Canucks as they snapped a three-game losing streak.
Tocchet was brought in as head coach to replace Bruce Boudreau, who was fired over the weekend. Fans at Rogers Arena greeted him and his staff with a mixture of cheers and boos when they were introduced in the first period. The Canucks will look to make it two in a row for Tocchet when they visit the Seattle Kraken tonight.
In other NHL action, Patrice Bergeron scored the game-winner in the third period as the Boston Bruins doubled up Montreal 4-2. Kirby Dach had both goals for the Habs.
Also, Tanner Jeannot scored the go-ahead goal in the third period as the Nashville Predators edged the Winnipeg Jets 2-1. Pierre-Luc Dubois scored the only goal for the Jets 48 seconds into the game.
The Toronto Maple Leafs host the New York Rangers, the Ottawa Senators entertain the New York Islanders, and the Edmonton Oilers welcome the Columbus Blue Jackets in NHL action tonight.
Rolen gets call to Cooperstown
Third baseman Scott Rolen was the lone player elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America as their vote was revealed Tuesday.
The seven-time all-star and eight-time Gold Glove winner appeared on 76.3% of the ballots cast. Rolen hit 316 home runs and 1,287 RBI with the Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals, Toronto Blue Jays and Cincinnati Reds from 1996 to 2012, and won a World Series with the Cardinals in 2006.
He’ll join fellow former Blue Jay Fred McGriff, who was chosen earlier by the contemporary baseball era committee, in Cooperstown on July 23.
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