The Winkler Flyers lost 3-2 to the Portage Terriers Sunday night at Stride Place. Parker Scherr had a goal and two assists for the Terriers who evened the Manitoba Junior Hockey League's best-of-seven East Division semifinal at a game apiece. Connor Jensen and Trent Penner scored for the Flyers. Portage led 1-0 and 3-0 at the period breaks and outshot Winkler 27-17. Game three goes Wednesday at the Centennial Arena. 

The Pembina Valley Twisters opened round two of the Manitoba Major Junior Hockey League playoffs with a win. Derek Wiebe and Kyle VanDeynze scored power play goals as Pembina Valley defeated the St Boniface Riels 3-1 in game one of their best-of-seven semifinal. Cohen Thomas added an empty netter with 42 seconds left in regulation for the Twisters. Logan Enns made 15 saves in net for Pembina Valley. Game two goes Wednesday at the Southdale Arena in Winnipeg. 

The Winnipeg Ice are Manitoba Female U18 AAA Hockey League champions for the second year in a row. Laura Melizza made 27 saves as the Ice shaded the Westman Wildcats 2-1 Sunday at Hockey for All Centre. Halle Chabluk and Aliya Teixeira did the goal scoring for the Ice who swept the best-of-five final in three straight. Callie Hilhorst had the lone goal for the Wildcats. The Ice will meet either the Regina Rebels or Notre Dame Hounds in the Esso Cup West Regional Championship. 

The Brandon Wheat Kings are one win away from capturing the Manitoba U18 AAA Hockey League championship. Jaxon Jacobson scored twice and Burke Hood made 23 saves as Brandon downed the Winnipeg Wild 4-1. Ethan Stewart and Jonah Lemoine also scored for the Wheat Kings who lead the best-of-five final two games to none. Wyatt Dyck had the lone goal for the Wild. 

The Winnipeg Jets wrapped up their five-game road trip with a 3-0 loss to the Washington Capitals. Alex Ovechkin scored twice in the third period and Charlie Lindgren made 27 saves for the Caps. Connor Hellebuyck made 16 saves for the Jets who lost the last three games of the trip. 

The Manitoba Moose dropped a 5-2 decision to Abbotsford at Canada Life Centre. Aatu Raty had a goal and three helpers for the Canucks. Nikita Chibrikov and Axel Jonsson-Fjallby did the goal scoring for the Moose. 

Grace Zumwinkle scored twice in the shootout as Minnesota shaded Montreal 3-2. Winnipeg's Kati Tabi notched her first of the season for Montreal 2:36 into the first period. Minnesota now has 35 points on the season and are one point of PWHL leading Toronto.

Rachel Homan won gold at the World Women’s Curling Championship in Sydney, Nova Scotia. Homan, vice-skip Tracy Fleury, second Emma Miskew and lead Sarah Wilkes defeated four-time defending champions Silvana Tirinzoni of Switzerland 7-5 in the final. It's Canada's first gold medal winning performance since Jennifer Jones won in 2018 in North Bay, Ontario. 

Jordon McDonald and Jace Freeman won their round robin openers on Sunday at the Canadian Junior Curling Championships in Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo, Alberta. McDonald downed Adam Fenton of British Columbia 10-5 and Freeman beat Brendan Rajala of Northern Ontario 8-3. Shaela Hayward and Zoey Terrick lost their openers. Hayward dropped an 8-5 decision to Claire Dubinsky of Northern Ontario and Terrick fell 7-6 to Emma Acres of Ontario.

Kathy Isaac of the Hamiota Curling Club won the Provincial Senior Women’s Championship Sunday at the Heather Curling Club in Winnipeg. Isaac, Lynn Sandercock, Sandra Cowling and Sheila Gregory defeated Kim Link of East St. Paul 6-5 in an extra end. Team Isaac will represent Manitoba at the Canadian Championship in Moncton, New Brunswick in December.

Dean Dunstone of the Granite will meet defending champion Dave Boehmer of Petersfield at 9 a.m. in the semifinals of the Provincial Senior Men’s Championship at the Heather Curling Club in Winnipeg. That winner will face Randy Neufeld of La Salle in the final. Neufeld beat Boehmer 6-1 in the 1-1 page playoff game Sunday night while Dunstone outscored Mike Mahon of the Granite 10-6 in the 2-2 page playoff game.