Czechia opened the World Para Ice Hockey Championships in Moose Jaw yesterday with a 3-0 win over Korea in the first game of the competition. Team China destroyed the Italians 10-1 and in the late game, Team Germany walked away with a 5-3 win over Team Norway.

Three games on tap today. At 11, Czechia takes on Team USA. At 3, Norway faces off with the Chinese. And, Canada begins their quest for gold at 7 against Team Korea. All games are taking place at the Moose Jaw Events Centre. We have ticket details at Discover Moose Jaw dot com.

The recap of how the 18 U AA Cancucks performed at the Quinn Stevenson Memorial tournament comes from Denise Caplette.

"Moose Jaw started the Quinn Stevenson Memorial tournament in Saskatoon Friday afternoon with a 3-0 loss to Regina White Sox.

Saturday morning brought a 4-0 win against the Saskatoon Rockhound A's as Moose Jaw's Ethan Scott threw a no-hitter in five innings with zero runs, zero hits, one walk, and striking out 6 for the win.

Saturday afternoon saw another win for Moose Jaw against the Swan Valley Tigers 9-0.  Ryan Duncan and Nolan Novak combined to throw a shutout game. 

Sunday morning the Canucks had their third win defeating Weyburn Beavers 5-4.  Shaune Reimers walk off in the 7th sealed it for Moose Jaw. Rylan Caplette-Tarrant was on the mound 5 1/3 innings allowing one run on five hits, striking out ten, and walking zero.

The final game of the tournament saw a hard-fought game ending in a 9-12 loss to the White Butte Broncos. 

The 18U AA Canucks finished the tournament  4th out of 24 teams.  Moose Jaw returns to action Thursday night when they travel to Lumsden. Next home game is Saturday, June 3 at 2:00 pm at Ross Wells Ball Park." Denise Caplette.

The Moose Jaw Minor AA Mudhens were in Saskatoon over the weekend for a tourney. The team when 4-1 taking home bronze. Shane Smith provided these details.

"Mudhens win first game 9-2 vs Wilke Brewers

Pitching was key for Mudhens as they racked up 11 strikeouts in the 5-inning game. Jordan Scory (3k’s), Vaughn Thibeault (2k’s), Brekyn Towriss (1k) all threw one inning with Ashton Cuthbertson (5k’s) throwing 2.

At the plate the Mudhens racked up 10 hits with Scory leading the way going 3 for 3 scoring twice, Eli Weinmaster went 2 for 2 scoring once, Blake Smith went 1 for 2 and scored twice. Hudson Mcgonical, Beau Beddow, Colton Klemenz, Ashton Cuthbertson all scored once as well

Game 2 saw the Mudhens walk their way to a 17-10 victory

Saskfive Giants pitching had some struggles finding the zone and the Mudhens took full advantage with some great patience at the plate. Jordan Scory led the way scoring twice and cashing in 4 RBI’s. Blake Smith and Dax Hurford scored 3 times each. Hudson Mcgonical and Eli Weinmaster scored twice as well with Ashton Cuthbertson, Colton Klemenz, Beau Beddow, Breckyn Towriss, and Vaughn Thibeault scoring once.

Game 3 Mudhens rally back to beat Saskatoon A’s 8-7

Mudhens scored a pair in the top of the first to get things rolling and the bats went cold for the next few innings, but some solid pitching from Towriss and Mcgonical kept them in the game. Down 7-2 headed to the top of 5 the Mudhens bats got hot. Scory led off with a double, Weinmaster followed that up with a double. Klemenz with a great at-bat for a walk, loaded the bases for Mcgonical to crush one to fence in Center Scoring a pair. Smith then ripped a triple down the line to tie the game. Ashton Cuthbertson then cashed Smith in on an infield hit to take the 8-7 lead. Hudson Mcgonical then threw his best inning of the weekend striking out 2 and catching a flyout to end the game.

A Semi Final loss to the Saskatoon Blue Jay Nukes 9-0

The Hens ran into Saskatoon Blue Jay Nukes Ace. He ended up throwing 5 scoreless innings only surrendering 1 hit 4 walks and 8 K’s. The Blue Jays also fielded very well as anything the Mudhens put in play the Jays made quick work of it to make the outs.

Mudhens Starter Vaughn Thibeault also threw very well only using 60 pitches through his 4 innings of work."

The Moose Jaw Miller Express dropped the season opener 3-2 in Weyburn against the Beavers. The Miller Express rebounded with a win over the Beavers in their home opener Saturday night and continued their winning ways 7-1 over Regina last night in the first game of a home and home series with the Red Sox. Both teams play again tomorrow night at Ross Wells Park at 7:05.

The Roughriders won their first pre-season game of the year at home over the weekend 30-27 over BC.

The Dallas Stars doubled up on the Vegas Golden Knights 4-2 over the weekend forcing game 6 in the West Conference Finals. The puck drop is at 6 this evening from Dallas.

In the majors, the Toronto Blue split their weekend games against the Twins. Losing Saturday and winning 3-0 last night. Jays have the day off before beginning a three-game series with the Brewers tomorrow.

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