Morden's Taylor Woods and her Toronto Six teammates are heading to Arizona this weekend to play for the Isobel Cup. The Six defeated the Connecticut Whale 3-0 to win the third and deciding game of their Premier Hockey Federation semifinal. The Six will face the Minnesota Whitecaps, who swept the defending champion Boston Pride in their series.
The Manitoba Moose reassigned forward Thomas Caron to the ECHL's Trois-Rivieres Lions. Caron, 22, has appeared in two games for the Moose this season and recorded one assist. The forward also suited up in 12 contests for the Lions this campaign and recorded five points (2G, 3A). The Candiac, Que. product has 42 games of AHL experience, all with Manitoba, and has registered seven points (3G, 4A) along with 41 penalty minutes. The Moose begin an eight-game homestand Wednesday when they face the Rockford IceHogs at Canada Life Centre.
Canada’s Kerri Einarson has a 4-1 round robin record at the 2023 World Women’s Curling Championship in Sandviken, Sweden. Einarson, Val Sweeting, Shannon Birchard and Briane Harris defeated Stefania Constantini of Italy 7-2 and Rebecca Morrison of Scotland 9-8 Monday. The Gimli Curling Club foursome face Silvana Tirinzoni of Switzerland at 8 a.m. and New Zealand’s Jessica Smith at 1 p.m. Tirinzoni is alone in first place with a 5-0 record.
Manitoba champions Kadriana Lott & Colton Lott of Winnipeg Beach will be competing at the Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship which begins today in Sudbury, Ontario. The 32-team field will be split into four pools of eight and will feature 13 provincial/territorial champions alongside 19 teams that qualified through the Canadian Mixed Doubles Rankings, which takes into account performances in mixed doubles events as well as results from the players’ respective four-player women’s or men’s teams. Teams will play a seven-game round robin within their pools Tuesday through Friday, with 12 teams advancing to the single-knockout playoffs, which begin Saturday. The four pool winners will get byes directly into the quarterfinals, which take place Saturday at 7 p.m., while the teams with the next eight best records overall, regardless of the pool they’re in, will be matched up in the playoff opener at 1 p.m. Saturday. The semifinals will take place Sunday at 9 a.m., followed by the gold-medal game at 1 p.m.
Dakota Collegiate girls and St. Paul's boys are Provincial High School AAAA Varsity Basketball champions. The Lancers defeated the Garden City Fighting Gophers 67-44 while the Crusaders downed the Sturgeon Heights Huskies 86-74. The AAAA girls Most Valuable Player was Kyu Fust of Dakota. Miguel Nitro of St. Paul's was selected the boys MVP.