Starting Friday, neck guard protection will be mandatory for all Western Hockey League players. The league made the announcement on Wednesday, and they will require the neck guards to be worn for all on-ice activities. The announcement comes after 29-year-old Adam Johnson, a player in the British Elite Ice Hockey League, died on Oct. 28 following a fatal collision during a match.
The Moose Jaw Warriors kick off a two-game Alberta road trip tomorrow night in Edmonton before heading to Calgary on Sunday. Puck drop both nights is at 7 p.m. and you can catch all the action on Country 100 with the voice of the Warriors James Gallo.
Last night in the WHL, Prince Albert defeated Regina 4-1, Prince George edged Brandon 3-2, Everett outscored Lethbridge 5-1, Portland doubled up on Medicine Hat 6-3, and Tri-City beat Vancouver 4-1.
The Moose Jaw Winmar AAA Warriors are back on the ice Saturday night when they host the Tisdale Trojans at the Moose Jaw Events Centre starting at 7 p.m.
Four games in the NHL last night including one Canadian team. It was Dallas edging Calgary by a score of 4-3.
In junior girls volleyball, the Peacock Orange Toilers defeated Vanier in three sets to win the city high school championship.
In junior varsity girls volleyball action, Rouleau beat Avonlea in the championship final two sets to one.
The senior boys and girls volleyball quarter-finals take place tonight. In girls action, Cornerstone hosts Notre Dame starting at 6:20 p.m. and Central welcomes Briercrest at 7 p.m. On the boys side, Vanier hosts Peacock at 7 p.m. while Cornerstone entertains Avonlea at 8 p.m. Admission for adults is $5, and high school students are $3.
The Texas Rangers won their first-ever World Series defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-0 last night in Game 5 of the Fall Classic.
In the NBA, the Toronto Raptors snapped a three-game losing streak dominating the Milwaukee Bucks 130-111.
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