The season is over for the Source for Sports U18 AA Broncos, who dropped a 5-3 decision to the Estevan Bruins in the fifth and deciding game of the south semi-final on the road Wednesday night. Ryder Woods scored twice, and Dylan Gedny had the other goal for the Broncos in the loss.
Meanwhile, the WW Smith U13 Wildcats are still alive in their playoff run after beating Weyburn 4-1 in the third game of their best-of-three south semi-final on Wednesday at S3 Arenas. Kapri Darby had two goals and Laynee Rondeau and Blakely Wallis also scored for the Wildcats, who start the south final series against the Western Prairie Thunder today at 5:15pm from S3 Arenas. Games two and three are set for the weekend in Kindersley.
Also today, the Pure Chem U15 Broncos start their best-of-three south semi-final series against the Regina Aces with game one tonight in the Queen City. Game two is Saturday at 7:45pm from InnovationPlex with game three, if needed, on Sunday in Regina.
In the NHL, Nathan Mackinnon scored the shootout winner as Colorado edged Toronto 2-1. The Avalanche sit third in the Central Division and are five points back of the first-place Dallas Stars.
Ten games are on the schedule tonight with Montreal visiting Florida, Ottawa hosting Colorado, Edmonton welcoming Dallas, Calgary visiting Vegas, Vancouver travelling to Arizona and Winnipeg entertaining the Bruins.
Canada eliminated from WBC
Canada has been eliminated from the World Baseball Classic after a 10-3 loss to Mexico and the USA’s 3-2 win over Colombia on Wednesday in Phoenix. Canada has never made it past the first round of the tournament, which started in 2006.
Meanwhile, the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1 in spring training action Wednesday in Florida. The Jays take on the Detroit Tigers today with two weeks until Opening Day.
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